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An Interview with YALA Board Member Rachel Grundy

An Interview with YALA Board Member Rachel Grundy

YALA’s Summer Soiree is THIS August 2nd at 7:00 PM — it’s the biggest event of the year! Join YALA and hundreds of other young Jewish Angelenos for an unforgettable night of music, food, drinks, photo booths, and more! We interviewed YALA Board Member Rachel Grundy to find out why she decided to join and support YALA and what she’s doing this summer (aside from counting down the days until the Summer Soiree). Read More »

YALA Invites Jewish Young Adults to the Summer Soiree!

YALA Invites Jewish Young Adults to the Summer Soiree!

Summer Soiree is back! On August 2nd at 7:00 PM, Young Adults of Los Angeles (YALA) is hosting an unforgettable night of music, food, photo booths, and more. An initiative of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, YALA brings together Jewish young adults ages 22 to 40 through a diverse range of programming and experiences. Read More »

Meet Our Rider, Ivan Wolkind: Tour de Summer Camps 2017

Meet Our Rider, Ivan Wolkind: Tour de Summer Camps 2017

On Sunday, October 29th, The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles will proudly hold our 5th annual Tour de Summer Camps, the community-wide cycling and hiking fundraiser that helps provide scholarships to send more of our kids to Jewish summer camp and help them build a lifelong connection to Jewish identity and values. This is the first year a hike has been added, bringing even more fun to this family and community-filled day! This year, we are profiling a few of our riders and hikers to find out why they participate in Tour de Summer Camps and what Jewish summer camp means to them. Read More »

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Can’t Wait to See You at the YALA Summer Soiree

Can’t Wait to See You at the YALA Summer Soiree

YALA’s Summer Soiree is THIS August 2nd at 7:00 PM — it’s the biggest event of the year! Join YALA and hundreds of other young Jewish Angelenos for an unforgettable night of music, food, drinks, photo booths, and more! We interviewed YALA Board Member Warren Coughlin to find out why he decided to join and support YALA and what he’s doing this summer (aside from counting down the days until the Summer Soiree). Read More »

Our Holistic Approach to Jewish Camp

Our Holistic Approach to Jewish Camp

Summertime is upon us. For thousands of children and teens across Los Angeles, that means days filled with song circles, Maccabiah competitions, bonding with friends, Shabbat under the stars, nature exploration, and meaningful learning and identity building at Jewish summer camp. The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles is committed to holistically supporting and enhancing local Jewish summer camps. To learn about the Federation’s role with Jewish camping, check out the blog below! Read More »

I Have Two Important Questions for You

I Have Two Important Questions for You

My goal has always been for these e-mails to become a conversation. Since every good conversation starts with a question, here are two: Read More »

A Hungarian Leadership Story

A Hungarian Leadership Story

The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles offers an internal leadership opportunity for young Federation professionals. FILL — Federation Innovation Leadership Lab — is a yearlong program that builds professional development and strengthens leadership skills and culminates in an impactful international travel experience that exposes the FILL Fellows to the Federation’s global work and other like-minded young leaders. Gamal Palmer, FILL Fellow and Federation’s VP of Leadership Development, shares with us the impact of the FILL Fellowship program and experiences from abroad. Read More »

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