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Tour de Summer Camps: Meet Rider Rabbi Richard Camras!

Tour de Summer Camps: Meet Rider Rabbi Richard Camras!

On Sunday, October 30th, The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles will proudly hold our 4th annual Tour de Summer Camps, the community-wide cycling 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. Longtime Federation supporter and veteran rider Rabbi Richard Camras is looking forward to this year’s Tour de Summer Camps. Read More »

Tour de Summer Camps: Meet Rider Debi Benaron!

Tour de Summer Camps: Meet Rider Debi Benaron!

On Sunday, October 30th, The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles will proudly hold our 4th annual Tour de Summer Camps, the community-wide cycling 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. Read More »

Love Angeles:  A City-Wide Festival of Love

Love Angeles:  A City-Wide Festival of Love

Every year on the 15th day of the Jewish month of Av, a full moon rises and there’s a little more love in the air. Why? Because it’s Tu B’Av, the Jewish festival of love Read More »

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Thoughts from Deena Eberly, A Leader Who Does it All

Thoughts from Deena Eberly, A Leader Who Does it All

Each year, The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles awards an exceptional young female lay leader (ages 30-45) with the Young Women’s Leadership Award, an honor that comes with a grant to attend the Jewish Federation of North America’s General Assembly (GA.). We sat down with Deena Eberly, last year’s award recipient, to learn more about her experience with the Federation and at the GA. Read More »

Nominate a Young Leader!

Nominate a Young Leader!

Each year, The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles awards an exceptional young male lay leader (ages 30-45) with the Julius M. Ratner Leadership Award, an honor that comes with a grant to attend the Jewish Federation of North America’s General Assembly (GA). We sat down with Alex Weingarten to learn more about his experience with the Federation, what it meant for him to be selected as the Julius M. Ratner Leadership Award recipient last year, and his experience at the GA. Read More »

Inside Jewish St. Petersburg with JDC Entwine: An Interview with Participant Yelena Kogan

Inside Jewish St. Petersburg with JDC Entwine: An Interview with Participant Yelena Kogan

Registered nurse Yelena Kogan recently traveled to Russia with The Jewish Federation and JDC Entwine on the Inside Jewish St. Petersburg trip. Read about her experiences! Read More »

Why We Do Not Have Time for a Summer Vacation

Why We Do Not Have Time for a Summer Vacation

Last week, I met with one of our community's most generous philanthropists. He assumed that like most of Los Angeles, our Federation slows down during the summer. I explained that because of the depth and breadth of our high-impact work, we work as hard in July as we do in February or October. There is no “summer vacation” for our Federation and our staff and lay leadership. Read More »

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