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Annual Soviet Exodus Passover Seder Unites Russian Jewish Young Adults

Annual Soviet Exodus Passover Seder Unites Russian Jewish Young Adults

Last Friday, April 10th, 74 members of RuJuLA (L.A.’s Russian-speaking Jewish young adult network) gathered for the second time at Maxim Restaurant for a Soviet Exodus Passover Seder. A celebration of freedom, this special evening brought the Passover story to life for young professionals in their 20s and 30s... Read More »

A Holocaust Remembrance Day Story

A Holocaust Remembrance Day Story

Holocaust Remembrance Day takes place on Thursday, April 16th. In honor of this significant day in our people’s history, we asked Rebecca Schalit-Newman, Intermediate Campaign Associate with our Federation’s Sylvia Weisz Women’s Philanthropy, to share her family’s story. Read More »

CLI 2015 Application Launch

CLI 2015 Application Launch

Applications are now open for our Federation’s Community Leadership Institute, the top-tier program that provides young professionals with the skills, training, development and networks to launch into a lifetime of success. Read More »

Sylvia Weisz Women’s Campaign
Leaders Unite for a Community Passover Seder

Leaders Unite for a Community Passover Seder

On April 1st, our Federation’s Community Engagement Strategic Initiative hosted our third annual Community Passover Seder at the historic Breed Street Shul in Boyle Heights. A once vibrant Jewish neighborhood, it was the perfect setting for this yearly event that brings together local leaders... Read More »

A Kahn Fellow Reflects on His Life-Changing Experience

A Kahn Fellow Reflects on His Life-Changing Experience

In the summer of 2014 during the middle of Operation Protective Edge, I embarked on my first journey to Israel. At 24, I finally had the great honor and pleasure of participating in a Birthright Israel LA Way trip with The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles. Read More »

March Community Service Day Update

March Community Service Day Update

On Sunday, March 29th, our Federation held our second Community Service Day of this year, where a total of 150 volunteers participated in five diverse projects, making an impact on our community at various sites throughout Los Angeles. Read More »

Questions for Passover

Questions for Passover

Each year at Passover, families gather together around the table to recall the story of our ancestors’ slavery in Egypt. As part of the seder, we ask and answer many questions to gain a better understanding of why we honor this annual tradition and celebrate our freedom. Read More »

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