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Moving Forward Together

Moving Forward Together

If you’ve ever heard me speak, you’ve heard me say, “I have the best job in the world.” I work with an incredibly talented and dedicated staff and with the most extraordinary group of lay leaders and donors. Together, we are supporting and sustaining this Jewish community and ensuring our Jewish future. These are not slogans or catchphrases. It is in our Federation’s DNA. Read More »

My Personal Taglit: Adventures in Israel on Birthright and Beyond - Part 3

My Personal Taglit: Adventures in Israel on Birthright and Beyond - Part 3

The following is the third in a series of personal accounts by a participant in Federation’s new Onward Israel program. Read More »

A Reflection on the Community Internship Program

A Reflection on the Community Internship Program

Please enjoy this submission from one of the 29 high school students who participated in The Jewish Federation’s inaugural Community Internship Program* from June 17th – July 9th. Read More »

Yala
My Personal Taglit: Adventures in Israel on Birthright and Beyond - Part 2

My Personal Taglit: Adventures in Israel on Birthright and Beyond - Part 2

We have begun our Onward Israel adventure: 19 Jewish youth from the Los Angeles area, from all different backgrounds and with varying professional and academic aspirations, have gathered in Tel Aviv for summer internships. Living together in a 4- story apartment complex Read More »

Special Olympics World Summer Games Update — About Ron Segal

Special Olympics World Summer Games Update — About Ron Segal

Ron Segal, one of the Special Olympics athletes from Israel competing in this year’s World Games, shares his inspiring story: Read More »

Special Olympics World Summer Games Update - About Maya Hertz

Special Olympics World Summer Games Update - About Maya Hertz

The 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games open on July 25th in Los Angeles. Over 40 Israeli competitors will be among the more than 7,000 Special Olympics athletes from 177 nations to compete in 25 Olympic-type sports this year. It's a world stage for the athletes to demonstrate their courage, determination, and spirit of Read More »

Special Olympics World Summer Games Update - About Mati Oren

Special Olympics World Summer Games Update - About Mati Oren

The 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games open on July 25th in Los Angeles. Over 40 Israeli competitors will be among the more than 7,000 Special Olympics athletes from 177 nations to compete in 25 Olympic-type sports this year. It's a world stage for the athletes to demonstrate their courage, determination Read More »

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