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Campus Impact Network Gives Students Tools to Combat Anti-Israel Sentiments

Campus Impact Network Gives Students Tools to Combat Anti-Israel Sentiments

As part of our Federation’s comprehensive, high-priority efforts to strengthen Jewish campus life and support students, this past weekend marked the official launch of The Jewish Federation’s Campus Impact Network (CIN), which is made possible by a Cutting Edge Grant from the Jewish Community Foundation. This initiative will give Jewish student leaders the tools required to be more effective campus leaders and activists, by building bridges between social justice work and the Jewish community. Read More »

Global Jewry: Our Impactful Work in Morocco

Global Jewry: Our Impactful Work in Morocco

Morocco has been a welcome haven for Jews for hundreds of years, but our Federation’s involvement with the JDC in Morocco began in the 1940s, when we provided critical assistance to Jews fleeing Nazi Europe. Today, the country boasts a vibrant Jewish community that is coexisting peacefully with a predominantly Muslim population. Read More »

On November 2nd, Perform an Act of Loving Kindness

On November 2nd, Perform an Act of Loving Kindness

The High Holidays are now behind us, but this is a great time for you to start the Jewish year on a high note with acts of kindness. Sign up now to volunteer at our Federation’s upcoming Community Service Day, being held in conjunction with Mitzvah Day, on Sunday, November 2nd! Read More »

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Statement on Wednesday’s Tragic Events in Jerusalem

Statement on Wednesday’s Tragic Events in Jerusalem

On behalf of our Los Angeles Jewish community, we join with our brothers and sisters across the Jewish world in mourning the tragic loss of 3-month-old Chaya Zissel Braun. Read More »

Carr and Lieu Square Off at Federation

Carr and Lieu Square Off at Federation

Last night, our Federation hosted a debate between Los Angeles Deputy District Attorney Elan Carr and California State Senator Ted Lieu, who are running to represent California’s 33rd Congressional District, replacing Henry Waxman who is stepping down after 30 years. Topics the candidates were asked to address included their stances on... Read More »

Global Jewry: Our Impactful Work with Children and Families in Russia

Global Jewry: Our Impactful Work with Children and Families in Russia

In a recent blog post, we highlighted some of our Federation’s initiatives to revitalize Jewish life in Russia. In addition to leadership programs for Jews in their 20s and 30s and financial assistance for Jews in need, our Federation connects families with young children to Jewish life and holiday celebrations. Read More »

Watch our Community in Action at Tour de Summer Camps

Watch our Community in Action at Tour de Summer Camps

Our community is still buzzing from our Federation’s Tour de Summer Camps on September 21st. Thanks to 470 riders, more than 200 volunteers, over 50 sponsors and thousands of generous donors for making the event such a huge success. Read More »

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