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The Federation is Everywhere

The Federation is Everywhere

This morning, I was waiting in line at Starbucks. After I ordered my soy matcha green tea latte, I noticed a woman trying to get my attention. She looked familiar, and I decided to walk over to her. As part of my work, I am privileged to meet hundreds of community members at numerous events throughout the year, in addition to spontaneous run-ins throughout Los Angeles. No matter the location, touching lives and building friendships is rooted in the Federation's mission. This is what makes our community a community — and I never take for granted the generosity and deeply held interest and commitment our supporters have for the impactful work of the Federation. Read More »

Birthright Israel: A Once-In-A-Lifetime Experience!

Birthright Israel: A Once-In-A-Lifetime Experience!

Birthright Israel registration is now open! There are a number of incredible, meaningful and fun trips to Israel for #Angelenos to go the LA Way, and we want to make sure you know about how life-changing a Birthright Israel trip can be! From Jerusalem to Tel Aviv, the Negev to the North, the opportunity to experience Israel and form lifelong friendships is one you don’t want to miss! We interviewed Josh, a recent LA Way Birthright Israel participant, about why he decided to travel to Israel with the Federation on Birthright Israel, and how the experience impacted him. Read More »

Mother and Daughter Lions

Mother and Daughter Lions

The International Lion of Judah Conference is an exciting opportunity to hear world-class speakers on local and global Jewish issues. The Conference brings together women — Lions — from all over the world who are passionate about making their voices heard and making a difference. Read our interview with Marcia Shulman and Lisa Dick, an inspiring mother-daughter Lion duo, who will be attending the International Lion of Judah Conference together! Read More »

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What It Means To Be A Lion

What It Means To Be A Lion

Our Federation’s Lions of Judah is an incredible group of strong, philanthropic, generous and dedicated women. These women are committed to helping us make this world a better place and supporting the impactful work of our Federation. Ronna Elbaz became a Lion this year and is attending the International Lion of Judah Conference for the first time this month! We sat down with Ronna to learn about what inspired her to become a Lion and what she looks forward to at the Conference. Read More »

Proud to be a Lion

Proud to be a Lion

Lions are powerful and strong. Lions are leaders and take responsibility for their families and communities. Keeping this in mind, it is clear why this group of committed, philanthropic, dedicated, and generous women of our Federation is called the Lion of Judah. We sat down with Kathi Mangel to talk about what it means to be a Lion of Judah and why she can’t wait to go to Washington, D.C., this month to attend her first International Lion of Judah Conference. Read More »

Lion of Judah

Lion of Judah

Our Federation’s Lions of Judah are an incredible group of philanthropic, committed and dedicated women that are making an impact on our communities, here and abroad. Read our interview with Heidi Bendetson, who recently became a Lion of Judah, and is attending the upcoming International Lion of Judah Conference this month for the first time! Read More »

We Are Lions, Hear Us Roar!

We Are Lions, Hear Us Roar!

Our Federation’s Lions of Judah are an incredible group of philanthropic, committed and dedicated women that are making an impact on our communities, here and abroad. The International Lion of Judah Conference is taking place September 11-13 in Washington D.C., and will bring Lions together from all over the world. Read our interview with Beverly Sturman, one of the Co-Chairs of the upcoming International Lion of Judah Conference! Read More »

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