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April Federation Highlights

April Federation Highlights

Take a look at how community members’ generosity made a difference throughout L.A. this April in each of our Federation’s areas of work. Read More »

PresenTenseLA 2015 Fellows View Their Ventures Through a Jewish Lens: Part 1

PresenTenseLA 2015 Fellows View Their Ventures Through a Jewish Lens: Part 1

This post is a part of a series highlighting the social entrepreneurial ventures that each of the 2015 PresenTenseLA Fellows will be unveiling at PresenTenseLA Launch Night on June 9th. The Fellows were given the prompt “What’s so Jewish about your project?” and over the course of the series we will be sharing their answers and exploring the nature of Jewish change-making. Read More »

Bearing Witness with March of the Living

Bearing Witness with March of the Living

This year, I had the privilege of accompanying roughly 200 Jewish teenagers and six Holocaust survivors on an incredible two-week journey to Poland and Israel as a staff member for the Los Angeles delegation of March of the Living (MOTL). The March of the Living is an annual educational trip that brings together student delegations from all over the world to examine... Read More »

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The NextGen Engagement Initiative – More than Networking

The NextGen Engagement Initiative – More than Networking

I have been involved with The Jewish Federation’s NextGen Engagement Initiative—affectionately called NEI—for over four years, essentially from its inception. Over time, this gathering of Jewish professionals who work in the young adult space has evolved from a place to engage in constructive conversation over bagels & coffee... Read More »

CSI Safety & Security Conference

CSI Safety & Security Conference

On Thursday, April 30th, our Federation’s Community Security Initiative (CSI) held its third annual Safety and Security Conference and Front Line Responders Workshop. This program brought together a host of professionals from both the Jewish community and the law enforcement sector. Read More »

CLI Connections Bring Passion Project to Life

CLI Connections Bring Passion Project to Life

As part of my organizational landscape project, I met Asher Gellis, the Executive Director of JQ International, a local nonprofit that builds and strengthens a community that nurtures a healthy fusion of LGBTQ and Jewish identities. Asher, who was able to launch JQ International through the Federation’s PresenTenseLA fellowship, Read More »

Magic in the Night: Honoring Rodney Freeman

Magic in the Night: Honoring Rodney Freeman

On April 30th, the Century Plaza Hyatt was the place to be for individuals working in real estate and construction. A record 1,500 community leaders, real estate professionals, colleagues, friends and family turned out for our largest-ever Real Estate & Construction (REC) dinner, showing their support for our honoree, Rodney Freeman, and our Federation. Read More »

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