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The ChangeMaker Challenge: Transform L.A. with Your Ideas

The ChangeMaker Challenge: Transform L.A. with Your Ideas

In 2013, The Jewish Federation’s Community Engagement Strategic Initiative proved that Angelenos can make a great impact on our communities—so we’re building on last year’s success by holding our second annual ChangeMaker Challenge! Read More »

On Behalf of Genocide Victims Around the World

On Behalf of Genocide Victims Around the World

As a Jewish people, we are all too familiar with genocide. When we say “never again” it not only means standing up for ourselves, but for people of other faiths or nationalities who are being systematically persecuted and killed. Today, that means speaking out on behalf of Christians in parts of Africa and the Middle East, as well as religious minorities in northern Iraq who are being murdered by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Read More »

3rd Annual Multigenerational Shabbat in the Park Offers Something for All

3rd Annual Multigenerational Shabbat in the Park Offers Something for All

On Friday, August 15th, The Jewish Federation Valley Alliance, together with Shalom Institute, West Valley Rabbinic Task Force, and 14 other Valley synagogues and institutions, once again welcomed the Los Angeles Valley Jewish community to the third annual Shabbat in the Park. Read More »

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Back to school in troubling times

Back to school in troubling times

As the fighting in Israel and Gaza continues, college students from our community are sure to encounter heightened discourse and disagreements when they go back to school. The anti-Israel environment on many campuses is of particular concern to our Federation and we are determined to help students support Israel in every way we can. Read More »

National Young Leadership Cabinet: The Future of Our Community

National Young Leadership Cabinet: The Future of Our Community

The future of our Jewish community is too big for one person to lead. That’s why we’re building a team through National Young Leadership Cabinet (NYLC). Read More »

A High Holy Days Tradition Kicks Off the Season

A High Holy Days Tradition Kicks Off the Season

What happens when 140 Rabbis from all the streams of Judaism gather together in one place? It’s not the beginning of a joke, but a day of learning and discussion that marks the start of preparations for the upcoming High Holy Days! Read More »

Social Consciousness Takes Root at Valley Alliance Day of Good Deeds

Social Consciousness Takes Root at Valley Alliance Day of Good Deeds

On Sunday, August 10th, The Jewish Federation Valley Alliance Women’s Department got down in the dirt for a multi-generational Day of Good Deeds at the Lutheran Social Services Community Garden in Van Nuys. Read More »

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