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Experience Jewish History Firsthand on a Federation Mission to Poland and Amsterdam

Experience Jewish History Firsthand on a Federation Mission to Poland and Amsterdam

Our Federation is deeply committed to ensuring the tragedy of the Holocaust is never forgotten. That’s why we invest in caring for survivors and support the March of the Living program that brings high school students and survivors to Poland and Israel. It’s also why we are traveling together with our community Read More »

Distinguished Lions of Los Angeles

Distinguished Lions of Los Angeles

Two weeks ago, we posted a blog about our Federation’s Lions of Judah, how women can become Lions, and what this incredible group accomplishes with their philanthropic support. This week we’d like to introduce you to two of our Lions who have gone above and beyond in their commitment to our Federation’s Sylvia Weisz Women’s Philanthropy. Read More »

Inclusion: My Understanding and Acceptance of My Superpowers

Inclusion: My Understanding and Acceptance of My Superpowers

February is Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month. As part of our Federation’s commitment to inclusion, every week this month we will feature a blog written by a member of our community with a disability. Read More »

Sylvia Weisz Women’s Campaign
Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month

Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month

February is Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month, a national effort to ensure that all Jews, regardless of their abilities, have access to Jewish life and a place within our Jewish community. It is also an opportunity for our Federation to raise awareness about members of our Los Angeles Jewish Read More »

Thoughts on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Thoughts on Holocaust Remembrance Day

As the son and grandson of Holocaust survivors (and the relative of many more who did not survive), I grew up thinking the following: how awful humans can be to one another; how resilient the survivors that I knew (and, I’m sure, countless other survivors and other victims who did not survive) were Read More »

Yiddish You May Not Know You Know

Yiddish You May Not Know You Know

Yiddish originated in Central Europe and became the designated language of Ashkenazi Jews. A mishmash of other languages, including German and Hebrew, Yiddish was spoken by more than 10 million European Jews at its height. Those who migrated to New York City at the turn of the century had their pick Read More »

Lions of Judah: The Most Philanthropic and Influential Women in Jewish L.A.

Lions of Judah: The Most Philanthropic and Influential Women in Jewish L.A.

Did you know that there are Lions in L.A.? We’re not talking about those beautiful creatures at the zoo or the ones often spotted in the mountains of Griffith Park. We’re talking about some of our Federation’s most dedicated female philanthropists, the Lions of Judah. Read More »

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