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Federation’s New Leaders Project (NLP) Class of 2015 is Ready to Lead

Federation’s New Leaders Project (NLP) Class of 2015 is Ready to Lead

When 28 NLP participants graduated during a special ceremony last week, they joined an elite cadre of Jewish civic leaders who have completed this year-long program. Read More »

Tags: Federation Events, Social Action, Young Adults

L.A. Loves Richard Sandler and the Jewish Federations of North America General Assembly

L.A. Loves Richard Sandler and the Jewish Federations of North America General Assembly

When Richard Sandler was inducted as Chairman of the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) at the recent General Assembly (GA), over 100 lay leaders and professionals from Los Angeles were there to celebrate at a reception held in his honor by Federation CEO & President Jay Sanderson. Read More »

Tags: Community Events, Federation News, Philanthropy

L’Dor V’Dor Luncheon: Where Award-Winning Creativity & Life-Changing Philanthropy Come Together

L’Dor V’Dor Luncheon: Where Award-Winning Creativity & Life-Changing Philanthropy Come Together

On November 12th, nearly 400 generous women showed their support for the work of our Federation at Sylvia Weisz Women’s Philanthropy’s L’Dor V’Dor Luncheon. The annual event is always inspiring and Read More »

Tags: Community Events, Community News, Entertainment Division, Federation Events, Federation News, Jewish News

MainStage 2015: How Our Generation Gives Back

MainStage 2015: How Our Generation Gives Back

As young professionals devoted to our Jewish community, we are proud to co-chair this unique event along with Vice Chairs Deena Eberly Fleiner, Carly Einfeld, and Stephen Rischall. With this fantastic team and our community’s help, MainStage is going to be a huge success. Read More »

Tags: Community News, Engaging in our Community, Entertainment Division, Federation Events, Federation News, Jewish News, Legal Division, Real Estate & Construction Division, Young Adults

A Federation Kahn Fellow Goes Around the World Twice in Ten Months — And Explores her Jewish Roots

A Federation Kahn Fellow Goes Around the World Twice in Ten Months — And Explores her Jewish Roots

This October, as a Federation Kahn Fellow, I had the privilege of participating in JDC Entwine’s inaugural trip to Sarajevo. I am so thankful for this opportunity; I never imagined I would be traveling to other countries where Read More »

Tags: Community News, Federation News, Jewish News, Volunteering, Young Adults

Federation’s CSI Holds First Event in Annual Speaker Series

Federation’s CSI Holds First Event in Annual Speaker Series

On October 14, 2015, The Jewish Federation’s Community Security Initiative (CSI) hosted the first installment in our new Annual Speaker Series at The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles’ Goldsmith Center. In attendance were over 60 Jewish leaders, Executive Directors Read More »

Tags: Community Events, Community News, Federation Events, Federation News

MainStage 2015: Get Inspired, Have Fun, Give Back!

MainStage 2015: Get Inspired, Have Fun, Give Back!

We’re just under 3 weeks away from MainStage 2015! The night is going to be a special one — it’s our Federation’s first-ever fundraiser for young professionals that will demonstrate the power of community, creativity, and giving back. Read More »

Tags: Community Events, Federation Events, Federation News, Jewish News, Young Adults

NEI: Building Our Community

NEI: Building Our Community

Federation President & CEO Jay Sanderson kicked off the morning with an address to 40 members of our NEI, underscoring our Federation’s commitment to young adult engagement across the city and to the professionals who work to reach this demographic. Read More »

Tags: Community Events, Community News, Ensuring the Jewish Future, Federation Events, Federation News, Jewish News

A Wonderful Morning with The Pomegranate Society!

A Wonderful Morning with The Pomegranate Society!

It was a warm and sunny morning at Braemar Country Club on Thursday, September 10th, when more than sixty women gathered to enjoy a special 2015 Pomegranate Society Brunch. This annual Sylvia Weisz Women’s Philanthropy event is held to recognize and thank our community’s Read More »

Let’s NOT Do Lunch and Make a Difference Instead

Let’s NOT Do Lunch and Make a Difference Instead

Turkey. Stuffing. Pumpkin pie. Many of us are fortunate enough to enjoy an abundance of these food items on Thanksgiving — and they don’t even make up half of the menu. For too many Jews in L.A., Thanksgiving looks a lot different. It’s just another day without a decent dinner. Read More »

Tags: Community News, Federation News, Jewish News

How Federation Supports Jewish Youth On College Campuses

How Federation Supports Jewish Youth On College Campuses

On the weekend of October 9-10, 2015, The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles’s Campus Impact Network hosted our second annual overnight retreat at American Jewish University with 33 student leaders representing 8 regional campuses. Read More »

The Jewish Federation Launches FedConnect

The Jewish Federation Launches FedConnect

Earlier this month, our Federation launched FedConnect, a new series of convenient opportunities in locations throughout L.A. for professionals in our community to meet and network with each other and connect to the life-changing work of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles. Read More »

Tags: Community Events, Community News, Federation Events, Federation News

A Most Compelling and Unusual Story: Jennifer Teege Speaks at Brentwood Country Club

A Most Compelling and Unusual Story: Jennifer Teege Speaks at Brentwood Country Club

On October 1st, over two hundred generous Brentwood Country Club Women celebrated their support of The Jewish Federation’s Sylvia Weisz Women’s Philanthropy. Read More »

Tags: Community Events, Community News, Federation Events, Federation News, Philanthropy

CSI: Developing a Prepared Community

CSI: Developing a Prepared Community

Looking for better ways to respond to disaster emergencies in L.A. county and surrounding areas, government and faith-based groups gathered to discuss the Los Angeles County Pledge to Prepare Campaign in Los Angeles on July 8. Read More »

Tags: Community News, Engaging in our Community, Federation News

The Jewish Community Lifetime Achievement Award Honoring Janet & Jake Farber

The Jewish Community Lifetime Achievement Award Honoring Janet & Jake Farber

After Federation Chairman of the Board, Leslie E. Bider, offered heartfelt words about the Farbers’ decades of inspiration and activism, he shared that the award he was about to present was inscribed with the words of the shehechyanu, a prayer for new beginnings. Read More »

Tags: Community News, Federation Events, Federation News, Philanthropy

A PJ Library® Weekend Getaway for the Whole Family

A PJ Library® Weekend Getaway for the Whole Family

28 families (almost 60 children) had a wonderful time “unplugging” and enjoying Shabbat at the PJ Library* Family Camp Weekend August 21-23 at the Shalom Institute in Malibu.The theme of the weekend was “Ella Goes to PJ Library Family Camp,” Read More »

Tags: Community Events, Ensuring the Jewish Future, Jewish News

KOREH L.A. Kicks Off Partnership with the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation

KOREH L.A. Kicks Off Partnership with the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation

On August 26th, KOREH L.A. was proud to kick off a year of partnership with the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation at Mendez Learning Center High School in Boyle Heights. The kickoff event celebrated the start of a new school year for the Mendez High School students volunteering as mentors to students attending Utah Street Elementary School Read More »

Tags: Community News, Education, Federation News, Volunteering

Challah Hub: Bringing Challah to Your Door

Challah Hub: Bringing Challah to Your Door

Born from the creative minds of Sarah Klegman and Elina Tilipman, Challah Hub shares original, funky challah recipes with modern challah bakers scouring the internet for new ideas. With a blend of entrepreneurial spirit and love of tradition, these two Jewish millennials are evolving with contemporary Jewish culture Read More »

Tags: Community News, Jewish News

A Beautiful Federation Benefit Concert with Lisa Loeb

A Beautiful Federation Benefit Concert with Lisa Loeb

Food and drink to keep us cool on a warm summer morning — all with the laughter and giggles of young children in the background. This was the scene on Sunday, August 30th, where a private benefit concert featuring Grammy®-nominated singer-songwriter Lisa Loeb was held at the gorgeous home of JoJo and Eric Fleiss. Read More »

Tags: Community Events, Ensuring the Jewish Future, Federation Events

Join Ambassador Gary Grappo for an analysis of the Iran Nuclear Deal

Join Ambassador Gary Grappo for an analysis of the Iran Nuclear Deal

The Iran Nuclear Deal brings complex challenges to those who are deeply concerned about Israel’s security. Join Ambassador Gary Grappo for an analysis of the Iran Nuclear Deal and gain some insights on this vitally important issue from a leading expert on U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East. Read More »

Tags: Community Events, Jewish News, Israel

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