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Super Sunday at a Glance: A Day of Giving for a Year of Impact

Super Sunday at a Glance: A Day of Giving for a Year of Impact

On Sunday, February 12, hundreds of community members joined together for The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles’ annual Super Sunday event. Read More »

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Celebrating a Month of Infinite Light with NuRoots

Celebrating a Month of Infinite Light with NuRoots

Infinite Light, a month-long citywide celebration of miracles, took place throughout the month of December in celebration of Hanukkah! This curated festival of creativity and community brought people from all across Los Angeles together in the spirit of the holiday. Infinite Light is a bold idea launched by NuRoots, The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles’ ground-breaking grassroots initiative that connects young people to Jewish life in new ways. Read More »

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Recognizing Our Leaders

Recognizing Our Leaders

The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles ended 2016 with a bang, honoring several members of our community with awards in recognition of their years of involvement and dedication to the Federation. Check out our blog to read about the Sylvia Weisz Women’s Philanthropy Valley Alliance Awards & Installations Brunch, as well as the Valley Alliance Annual Meeting. We look forward to another wonderful year working with dedicated and passionate members of our community! Read More »

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MAINSTAGE 2016: A Night of Inspiration, Generosity, Philanthropy, and Fun!

MAINSTAGE 2016: A Night of Inspiration, Generosity, Philanthropy, and Fun!

Tuesday, November 29th, was a night to remember! The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles hosted our 2nd annual young adult fundraiser at the Avalon Hollywood, bringing together hundreds of young professionals from all over Los Angeles for a night of inspiration and philanthropy. James Corden, Host of The Late Late Show with James Corden, headlined the evening’s impressive cast of talent that included Ben Winston, Executive Producer of The Late Late Show with James Corden; Kevin Demoff, Executive Vice President of Football Operations and Chief Operating Officer of the Los Angeles Rams; and Milana Vayntrub, Comedian, Director, Actress, and Founder of Can’t Do Nothing. Read More »

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L’Dor V’Dor: Ignite the Fire and Pass it from Generation to Generation

L’Dor V’Dor: Ignite the Fire and Pass it from Generation to Generation

The Skirball Cultural Center was abuzz with excitement on November 2nd as nearly 400 of our community’s most dedicated women greeted one another at The Jewish Federation’s Sylvia Weisz Women’s Philanthropy’s Annual L’Dor V’Dor Luncheon. Read More »

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The City of Los Angeles Celebrates Rosh Hashanah

The City of Los Angeles Celebrates Rosh Hashanah

What does the shofar sound like when blasted through the vaulted ceilings of Los Angeles City Hall’s council chambers? Let’s just say, it is a resounding way to ring in the New Year! Read More »

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The Jewish Federation Celebrates Dorothy & Ozzie Goren’s Lifetime of Achievement

The Jewish Federation Celebrates Dorothy & Ozzie Goren’s Lifetime of Achievement

On September 29, 2016, over 400 of Los Angeles’ most passionate community members joined at The Beverly Wilshire Hotel to pay tribute to Dorothy & Ozzie Goren, honoring them with our Federation’s Jewish Community Lifetime Achievement Award — a new benchmark of recognition for those who set the highest bar for philanthropy and leadership in our community. Read More »

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Teens Transformed by Community Internship Program

Teens Transformed by Community Internship Program

“I felt like I contributed in some way to the awareness and teachings of Israel.” “I finally made an impact.” “I’m actually making a difference in my community.” These were just a few of the inspiring words of the seven teens who gave speeches during last Friday’s Community Internship Program commencement ceremony. Read More »

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A Day Downtown: Our Mission to Los Angeles City Hall

A Day Downtown: Our Mission to Los Angeles City Hall

Our Men’s Mission to City Hall recently brought a dozen community-minded men gained a better understanding of the inner workings of city politics. Read More »

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A Roundtable of Inclusion: Israel Unites on Behalf of People with Disabilities

A Roundtable of Inclusion: Israel Unites on Behalf of People with Disabilities

Ensuring that everyone, regardless of their abilities, feels welcome and included in our Jewish community has long been a focus of the Federation’s work. That’s why we’re happy to share that Keren Hendel, Director of Missions and Programs in Federation’s Israel Office, recently participated in a special event on inclusion and self-advocacy. Read More »

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Better Together: Our 2016 Real Estate and Construction Dinner Honoring the Held Family