Community Events

Upcoming Community Events

Please note: The Federation provides an opportunity for organizations to post on this calendar as a community service, not all events on this calendar are organized by The Jewish Federation.

Apr

30

Jeffrey Ohrenstein Chair of the Memorial Scrolls Trust

Temple Etz Chaim Saturday 10:00 am

Jeffrey Ohrenstein Chair of the Memorial Scrolls Trust Festive Services for 8th Day of Passover & Shabbat Join us on the 8th day of Passover, as Jeffrey Ohrenstein, Chair of the Memorial Scrolls Trust, shares with us the remarkable story of how 1600 Torah scrolls were saved during the Holocaust

May

01

Teaching the Holocaust Locally, Globally and Virtually

TempleAdat Elohim Sunday 1:30 pm

Dr. Levitsky will talk on how the Holocaust was experienced in the Jewish Catskills vacation areas and why she wrote a book about it; why the Shoah continues to be so important, and how the Shoah is being made relevant to the next generations. She will focus on the importance of teaching the Holoca

May

01

Teaching the Holocaust Locally, Globally and Virtually

Temple Adat Elohim Sunday 1:30 pm

Dr. Levitsky will talk on how the Holocaust was experienced in the Jewish Catskills vacation areas and why she wrote a book about it; why the Shoah continues to be so important, and how the Shoah is being made relevant to the next generations. She will focus on the importance of teaching the Holoca

May

01

Second Annual Seder to Combat Human Trafficking

NCJW|LA Council House Sunday 5:00 pm

Second Annual Seder to Combat Human Trafficking The Other Side of the Sea: A Haggadah on Fighting Modern-Day Slavery   Featuring: Stories from a Human Trafficking Survivor Seder led by Rabbi Robin Podolsky Live Music with Cindy Paley, Recording Artist Catered Vegetarian Dinner   Seder Hos

May

01

Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles & Birthright Israel Experience Benefit

TBD Sunday 7:00 pm

TBD   Questions Contact Betsy Berger: 323-761-8216

May

02

Poland - Amsterdam Trip

Poland - Amsterdam Monday 12:00 am

Poland - Amsterdam Trip (May 2 - 10, 2016) 10K Minimum Family Gift to the 2016 annual Campaign Invitation Only

May

02

Premiere of JNET Hollywood

Temple Israel of Hollywood Monday 6:30 pm

Never been to a Hollywood premiere? Don’t miss your chance! Join JNET, the Jewish Business Networking Organization, for the welcome meeting of its newest chapter! JNET Hollywood will be the place for Jewish business networking in Hollywood, Hancock Park, Mid-City, and the surrounding communit

May

03

ETTA Sports Fundraiser

Sports Museum of Los Angeles Tuesday 5:30 pm

ETTA, LA's largest Jewish organzation serving adults with special needs, will be holding a fundraiser at the exclusive Sports Museum of LA. This event will benefit ETTA's newest program, Transitions, which helps families navigate the important life choices that arise as their teenager with special

May

05

AJU University Women's Lunch & Learn

American Jewish University Thursday 12:00 pm

Choosing to be Chosen:  Converts tell their stories Rabbi Adam Greenwald, Director, Miller Introduction to Judaism Program, AJU

May

05

Warsaw Year Zero: A Play Reading in Honor of Yom Hashoah

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills Weinberg Auditorium Thursday 7:30 pm

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills in partnership with the ADL and the Pico Union Project Presents Warsaw Year Zero Directed by Stephen Macht. Featuring Michael Durrell, Jeremy Guskin, Lawrence Pressman and Ray Proscia. WARSAW YEAR ZERO is composed of materials taken from diaries of the Nazis and thei

May

06

Valley Shabbat (YALA)

The Encino Home of Lisa and George Hess Friday 7:00 pm

Please join us at our next Valley Shabbat Dinner! Join with other young professionals living and working in the San Fernando Valley for our next Shabbat event.  Unwind and enjoy a delicious meal, and the opportunity to learn more about the Federation from hosts Lisa and George Hess, our Valley

May

07

Vintage Israeli Dancing

Anisa's School of Dance Saturday 8:16 pm

Participatory recreational dancing of old Israeli Dancing.  We do not teach, so this group is for people with at least some Israeli Dance experience.

May

09

Comedy Night

Laugh Factory Monday 6:30 pm

Comedy night for the benefit of Larger than Life L.A. Family

May

09

AIPAC Valley Spring Club Event

Private location Monday 7:00 pm

For more information, please call the AIPAC office at (323) 937-1184.

May

10

LAJAC Knowlege is Power Workshop- Legal Tools

Jewish Federation Building Tuesday 7:00 pm

Are you or someone you know an adult with special needs? Join the Los Angeles Jewish Abilities Center (LAJAC) as Yolande Erickson and Bertha Sanchez Hayden, Bet Tzedek Attorneys, discuss legal tools. Topics will include: Supported Decision Making Powers of Attorney Conservatorships Letters of Inte

May

10

YULA Girls School Welcome Event

YULA Girls High School Tuesday 7:00 pm

YULA Girls School Welcome Event for incoming students and their mothers

May

10

Yom Hazikaron Community Wide Night of Remembrance

Saban Theatre Steve Tisch Cinema Center Tuesday 7:30 pm

Friends of the Israel Defense Forces and Temple of the Arts present the 2nd annual Yom Hazikaron Community Wide Night of Remembrance. Join us as we stand together to commemorate Israel's fallen soldiers and victims of terror. Free admision. No RSVP necessary. For more information, please contact FI

May

10

We Fought Back: The Untold Story of Jewish Resistance

St.Jude's Anglican Church Tuesday 7:45 pm

Days of Remembrance-2016  A Community Commemoration of the Holocaust Sponsored by The Burbank Human Relations Council Lawrence Bush, editor of the 70-year-old independent magazine, Jewish Currents, will discuss the reality of Jewish resistance to Nazism. Why does the “sheep-to-slaughter&

May

11

It Takes A Woman

Skirball Museum Wednesday 11:00 am

This date is held for The Jewish Federation Valley Alliance's 2016 It Takes A Woman event.

May

11

REC Dinner 2016 (REC)

Beverly Hilton Hotel Wednesday 6:00 pm

Please join us at The Jewish Federation’s Real Estate & Construction (REC) Division annual dinner on May 11, 2016 at The Beverly Hilton. This year, we are honoring The Held Family for their leadership and contributions to our Federation and the greater Jewish community. Due to high deman