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.

Jun

28

Rosenberg Cultural Center - The Crypto-Jews

Temple Menorah Wednesday 11:00 am

Guest Speaker Rabbi Arinna Shelby: “The Crypto-Jews” Also called marranos or conversos, Crypto-Jews were those Jewish people forced to convert to Catholicism in 14th-15th century Spain. Rabbi Shelby will present the history of these people with a glimpse into their everyday lives and se

Jun

28

June Wine Tasting (YALA)

The Belmont Wednesday 7:30 pm

Rosé season is here, but many wines are equally perfect for summer. Join YALA’s Wine Cluster for a taste of value-driven summer pleasers and a buzzy evening with new friends. Tickets are limited and only available online. YALA—Young Adults of Los Angeles—offers more than o

Jun

29

L.A. Food Stories (YALA)

B/G/A Thursday 7:00 pm

Join YALA, in partnership with Reboot, as we explore the cultural diversity of Jewish Los Angeles through food and storytelling! The evening will feature opportunities to hear from three distinct chefs, taste their creations, and explore your own food memories. $15 for one ticket $20 for two ticke

Jul

04

4th of July

The Jewish Federation Tuesday 4:00 am

The Jewish Federation offices are closed on this date.  

Jul

05

Rosenberg Cultural Center - Graceful Aging

Temple Menorah Wednesday 11:00 am

If You’re Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast In this HBO special, Carl Reiner tracks down several celebrated nonagenarians, and a few others over 100, to show how the twilight years can truly be the happiest and most rewarding. We will also look at some of the moments that made those featured in

Jul

09

ETTA's 2nd Annual Cocktails for a Cause

Private Home Sunday 8:00 pm

ETTA (Etta Israel Center), Los Angeles's largest special needs service provider for adults with disabilities, is pleased to host its  2nd Annual Cocktails for a Cause. This event attracts our Next Gen supporters (ages 30-45) to enjoy a casual summer night's event at a private home in Hanc

Jul

12

Rosenberg Cultural Center - Art and Israeli Film

Temple Menorah Wednesday 11:00 am

Please join friend-of-the-RCC Miriam Nash for a participatory guided art project. After lunch we will continue with our look at Israeli cinema with the award-winning film Walk on Water, which is about a troubled Mossad agent tasked with hunting down a long-hidden Nazi collaborator whose granddaught

Jul

12

FIDF Young Leadership Bingo Night @ Hamburger Mary's

Hamburger Mary's Wednesday 7:00 pm

  Please join FIDF Young Leadership for a fun Bingo Night at Hamburger Mary’s in West Hollywood benefitting Friends of the IDF. For more information please email Molly Soboroff, FIDF Young Leadership Director Western Region, molly.soboroff@fidf.org or call 323.843.2690.  

Jul

16

Larger Than Life - Summer Pool Party

Tarzana Sunday 4:00 pm

TBD

Jul

19

Rosenberg Cultural Center - Trends in American Judaism

Temple Menorah Wednesday 11:00 am

Rabbi Leah Lewis: Trends in American Judaism Rabbi Mordechai Kaplan described Judaism as an "evolving civilization." Come and get to know Rabbi Leah Lewis, our new senior rabbi, as she discusses innovations and trends in American Judaism.  After lunch we will watch one of Rabbi Lewis&rsqu

Jul

21

Mexican Shabbat (YALA)

Private home in Brentwood Friday 7:00 pm

Join us for a vibrant and intimate Shabbat dinner hosted by Susan Schmidt, a top Federation supporter and author of the Mexican-Jewish food blog Challa-peño, which has been featured in the New Yorker, on NPR, and in Tablet. She and her family will welcome us into their home for food, drink,

Jul

23

REC Summer Cabinet Event (REC)(FC) (The Jewish Federation) (The Jewish Federation)

Private home Sunday 11:00 am

Join your fellow REC Cabinet members for some fun and food in the sun at this family-friendly event.  Spouses and children welcome.  Open to 2017 Real Estate & Construction division cabinet members.  

Jul

26

Wagner Human Services Paraprofessional Certificate Program Information Session

American Jewish University, Familian Campus Wednesday 10:00 am

Attend an Information Session to learn more about this intensive two-year certificate program that prepares you to become a paraprofessional/volunteer counselor: Learn to help the most vulnerable members of our society: children, adolescents, and adults in schools, hospitals, counseling centers an

Jul

26

Rosenberg Cultural Center - Tisha b'Av

Temple Menorah Wednesday 11:00 am

Guest Speaker: Davina Bookbinder Tisha b’Av, which occurs next week, is one of the lesser-known days of the Jewish calendar. Rabbinical student Davina Bookbinder will share the history of this somber day and discuss its implications to our modern Jewish lives. After lunch we will screen The F

Jul

26

Pritzker Series

At a private home Wednesday 6:30 pm

6:30 pm Dinner; 7:30 pm Program At a private home Speaker: Stephen Tobolowsky For additional information please contact: Karen Sternfeld, 323.761.8224  

Jul

29

Vintage Israeli Dancing

Anisa's School of Dance Saturday 8:16 pm

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

Jul

30

Fryman Canyon Hike (YALA)

Fryman Canyon Trailhead Sunday 5:00 am

Join YALA’s Hiking Cluster for a three-mile loop through beautiful Fryman Canyon, and for brunch after at Granville, in Studio City! Please pre-register at https://goo.gl/forms/ef7ejZA4F7OHaVre2. The hike is free, and brunch will be à la carte. YALA—Young Adults of Los AngelesR

Jul

31

JNF Annual Golf Tournament

Riviera Country Club Monday 10:00 am

JEWISH NATIONAL FUND INVITES YOU TO THE 27TH ANNUAL LOS ANGELES GOLF CLASSIC   Monday, July 31, 2017 Registration: 10:00 am Kosher-Style BBQ Lunch: 11:00 am – 12:45 pm Shot Gun Start: 1:00 pm Awards Reception & Dinner Immediately Following   Th Riviera Country Club 1250 Capri Dr

Aug

02

Summer Soiree 2017 (YALA)

Tiato Wednesday 7:00 pm

It’s the biggest event of the year: YALA’s Summer Soiree is back! Join us and hundreds of other young Jewish Angelenos for an unforgettable night of music, food, drinks, photo booths, and more. All tickets include a complimentary drink and full access to food, entertainment, and a cash

Aug

03

Geller-Gallagher Leadership Institute Presents: Strategic Philanthropy

SmogShoppe Thursday 6:30 pm

The Zelikow School of Jewish Nonprofit Management at HUC-JIR's Geller-Gallagher Leadership Insititue is proud to present: STRATEGIC PHILANTHROPY on August 3, 2017 at 6:30pm Engage in a conversation exploring the value of strategic philanthropy in the Jewish communal landscape with: Chip Edelsberg