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.

Jul

29

Fireside chat with Patricia Glaser (Glaser Weil) and Jonathan Anschell (CBS General Counsel) (YALA)

Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles Tuesday 7:00 pm

Join EMET, the Jewish Federations young legal business and professional group, for an intimate evening with two of LAs most established attorneys. Network with your peers and hear from thought leaders of both the legal industry and Jewish Community. When: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 7:00PM, VI

Jul

30

Rachel's Society Evening

Private residence Wednesday 7:00 pm

Join Dr. Jacob Hanna and Israel Cancer Research Fund for an evening of learning and socializing.  Dr. Hanna, from Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, will be speaking on Stem Cells: Goals, Promises and Reality.  Free for all Rachel's Society members.  First time attending $50 per

Jul

31

Shoulder to Shoulder: A Community Gathering in Support of the People of Israel

Valley Beth Shalom Thursday 7:00 pm

Our Los Angeles Jewish community is deeply connected to Israel and many individuals wish to show their support, love and concern for our Jewish homeland. That's why we invite you to join us on Thursday, July 31st at Valley Beth Shalom for Shoulder to Shoulder: A Community Gathering in Support of th

Aug

01

Summer Parent and Me

Temple Etz Chaim Friday 9:15 am

For 12 months and up.  This program includes arts and crafts, singing, movement, and outdoor play with the parent in a warm, stimulating Jewish atmosphere. The Shabbat experience is celebrated in this class by making challah and signing blessings. Parents and children can join the preschool fo

Aug

01

Costa Rica Adventure for young Jewish professionals - August 2014

Limon Province Friday 12:00 pm

Join an amazing 9 day adventure in Costa Rica this August with other like-minded young Jewish professionals!  For more info and a detailed itinerary, please go to visit the August 2014 trip page on our website:  http://www.costaribbean.com/august-2014-jewish-yp-costa-rica-trip.html Th

Aug

02

Families with Children with Special Needs Support Group

Temple Etz Chaim Saturday 9:30 am

Our support group is a place where you can share thoughts and feelings and talk about your experience as a parent of a special needs child. Led by Joyce Levy Katz, MFT, MFC #30885 and a mother of a special needs son. This group will meet every other Saturday morning from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in

Aug

02

Israel Solidarity Shabbat Saturday August 2

Hollywood Temple Beth El Saturday 12:00 pm

Israel Solidarity Shabbat Saturday August 2   Hollywood Temple Beth El and the Iranian-American Jewish Federation (IAJF) congregation will conduct special services on Saturday morning August 2nd, 2014,at 12 noon, in Solidarity with the People of Israel and Prayers for IDF soldiers, following S

Aug

03

The Jewish Federation's Community Service Day

Greater Los Angeles Sunday 8:00 am

Join us for The Jewish Federation's fourth Community Service Day of 2014! Volunteers will participate in projects across the city in support of The Federation's mission. Check back here the week of July 14 to find the url to sign up for one of multiple awesome projects!  To be placed on The Fe

Aug

03

"NEW EYES", 4 YEAR SMASH-HIT ONE WOMAN SHOW

Santa Monica Playhouse Sunday 7:00 pm

NEW EYES returns to Santa Monica Playhouse by popular demand following successful runs all over the US. NEW EYES tells the life story of Yafit Josephson, a young woman living in Israel who joins the Israeli army as part of her mandatory service to her country. Upon completing her service, she moves

Aug

04

Tisha B'av

Temple Beth Am Monday 6:15 pm

Observe Tisha B'av with your TBA family.  B'nai David and IKAR will also join for Tuesday afternoon programming.   Monday, Aug 4th, 2014 6:15 p.m. Erev Tisha B'Av Service Join the TBA community Minha/Maariv and the chanting of Eicha (Book of Lamentations) Special Tisha B'Av kinot and read

Aug

06

AIPAC Legal Division Cocktail Reception

Los Angeles Wednesday 7:00 pm

AIPAC Legal Division Cocktail Reception

Aug

06

YALA Annual Summer Soiree @ Voila (YALA)

voila! and the Lyric Wednesday 7:00 pm

It is here!! The 2014 Annual Summer Soiree! Pre-register for a DISCOUNT here! Say hello to summer at YALA's 4th Annual Summer Soiree taking place on Wednesday, August 6th at the eclectic and fun voila! Gallery and The Lyric Theatre. There will be awesome live music, a photo booth, appetizers and dr

Aug

07

LEGACY

SLS HOTEL AT BEVERLY HILLS Thursday 8:00 pm

For those in their 40s and under who aspire to make a difference and possess the means, on August 7th 2014 SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills will serve as host to Bikur Cholims exclusive event benefiting children and adults in Los Angeles suffering from debilitating and life-threatening illness. Submerse

Aug

08

Summer Parent and Me

Temple Etz Chaim Friday 9:15 am

For 12 months and up.  This program includes arts and crafts, singing, movement, and outdoor play with the parent in a warm, stimulating Jewish atmosphere. The Shabbat experience is celebrated in this class by making challah and signing blessings. Parents and children can join the preschool fo

Aug

10

Rummage Sale

Temple Etz Chaim Sunday 8:00 am

Come check out our gently loved items for great prices! Donations for clothes, shoes, housewares, toys, etc. will be accepted on Friday, August 8th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Donation receipts will be available at drop off.   

Aug

10

Valley Alliance Women’s Department Day of Good Deeds

TBD Sunday 9:00 am

Join with other young families to serve the community, learn together, and enjoy good company. For more information, please contact Gisele Goldwater-Feldman at GGoldwater-Feldman@JewishLA.org or (818) 668-2331.

Aug

10

Genealogy in the Round

Temple Adat Elohim Sunday 1:30 pm

Come and share a genealogical success, failure, brick wall, or genealogical artifact! This is YOUR meetingWe all learn from one anothertake this opportunity to share your genealogical storysuccess or failure, ask questions about your brick walls, and more!  If you wish to participate in the pr

Aug

10

Book Cluster (YALA)

The Last Bookstore Sunday 2:30 pm

Who doesn't love browsing around a bookstore with tons of books? Located in downtown LA, the Last Bookstore has over 100,000 new and used books.

Aug

10

Summer Concert in the Park

Conejo Community Park Sunday 5:00 pm

Join Temple Etz Chaim as we sponsor a fun event for the entire family! Enjoy listening to AbbaFab, the premier Abba Experience, in the beautiful outdoors! Party  like it's 1979!  

Aug

12

High Holy Days Conference 2014 (BOR)

Stephen S. Wise Temple Tuesday 8:30 am

  Keynote Presenter: Rabbi Gordon Tucker     Rabbi Gordon Tucker has been at Temple Israel Center in White Plains, NY, since 1994. In 2003, he was named Senior Rabbi. A native of New York City, he holds the A.B. degree from Harvard University and a Ph.D. (in Philosophy) from Pr