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.

Nov

01

Vintage Israeli Dancing

Anisa's School of Dance Saturday 8:15 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.

Nov

02

30 YEARS AFTER Biennial Civic Action Conference

Skirball Cultural Center Sunday 9:00 am

Please join over 1,000 members of the Los Angeles Jewish community for the 30 YEARS AFTER Fourth Biennial Civic Action Conference, themed, "In Praise of Service" and featuring: Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman, House Committee on Foreign Affairs A special community tribute to Rep. Howard Berman, Rep.

Nov

02

Temple Etz Chaim Blood Drive

Temple Etz Chaim Sunday 9:00 am

Join Temple Etz Chaim and Temple Adat Elohim at their annual Mitzvah Day Blood Drive to benefit the United Blood Services. The drive will be held at Temple Etz Chaim from 9:00am - 1:00pm on Sunday November 2nd. To schedule an appointment, please call the Temple Etz Chaim office at (805) 497-6891. T

Nov

02

Temple Adat Elohim Fleece Blankets

Temple Adat Elohim Sunday 9:30 am

Come join us as we create fleece blankets to comfort sick children in local hospitals. We supply everything, just bring willing hands and a desire to help. 

Nov

02

Community Service Day

Los Angeles, CA Sunday 10:00 am

Sign up to volunteer at our Federation's upcoming Community Service Day, being held in conjunction with Mitzvah Day, on Sunday, November 2nd! Choose from one of four meaningful ways to make a difference in someone's life and give back to our community: ETTA- Plant fruit trees and paint garden rocks

Nov

02

Books Beyond Borders

LiteratiCafe Sunday 11:00 am

Join AJWS Los Angeles's Traveling Global Justice Book Club! Every other month, in multiple locations throughout the Los Angeles area, we will meet to discuss fiction and non-fiction works that relate to American Jewish World Services' mission to promote human rights and end poverty in the developin

Nov

02

Mitzvah Day Brings Comfort to Foster Children

Congregation Or Ami Sunday 11:00 am

Congregation Or Ami Mitzvah Day Project brings all ages together to create Comfort Bags for more than 300 children entering foster care. Join us to decorate "sweet dreams" pillow cases, choose the perfect books and school supplies, new clothes, personalize cards and other items to help the children

Nov

02

Senior Prom (YALA)

Westside Jewish Community Center Sunday 12:00 pm

Boogie down with bubbe: YALA's taking senior citizens to the prom! Volunteer with us at this fun and heartwarming event. Click here to sign up.

Nov

02

KOREH L.A. Volunteer Training Session (KOREH) (Training)

Shomrei Torah Synagogue Sunday 1:00 pm

Looking for a great volunteer opportunity? Do you love reading and helping children? KOREH L.A. volunteers are trained to help struggling students by reading with a child between the ages of 5 and 10 for one hour per week at an LAUSD elementary school.  Volunteers must attend ONE training prio

Nov

02

House of Jews & Israeli Brews

Temple Beth Am Sunday 4:00 pm

House of Jews and Israeli Brews is back! Come watch the sunset and  join other young Jewish adults (20s&30s) for an incredible musical afternoon in the TBA parking lot featuring talented musicians Josh Goldberg, Molly Williams, and headliner Mikey Pauker.  Also, experience The Kosher

Nov

03

YULA Girls Open House

YULA Girls High School Monday 6:00 pm

YULA Open House for the Girls School

Nov

03

Margarine Moonshiners/Story Driven Research

Temple Adat Elohim Monday 7:00 pm

Tammy Hepps takes a journey through story-telling that is funny and yet a genealogical journey that teaches us how to research. Hepps routine search on her great-grandfather revealed the shocking surprise that he had been incarcerated in Leavenworth, which led her to trace a group of brothers and b

Nov

03

Who Holds The Key To A Better Tomorrow?

Skirball Cultural Center Monday 7:30 pm

Free Public Lecture by Michael Laitman A lecture on the Kabbalah take on what makes people single out Jews, the roots behind, and solutions to today's sharp rise in anti-Semitism. 

Nov

04

Beyond the Business Card (YALA)

The Mark Tuesday 7:00 pm

YALA's Ben-Gurion and Chai Society members are invited to an exclusive event to explore networking and connecting based on who we are, and not simply what we do. The evening will feature inspirational guest speaker Mia Schaikewitz, a prominent advocate and spokesperson for people with disabilities,

Nov

05

Culver City Development Tour (YALA)

Meet Native Foods Cafe Wednesday 12:00 pm

Join our Real Estate and Construction Network for lunch and an exclusive tour of Platform, a new upscale mall that will feature a restaurant from triple-Michelin-starred Michael White and retailers like Aesop and Blue Bottle Coffee. Click here to register. Wednesday, November 5 12 pm Native Foods C

Nov

05

StandWithUs Herzl Event

At a Private Home Wednesday 6:30 pm

 Dinner at Private Home In West Los Angeles

Nov

05

Work-Life Balance: Wellness Panel (YALA)

Blankspaces Wednesday 7:00 pm

Join us for a diverse panel of wellness practitioners, a dietitian, naturopath, physician, and more conversation about nutrition, exercise, anxiety, and balance. Food and drinks will be served. Please register here.

Nov

05

YULA BOYS HIGH SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE

YULA BOYS HIGH SCHOOL Wednesday 7:00 pm

YULA BOYS HIGH SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE

Nov

06

VA Women's Executive Board Meeting

Member's home TBD Thursday 9:15 am

  (By Invitation Only)  A meeting of the Women's Department Executive Board of The Jewish Federation Valley Alliance                   

Nov

06

JFC Board of Directors Meeting

Federation Goldsmith Center Thursday 4:30 pm

Meeting of the JFC Board of Directors