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.

Jan

19

Rally to Save Roe: Because Abortion is Your Choice, Not Theirs!

National Council of Jewish Women Thursday 6:00 pm

Join the National Council of Jewish Women|Los Angeles (NCJW|LA) and 15+ co-sponsoring organizations as we Rally to Save Roe, a rally and training to defend women’s reproductive rights in America.   In the face of an uncertain political climate, come demonstrate your commitment to upholdi

Jan

19

Camp Ramah in California Executive Committee

American Jewish University Beit Midrash Thursday 7:00 pm

Camp Ramah in California Executive Committee Meeting.

Jan

20

Shabbat Service Open to the Community

Encino First Presbyterian Church Friday 7:30 pm

KCVC is a universalist synagogue which meets the third Friday of every month for comfortable, musicle and participatory Shabbat services led by Rabbi Eric Morgenstern and Rick and Addie Lupert. We invite you to celebrate Shabbat with us this Friday, January 20th at 7:30 pm at the First Presbyterian

Jan

22

Running Cluster: UCLA Perimeter Run (YALA)

UCLA Sunday 9:30 am

Join YALA's Running Cluster for a four-mile wind up Sunset Boulevard, past the outskirts of Bel Air and Beverly Hills, and through the heart of Westwood and sorority row! We’ll grab juice and health bowls after at Nekter, in Westwood Village. Pre-register View on Facebook YALA—Young Ad

Jan

22

Sundays in the Park

Brandeis-Bardin Campus Sunday 12:00 pm

Spend your Sunday getting away from it all for an afternoon and spend it with family and friends at the beautiful Brandeis-Bardin Campus of the American Jewish Univerity in Simi Valley! 25 minutes from the valley, 40 minutes from the city, it's closer than you think to be in a beautiful natural set

Jan

22

Shalom Hartman Institute LA Synagogue Collaborative

Valley Beth Shalom Sunday 3:00 pm

Visions for a Shared Society: The “Tribes” of Israel  Los Angeles Synagogue Lecture series featuring scholars from the Shalom Hartman Institute

Jan

22

2017 Gala

Beverly Hills Hilton Sunday 5:00 pm

Beit T'Shuvah's Annual Gala - 30 Years of Saving Souls

Jan

22

AIPAC Valley Annual Dinner

Private Location Sunday 5:00 pm

This event is by invitation only. For more information, please contact the AIPAC office at 323-937-1184.

Jan

22

Three Nights of Laughter at Whizin's Stand-Up Comedy Showcase: Fritz Coleman

American Jewish University, Familian Campus Sunday 5:00 pm

Three evenings of stand-up followed by discussion and Q&A with the audience. Dortort Program for the Performing Arts, with performances by Annie Korzen, Fritz Coleman and Jonathan Dobrer. The indefatigable Annie Korzen returns to our stage with two popular comedians, Southern California broadc

Jan

22

Israel Gap Year Information Session - Young Judaea Year Course

Address released upon registration Sunday 7:00 pm

Thinking about taking a gap year after high school? Want to learn more about how to earn college credits while spending a year in Israel? Join the gap year trend - check out Young Judaea Year Course! Young Judaea's own Rachel Jetter-Cohen, will be in Sherman Oaks, CA on January 22, 2017 to tell yo

Jan

24

Klezmer: Revitalizing Jewish Identity Through Music

The Record Parlour Tuesday 7:00 pm

JDC Entwine presents Klezmer: Revitalizing Jewish Identity through Music. Join young professionals as we explore how Klezmer is being used across the former Soviet Union as a way of reclaiming Jewish identity. Enjoy live klezmer music and learn about JDC's music programs across the FSU. 

Jan

25

Hartman Beit Midrash: Dr. Micah Goodman (BOR)

TBA Wednesday 1:00 pm

Join the Board of Rabbis of Southern California for a learning session with one of Shalom Hartman Institute's leading scholars, Dr. Micah Goodman. Topic: The Birth of Moshe – Reflections on a Biblical Hero A Kosher Luncheon will be provided. This program is open to all rabbis in Southern Cali

Jan

26

Family Caregiver Group (No Cost)

Beth Jacob Congregation Thursday 2:00 pm

Please join us for an opportunity to share your feelings, develop friendships, receive emotional support, and discuss solutions to common caregiving issues with other family caregivers.  The group meets every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 2-3:30pm at Beth Jacob Congregation.

Jan

27

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

Beverly Hilton Hotel Friday 7:15 am

Please join the Real Estate and Constrcution Divison [REC] for the first Cabinet Networking Breakfast of 2017.

Jan

27

Valley Alliance Young Professionals Shabbat (YALA)

Private home in Encino Friday 7:00 pm

Join your Valley neighbors for a relaxing Shabbat dinner at the home of Ellen Silverman, in Encino. Space is limited! RSVP (and invite your friends!) by Monday, January 23, to Karin Alpert Cole, at kacole@jewishla.org or 818 668 2349. Address and directions will be provided upon RSVP. View on Face

Jan

28

Annual Gala 2017

Temple Ramat Zion Saturday 6:00 pm

We are honoring Nikki and Larry Schwartz, and Marsha Fox.  It will be also a fun event  with delicious food and entertainment.

Jan

28

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.  

Jan

29

Valley Coffee Tasting at Groundwork Roastery (YALA)

Groundwork Coffee Roastery Sunday 11:00 am

Join us for a hands-on coffee demonstration and tasting at Groundwork's North Hollywood Roastery! Licensed Q Grader and Master Cupper Jeff Chean — essentially a coffee sommelier — will share coffees of all origins and discuss their journeys from plant to cup. Space is limited! Get tick

Jan

29

EJF-PK12 Teen Innovation Awards Orientation

The Los Angeles Jewish Federation Sunday 12:00 pm

Incentive awards designed by teens to empower their peers to bring creative ideas to life Orientation

Jan

29

SYMPHONY OF THE HEART

Valley Performing Arts Center Sunday 7:30 pm

Save a Child's Heart Presents SYMPHONY OF THE HEART Save A Child's Heart (SACH) is one of the largest undertakings in the world, providing urgently needed pediatric heart surgery and follow-up care for indigent children from developing countries. Based in Israel, our mission is to improve the quali