Professional Networks

Our nine networks for business professionals plan dozens of events throughout the year and enable young professionals to connect with industry peers, meet and network with professionals in other industries, and gain access to business leaders and pioneers.

Design and Creative | Education | Entertainment and Media | Entrepreneurs | Finance | Health Care | Law | Real Estate and Construction | Tech


Design and Creative

Professionals in all creative and design fields — interior, graphic, fashion, and more — are invited to join us to connect with each other, hear from leading professionals, and attend a variety of events around town.

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Danit Grill, Nick Melvoin, and Marcy Newman, Chairs 

Education professionals of all kinds are invited to join us to connect with each other and local leaders,  and to learn more about the changing landscapes of education in LA. Whether you’re a teacher, mentor, administrator, or consultant, or from an elementary, higher, or nonprofit background, we look forward to welcoming you.

Join our Education Network Facebook group
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Entertainment and Media

Jackie Koppel and Jessica Naziri, Chairs

Our entertainment network is a group of dynamic entertainment, music, sports, and media professionals who participate in a wide variety of social and professional opportunities. Private screenings, access to leading writers, producers, and directors, and networking events with other entertainment professionals are among our year-round activities. In addition, our regular happy hours are a great way to meet the group and are open to friends and colleagues.

Join our Entertainment Network Facebook group
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Ira Gold, Chair

From business owners, freelance professionals, and sales rock stars to anyone who appreciates the entrepreneurial spirit, all are welcome to join us for networking events, happy hours, panel discussions with leading developers and entrepreneurs, and more.

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Jonathan Perles, Chair

Professionals in every sector of the financial world — banking, accounting, advisement, investments — are invited to join us for educational programming and collaborative networking opportunities in partnership with each of our other business networks.

Join our Finance Network Facebook group
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Health Care

Jonathan Eskenazi and Talia Hassid, Chairs

Our Health Care professionals network provides social, networking, educational, and volunteer opportunities to industry professionals and graduate students, and hosts events throughout the year.

Join our Health Care Network Facebook group
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Josh Eichenstein and Rachel Grundy, Chairs

EMET, which means truth in Hebrew, is an active community of Jewish attorneys and other legal professionals in their 20s and 30s. We offer networking events, volunteer opportunities, continuing education classes, and programs featuring leading law professionals throughout the year.

Join our Legal Network Facebook group
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Real Estate and Construction

Yoav Sarraf, Chair

Our Real Estate and Construction network is composed of active young professionals who meet regularly to network, discuss industry trends, and tour projects in development, and our Lunches With Machers program regularly offers opportunities to meet and hear from accomplished industry leaders in small groups.

Join our Real Estate and Construction Network Facebook group
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Technology professionals of all kinds — design, development, product management, marketing, sales — are invited to join us to connect with each other, participate in networking events, and pair up with our other networks to explore the landscape and impact of tech in every industry. 

Join our Tech Network Facebook group
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Upcoming Events


Real Estate Shabbat (YALA)

Private home in Beverly Hills Friday 7:00 pm

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Beach Yoga with Brad (YALA)

Santa Monica Beach Sunday 10:30 am

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Post-Undergrad Screen Printing Workshop (YALA)

The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles Wednesday 7:00 pm

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