Mini-Mission, Big Impact

Discover the impact of The Jewish Federation’s programs in Los Angeles, including senior centers, kosher kitchens, and Jewish life programs for children with special needs. Learn more about how the Federation cares for Jews in need and engages with the community.

Twinning Builds Friendship

The Jewish Federation’s School Twinning Program connects schools in Los Angeles with schools in Tel Aviv, creating powerful friendships and cultural exchange. This program has impacted the lives of 60,000 students, parents, and faculty, strengthening our shared Jewish identity. Learn more about this initiative and how it fulfills our Federation’s mission of ensuring the Jewish future. Contact Ahuva Ron at (323) 761-8332 or

Toy and Book Drive puts “Community” in “Community Service.”

Support your community this holiday season by participating in The Federation’s Annual Festival of Lights Toy and Book Drive. With the help of over 30 organizations and generous individuals, we were able to collect and distribute over 6,000 toys and books to children in need. Join us in making a difference! Happy holidays and a happy new year!

We brought Chanukah to Santa Monica

JCC Without Walls hosted a communal Chanukah Celebration at Santa Monica Place, bringing together various organizations to enhance the event. Families enjoyed live entertainment, activities, and treats, while learning about the JCC’s mission. Stay updated on upcoming events and news by following JCC Without Walls on Facebook and Twitter. Contact or (323) 761-8248 for more information.

Introducing the Sandra & Lawrence Post Israel Grants Program

Introducing the Sandra & Lawrence Post Israel Grants Program, providing grants to local high school and college students visiting Israel for the first time. Formerly known as Israel Connections/Experiences (ICE), this program has helped send close to 5,000 students to Israel over the last 15 years. Contact us at (323) 761-8062 for more information.

LaunchBox is Here!

LaunchBox, winner of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles search for the Next Big Jewish Idea, is now a reality! Discover the relevance of Judaism in your life with LaunchBox’s tools for exploring, experiencing, and debating important questions. Order your free LaunchBox and see what’s inside at our website.

An Inspirational Evening with Cory Booker

Join us for an inspiring evening with Mayor Cory Booker at our Federation’s year-end campaign event. Mayor Booker, a nationally-recognized change-maker and advocate for the Jewish community, will share his insights and experiences. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from a dynamic leader who believes in the power of partnership and community.

Childhood Hunger: Taking Action

Childhood hunger crisis, reduce impact, widespread problem, frontline leaders, food drives, pantry drop-offs, virtual food drives, prepare/serve meals, volunteer, donate, future events, Hunger Initiative.

College Campus Student Engagement Grants for 2012-2013

Find College Campus Student Engagement Grants for the 2012-2013 academic year. Support Jewish campus life with funding for programs at various organizations and campuses. Expand opportunities for Jewish students and communities. Contact David Harris, Campus Activities Coordinator, for more information on how our Federation supports Jewish life on campus.

PJ Library Voices & Visions Make-a-Poster contest

Join us in celebrating the winner of the PJ Library Voices & Visions Make-a-Poster contest! Stella, age 7, from Westchester, CA, created an amazing poster expressing her idea of Tikkun Olam. Come to our community Chanukah Celebration on December 9th at Santa Monica Place to witness the presentation of Stella’s prize iPad. Learn more about PJ Library and enroll your child at

Community Engagement Council: The Soul of the City

Join the Community Engagement Council (CEC) to shape the future of our city. Engage in service, combat illiteracy and hunger, affect policy, and advocate for Israel. Hear Father Greg Boyle speak about the power of community at the CEC’s inaugural salon event. Visit for more information on becoming a member.

Tomorrow is #GivingTuesday! Help Jews in Need!

Join us on #GivingTuesday, November 27th, to help Jews in need. Make a generous donation to our Federation’s Annual Campaign and support our Emergency Cash Grants program. Together, we can assist thousands of local Jewish families facing economic hardship. Join the nationwide day of giving back and make a gift for #GivingTuesday!

Richard Sandler: A Philanthropic Life

Read about Richard Sandler, Federation’s Chairman of the Board, in this week’s Jewish Journal. Discover his story of involvement, how he became Chairman, and what inspires his philanthropy. Sandler believes in the responsibility to make the world better, guided by values from the Torah. Teach these values to our children for a brighter future. Read more here.

Kid’s Corner: Showing Thanks Through Art

Celebrate Thanksgiving with LAUSD students’ heartfelt artwork showcasing what they are thankful for this holiday season. From “family” to “pizza,” their imaginative creations will warm your heart. Scroll through the slideshow and be amazed by intricate hand turkeys, including a drawing from a KOREH L.A. volunteer. Join the conversation and share what you’re grateful for this year! Happy Thanksgiving from KOREH LA.

Share a Message with the Children of Israel

Show your support to the children of Israel who are living in fear and uncertainty due to ongoing rocket attacks. Send a message of hope and love to brighten their days and let them know they are not alone. We will display your messages as a symbol of solidarity with Israel and the impact of these attacks.

I’m in Israel with our Family

We are deeply concerned for the safety and well-being of our Israeli family in light of recent attacks. Our Federation stands in solidarity with Israel, especially our family in the South and the young people in the IDF. We condemn the ongoing rocket attacks and support the IDF’s mission to protect civilians and disable the terrorist infrastructure. The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles is committed to supporting Israel during this difficult time.

Saget Shalom!

This past Friday night, 3 lucky community members shared their Shabbat with television star and comedian Bob Saget. They entered our Shabbat Dinner with…
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Men’s Mission to New Orleans

Join us on The Jewish Federation’s Men’s Mission to New Orleans, where we witness the power of natural disasters and the resilience of their victims. Explore the city’s vibrant culture, visit the rebuilt synagogue, and join Habitat for Humanity in rebuilding homes for families in need. Your contribution can make a tangible impact in the lives of hurricane victims.