We Cannot Turn Away

Support our Federation and ensure the Jewish future. Your gift makes it possible for us to meet urgent needs and provide for the most vulnerable. Please be generous in your year-end giving. We cannot turn away from those suffering financially, aging Holocaust survivors, and families struggling to provide a Jewish life. Thank you for your continued support.

Wow! Did You See All We Did in 2016?

Federation’s Year-in-Review report showcases the incredible accomplishments of 2016. Your support made a real difference to the Jewish community and future. Your contribution, no matter the amount, has the power to create a better tomorrow for all. If you haven’t given yet, please consider doing so today. Happy Chanukah!


Our Community Leadership Institute (CLI) graduation celebrates the culmination of a year of learning and challenges in leadership. As the Federation, we created this program to develop the next generation of leaders in Jewish Los Angeles. Join us in supporting and building a Jewish community we can all be proud of.

MAINSTAGE 2016: A Night of Inspiration, Generosity, Philanthropy, and Fun!

Join us for an unforgettable night of inspiration, generosity, philanthropy, and fun at MainStage 2016! Hosted by the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, this event brings together young professionals from all over LA. Featuring James Corden, Ben Winston, Kevin Demoff, Milana Vayntrub, and more, MainStage promises an evening of entertainment and networking. Contact us to learn more!

An Interview with Danit Grill, Community Service Chair and Board Member for YALA

YALA, Young Adults of Los Angeles, offers social, professional, volunteer, and leadership opportunities for Jews in their 20s and 30s. Danit Grill, a YALA Board Member and Community Service Chair, discusses her involvement with the Federation and the impact it has had on her. Join YALA in making a difference through community service and social action.

MainStage 2016: Interview with Eric Fihman

Join us at MainStage 2016, the Jewish Federation’s annual young adult fundraiser on November 29th at Avalon Hollywood. Be inspired, be social, be generous! Hear from leading innovators, connect with influencers, and enjoy an evening filled with food, talent, drinks, and more. Get your tickets at MainStageLA.org. Don’t miss out! #MainStageLA #JFedLA

Giving Care and Giving Thanks

Our Federation’s essential role in caring for vulnerable seniors in our community is highlighted during Thanksgiving. Ida, a 90-year-old Holocaust survivor, receives in-home support and respite services through our partnership with Jewish Family Service. Our care extends across the world, as shown when we met another woman with a similar story in Ukraine. Happy Thanksgiving from our President & CEO, Jay Sanderson.

MainStage 2016: Interview with Zev Opos

Join us at MainStage 2016, the Jewish Federation’s annual young adult fundraiser on November 29th at Avalon Hollywood. Be inspired, be social, be generous! Get your tickets now at MainStageLA.org. Follow us on Instagram at #MainStageLA and #JFedLA.

L’Dor V’Dor: Ignite the Fire and Pass it from Generation to Generation

Ignite the fire and pass it from generation to generation at The Jewish Federation’s Sylvia Weisz Women’s Philanthropy’s Annual L’Dor V’Dor Luncheon. Join passionate women recognizing a deserving honoree and hearing an entertaining guest speaker. Show your generosity and philanthropic support to ensure the Jewish future. Make a gift to the Federation and continue the legacy of women before you. L’Dor V’Dor: from generation to generation.

Making an Impact

“Experience the profound impact of Jewish summer camp on children and young adults. Join us in supporting the Tour de Summer Camps, a community-wide fundraising event that raises millions of dollars to send kids to life-changing Jewish summer camps in Los Angeles. Rain or shine, our community comes together for a common purpose.”

MainStage: Be Inspired, Be Social, Be Generous!

Join us at MainStage, the Jewish Federation’s annual young adult fundraiser on November 29th at Avalon Hollywood. Be inspired, be social, be generous! Last year, young professionals brought in over $1 million to help the Federation. Don’t miss out on this night full of food, talent, drinks and more! Get your ticket now at www.MainStageLA.org. #MainStageLA #JFedLA

Tour de Summer Camps – Meet Rider Jonathan Ahdoot

Join us for the 4th annual Tour de Summer Camps on October 30th! Help send more kids to Jewish summer camp and create lifelong connections to Jewish identity and values. Meet rider Jonathan Ahdoot, who is riding 18 miles for this compelling cause. Sign up to ride, volunteer, or donate today! Visit the Tour de Summer Camps website or contact the team at (323) 761-8013.

Leadership, Memory, Community, Future and Hope

Reflecting on the past year, we mourn the loss of five influential leaders in our Jewish community, including Bram Goldsmith, Jona Goldrich, Chuck Boxenbaum, Osias “Ozzie” Goren, and Shimon Peres. Each of them taught us valuable lessons in leadership, memory, community, future planning, and hope. Their legacies inspire our Federation as we work towards a brighter future.

Tour de Summer Camps: Meet Adar Broekman!

Join Adar Broekman in supporting Tour de Summer Camps, a cycling fundraiser that sends kids to Jewish summer camp. Help Adar reach his fundraising goal and make a difference in children’s lives. Learn more and donate at tourdesummercamps.org/SpeedCheckedbyAdar. Let’s give every child the chance to experience the joy and growth of camp.

The City of Los Angeles Celebrates Rosh Hashanah

“Join the City of Los Angeles in celebrating Rosh Hashanah at City Hall. The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles gathers with city council members, rabbis, and community members to ring in the New Year. Hear the resounding sound of the shofar and enjoy apples and honey for a sweet start to the year. Don’t miss the special welcome of the new Consul General of Israel in Los Angeles.”

The Jewish Federation Celebrates Dorothy & Ozzie Goren’s Lifetime of Achievement

Celebrate the lifetime achievements of Dorothy & Ozzie Goren with The Jewish Federation. Their philanthropy and leadership have set a new benchmark for the community. Learn more about the Jewish Community Lifetime Achievement Award Gala Evening and the impact of their support on the Los Angeles Jewish Teen Initiative. Contact Stacy Katz or Jessica Green for more information.

I Must Confess

“Discover the power and impact of your gift to our Annual Campaign. Join us as we strengthen our community, support Israel, and rescue Jews in distress. Together, we can make a difference in the lives of every Jewish individual. Make your contribution today and be part of our transformed and efficient Federation.”

The Legacy of Shimon Peres

Shimon Peres, the father of modern Israel, dedicated his life to the pursuit of peace. His legacy as a world leader and visionary continues to inspire us. Peres received numerous accolades, including the Nobel Peace Prize. His impact on the international community is immeasurable. We are honored to have hosted him in Los Angeles and will continue to embody his values in our work. May his memory be a blessing.

The Federation is Everywhere

The Federation is everywhere, working tirelessly to touch every Jewish life in Los Angeles, Israel, and the world. We prioritize safety, supporting Jewish schools and synagogues, and empowering Jewish students on college campuses. We also foster connections with Israel through twinning programs and educational opportunities. With our commitment to making a difference, you can trust in the Federation’s impactful work.

Birthright Israel: A Once-In-A-Lifetime Experience!

Birthright Israel registration is now open! Don’t miss out on this life-changing opportunity to experience Israel and form lifelong friendships. Hear from a recent participant about their once-in-a-lifetime experience and why they encourage others to go. The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles offers nearly 20 trips each year for young Angelenos. Visit www.JewishLA.org/Birthright for more information. #LAX2TLV @LAWayBRI @JFedLA