The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles is proud to recognize Helgard and Irwin S. Field with our Jewish Community Lifetime Achievement Award at a gala evening in their honor on September 17th. This award is given to leaders whose dedication and philanthropy have made a lasting impact on the community we love.
The entire area that was hit by an unprecedented and catastrophic hurricane is still experiencing heavy rain and flooding. We know the damage will be great, and the entire community needs our help.
Since the deeply troubling events in Charlottesville and the equally troubling reaction and aftermath, I have received an understandable increase in distressed and anxious e-mails.
On Sunday, October 29th, The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles will proudly hold our 5th annual Tour de Summer Camps, the community-wide cycling and hiking fundraiser that helps provide scholarships to send more of our kids to Jewish summer camp and help them build a lifelong connection to Jewish identity and values.
On July 17th, a panel of community leaders converged in the Breed Street Shul in Boyle Heights to discuss the complexities of a pressing and modern-day topic: gentrification.
As Jews, we are taught that when our values are threatened, we must stand together for what we believe. We are taught that hatred and bigotry are intolerable.
Along with Federations across the country and the Jewish Federations of North America, we are appalled and saddened by the violence in Charlottesville, VA this past weekend.
We’re celebrating the 20th year of The Jewish Federation’s Global Teen Twinning Program! This life-changing program brings Israel education to life by taking it out of the textbook and into the country itself.
I write to you this week at a time of great uncertainty as, for the second time in the past few weeks, our country and our neighbors are being threatened by yet another natural disaster.
Like many of us, I read with interest the Los Angeles Times op-ed article “It’s Too Expensive to be Jewish.” My response is that being Jewish is priceless.