An Interview with Founder and CEO of Fangirl Sports Network Tracy Sandler

The National Young Leadership Cabinet (NYLC) is the premier leadership and philanthropic program within the Jewish Federations of North America and throughout the Jewish world. We recently interviewed Tracy Sandler about her experience as a Los Angeles Chairperson for NYLC thus far.

Navigating Culture & Crossing Borders on Jay’s 4 Questions

Seven months ago, our Federation launched a weekly podcast called Jay’s 4 Questions to bring together the most interesting and influential thought leaders from around the world for dynamic, intellectual, intimate, and provocative conversations.

An Interview with CLI Participant Sarah Frantz

The Community Leadership Institute (CLI) is a 15-month program that trains young professionals how to be effective leaders of the Jewish community. Learn about Sarah Frantz’s amazing experience with CLI and what she has gained along the way.

How We Celebrated Good Deeds Day 2018

On Sunday, April 15th,The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles hosted our 2nd Community Service Day of the year in conjunction with Good Deeds Day. Volunteers of all ages joined to uphold the Jewish commandment of tikkun olam — repair of the world — by participating in six different projects throughout the Los Angeles area.

Finding Love in Israel on our Global Teen Twinning Program

The Jewish Federation’s Global Teen Twinning Program is the largest student delegation program in the Jewish world. Every year, 600 students in 6th-10th grades from 35 schools in Los Angeles, Tel Aviv, and Vilnius, Lithuania participate in this transformative program. Learn about the impact of the program on Allie Bloxberg Elbaz’s life and how it led her to find love in Israel!

Collective Escape 2018

Collective Escape is a reimagined Passover, celebrated for the third year at pop-ups throughout L.A. and hosted by NuRoots. An initiative of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, NuRoots mobilizes people in their 20s and 30s to build meaningful community across L.A. inspired by Jewish culture, heritage, and values.

How We Help Jews in Crisis – When They Need it Most

When a member of our community needs help during a crisis, The Jewish Federation wants to do all we can. The Jewish Federation works together with partners to help Jews in need. Learn more about the impact of the Financial Assistance Network (FAN), which was strengthened with a seed gift from the Max Factor Family Foundation (MFFF).

Counting Our Blessings

We are in the time of the Jewish calendar known as the Counting of the Omer, the days between Pesach and Shavuot. During this period…
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An Interview with CLI Participant Louis Evans

The Community Leadership Institute (CLI) is a highly competitive training program for the future leaders of Jewish institutions and non-profit organizations across Los Angeles. An incredible opportunity for young professionals ages 25-40, this 15-month leadership training program provides the tools, knowledge, and connections needed to become an effective leader of the Jewish community. CLI participants attend monthly meetings and workshops, honing their leadership skills, and learning all about Jewish non-profit initiatives in L.A. They travel to Israel with other participants, deepen their connection to the global and local Jewish communities, and cultivate relationships with esteemed leaders of the Jewish community. CLI supports them on their journey to become one of the next great leaders of the Jewish community of L.A.