Pause with Pittsburgh

Almost one year ago, on a quiet Saturday morning, Pittsburgh’s Jewish community suffered the most brutal anti-Semitic attack in U.S. history when a gunman opened…
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L.A. Bakeries for Rosh Hashanah

If there’s one thing that gets L.A.’s Jewish community excited, it’s great food. For Rosh Hashanah, it’s anything that satisfies the sweet tooth. We’ve compiled…
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Inside Jewish Chile & Argentina

Shabbat is a universal language — one that transcends oceans, food, and culture — and gently weaves Jewish roots together. I discovered this phenomenon after staffing…
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NYLC Toronto Retreat 2019

  Each year, The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) hosts a week-long retreat to bring together National Young Leadership Cabinet (NYLC) members from across…
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A group picture of NuRoots Fellows

Meet our NuRoots Fellows

Since 2014, The Jewish Federation’s NuRoots Community Fellowship has been shaking up what Jewish life in L.A. looks like for young adults. Dedicated to building community among people in their 20s and 30s, NuRoots Fellows are full-time community builders who focus on reimagining Jewish life through creative experiences, unique communal gatherings, and deep personal connection, helping young adults envision and define what being Jewish means to them personally — on their terms.

Judith Feldman Biking in Tour de Summer Camps

Meet 2019 Tour de Summer Camps Rider Judith Feldman

On Sunday, October 27th, The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles will proudly hold the 7th annual Tour de Summer Camps, our community-wide cycling fundraiser that helps send more kids to Jewish summer camp.

Rachel Kaufman Blog, overhead group photo

Reflections of a Global Teen Twinning Program Coordinator

Rachel Kaufman is The Jewish Federation’s Global Teen Twinning Program (GTTP) Coordinator and Assistant Principal at Los Angeles Hebrew High School. GTTP is the largest student delegation program in the Jewish world. Every year, hundreds of students in 8th-11th grades from 21 schools in Los Angeles; Tel Aviv; and Vilnius, Lithuania participate in this transformative program.

Gear Up for Camp Day 2019 - Group Shot

Gear Up for Camp Day/Community Service Day

On Sunday, June 2nd, The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles held its third Community Service Day of 2019 by continuing the over 20-year tradition of hosting our annual Gear Up for Camp Day. Volunteers, camp staff, and first-time campers and their families trekked to Glendale to enjoy a memorable day at Camp Bob Waldorf.