Spiced Nut and Cheese Hamantashen

As Purim fast approaches, we wanted to highlight a few Angeleno-inspired hamentaschen recipes! Elana Horwich of Meal and a Spiel shares her Spice Nut and Cheese Hamantaschen! Enjoy!

LA-Inspired Hamentaschen Recipe

With Purim just around the corner, we’re highlighting some of our favorite unconventional hamentaschen recipes! Rob Eshman shares his Palestinian-Chinese version with us. Enjoy!

National Young Leadership Cabinet in Birmingham, Alabama

National Young Leadership Cabinet (NYLC) traveled to Birmingham, Alabama for the Civil Rights Mission with 85 Cabinet members representing 27 Federations. Read about the important and impactful experience and contact ABiener@JewishLA.org to get involved — applications for NYLC are now open!

An Interview with CLI Participant Shirley Pakdaman

Shirley Pakdaman recently participated in The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles’ Community Leadership Institute (CLI) and shares her experience with us! Applications are NOW OPEN — apply today!

An Interview with CLI Participant Ben Feingold

Ben Feingold recently participated in The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles’ Community Leadership Institute (CLI) – Real Estate Track. He shares his experience with us!

Listening and Learning

As we get ready for Shabbat, I am preparing to join nine leaders of our community and 190 Jewish leaders from across North America on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to India. You are probably asking, “Why India? And why travel with so many people?” Throughout our history, Jews have lived almost everywhere in the world — from Kiev to Buenos Aires, Paris, Havana, and beyond. As such, wherever I am traveling, I’m always learning about our story and seeing firsthand the challenges that Jews (even in the smallest and most remote areas) face.

Interning in Tel Aviv with Onward Israel Los Angeles

Nirel Gidanian, a sophomore at UCLA studying biology, participated in Onward Israel Los Angeles and spent 8 weeks of summer 2018 interning at a dental clinic in Tel Aviv. She shares her experience with us.