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.

Shaping Jewish Identity through our Global Teen Twinning Program

Alex Rubin is a Machar Fellow and Global Jewish Education Coordinator at deToledo High School. The Jewish Federation’s Global Teen Twinning Program (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

Onward Israel 2019 - Group Photo

Onward Israel LA

Travel to Israel with other Angelenos to explore your professional interests, build your resume, and experience Israel like a local. Once your internship is over, you’ll come home with valuable new skills and experiences for your resume and some great new L.A. friends.

Kara Glaser - Brawerman 2019 Fellow

Welcoming the Newest Cohort of Brawerman Fellows

Through the Brawerman Fellowship, our Federation develops and sustains a talent pool of Jewish young leaders for our community in perpetuity. The Fellowship provides an annual $10,000 college scholarship — a total of $40,000 over four years — and participation in a larger program that builds leadership skills and further strengthens Fellows’ connection to Jewish life through retreats, a trip to Israel, and other overseas opportunities.

June Gloom

I have some of my best — and sometimes most challenging — conversations in the grocery store. Last week, a generous supporter of our Federation approached me as I was marveling at the ice creams made from everything but actual milk. She thoughtfully thanked me for my commitment to our Jewish community and asked, “What’s the hardest part of your job?”

REC Lobby Day in Sacramento

Federation’s Real Estate & Construction Division traveled to Sacramento for lobby day to meet with elected representatives about issues critical to the future and safety of the Los Angeles Jewish community.