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 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.
We are thrilled to announce that Governor Newsom has signed a one-time allocation of $23.5 million for Jewish camping. These funds will provide capital outlay…
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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.
The Rautenberg New Leaders Project (NLP) is a premier program of The Jewish Federation that has trained emerging Jewish civic leaders in Los Angeles for more than 25 years. Marcia Kahnowitz is a current participant and shares her experience with us.
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
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.
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.
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?”
The Federation’s Holy Land Democracy Project (HLDP) has been enlightening teachers from all over the greater Los Angeles area. Each year, a group of educators is selected to participate in this transformative experience.