Our Federation strives to ensure a strong, vibrant, and dynamic Jewish future in Los Angeles, Israel and around the world. Because our young adults are the foundation of that future, we create exciting, meaningful, and compelling programs for them today so that they will be active and engaged members of our community tomorrow. I’m happy to share a few examples of this important work.
The Jewish Federation’s Global Teen Twinning Program is the largest student delegation program in the Jewish world. Jake Schochet attended Maimonides Academy and participated in the Global Teen Twinning Program in March 2013 when he was in 6th grade. He traveled to Israel and had the time of his life! Read more about his experience.
Daniel Halden is an Angeleno dedicated to serving Los Angeles in various capacities. He currently works for the City of Los Angeles as the Hollywood field deputy for City Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell, 13th District. He is a current participant in the Rautenberg New Leaders Project (NLP), and shares his recent experience with NLP at JPAC Advocacy Day in Sacramento.
Our Federation is committed to the well-being of our entire community. We have received calls from concerned community members who feel bound to take action…
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Jonathan Elist, native Angeleno, shares his passion for the community and what inspired him to get involved with The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles. He participated in the Rautenberg New Leaders Project and is now a co-chair of the Y&S Nazarian Family Foundation Iranian Young Leadership Inactive and a member of LA Couples with his wife Shirin. Check out his interview to learn more!
The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles hosted the BAR Center at the Beach Groundbreaking Celebration in Venice Beach on June 11th. Formerly known as the Israel Levin Center, the BAR Center at the Beach will be the most compelling and innovative intergenerational destination for Jewish life in Los Angeles.
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.
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.
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.
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!