From the CEO

Anti-Semitism: We Are Ready

We are seeing a terrifying rise in anti-Semitism across our nation. With each incident, our communal heart aches for the victims and their families — our fellow Jews in pain. When any Jew is hurt — in any community, anywhere in the world — we are all hurt. It is yet another scary time in history when our people are faced with adversity simply for being who we are.

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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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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.