The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles launches Campus Impact Network to address antisemitism on college campuses. The program aims to support Jewish college students in LA, empower student leaders, promote a positive view of Israel, and strengthen advocacy efforts. Micro-grants will be provided for campus programs. Contact AFGoldberg@JewishLA.org for more information.
Discover the powerful connection between art and activism with muralist Cloe Hakakian. Learn how her art raises awareness for women’s rights in Iran and the Iranian people’s fight for freedom. Find out how art can amplify silenced voices, unite communities, and inspire change. Support the cause by taking actionable steps to raise awareness and create meaningful impact.
Spin Joy Into the World is an interactive art installation at the Be the Change exhibit, featuring six monuments designed by artists representing service-based organizations. This sculpture explores the Jewish value of tikkun olam and encourages individuals to ‘Be the Change’ through joyful actions. Visit Plummer Park in West Hollywood to experience and contribute to the community change. Share your experience on social media @JFedLA.
Introducing the Los Angeles Resiliency Roundtables: Strengthening Mental Health Support in the L.A. Jewish Community. Learn how the Jewish community in Los Angeles is addressing mental health challenges through the Resiliency Roundtables. These gatherings bring together professionals from Jewish education and engagement organizations to discuss and strategize around the mental health of young adults. Join the movement for increased mental health support in the Jewish community.
Explore the intersection of Juneteenth and Judaism, commemorating the end of chattel slavery and the struggles of enslaved people. Discover how the repercussions of slavery shape society today and delve into the roots of inequality. Learn about the significance of Juneteenth and its importance in honoring freedom and promoting awareness of racial justice and equality.
“Robert ‘Bob’ Hart honored at Real Estate & Construction (REC) Dinner, raising over $3 million for the Jewish community. The REC Network, the premier real estate network in Los Angeles, fosters relationships and supports the Federation’s work in strengthening Jewish Los Angeles. Learn more at jewishla.org/program/real-estate-construction or contact RECCabinet@JewishLA.org.”
“Unveiling a powerful mural by Iranian-Jewish artist, Cloe Hakakian, in Pico-Robertson, as part of LA vs Hate’s Summer of Solidarity. This initiative, in partnership with LA County Commission on Human Relations, our Federation, and ADL Los Angeles, aims to unite against hate. Reflecting the diversity of our Jewish community, this mural symbolizes our efforts to build bridges and foster unity in Jewish Los Angeles.”
The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles partners with JPAC for Capitol Summit, bringing together Jewish community members and allies to advocate for community priorities. The event empowers leaders to engage with lawmakers, practice lobbying, and amplify the voice of California’s Jewish community. The Summit addresses critical issues and includes representatives from six civic partner organizations. Contact Rachel Wallace for involvement opportunities.
Join us in celebrating Jewish American Heritage Month! Learn about the rich history and contributions of Jewish Americans throughout the years. Don’t miss out on the upcoming local events we’re co-sponsoring, including a panel discussion on combating hate crimes and a mural unveiling block party. Discover additional resources to deepen your understanding of Jewish American heritage. Stay updated with us!
To commemorate Women’s History Month, we are excited to share the stories of Iranian women in our L.A. Jewish community who have been affected…
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Reflections on Our Important Trip to Israel: Discover the crucial role Federations play in connecting Israel to the Diaspora. Amidst protests and political crisis, both sides express their love for Israel and fight for reform. Learn about the evolving Israeli mindset and the growing need for engagement from the global Jewish community. Join us in supporting Israel through education and advocacy.
Join us on our trip to Israel as we express our love and concerns about the judicial reform legislation. We believe in the importance of Israel as a strong democracy and want to have a meaningful dialogue with elected officials. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter for updates. Together, we can make a difference.
Include the Jewish Experience to Strengthen Workplace DEI for All – As organizations work on DEI initiatives, it’s important to include the Jewish experience. DEI must address rising antisemitism in the workplace and enhance outcomes for all groups. Jews are a diverse and multicultural people, and excluding them from DEI efforts is harmful. Let’s prioritize justice and equity for everyone.
Join us on MLK Day 2023 to serve your community and honor Dr. King’s legacy. Participate in local programs like the MLK Day of Service, the Kingdom Day Parade, the MLK Day Clothing Drive & Community Breakfast, and King Day 2023. You can also engage in virtual service opportunities with the Jewish Federations of North America and Repair the World. Make a difference today!
On MLK Day, honor Dr. King’s legacy of justice and service by participating in local events. Join the MLK Day of Service for volunteer activities and food justice advocacy. Attend the Kingdom Day Parade celebrating Dr. King’s vision. Contribute to the MLK Day Clothing Drive and enjoy a community breakfast. Explore virtual service opportunities with JFNA and Repair the World.
Celebrate Thanksgiving with loved ones and reflect on the importance of gratitude and compassion. Learn the history of Thanksgiving and President Abraham Lincoln’s vision for the holiday. Discover how a social worker helped a mother and daughter find housing and receive assistance. Embrace the spirit of Thanksgiving by opening our hearts and creating a better world for all. Happy Thanksgiving from R’ Noah Farkas.
Fighting Antisemitism and Hate in Los Angeles – Since the recent rise in antisemitic incidents, our Federation is dedicated to combating hate and protecting the Jewish community in Los Angeles. We condemn the offensive comments made by Kanye West and urge social media platforms to take action. We also address the placement of antisemitic stickers on billboards and condemn the racist remarks by City Councilmembers. Join us in solidarity at the upcoming Mayoral Forum to discuss important issues impacting our community.
“Secured $141.2 million in state budget for camp rebuilding after wildfires. Funding supports Jewish and secular camps ravaged by wildfires, benefiting thousands of children and adults. Gratitude to The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, Jewish Caucus, and State of California for their support. Financial boost will help camps rebuild and bring youth and families back into the great outdoors.”
Meet Jonah Goldberg, Brawerman Fellowship recipient and Washington University graduate, as he shares how the Fellowship helped him explore his Jewish identity and grow as a leader. Through the Fellowship, Jonah was able to connect with the LA and national Jewish communities, expand his knowledge of Jewish philosophy, and make important career decisions. Thank you to The Jewish Federation for their support.
The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles serves the Jewish community based on the core value of Klal Yisrael, Jewish peoplehood. The Federation strives…
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