Powered by NuRoots, the Federation’s innovative grassroots initiative engaging young adults, Collective Escape 2019 is our fourth annual citywide celebration of Passover. NuRoots community member Sharon Peykar opened up about her Collective Escape experience Red Sea Reflection an experiential deep-dive of the themes of the Dayenu blessing and the ancient Iranian tradition tied to it.
This year, Passover takes on a deeper meaning, which I’m sure will be reflected in the conversations we have around our Seder tables. I’ve often written and spoken about our Federation’s tremendous commitment to building a dynamic, engaging, and open Jewish community for today and for the future. I hope you share my pride in that important work, which is making a profound impact. Today I’m writing to acknowledge the deep concerns we all have about the rise of national and global anti-Semitic acts and hate speech.
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. Aaron White is a current participant and shares his experience with us.
The first cohort of JECELI-LA is composed of 16 diverse fellows with impressive experience and backgrounds — participants are early childhood directors, assistant directors, and teacher leaders. The program includes five seminars based on the synergy between Jewish concepts of leadership and learning and the current research on best practices in the field. Fellows and mentors met together during the first week of February 2019 to begin JECELI-LA programming at a three-day overnight retreat at American Jewish University’s Brandeis Bardin campus in Simi Valley.
I just returned from two very emotional trips. I travelled through India with 200 Jewish philanthropists from 27 communities and experienced the drama of a…
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Courtney Brodie recently participated in The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles’ Community Leadership Institute (CLI) – Real Estate Track. She shares her experience with us! Applications are now open for CLI 2019!
As Purim fast approaches, we wanted to highlight a few Angeleno-inspired hamentaschen recipes! Elana Horwich of Meal and a Spiel shares her Spice Nut and Cheese Hamantaschen! Enjoy!
With Purim just around the corner, we’re highlighting some of our favorite unconventional hamentaschen recipes! Rob Eshman shares his Palestinian-Chinese version with us. Enjoy!
Matan Sokolovsky participated in The Jewish Federation’s Global Teen Twinning Program as a high school freshman. He shares his experience with us and how the program impacted his life!
National Young Leadership Cabinet (NYLC) traveled to Birmingham, Alabama for the Civil Rights Mission with 85 Cabinet members representing 27 Federations. Read about the important and impactful experience and contact ABiener@JewishLA.org to get involved — applications for NYLC are now open!