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.
“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.”
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!
Experience the powerful and timeless tradition of the Shofar Wave, as the Greater Los Angeles Jewish community comes together to welcome the New Year. Despite the challenges of the pandemic, synagogues across the city joined forces to create a remarkable display of unity and hope. Join us in celebrating 5781 and the strength of Jewish L.A.
Celebrate the In/Between at NuRoots’ Citywide Sukkot Festival. Experience a celestial soundscape, dance for rain, and the scent of s’mores. Join over 250 young adults for five distinct experiences re-imagining Sukkot rituals. Explore the layers of the holiday’s depth and reshape ancient traditions for a new and diverse audience. Don’t miss this opportunity to create meaningful Jewish community across Los Angeles.
Join us for our fourth annual Community Passover Seder at Breed Street Shul in Boyle Heights. This event brings together local leaders to build a better community. Hear from esteemed guests, including Mayor Eric Garcetti and Consul General David Siegel, as they discuss important topics such as homelessness. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable experience. Visit www.JewishLA.org/ce for more information.
Join us on April 7th for a panel discussion on the Impact of the Rising Costs of Higher Education in Los Angeles. As our community colleges struggle to meet the demands of students, overcrowded classes and skyrocketing tuitions have become a growing concern. Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of the solution and learn from education experts.
Experience the unique blend of traditional Yemenite tunes and modern beats with A-WA, the Israeli sisters taking the world music scene by storm. Presented by NuRoots, their recent gig in Los Angeles drew in a diverse crowd of young Jews eager to witness their powerhouse performance. Don’t miss their viral hit “Habib Galbi” and be part of their journey before they become global superstars.
Experience Jewish history firsthand on a Federation Mission to Poland and Amsterdam. Join us on this one-of-a-kind, not-to-be-missed journey of memory and reflection. Visit the Warsaw Ghetto, Auschwitz-Birkenau, and the Anne Frank House. Commemorate Yom Ha’Shoah alongside the Warsaw Jewish community. Make a minimum $10,000 family gift to participate. Contact us for more information.
Inspiring the Next Generation at MainStage 2015. Join over 450 young Jewish professionals at The Fonda Theatre for an evening of inspiration, fun, and giving back. Hear from game-changing industry leaders and enjoy spirits from Avión Tequila. Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with peers and make a difference in our world. Tickets support our Federation’s innovative work. Visit our MainStage 2015 Facebook page for photos and more information.
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SEO Excerpt: Richard Sandler, Chairman of the Jewish Federations of North America, was celebrated at the General Assembly in Los Angeles. The event provided an opportunity for professionals and young leaders to network and learn best practices. The GA highlighted the innovative work of the Federation, including the Tour de Summer Camps fundraising event. Over 3,000 people attended, and next year’s GA will be held in Washington, D.C.
Join us at the L’Dor V’Dor Luncheon where award-winning creativity and life-changing philanthropy come together. Hear from guest speaker Jill Soloway, creator of Transparent, and witness Gayle Weiss accept the Doris Factor Women’s Leadership Award. Experience an inspiring event that connects women from all generations in our community. Don’t miss out! Contact Linda Fenton at (323) 761-8275 for more information.
The Jewish Federation’s Community Security Initiative (CSI) hosted the first event in their Annual Speaker Series at The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles’ Goldsmith Center. Keynote speaker Dr. Erroll G. Southers discussed Home Grown Violent Extremism (HVE) and extremism culture in the United States. Sergeant Steve Alegre provided practical advice on how to react during an active shooter incident. CSI aims to educate Jewish leaders on threats to the L.A. Jewish community. Contact Jason Periard at CSI@JewishLA.org for more information.
Join us for MainStage 2015, Federation’s first annual fundraiser for young professionals! Get inspired by our incredible lineup of speakers from Entertainment, Technology, and Social Innovation. Have fun, give back, and support The Jewish Federation on December 1st at Hollywood’s iconic Fonda Theatre. Get your tickets today! #GivingTuesday
NEI: Building Our Community is a collaborative community of Jewish professionals and volunteers in Los Angeles. They work to engage young Jewish adults through networking, professional development, and shared resources. NEI offers sessions on budgeting, marketing, and using arts and culture as engagement tools. Join them at MainStage 2015 for inspiration and fun. Visit JewishLA.org/MainStage2015 for details.
Join us at FedConnect, a series of convenient networking events in L.A. Connect with professionals in our community and learn about the important work of The Jewish Federation. Upcoming events include discussions on innovation, politics, finance, and more. Don’t miss our next event on November 16th featuring William Daroff, Senior Vice President for Public Policy & Director of the Washington Office. RSVP today!
Join Jennifer Teege, author of the internationally-bestselling book My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me, as she shares her most compelling and unusual story at Brentwood Country Club. Discover the emotional roller coaster she experienced after learning her biological grandfather was the brutal Nazi commandant portrayed in Schindler’s List. Read an excerpt from her book and support The Jewish Federation’s Sylvia Weisz Women’s Philanthropy.
Experience a stress-free PJ Library® Family Camp Weekend filled with fun activities and delicious meals. Unplug and connect with your family while everything is planned for you. Enjoy family and adult activities, zip lining, rope courses, and even yoga. Create lasting memories and give your children the gift of Jewish-themed books. Contact Risa Goldstein or Jessica Jablon for more information.