Judith Feldman Biking in Tour de Summer Camps
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Meet 2019 Tour de Summer Camps Rider Judith Feldman

On Sunday, October 27th, The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles will proudly hold the 7th annual Tour de Summer Camps, our community-wide cycling fundraiser that helps send more kids to Jewish summer camp.

Rachel Kaufman Blog, overhead group photo
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Reflections of a Global Teen Twinning Program Coordinator

Rachel Kaufman is The Jewish Federation’s Global Teen Twinning Program (GTTP) Coordinator and Assistant Principal at Los Angeles Hebrew High School. GTTP is the largest student delegation program in the Jewish world. Every year, hundreds of students in 8th-11th grades from 21 schools in Los Angeles; Tel Aviv; and Vilnius, Lithuania participate in this transformative program.

Kara Glaser - Brawerman 2019 Fellow
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Welcoming the Newest Cohort of Brawerman Fellows

Through the Brawerman Fellowship, our Federation develops and sustains a talent pool of Jewish young leaders for our community in perpetuity. The Fellowship provides an annual $10,000 college scholarship — a total of $40,000 over four years — and participation in a larger program that builds leadership skills and further strengthens Fellows’ connection to Jewish life through retreats, a trip to Israel, and other overseas opportunities.

Twinning - Two boys on the beach
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Global Teen Twinning Program: Not Just a Program — But a Transformative Experience
for All

The Jewish Federation’s Global Teen Twinning Program (GTTP) is the largest student delegation program in the Jewish world. Every year, 600 students in 6th-10th grades from 30 schools in Los Angeles, Tel Aviv, and Vilnius, Lithuania participate in this transformative program. Malka Clement, Federation’s GTTP Coordinator at Wise School and the School’s Director of Hebrew and Judaic Studies, shares her Twinning experience and how the program inspires so many people every day!

Global Twinning Program - Mayan Benami -2 - Group Photo
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The Impact of our Global Teen Twinning Program

The Jewish Federation’s Global Teen Twinning Program (GTTP) is the largest student delegation program in the Jewish world. Every year, 600 students in 6th-10th grades from 30 schools in Los Angeles, Tel Aviv, and Vilnius, Lithuania participate in this transformative program. Mayan Benami, the Global Teen Twinning Coordinator for The Jewish Federation at Abraham Joshua Heschel Day School, shares his Twinning experience and how the program inspires him every day!

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Red Sea Reflection with Collective Escape 2019

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. 

Aaron White Headshot
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Brooklyn comes to Boyle: Jewish History and Los Angeles

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.

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Spiced Nut and Cheese Hamantashen

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!

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LA-Inspired Hamentaschen Recipe

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!