The Federation’s Y&S Nazarian Initiative has partnered with The Braid to showcase the voices of the Iranian Jewish community through theater. Their continued partnership has inspired the new show, Persian Sunrise, American Sunset, featuring second-generation Iranian Americans. Ora Yashar, the producer, discusses the power of storytelling and the challenges faced during the pandemic. This show aims to amplify the voices of the Iranian community and promote empathy and understanding. The partnership with The Jewish Federation has been instrumental in bringing this show to life.
Join us in person on October 31st for The Jewish Federation’s 9th annual Tour de Summer Camps. Register now for the $35 early bird fee and support transformative Jewish camp experiences for families in need. Choose from various cycling courses or participate virtually. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable community event!
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 CLI 2019 and connect with like-minded young professionals. Form lifelong friendships, volunteer, network, and do business together. Experience the impactful Israel trip, gain valuable mentorship and professional growth, and contribute to the Jewish community in Los Angeles. Attend an information session from March 12-27th. Applications open March 4th-29th at www.yaJewishLA.org/CLI. Email CLI@JewishLA.org for more details.
Join JDC Entwine on a transformative trip to Jewish Morocco. Experience the thriving Jewish community and the impactful work of JDC in a Muslim country. Immerse yourself in the culture and create lasting connections with diverse participants. Learn more about the immersive opportunities and scholarships by emailing YALA@JewishLA.org.
Explore JDAIM with JFS Chaverim, a social friendship program for adults with developmental disabilities in Los Angeles. Hear from members about their favorite moments and experiences, the importance of being part of the Jewish community, and the significance of self-advocacy. The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles provides accessible resources and programs for individuals with disabilities and their caregivers. Visit www.lajac.org to learn more.
Join us for FedConnect, a monthly series of engagement and networking opportunities that connect professionals in our Jewish community. With events throughout the city at convenient times, you can meet new people, hear thought-provoking speakers, and learn about our Federation’s work. No membership required. Don’t miss our next event on May 25th. Sign up for our e-mail list for details.
Join thousands of Jewish community superheroes at Federation’s Super Weekend! Celebrate 1,000 Shabbat dinners across Los Angeles and support our life-changing work in L.A., Israel, and 70+ countries. Volunteers made calls at Super Sunday, raising $1,320,974 in just one day. Don’t miss out on being a superhero – make your online gift now!
Join us for Super Sunday on February 21st and become a superhero for our community! Volunteer to make phone calls and support our Federation’s programs. Enjoy a free breakfast or lunch and participate in special activities. Can’t make it? Donate now and make a difference. Contact us for more information.
Join our Super Sunday Superhero Squad and be a community superhero! Volunteer a few hours of your day on Sunday, February 21st to make calls in support of our Federation’s life-changing work. No special skills required, just bring your dialing finger, cell phone, and giant heart. Sign up now and get a free breakfast or lunch!
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.
February is Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month, promoting access to Jewish life for all Jews. Our Federation aims to raise awareness about members of our Los Angeles Jewish community with disabilities. Read inspiring stories from superheroes in our community and find resources and events to make our Jewish community more inclusive. Contact Miriam Maya for more information.
Discover the philanthropic powerhouses of Jewish L.A., the Lions of Judah. These dedicated women, making an annual gift of $5,000 or more, transform lives through their support. They are influential leaders, activists, and participants in philanthropic causes. Join this global movement of 17,500 Lions of Judah and attend the empowering International Lion of Judah Conference. Become a Lion of Judah and make a difference.
LAJAC’s Knowledge is Power workshop series offers adults with special needs and their caregivers the opportunity to learn about new laws and tools that will help them plan their future. The workshops cover essential education on financial, legal, and government benefit issues. LAJAC is consolidating information and resources to make it easier for the community to access. Contact Michelle Resnick 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.
The Federation’s New Leaders Project (NLP) Class of 2015 recently graduated, joining a group of Jewish civic leaders. With support from elected officials and NLP alumni, each graduate shared their visions for the future. Keynote speaker Marqueece Harris Dawson encouraged them to improve the city. The NLP program includes top leaders, policy experts, and community advocates, and aims to make L.A. a better place. Learn more at www.JewishLA.org/NLP.
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.
Join us at MainStage 2015, Federation’s inaugural young adult fundraiser. Network, socialize, and give back to our community. With a team of dedicated professionals, we aim to make this event a huge success. Let’s inspire a philanthropic trend in L.A.’s young adult sphere. Get your tickets today and make a difference on December 1st at The Fonda Theatre. For more details, visit JewishLA.org/MainStage2015.
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.