News & Features
In addition to Israel’s ground war with Hamas, a different war is being waged in the virtual space. Disinformation and hateful rhetoric relating to Israel is rapidly spreading on social media. Join us to hear from a panel of experts about today’s digital landscape, the web of online disinformation, and how to effectively amplify facts on social media.
Since the Hamas terrorist attack on October 7th, Jewish students on college campuses across the country have experienced an alarming rise of antisemitism. Hear firsthand accounts from campus leadership and students about how this crisis is impacting student life.
Tune in to hear remarkable stories of Israeli resilience and firsthand accounts of the civilian response efforts on the ground.
Today, The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles (JFedLA), the central organization of Jewish Los Angeles, announced the launch of a critical new initiative – Campus Impact Network (CIN) – to help support Jewish college students across LA.
As the horror, violence, and uncertainty in Israel continues to unfold, we invite you watch a critical webinar: Stories of Heroism, Pain, and Impact Directly from Israel.
We stand in solidarity, in song, in prayer, in strength, and in hope.
Q & A with Cloe Hakakian
A tip from a community security group led to the arrest of a Reseda man who allegedly "called for the mass murder of Jews."
Doing good should be ingrained in our daily lives. That’s why, when the Skirball Cultural Center approached our Federation to be a part of its first-ever off-site exhibit Be the Change: A Jewishly Inspired Public Art Movement, we jumped at the opportunity. The exhibit features six monuments designed by artists representing six different service-based organizations.
Rabbi Noah Farkas, President & CEO of the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, and I discuss what the last year and a half has been like for him as he transitioned into the leadership role for one of the largest Jewish Federation in North America.
As we commemorate Juneteenth, which marks the day federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1865 to take control of the state and ensure that all enslaved people were freed, we make space to honor the end of chattel slavery in the United States while honoring the struggles of enslaved peoples.
Last Thursday night, over 1,200 community members came together for our Real Estate & Construction (REC) Dinner to honor Founder, CEO, and President at TruAmerica Multifamily Robert “Bob” Hart. It was a spectacular, record-breaking evening during which we raised over $3 million for our Jewish community.
A new mural by Iranian-Jewish muralist Cloe Hakakian honoring the Jewish community was unveiled in Pico-Robertson on Sunday. The mural was presented by LA vs Hate, an initiative of the Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations, in partnership with our Federation and ADL Los Angeles.
The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles is proud of its partnership with the Jewish Public Affairs Committee of California (JPAC). This year, we brought a delegation of 50 outstanding leaders, our largest to date, to JPAC’s premier annual event, Capitol Summit.
Established in 2006, Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM) commemorates more than 350 years of Jewish history in America. In the face of an alarming rise in antisemitic attacks and rhetoric, it is more vital than ever to embrace Jewish identity and culture.
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 by violence and discrimination in Iran over the last six months.
We just returned from an urgent trip to Israel where we joined a delegation of 30 Federation lay and professional leaders from over 20 communities organized by The Jewish Federations of North America. We went to show solidarity and to advocate for a resolution to the ongoing judicial reform crisis. We heard repeatedly that our presence was desired, and our voices needed.
As organizations working on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) prepare their initiatives for 2023, many in the Jewish world are asking a tough question: Does DEI do more harm than good, especially for Jews?
Our Federation convened the community for an evening of powerful discussion in response to the recent antisemitic hate crimes that have rattled our sense of safety and self-expression. At YULA Boys High School, we brought 400 community members together to meet with elected officials, law enforcement, and Jewish community leaders.
Nearly a dozen billboards carrying messages denouncing antisemitism have sprung up across Los Angeles County, with organizers hoping that their messages of love can counter the spread of hate speech.