News & Media

Here are the latest Federation updates— including blogs from our leadership and photos from a host of events, along with press releases and our social media feed.

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Faces of Federation

An Interview with CLI Participant Louis Evans

The Community Leadership Institute (CLI) is a highly competitive training program for the future leaders of Jewish institutions and non-profit organizations across Los Angeles. An incredible opportunity for young professionals ages 25-40, this 15-month leadership training program provides the tools, knowledge, and connections needed to become an effective leader of the Jewish community. CLI participants attend monthly meetings and workshops, honing their leadership skills, and learning all about Jewish non-profit initiatives in L.A. They travel to Israel with other participants, deepen their connection to the global and local Jewish communities, and cultivate relationships with esteemed leaders of the Jewish community. CLI supports them on their journey to become one of the next great leaders of the Jewish community of L.A.

Faces of Federation

From LA to Tel Aviv

 Max Levin participated in our Twinning program 10 years ago with De Toledo High School and Tichon Hadash in Tel Aviv. The Twinning program impacted his life in many ways. Today, he is a Junior at Columbia University and will be interning at J.P. Morgan this summer. Read more to learn how Twinning changed his life. Max — todah rabah for your service!

Faces of Federation

Birthright Israel LA Way: Corey and Chelsea

Birthright Israel LA Way is more than a free trip — it’s finding a sense of community in L.A., Israel, and within yourself. Our LA Way participants know that when they come back from their life-changing trips, the fun, friendships, and connections don’t stop at Ben Gurion! Chelsea and Corey traveled with us on Birthright Israel LA Way a few years ago — and the rest is history! Check out our interview with Chelsea and Corey below!

Latest Press Releases

Los Angeles, CA – The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles is committed to creating meaningful experiences that engage young adults with Jewish community. This…
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Los Angeles, CA and Jerusalem, Israel – The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles and Unistream signed an agreement with Mayor Nir Barkat of Jerusalem…
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LOS ANGELES, CA – On Tuesday, December 19, The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles hosted a Chanukah Celebration with Los Angeles elected officials and…
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Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles

The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles is a vibrant, forward-thinking, mission, impact, and results-driven organization — and Jewish to our core. We identify, assess and address both the most pressing challenges and greatest opportunities in order to support and sustain Jewish community today and ensure a rich Jewish community accessible to everyone for generations. The result? We touch every Jewish life in Los Angeles, Israel and the world—starting with yours.
Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles
Jewish Federation of Greater Los AngelesThursday, April 26th, 2018 at 6:46am
Check out this article on the opening of the Unistream Center in Pisgat Ze'ev - the first of four new Unistream centers in Jerusalem! The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles and Unistream announced a multi-year strategic partnership in January 2017 to close socioeconomic gaps in Israel and make the start-up dream a reality for all Israeli youth. The partnership aims to increase impact and expand the reach of Unistream in Israel. We recently announced new entrepreneurship centers which will be opened in Jerusalem, in collaboration with Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat and the Jerusalem Municipality, The Jerusalem Development Authority, and the Minister of Jerusalem and Heritage. Unistream - Empowering Youth Entrepreneurship
Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles
Jewish Federation of Greater Los AngelesWednesday, April 25th, 2018 at 5:18am
Tune in to hear from Global VP of A&R at Warner Music Group Aton Ben-Horin about his professional growth and climb to a top role in an internationally recognized entertainment and record label conglomerate. Amid talk with Jay about music (obviously!), religion, Israel, and food, Aton generously offers advice to those pursuing a career in the industry that has treated him so well. #Jays4Questions is available on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify, Google Play, Stitcher and our website at
Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles
Jewish Federation of Greater Los AngelesTuesday, April 24th, 2018 at 6:50am
Join The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles and Councilmembers Bob Blumenfield, Mitchell Englander, Paul Koretz, Paul Krekorian, and David Ryu at Los Angeles City Hall to celebrate Jewish Heritage Month with LA community members on May 4th at 10 am! We are partnering with the City of Los Angeles and the UCLA Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies for this event, which will feature remarks by city officials, a performance by Ellis Island Band's KlezMexKo, a reception with classic Jewish fare, and docent-led tours of the exhibit Jews of Los Angeles: A Sense of Home, a Sense. Please RSVP at the link below and see you there! #JFedLA The American Jewish Historical Society (AJHS)



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