Join us in honoring Rodney Freeman at our largest-ever Real Estate & Construction (REC) dinner. Rodney’s philanthropic and professional ideals of Building Community, Building Relationships are showcased in this not-to-be-missed event. Help make a difference and seize opportunities to create a thriving community for future generations. Don’t miss out on the REC Fall lineup and sign up for Tour de Summer Camps on October 25th.
Chairman of the Board
Celebrate community and freedom at our annual Community Passover Seder, hosted by our Federation’s Community Engagement Strategic Initiative. Join local leaders, activists, and elected officials as we come together to build a better Los Angeles. Hear personal accounts, engage in thought-provoking dialogue, and learn how you can address critical issues like homelessness. Visit www.JewishLA.org/ce for more information.
Join National Young Leadership Cabinet (NYLC), the premier leadership and philanthropic program within The Jewish Federations of North America. NYLC is comprised of men and women ages 30 to 45 who are committed to shaping a bright future for Jewish people worldwide. Develop leadership skills, advocate for Israel, and participate in exclusive Federation events. Contact Alexandra Kadoche at (323) 761-8164 or AKadoche@JewishLA.org for more information.
“Connect for Good at the REC Dinner: Honoree Jesse Sharf shares his passion for philanthropy and the importance of giving back. Find out how he is making a difference in the lives of others and teaching his children about the value of helping those in need. Learn more about the REC Division and how you can get involved.”
Last Thursday, Brentwood Country Club’s athletes came out for a day full of camaraderie and friendly competition at their 66th Annual Jewish Federation Men’s Play Day! There were approximately 120 golfers and 25 tennis players in all—swinging, driving, putting and serving in support of our Federation’s life-changing work. After the games had come to an end, Brentwood Campaign Co-Chair Darren Lewin welcomed club members and introduced Martin, Michael and Zane Koss who led the room in the motzi. Darren also acknowledged the committee for helping to make the day such a success, and thanked Co-Chair Ken Pressberg. Freddie Reiss, President of Brentwood Country Club, encouraged club members to continue to contribute generously to support The Jewish Federation. Ken Pressberg then thanked Golf Chairs Andrew Kirsh and Ken Wofle, Tennis Chairs Larry Blivas and Robert Forst, and Golf Pro Patrick Casey and Tennis Pro Dave Smith for organizing the tournaments. Congratulations again to the two winning golf teams, Danny Levene, Paul Arenson, Steve Lovett, Alan Fragen, Benjy Deutch, Lou Gram, Ian Kravitz and the tennis champions, Steve Lovett, Joel Altshule, Evan Libaw, Bob We
The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles hosts world premiere with Prime Minister Netanyahu at Paramount Studios. Israel: The Royal Tour, a one-hour special hosted by CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg, provides an unprecedented tour of Israel led by Prime Minister Netanyahu. Learn about Israel’s iconic destinations and hear a frank discussion on the region’s situation.