“Our community celebrates Shavuot with great significance this year as we reflect on the giving of the Torah and our covenant with G-d. Despite the impact of the pandemic, we are committed to keeping everyone safe. Donate today and help us navigate this crisis together, as we plan for a future of celebrating our community and enjoying a rich Jewish life.”
Join us for Gear Up for Camp Day/Community Service Day on June 2nd! Help assemble camper care kits, prepare the garden beds, serve lunch, and assist with camp activities at Camp Bob Waldorf. Volunteers of all ages are welcome to make a difference in the lives of children attending the camp. Don’t miss this opportunity to give back to the community!
“No Summer Vacation: Addressing Jewish Poverty and Supporting Vulnerable Families and Seniors. Discover how our Jewish Federation is intensifying efforts to combat poverty and support struggling Jewish families. Join us in providing assistance to financially challenged children attending Jewish summer camps and schools. Together, we can build a stronger Jewish community for today and the future. Shabbat Shalom!”
Help the Children: Join our new initiative in partnership with Bet Tzedek to provide pro bono legal representation for underage clients impacted by recent changes to immigration laws. Attorneys, please contact AShpall@JewishLA.org for volunteer opportunities. Together, we can make a difference in the lives of these vulnerable children. Shabbat Shalom!
Discover the impact of supporting the Federation – from providing safety in Jewish day schools to sending children to Jewish schools and summer camps. Engage every Jew, young and aging, and connect them to our rich and diverse Jewish community. Help us continue to demonstrate the power of community and touch every Jewish life in Los Angeles, Israel, and around the world.
Discover essential health tips for dealing with the health hazards of wildfires in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties. Stay indoors, cover your nose and mouth, and continue using inhalers if you have respiratory problems. Protect your pets by keeping them indoors and avoiding exercise. Seek medical assistance if symptoms persist. For more information, visit the Women’s Guild Lung Institute at Cedars-Sinai website.
Our Federation’s Community Security Initiative (CSI) prioritizes your safety and security. We’ve launched Project Safe Classroom, initiated an early warning system, and trained over 250 professionals in recognizing and reporting pre-incident indicators. We’ve also created Shabbos Link to protect Jewish institutions. With over 300 site visits and a partnership with law enforcement, CSI provides the highest level of security to our community.
“Beginnings: Our Federation is committed to the Jewish journey from birth to giving birth and beyond. We invest in the next generations, starting with early childhood development. Through initiatives like The First 36 Project, we provide cutting-edge professional development for Parent & Me facilitators, promoting healthy and resilient families. Join us in building a strong Jewish community for the future.”
Join Rabbi Richard Camras and hundreds of community members on October 30th for the 4th annual Tour de Summer Camps. Help provide scholarships for Jewish summer camp and build a lifelong connection to Jewish identity and values. Choose from 18, 36, 62, or 100-mile routes. Sign up, volunteer, or donate today!
Teens transformed by Community Internship Program. Inspiring words from seven teens who made an impact during the program’s commencement ceremony. LAJTI’s internship provided real-world skills at Jewish nonprofit organizations throughout Los Angeles. Interns expressed surprise at the level of responsibility given to them. The program aims to open up the real world to high school students and encourage their contribution to society.
Celebrate PJ Library in Los Angeles’ 10,000th subscriber milestone! Thanks to the Polak family’s generous grant, an additional 1,000 children now receive free books and CDs with Jewish themes. Help support this incredible program and make a gift today. For more info or to sign up, visit the PJ Library website or contact Risa Goldstein at (818) 668-2343.
Discover the transformative power of Jewish summer camp and how it sparked General Campaign Chair Julie Platt’s commitment to The Jewish Federation. Through initiatives like Tour de Summer Camps, every child can have a similar experience. Join Julie in enriching the Jewish community and ensuring a strong Jewish future. Get involved and make a difference today.
This Passover, don’t be afraid to ask the big questions about the story behind the annual tradition. Watch a heartwarming video that encourages children to ask the questions we often shy away from. Join us in ensuring our Jewish future by getting in touch with your inner child and celebrating the holiday with joy.
Super Sunday 2015 was a huge success, raising over $1.2 million for our Federation. With a rockin’ band and delicious breakfast, the event was filled with positive energy. We heard inspiring stories about how our Federation’s initiatives are making a difference in our community, and celebrated the dedication of our volunteers and community members.
Discover the incredible impact of PJ Library® on Robyn Sherman Raskin and her son Daniel. Through receiving PJ Library books, Daniel has connected with Jewish culture and traditions, even choosing to donate his savings to children in need. Find out how PJ Library is making a lasting impression on families in Los Angeles. Contact Jessica Jablon at (818) 668-2338 or JJablon@JewishLA.org for more information.
Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, marking the 70th anniversary of Auschwitz-Birkenau liberation. Jannie, a survivor, reflects on her tragic past and the loss of her family. Her son, John, acknowledges the miracle of her survival and the importance of remembering the Holocaust’s impact. Read more about Jannie’s remarkable story here.
Learn how to protect your kids from predators online and in the real world. Join us for an enlightening discussion featuring legal commentator Robin Sax, who will share best practices and guidelines for talking to your children about predators. Don’t miss this opportunity to arm yourself with information and keep your family safe.
Join us at Global Jewry: One People, One World on November 16th to learn about our impactful work with children and families in Russia, in partnership with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Discover how we revitalize Jewish life, connect families, and create unforgettable holiday celebrations. Register now for a captivating program!
Join us for Tour de Summer Camps on September 21st at Camp Alonim. Help raise funds for local summer camps and give children the opportunity to experience the magic of Jewish summer camp. Choose from four incredible courses and easily set up your own fundraising page. Be a part of transforming lives and passing on Jewish values to future generations. Contact email@example.com for more information.