Meet Jonah Goldberg, Brawerman Fellowship recipient and Washington University graduate, as he shares how the Fellowship helped him explore his Jewish identity and grow as a leader. Through the Fellowship, Jonah was able to connect with the LA and national Jewish communities, expand his knowledge of Jewish philosophy, and make important career decisions. Thank you to The Jewish Federation for their support.
Meet Joshua Zommick, a Brawerman Fellow and recent UCLA graduate with a major in Material Science Engineering. Discover how the Brawerman Fellowship has empowered him to become a leader in the Jewish community, providing him with invaluable tools and opportunities. Hear about his experiences in Israel and the impactful community outreach activities he participated in.
Discover the transformative impact of the Brawerman Fellowship program on recent Georgetown University graduate, Rachel Harris. With a $10,000 annual scholarship, leadership development, and a supportive community, the Fellowship has empowered Rachel to become a confident, perceptive, and community-minded Jewish leader. Learn how the Fellowship fosters growth, connection, and tikkun olam in non-Jewish spaces.
Experience the life-changing impact of The Jewish Federation’s Brawerman Fellowship. Receive a $10,000 annual college scholarship and develop leadership skills through retreats, trips to Israel, and overseas opportunities. Applications for high school seniors are now open until February 19, 2019. Visit www.JewishLA.org/Brawerman to apply and email Brawerman@JewishLA.org for more information.
Nick Melvoin, Vice President of the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education, reflects on the importance of listening and learning in leadership. He credits his involvement in the Jewish Federation’s Rautenberg New Leaders Program (NLP) for providing him with the tools and network needed to make a difference in education. Learn more about the NLP program at www.yajewishla.org/program/nlp.
The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles’ Brawerman Fellowship welcomes a new cohort of graduating high school seniors. These students, chosen for their leadership, academics, community service, and commitment to Jewish life, receive a college scholarship and opportunities for retreats, trips to Israel, and other overseas experiences. Learn more about the Brawerman Fellowship by emailing OFrank@JewishLA.org.
Discover the lasting impact of a gap year in Israel, as one individual shares their transformative experience. Explore the opportunities for personal and professional growth through programs like Nativ and Masa Israel Journey. Learn how Masa Israel connects young adults worldwide with immersive experiences in Israel, fostering the next generation of Jewish leaders. Find out how The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles supports Masa alumni through networking, leadership seminars, and social action. Contact RDonay@JewishLA.org for more information on Israel programs.
The Federation is everywhere, working tirelessly to touch every Jewish life in Los Angeles, Israel, and the world. We prioritize safety, supporting Jewish schools and synagogues, and empowering Jewish students on college campuses. We also foster connections with Israel through twinning programs and educational opportunities. With our commitment to making a difference, you can trust in the Federation’s impactful work.
Discover the miracles we made in 2015: financial assistance, vocational training, and more for 10,000 Jews in need
“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.”
Reconnect with your Jewish roots and make a difference in your community through The Jewish Federation. Learn about their programs, like the “Fed Up with Hunger” initiative, and join young professionals in impactful activities. Experience life-changing trips to Israel and create lifelong friendships. Get involved with YALA or join a leadership program.
Discover how our College Campus Activities Committee (CCAC) is supporting Jewish students on campus through small grants and innovative programs. From Hillel to Jewish studies departments and more, students are finding meaningful ways to connect with Jewish life. Learn about the 2013-2014 grantees and how you can get involved in expanding Jewish opportunities on campus. Contact David Harris, Campus Activities Coordinator, at DHarris@JewishLA.org for more information.
Introducing our 2013 Brawerman Fellows: Meet Jason, Chelsea, Samantha, and Alyssa – four outstanding high school seniors who will receive a $10,000 annual college scholarship. These Fellows were chosen for their academic strength, financial need, and commitment to leadership, community service, and Jewish engagement. Learn more about their profiles and the Geri & Richard Brawerman Leadership Institute.
Introducing the 2012 Brawerman Fellows, a group of five high school seniors chosen for their academic strength, financial need, and commitment to leadership and Jewish engagement. Each fellow will receive a $10,000 annual college scholarship and participate in a program to develop their leadership skills. Learn more about the Geri & Richard Brawerman Leadership Institute at JewishLA.org.
Discover the incredible story of a mother’s surprise reunion with her son in the Israeli army. Learn how the Los Angeles Jewish Federation’s School Twinning Program made this touching moment possible, demonstrating the continued relevance of Zionism. Find out more about the program’s impact on students, parents, and faculty. Contact Ahuva Ron at (323) 761-8332 or ARon@JewishLA.org.