Celebrate Thanksgiving with loved ones and reflect on the importance of gratitude and compassion. Learn the history of Thanksgiving and President Abraham Lincoln’s vision for the holiday. Discover how a social worker helped a mother and daughter find housing and receive assistance. Embrace the spirit of Thanksgiving by opening our hearts and creating a better world for all. Happy Thanksgiving from R’ Noah Farkas.
“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.”
We are in a crisis. Our Federation is committed to addressing our greatest challenges, including the impact of the coronavirus. Join us in supporting our Jewish community through the Annual Campaign. Your gift will make all the difference. Donate now and help us get through this together. Thank you.
Experience the amazing opportunity of Onward Israel, an eight-week internship program in Israel. Gain valuable professional experience, make new friends, and explore contemporary Israel. Join the program and live in the heart of Tel Aviv for personal growth and career development. Applications for Summer 2019 are now open, apply today!
The Miracle of Light & The Power of Community – Celebrate the miracle of light with your friends and family this week. In the face of recent tragedies, our community has come together to support one another. The Jewish Federation keeps Jewish Los Angeles safe and vibrant, serving as a pillar of strength during times of crisis. Support our community today. Happy Chanukah!
Our Federation’s essential role in caring for vulnerable seniors in our community is highlighted during Thanksgiving. Ida, a 90-year-old Holocaust survivor, receives in-home support and respite services through our partnership with Jewish Family Service. Our care extends across the world, as shown when we met another woman with a similar story in Ukraine. Happy Thanksgiving from our President & CEO, Jay Sanderson.
Join us at MainStage, the Jewish Federation’s annual young adult fundraiser on November 29th at Avalon Hollywood. Be inspired, be social, be generous! Last year, young professionals brought in over $1 million to help the Federation. Don’t miss out on this night full of food, talent, drinks and more! Get your ticket now at www.MainStageLA.org. #MainStageLA #JFedLA
Join us for the 4th annual Tour de Summer Camps on October 30th! Help send more kids to Jewish summer camp and create lifelong connections to Jewish identity and values. Meet rider Jonathan Ahdoot, who is riding 18 miles for this compelling cause. Sign up to ride, volunteer, or donate today! Visit the Tour de Summer Camps website or contact the team at (323) 761-8013.
Join Debi Benaron on October 30th for the Tour de Summer Camps, a cycling fundraiser supporting scholarships for Jewish summer camps. Ride with Team Out-spoke-n and experience the unity of Orthodox, Conservative, and Reform camps. Choose from 18, 36, 62, or 100-mile routes. Don’t be nervous, 18 miles is easy on our amazing rental bikes. Sign up, volunteer, or donate now!
Inclusion is at the heart of Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month. Discover Jesse’s journey as a Jewish superhero, gaining strength and confidence through his community, family, and various programs. Learn how organizations like ETTA and Camp Ramah provide support and opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Contact Miriam Maya for more information.
Inclusion is essential for everyone, including Jacob Haimovitz, a senior at Van Nuys High School with autism. He finds belonging in activities like Israeli Scouts and reading books in public places. The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles is dedicated to making Jewish life accessible for all, prioritizing awareness and inclusion for members of the community with disabilities. Visit www.JewishLA.org/Inclusion 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.”
Celebrate Passover with your friends and create a meaningful experience with the help of Birthright Israel alumni. Register your Seder through NEXT and receive resources and a small stipend to make your celebration unforgettable. Whether you want a traditional or contemporary Seder, this opportunity allows you to easily participate in Jewish life and create lasting memories with your peers.
Legendary director James Burrows shares insights and stories from his illustrious career at our Federation’s Entertainment Division event. With 10 Emmy® awards and 4 DGA awards under his belt, Burrows has directed iconic TV comedies including Will & Grace, Friends, Cheers, and Taxi. Attendees gained valuable knowledge and advice for their own careers. Contact us for more information on our Entertainment Division.
Join us at the Lion of Judah 2014 Luncheon, a dynamic gathering of philanthropic women supporting our Jewish community. With inspiring speakers, including Randi Zuckerberg, and over $3 million raised in support of our Federation’s work, this event is not to be missed. Contact Karen Sternfeld or Leah Kitz for more information.
Inclusion in our community is highlighted in this post about Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month. The author shares their experiences at Camp JCA Shalom, where they felt included and accepted despite their Asperger syndrome. Camp taught them about friendship and connecting with others. They now strive to create the same inclusive environment for others.
Celebrate Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month with Emily as she shares her journey of inclusion and self-acceptance. Despite her learning disabilities, Emily finds joy in her Friendship Circle friends and their visits. Discover how the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles is working towards making Jewish life more accessible for everyone. Visit www.jewishla.org/Inclusion for more information.
Discover why YALA (Young Adults of Los Angeles) is the ultimate community for young Jewish adults in their 20s and 30s. With social, professional, philanthropic, and community service opportunities, YALA offers a chance to connect with like-minded individuals. Join us as we build a stronger Jewish community in Los Angeles, Israel, and beyond. Visit www.yala.org for more information.
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SEO Excerpt: Join Chaverim and Shlemut Network in celebrating Inclusion Awareness Month. See how invitations from synagogues like Congregation Or Ami and Sinai Temple are changing our communities. Discover the importance of welcoming special needs groups and learn how you can make a difference. Visit www.shlemutnetwork.org to join upcoming events and support inclusion for all.