Learn about the incredible journey and impact made by President & CEO Jay Sanderson in this week’s Jewish Journal cover story. Discover how our Jewish Federation has positively influenced the entire Jewish community under his strong leadership.
Join Jay Sanderson, President & CEO of our Federation, and David Suissa, President of Tribe Media/Jewish Journal, as they discuss the future of our local and global Jewish community. Discover the steps needed to create a bright tomorrow, including inclusivity, meeting the community where they are, and finding value in Jewish life. Listen now on iTunes, Spotify, and Stitcher.
President & CEO Jay Sanderson moderates a panel of Jewish leaders discussing the challenges of COVID-19 and the need for collaboration and innovation in creating a more inclusive Jewish community and a better future for all.
Join President & CEO Jay Sanderson on the What Gives? podcast as he outlines a post-pandemic Jewish future. Discover how the COVID-19 pandemic has shaped the Los Angeles Jewish community and how Jay leads the Federation’s response with vision and purpose. Explore the evolving definition of modern Jewish life and the challenges facing the diverse and polarized LA Jewish community.
“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.”
Learn how to create a spectacular Shavuot dish and a dairy-based cocktail accompaniment in this lively Zoom experience with Jay Sanderson and Rob Eshman. Discover the Jewish response to the current crisis and what the post-COVID Jewish future holds. Don’t miss the recipes for Jay’s beet martini and beet soup in the follow-up article!
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Learn how our Federation responds to crises in the Jewish community. President & CEO Jay Sanderson recounts his experience and discusses the Federation’s role in convening partners and mobilizing resources. Tune in to the emergency podcast for an in-depth look at the Federation’s response. Support the L.A. Wildfire Relief Fund at www.JewishLA.org/LAFires.
Join us at The Jewish Federations of North America’s General Assembly (GA) in Israel to discuss and tackle the challenges facing our Jewish world today. This year’s theme is “We Need to Talk.” Let’s listen and learn from each other, exchange thoughts and ideas, and make our Jewish world stronger and more open.
The Jewish Federation and Jewish Family Service have partnered to create the Ezra Network, addressing the communal crisis faced by thousands in the community. Along with other organizations, they have rescued people from poverty, provided housing stability, and ensured access to food. A resource guide with various services is available for those in need. Support is crucial for their life-saving work.
Join us this Friday for a global teaching Shabbat, promoting diversity, equality, and inclusion. Stand together against hate and division by attending or hosting a Shabbat dinner. Visit OneTable.org/togetheratthetable to sign up. Let’s come together as a community and make a difference during this divisive time. Stay updated on local events with our partners. Shabbat Shalom.
Join President & CEO Jay Sanderson on a once-in-a-lifetime Federation mission to Russia. Discover the history of Russian Jewish life, visit impactful programs, and connect with the Jewish community. See the Federation’s work in action and create close relationships with fellow travelers. Experience the power of travel and the impact of our work abroad. Don’t miss out on this extraordinary opportunity. Contact us for more information.
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SEO Excerpt: Richard Sandler, Chairman of the Jewish Federations of North America, was celebrated at the General Assembly in Los Angeles. The event provided an opportunity for professionals and young leaders to network and learn best practices. The GA highlighted the innovative work of the Federation, including the Tour de Summer Camps fundraising event. Over 3,000 people attended, and next year’s GA will be held in Washington, D.C.
Join us at the L’Dor V’Dor Luncheon where award-winning creativity and life-changing philanthropy come together. Hear from guest speaker Jill Soloway, creator of Transparent, and witness Gayle Weiss accept the Doris Factor Women’s Leadership Award. Experience an inspiring event that connects women from all generations in our community. Don’t miss out! Contact Linda Fenton at (323) 761-8275 for more information.
Join us for D2: L’Dor V’Dor, an annual event celebrating generations of friendship and philanthropy in our Jewish community. Experience a stunning brunch by the Pacific Ocean, followed by a moving program, heartfelt speeches, and inspiring stories. Together, we’ve raised an extraordinary $1.6 million for our impactful work around the globe. Don’t miss out – email LdorVdor@JewishLA.org or call (323) 761-8275 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.”
Join us at the It Takes A Woman event with keynote speaker Giselle Fernandez. Experience the power of women’s philanthropy and support our Federation. Help us provide non-medical monetary support for families in need. Get involved with our Valley Alliance Women’s Department and make a difference in our community. Contact Leah Kitz at LKitz@JewishLA.org or (818) 668-2340.
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.