Yosef Nemanpour, an intern with the Federation’s Nazarian Initiative, shares his experiences and hopes for the Iranian Jewish community in L.A. The Nazarian Initiative aims to engage Persian Jews in their 20s and 30s as leaders in the Jewish community. Yosef emphasizes the importance of teamwork and small touchpoints in making a difference. He hopes for a more inclusive Jewish community in the future.
Our Federation’s NuRoots is here to help if you or someone you know needs food. With Swipe Out Hunger, we’re addressing Jewish young adult food insecurity in Los Angeles. Get immediate access to gift cards for groceries and meal delivery, as well as long-term resources. Visit swipehunger.org/wellfed to learn more and sign up anonymously.
“Our Federation has been a critical source of support and resources, breathing new life into our suffering Jewish communal organizations. We have counseled struggling teens, provided food and comfort when there was nowhere else to turn. With your help, we can continue to feed, inspire, and connect for the future. Please give today. Wishing you good health and safety.”
Our Federation is here to provide resources and comfort during this crisis. Join our extraordinary virtual celebration for Yom Ha’Atzmaut on April 29th and participate in a day of programming on the theme of “What Israel Means to Me.” If you or someone you know needs social services, contact our Community Call Line. Stay spiritually balanced and physically nourished with our session on living a healthy and vibrant life in challenging times. Visit our website for daily offerings of virtual activities and community. Support our efforts to care for our most vulnerable and strengthen our community by donating. We are here with you and ready to get through this together.
Discover the impact of family camp on Jewish education and engagement. Through immersive experiences and the guidance of dedicated counselors and staff, families are able to connect with others, explore Jewish traditions, and incorporate them into their daily lives. Join our Family Camp Project and create lasting bonds, curiosity, and a sense of Jewish identity.
Join us this Super Sunday, February 10th, to support the impactful work of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles. Your gift ensures our Federation remains the bedrock of our community, offering support in times of crisis and opportunity. Stand with us and make a meaningful difference. Thank you for your support.
Introducing Federation 20/20: A transformative change process by the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles. With a new vision and extended reach, Federation 20/20 aims to deepen engagement and increase resources within our community. Join us in ensuring the continued impact of our Federation for generations to come. Learn more about this critical process led by President & CEO Jay Sanderson.
LAJTI’s Teen Program Accelerator has transformed Jewish organizations in Los Angeles, providing enhanced experiences for teens. This program offers financial support, training, and coaching to professionals looking to create exceptional programs. Cohort 1 featured organizations such as BBYO, JQ International, and Moving Traditions. Stay tuned for updates on Cohort 2. For more information, contact Jessica Green at JGreen@JewishLA.org or (323) 761-8343.
Celebrate Jewish Disabilities Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM) in Los Angeles with a range of activities and initiatives. The Jewish Federation and partners are dedicated to making the community accessible and inclusive for all. Join the Jewish Community Inclusion Festival on February 26th for games, music, and inclusive activities. Learn more about JDAIM and get involved today.
Learn how IsraAID, an Israeli organization, leads global rescue and response efforts following natural disasters. From Japan to Ecuador, IsraAID provides immediate relief, trauma counseling, and long-term stability for affected communities. With a track record of helping 35 countries and over 1 million people, IsraAID’s impact is truly remarkable. Discover how they can offer support when the next earthquake hits Los Angeles.
LAJAC’s Knowledge is Power workshop series offers adults with special needs and their caregivers the opportunity to learn about new laws and tools that will help them plan their future. The workshops cover essential education on financial, legal, and government benefit issues. LAJAC is consolidating information and resources to make it easier for the community to access. Contact Michelle Resnick for more information.
Discover the miracles we made in 2015: financial assistance, vocational training, and more for 10,000 Jews in need
LAJAC: Creating a Community For All – Experience the inclusive and festive launch of LAJAC, the Los Angeles Jewish Abilities Center, providing opportunities for adults with special needs. Discover a user-friendly virtual resource center with 80 resources, 10 fillable/printable forms, and 24-7 online availability. Access practical resources, promote self-advocacy, and increase independence. Contact Michelle Resnick at (323) 761-8105 or MResnick@JewishLA.org for more information.
Partnering with The Jewish Federation, JQ International provides support and resources for LGBTQ Jews to navigate their dual identity. Through the Federation’s NextGen Engagement Initiative, JQ International has experienced significant growth and community building. With dedicated volunteers and financial support, they celebrate LGBTQ and Jewish identities in a nurturing community. Learn more at JQInternational.org or call (323) 417-2627.
Discover the Los Angeles Jewish Abilities Center, a platform providing resources and support to adults with special needs and their caregivers. Join us for the LAJAC Launch Party on June 14th to learn more about our virtual resource center and connect with the growing community of individuals facing challenges as they get older.
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.
Join us on June 9th for the unveiling of an exciting social entrepreneurial venture from the PresenTenseLA Fellowship. Explore the world of social entrepreneurship, collaborate with peers, and learn valuable tools to create and build your own ventures. Jake Weiner, founder of ZOOZ Fitness, is creating healthier lifestyles for young adults with disabilities through adaptive fitness programs. E-mail email@example.com for more information.
Support impoverished Jews in L.A. by donating to The Jewish Federation. The Ezra Network, a Federation program, provides personalized resources for Jews struggling with unemployment, addiction, and other hardships. Social workers are available at 19 synagogue locations, and job and legal counselors rotate throughout the Ezra Network sites. Make a small gift today to help transform lives and provide a safety net for those in need.
Prepare for extreme anti-Israel activities on campus this fall. Join our workshop for students and parents at Milken High School. Experienced panelists will address tough questions and provide useful tools for combating anti-Israel sentiment. Connect with campus professionals and local organizations for support. Don’t let your concerns go unheard. Sign up now.
“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.”