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We Are Proud To Be Different

We Are Proud To Be Different

We are different and we embrace differences. As a Federation, we are a unique organization and different from others across North America. Our purpose is to support, sustain, build and ignite our Jewish community. We identify our greatest challenges and we address them with our partners. When we see a challenge that presents an opportunity for us to respond and bring positive results, we move forward. We don’t hesitate to make an impact. We have a growing number of adults with special needs in Los Angeles. Each one deserves a path to a meaningful and Jewish life in our community, not outside of it. This is a challenge we are facing head on — today. Read More »

Have you ever met a Lion?

Have you ever met a Lion?

Our Federation’s Lions of Judah are an incredible group of philanthropic, committed and dedicated women that are making an impact on our communities, here and abroad. The International Lion of Judah Conference is taking place September 11-13 in Washington D.C., and will bring Lions together from all over the world. Read our interview with Laura Ozer, who will be attending the Conference for the first time! Read More »

Tour de Summer Camps: Meet Rider Karmi Monsher!

Tour de Summer Camps: Meet Rider Karmi Monsher!

This year, we are profiling a few of our riders to find out why they participate in Tour de Summer Camps. Longtime Federation supporter and two-time rider Karmi Monsher shares her Tour de Summer Camps story below. Read More »

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Tour de Summer Camps: Meet Rider Rabbi Richard Camras!

Tour de Summer Camps: Meet Rider Rabbi Richard Camras!

On Sunday, October 30th, The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles will proudly hold our 4th annual Tour de Summer Camps, the community-wide cycling fundraiser that helps provide scholarships to send more of our kids to Jewish summer camp and help them build a lifelong connection to Jewish identity and values. Longtime Federation supporter and veteran rider Rabbi Richard Camras is looking forward to this year’s Tour de Summer Camps. Read More »

Tour de Summer Camps: Meet Rider Debi Benaron!

Tour de Summer Camps: Meet Rider Debi Benaron!

On Sunday, October 30th, The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles will proudly hold our 4th annual Tour de Summer Camps, the community-wide cycling fundraiser that helps provide scholarships to send more of our kids to Jewish summer camp and help them build a lifelong connection to Jewish identity and values. Read More »

Love Angeles:  A City-Wide Festival of Love

Love Angeles:  A City-Wide Festival of Love

Every year on the 15th day of the Jewish month of Av, a full moon rises and there’s a little more love in the air. Why? Because it’s Tu B’Av, the Jewish festival of love Read More »

Thoughts from Deena Eberly, A Leader Who Does it All

Thoughts from Deena Eberly, A Leader Who Does it All

Each year, The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles awards an exceptional young female lay leader (ages 30-45) with the Young Women’s Leadership Award, an honor that comes with a grant to attend the Jewish Federation of North America’s General Assembly (GA.). We sat down with Deena Eberly, last year’s award recipient, to learn more about her experience with the Federation and at the GA. Read More »

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