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We Remember Max Steinberg, San Fernando Valley Native and IDF Soldier Killed in Gaza

We Remember Max Steinberg, San Fernando Valley Native and IDF Soldier Killed in Gaza

It is with great sorrow that we mourn the loss of Max Steinberg (z”l), a San Fernando Valley native and a soldier in the Golani Brigade of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), was killed Sunday along with 12 other soldiers in the Gaza Strip amidst an Israeli operation to quell rocket fire and destroy underground smuggling tunnels. Read More »

Saving Lives in Moldova

Saving Lives in Moldova

I recently spent two weeks in Israel with two different L.A. Jewish Federation trips. On my last day in Israel, the group was standing on Rothschild Boulevard when our tour guide, Abraham, stopped us abruptly. Read More »

Head of Israel Trauma Coalition Personally Thanks Federation Donors in L.A.

Head of Israel Trauma Coalition Personally Thanks Federation Donors in L.A.

Dr. Talia Levanon, Director of the Israel Trauma Coalition (ITC), which mobilizes over 40 organizations worldwide to prepare for and respond to catastrophes as well as in between crises, met with Federation donors in Los Angeles recently to share insights about her work and to thank them for their generous support. Read More »

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JFNA Statement on Murder Arrests

JFNA Statement on Murder Arrests

The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) condemn the brutal murder of 16-year-old Palestinian, Mohammed Abu Khdeir, and is appalled by the heinous nature of this crime. We commend the Israeli Police for the swift arrests, and have full confidence that the Israeli justice system will ensure that those responsible will be punished to the full extent of the law. Read More »

Walking in History to See the Future: Major Gifts Mission to Berlin & Vienna

Walking in History to See the Future: Major Gifts Mission to Berlin & Vienna

Our Federation’s Major Gifts Mission to Berlin and Vienna just returned after 8 days filled with incredible stories of survival, renewal, history and passion. We traveled with 32 donors and explored numerous sites rich in culture, tragedy, and inspiration. Read More »

Statement on the murder of Naftali, Gilad and Eyal

Statement on the murder of Naftali, Gilad and Eyal

On behalf of our Los Angeles Jewish community, we join with our brothers and sisters across the Jewish world in mourning the tragic loss of Naftali Frenkel, Gilad Shaar and Eyal Yifrach. Read More »

Holy Land Democracy Project Educators Discover the Paradoxes of Israel

Holy Land Democracy Project Educators Discover the Paradoxes of Israel

In our Holy Land Democracy Project’s 10th year of bringing non-Jewish high school teachers to Israel in order to “see it for themselves,” a total of 20 educators traveled with us June 5-15th on our annual trip. Read More »

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