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Nov 15, 2012, 14:37 ET The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles Stands in Solidarity With the People of Israel

Federation President Jay Sanderson is in Israel Now Representing the Los Angeles Jewish Community The Jewish Federation of Greater Los...


Oct 25, 2012, 13:30 ET The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles Grand Opening Of Valley Alliance Office Sunday, October 28, 2012; 1pm-3pm

NEW LOCATION WITH GREATER PROXIMITY TO SUPPORTERS  The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles announces the Grand Opening of its...


Jul 17, 2012, 14:45 ET Special Needs, Special Mission: The Jewish Federation Sponsors Trip To Cutting-edge Israeli Programs For Adults With Developmental Disabilities

More than 35 leaders of the disability rights community in California are embarking on a seven-day mission to Israel, July 20-27th, sponsored by...


Apr 18, 2012, 16:00 ET Record-Breaking Donation Strengthens The Jewish Federation's Mission of Ensuring The Jewish Future

 The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles announces the establishment of The Geri & Richard Brawerman Leadership Institute. A...


Mar 08, 2012, 15:19 ET The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles Convenes the Jewish Community to Welcome Shimon Peres, President of the State of Israel

 Jay Sanderson, President and CEO of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, issued the following statement on the historic occasion...


Jun 11, 2010, 16:00 ET Hundreds of Volunteers to Take 'Community Challenge' Throughout L.A. on Sunday

The Federation Mobilizes The Community To Fight Hunger The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles is mobilizing hundreds of volunteers in a...


Jun 04, 2010, 12:30 ET Community Rally in Support of Israel on Sunday

LARGE CROWD EXPECTED TO SHOW SOLIDARITY The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, the Israeli Consulate and numerous partners are...


Jun 01, 2010, 11:59 ET Federation Condemns Attacks on Israel Defense Forces

Self-Defense by IDF Led to Violent Clash with Aid Flotilla The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles condemns the unprovoked attacks on...


May 13, 2010, 14:00 ET Jewish Federation Community Conversation with President Jay Sanderson and PJ Library Los Angeles Launch

As promised in his blogs and web postings to donors and other members of the community, Jay Sanderson, president of The Jewish Federation of...


Feb 18, 2010, 14:47 ET Jewish Federation Volunteers to Raise $4 million This Sunday

The Federation's Super Sunday Shows Strength of Community The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles will host Super Sunday, the L.A. Jewish...


Jun 25, 2008, 01:00 ET Gary Winnick Supports the Jewish Federation's KOREH L.A. Literacy Program

LOS ANGELES, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- KOREH L.A. is the non-sectarian volunteer literacy program created by The Jewish Federation of Greater Los...


Jun 13, 2008, 01:00 ET Gary Winnick Supports The Jewish Federation's Holy Land Democracy Project

LOS ANGELES, June 13 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2003, The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles and the Archdiocese of Los Angeles collaborated to...


May 09, 2008, 01:00 ET Jewish Federation Establishes Emergency Relief Fund for Victims of Myanmar Cyclone

LOS ANGELES, May 9 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the devastating cyclone that hit Myanmar this week, The Jewish Federation of Greater Los...


Apr 17, 2006, 01:00 ET Jewish Federation Condemns Terror Bombing

LOS ANGELES, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles denounced today's violent terror act committed by a...


Jul 20, 2001, 01:00 ET Governor Gray Davis, Mayor James Hahn Join More Than 10,000 People and Over 60 Community Organizations at Solidarity Rally for the People of Israel

LOS ANGELES, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles is sponsoring the largest Solidarity Rally Los Angeles has seen...


Jun 11, 2001, 01:00 ET The Jewish Federation Establishes Trauma Fund To Aid Victims of Terror in Israel

LOS ANGELES, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles has announced the establishment of a fund designed to aid the...


Sep 28, 2000, 01:00 ET Seniors at Hirsh Family Kosher Kitchen to Receive Special Rosh Hashanah Holiday Baskets of Challah, Apples and Honey on Friday, September 29, To Mark Beginning of Jewish New Year

Los Angeles, John Fishel, President of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles and Jonathan Brandler, President of Jewish...


Sep 21, 2000, 01:00 ET JEWISH NEW YEAR PRESS OPPORTUNITIES FROM THE JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER LOS ANGELES

Seniors at Hirsh Family Kosher Kitchen to Receive Special Rosh Hashanah Holiday Baskets of Challah, Apples and Honey on Friday, September 29,...


Sep 14, 2000, 01:00 ET The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles Reaches Out To Young And Old As Jewish New Year (5761) Approaches

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles -- the second largest non-sectarian umbrella fundraising...


Aug 07, 2000, 01:00 ET Statement of John R. Fishel, President, The Jewish Federation Of Greater Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- This is an historic time in America. The anticipated announcement that Senator Joseph Lieberman of...


Jul 01, 2000, 01:00 ET Statement of John R. Fishel, President, The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles strongly condemns today's guilty verdicts of 10 of the "Shiraz...


Apr 17, 2000, 01:00 ET The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles Cooking Up Memorable Passover 2000 (5760) Feast

LOS ANGELES, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- In keeping with the Passover message "Maot Chitim" (all who are hungry, let them come and eat), The Jewish...


Apr 06, 2000, 01:00 ET The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles Cooking Up Memorable Passover 2000 (5760) Feast

LOS ANGELES, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- In keeping with the Passover message "Maot Chitim" (all who are hungry, let them come and eat), The Jewish...


Apr 05, 2000, 01:00 ET 'Pray for the Iranian Jews this Sabbath,' Pleads the Jewish Federation Of Greater Los Angeles and Iranian American Jewish Federation

LOS ANGELES, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- On the final Sabbath before 13 Jews in Iran go on trial -- perhaps for their lives -- Jews around the...


Feb 24, 2000, 00:00 ET The Jewish Federation's 21st Super Sunday, Which Raises Money for Those In Need, to Be Held February 27 at Four Sites Around Los Angeles

- Annual Phone-a-thon Anticipates Raising $Five Million in One Day; VIPs Including KTLA's Paul Ryan, Actress Lainie Kazan and Congressman Brad...