Bnei Akiva of Los Angeles

Bnei Akiva of Los Angeles
Program Name: 
Moshava California
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Cutting Edge
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Moshava California is the only Orthodox movement-based overnight camp west of the Mississippi.


Founded in 1929, Bnei Akiva is an international Orthodox youth movement that inspires and empowers Jewish youth with a deep commitment to the Jewish people and the State of Israel. The Los Angeles chapter works to develop and train the next generation of Zionist leaders and thinkers through year-round programming that is fun and educational and teaches leadership skills.

Grant Quote: 

"The partnership between Bnei Akiva of Los Angeles/Moshava Malibu shows how two organizations can come together…and focus their energies on common goals to create a success story for the betterment of the Jewish community.”

-Mark Rosenbaum, Board Member, Bnei Akiva of Los Angeles

"Through this partnership, the Shalom Institute and Bnei Akiva will positively impact the lives and Jewish trajectories of hundreds of campers and counselors for generations to come.” 

-Jonathan Gerber, Founding Board Member, Bnei Akiva of Los Angeles