Founded in 1961, The Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust (LAMOTH) is dedicated to Holocaust commemoration and education to inspire a just world. LAMOTH focuses on the remembrance and preservation of the stories, victims, and events of the Holocaust, inspiring dignity thorough education on this important history.
The LAMOTH Art & Memory Programs are designed to engage middle, high school, and college students in Holocaust history through artistic reflection and historical exploration. Through intergenerational dialogue, students learn about the past and shape the future landscape of Holocaust education and remembrance, nurturing leadership in our community.
Founded in 2006, Moishe House trains, supports, and empowers young Jewish leaders who live in a house together as they create meaningful experiences in their local communities for themselves and their peers.
Moishe House LA supports the engagement of young Jewish adults who live together in multiple Moishe House locations throughout Los Angeles as they encourage thousands of their peers to engage in Jewish life.
Founded in 2005, Moving Traditions creates experiences that inspire Jewish teens to openly explore fundamental questions of identity and society. It helps teens reach their full potential by connecting relevant content with enduring Jewish values, and by fostering positive peer-to-peer relationships through its trained mentors.
Coming of Age is a program for hundreds of 6th and 7th graders and their parents that explores what it means to come of age as a Jewish adult and serves to encourage continued Jewish education and involvement post b'nai mitzvah.
Founded in 2011, Netiya empowers people to grow food on faith-based lands in Los Angeles. Rooted in ancient traditions of land stewardship and earth-based wisdom, the organization grows food to mitigate hunger and nourish the spirit.
Engage, unify and mobilize members of the Jewish community and unaffiliated Jews across LA to participate in a campaign of volunteerism, advocacy, and gardening/ environmental programming to address hunger and improve policies related to food access.
Founded in 2014, headquartered in New York with hubs in Chicago, the San Francisco Bay Area, Colorado, Washington, D.C. and Atlanta, OneTable empowers Jewish young adults, from post-college to pre-family, to build community by creating their own authentic Shabbat dinners, ultimately forming a lifelong Shabbat practice.
The Los Angeles Launch creates a Shabbat dinner movement that fosters a community of young adults more connected to one another and their Jewish heritage.
Founded in 2009, OpenDor Media (formerly Jerusalem U) works to emotionally and intellectually connect young Jews to Israel, Judaism, and the Jewish people through its award-winning documentary films and shorts, digital distribution strategies, film-based experiential events, and professional development.
Step Up For Israel is a multifaceted film-based Israel education program that works to engage thousands of high school and college students, teachers, and the entire community in developing a strong relationship with Israel and the Jewish community.
Founded in 2013, the Pico Union Project is a multi-faith and culture center established to put to action the Jewish principle to "love your neighbor as you want to be loved." Built in the facility of one of Los Angeles's most historic synagogues, it is a space for song and story, theater and dance, ritual and prayer, and community activism.
The Sanctuary @Pico Union is building a vibrant alternative Jewish community in downtown Los Angeles offering experiences related to spiritual discovery, artistic expression and community activism for thousands of Jews across Los Angeles.
Based in New York City, with offices in L.A. and San Francisco, Reboot Inc. was founded in 2003 to engage Jewish young adults who are typically not involved in amy formal Jewish institutions. RebootLA provides Jewish young adults with the opportunity to come together, reboot their Jewish identity, and develop creative professional collaborations. The core of Reboot's growing network is comprised of creative opinion leaders in their twenties to early forties, interested in exploring their Jewish identities and creating ways for their peers to do the same. Reboot participants, in an effort to engage their peers in an exploration of what it means to be Jewish today, have developed a new magazine (Guilt & Pleasure), created a Jewish archival record label (Reboot Stereophonic), undertaken national research projects, produced films, written books, and founded spiritual communities such as IKAR, Brooklyn Jews and RituaLab.
The RebootLA program aims to build a city-wide network of 3,000 culturally influential, young 'Rebooters' who engage their peers in intellectually stimulating activities and inspire them to explore their Jewish identity through creative work. To reengage young Jews who may be disconnected from traditional Jewish organizations, RebootLA distributes a biweekly e-letter listing cultural, spiritual and activist events; conducts a weekly variety show to engage writers and performers in Shabbat celebrations and Torah study; organizes monthly salons; offers a quarterly speaking series featuring experts in unrelated fields exploring critical issues in Jewish life; conducts readings, music and film events based on material presented in the magazine Guilt & Pleasure; and offers bus tours with Progressive Jewish Alliance highlighting opportunities for social action.
Engage culturally influential young Jews and their peers, who are typically uninvolved in any Jewish institutions, in intellectual, creative and cultural activities that inspire them to connect to their Jewish identity.
Founded in 2001, Reboot offers intimate and community events, gatherings, and exhibitions along with recordings, books, films, and a wide array of digital participation programs that engage hundreds of thousands of millennial Jews annually in connecting to Jewish life. Founded in 2004, IKAR is a thriving Jewish community focused on ritual and spiritual practice and a deep commitment to social justice.
Death Over Dinner: Jewish Edition engages thousands of Jews, primarily in their 20’s, 30’s, and 40’s, in dinner table conversation about death, relationships, and end-of-life questions.
Founded in 2005, Remember Us connects young people in dialogue and collaboration with Holocaust survivors and invites children preparing for b'nai mitzvah to honor the memory of a child lost in the Holocaust.
The Righteous Conversation Project facilitates dialogue with Holocaust survivors. Through its film, art, and music programs, students have the opportunity to carry on the work of the Holocaust remembrance, speak up about issues of conscience, and work toward creating a more humane and dignified world.
Founded in 1980, the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America works to enrich the resources, vision, and commitment of the leaders and change agents who shape the future of Jewish life in North America. It works with educational, religious, and community institutions providing text study, peer learning, and interdenominational dialogue.
Hartman Los Angeles: Building Jewish Community engages thousands of rabbis, lay leaders, educators, Jewish professionals, and community members through a strategic, integrated approach of four learning models designed to elevate discourse, educate the community, and build bridges across diverse constituencies, institutions, and ideologies.
Founded in 2006 and located in the Malibu Mountains, the Shalom Institute builds and strengthens Jewish identity by providing experiential Jewish educational opportunities. It focuses on nurturing Jewish values, cultivating leadership, developing community, fostering social awareness, and instilling an appreciation for the environment.
Shemesh Organic Farm Employment Internship Program for Adults with Developmental Disabilities is a social enterprise employing Jewish adults of all abilities in developing products for sale in the Jewish community and across Los Angeles.
Founded in 1951, Silverlake Independent Jewish Community Center is a home for culture, ideas, and belonging on the Eastside of Los Angeles. It provides a family education center and community gathering space based in Jewish values and tradition.
Culture Lab engages groups of Jewish artists from disciplines that include writing, visual arts, media arts, dance, and theater who collaborate on the creation and presentation of new work inspired by a Jewish theme.
Founded in 1977, the Simon Wiesenthal Center is an international Jewish human rights organization that confronts anti-Semitism, hate, and terrorism; promotes human rights and dignity; stands with Israel; and teaches the lessons of the Holocaust for future generations.
iAct Impact uses a multimedia educational approach to help students and faculty on college campuses confront hate speech and anti-Semitism.
Founded in 2001 in Los Angeles, StandWithUS is an international organization dedicated to educating people of all ages about Israel and combating extremism and anti-Semitism.
The J.D. Fellowship will launch a fellowship that includes educational workshops, a mission to Israel, culminating projects and semi-annual dinners for 30 Jewish law students who will learn how to use legal tools to defend Israel.
Founded in 2001, StandWithUs is an international Israel education organization dedicated to educating people of all ages about Israel and combating the extremism and anti-Semitism that often distorts the issues. It works to increase understanding and improve misperceptions about Israel through education and outreach.
The High School Outreach Program provides educational workshops, seminars, presentations, and resources to high schools to inspire students to become better educated about Israel and to be prepared to combat anti-Israel sentiment they amy face on college campuses.
Los Angeles Museum of the HolocaustThe LAMOTH Art & Memory ProgramsYouth
Moishe HouseMoishe House LANext Gen Engagement
Moving TraditionsComing of AgeYouth
OneTableLos Angeles LaunchNext Gen Engagement
OpenDor MediaStep Up For IsraelIsrael Advocacy
Pico Union ProjectThe Sanctuary@Pico UnionArts & Culture
RebootReboot Jewish Identity Among Creative Young AdultsNext Gen Engagement
Reboot in partnership with IKARDeath over Dinner: Jewish EditionNext Gen Engagement
Remember UsThe Righteous Conversation ProjectYouth
Shalom Hartman Institute of North AmericaHartman Los Angeles: Building Jewish CommunityReligious Life
Shalom Institute: Camp and Conference CenterShemesh Organic Farm Employment Internship Program for Adults with Developmental DisabilitiesSpecial Needs
Silverlake Independent Jewish Community CenterCulture LabArts & Culture
Simon Wiesenthal CenteriAct ImpactReligious Life
StandWithUsJ.D. FellowshipIsrael Advocacy
StandWithUsThe High School Israel EducationIsrael Advocacy