Stories of Giving

Hear our donors share their stories.


Jewish Community Foundation Donors Dorit and Harry Nelson Photo for Legacy Magazine

Dorit & Harry Nelson: Sparking Joy through Tzedakah

Our hearts are pulled in so many directions because there are so many needs. We…

Foundation Trustee Jeffrey Loeb

by Jeffrey Loeb, Foundation Trustee and family wealth consultant, Loeb & Loeb LLP One secret…

Jewish Community Foundation Donor Arthur Greenberg Portrait for Legacy Magazine

Arthur Greenberg: A Life of Service and Philanthropy

I’ve made arrangements in my estate plan that will enable my sons to use the…

Jewish Community Foundation Donors Raphael and Sasha Morozov

Raphael & Sasha Morozov

To make the most impact, one must not simply donate but think outside the box,…

Jewish Community Foundation Donor Jane Jelenko

Jane Jelenko

The Foundation has helped guide me on how to most strategically structure my giving. The…

Jewish Community Foundation Donors Jessica Nadel and Josh Feffer with their family

Jessica Nadel & Josh Feffer

by Steve Gamer, Vice President of Advancement Josh Feffer and Jessica Nadel established a Donor…

Jeremy Barnett

A Calabasas resident, Jeremy is the chief marketing officer for Cyberscout, a cybersecurity services company….

Jewish Community Foundation Donor David Jacobs for Legacy Magazine

Q&A with David Jacobs, Financial Planner and Foundation Donor

David is a financial planner involved in the LA Jewish community and says The Foundation…

Jewish Community Foundation Donor Suzanne Weiss Morgen Headshot for Legacy

Honoring the Past: Suzanne Weiss Morgen

To hear Suzanne Weiss Morgen tell it, philanthropy is not unlike singing: Both disciplines require…

Jewish Community Foundation Donor Sheila Baran Spiwak with husband for Legacy

Sheila Baran Spiwak: Healing the World

I think advancing human rights and animal rights are part and parcel of the same…

Susan Hirsch Wohl Jewish Community Foundation Donor for Legacy magazine

Susan Hirsch Wohl: Building a Legacy

Giving back comes naturally to Susan Hirsch Wohl. Growing up in a house with parents…

Jewish Community Foundation Donors Marcia and Dick Volpert

Marcia and Dick Volpert: For The Common Good

When it comes to giving back, few Angelenos are as involved or invested as Marcia…


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