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Watch the 2018 High Holy Day sermons!


Read about our past B’nai Mitzvah projects to get inspired – compassion and pride beam from our children’s words.

Click here to read about the projects.



KITT is a philanthropy program comprised of teens who are inspired to learn about challenging social issues from a Jewish perspective. Participants will be given the opportunity to decide how to responsibly give up to $20,000 to organizations that they determine are most effective in making the world a better place.

Join us as we go out into the community to participate in learning and social action projects. During each session students will learn about the challenges facing our community and will engage in volunteer work to make a difference. Fifteen hours of community service will be given for participation in this program.

For questions about KITT, please contact Michelle Blumenthal at 



Birthright Israel Foundation/Jewish Federation Appeal

Join the KI Community in support of the Birthright Israel Foundation/Jewish Federation appeal. Each year, tens of thousands of young adults from around the world receive the gift of a free 10-day educational trip to Israel. They return with a stronger sense of identity, a sense of belonging and a closeness to Israel and the Jewish people. In 2010 over 2,000 people from Los Angeles went on the Birthright trip but 5,000 remained on a waiting list. Your gift will help to insure that more young adults from Los Angeles get to participate in the future. If you know a young adult who has participated in a Birthright trip, this is a chance to pay it forward!

Click here to make a donation to the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles’ Birthright Israel Program. 100% of your contribution for this special Kehillat Israel appeal and a one to one matching gift will go to supporting Birthright Israel trips for our young adults.

For more information on KI’s Israel Matters committee or our Birthright Israel appeal, please contact Rick Entin at

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