Upcoming Events

Jews and the 2020 Elections

Thursday January 16th, 2020

7:30 pm

Wilshire Boulevard Temple, Irmas Campus 11661 W. Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles CA 90064

With the 2020 presidential election fast approaching, congregants are invited to attend a panel discussion at the Irmas Campus with former Jewish Journal columnist Danielle Berrin, the Wall Street Journal's national religion reporter Ian Lovett, and author Steven Windmueller. Their knowledge and perspectives will provide a greater understanding of the issues important to our community and the country, as well. A Q&A will follow the panelists' discussion.

Surveying Jewish Los Angeles: A Portrait of Engagement
A Groundbreaking Poll of LA County Jewish Voters by the Pat Brown Institute at Cal State LA

Thursday January 30th 2020 

Valley Relics Museum, 7900 Balboa Blvd., Lake Balboa


Dr. Windmueller will present alongside Dr. Raphael J. Sonenshein at the 2020 Kickoff Event for the Executives: Supporting the Los Angeles Jewish Home.

Details & tickets here. 

Tickets include dinner, drinks, museum entrance and program.

Yom Limmud Session: Jewish Political Behavior in the Age of Trump

Saturday February 1st


Leo Baeck Temple, Los Angeles

In this session, we will be examining a number of the unique characteristics that define contemporary Jewish political behavior. What are some of the factors that have contributed to Jewish liberalism? How do we understand the rise of conservative Jewish politics? What is distinctive about the forthcoming 2020 election in connection with the Jewish vote, and how has the Trump Presidency particularly shaped and influenced Jewish political thinking and practice? 

Noontime Adult Education Series: From Inside Out: An Analysis of Jewish America

February 11, 18, & 25, 12:00-1:30pm

Temple Judea, Tarzana, CA

Session I:
The New American Jew: An Assessment of the State of the Jewish Community


Session II:
Why Here, Why Now: Anti-Semitism in America and What It Means for Jews and our Nation


Session III:
American Jews and the Trump Presidency:  What to Expect in 2020