The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles,

VP, Israel Education and Advocacy

1 month ago
Employment type
Full-Time, Exempt
Los Angeles
Closing date

About this organization

The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles addresses the greatest challenges of Jewish life — locally and globally. In today’s complicated world, thanks to you, we help the most vulnerable and ensure the Jewish future for generations to come.

That is the power of community.

Our Mission Statement

Based on Jewish values, The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles convenes and leads the community and leverages its resources to assure the continuity of the Jewish people, support a secure State of Israel, care for Jews in need here and abroad, and mobilize on issues of concern to the local community, all with our local, national, and international partners.

Our Commitment to Diversity

The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles reaches out to a diverse community of Jews who live in Los Angeles, Israel, and around the world. Regardless of religious practice, heritage, skin color, sexual orientation, gender, ability or life stage, we welcome one and all to share in a vibrant and inclusive expression of Jewish communal life.

About this job

POSITION: VP, Israel Education and Advocacy

DEPARTMENT: Community Engagement

SALARY: $95,000 – $115,000




Reporting to the Senior Vice President for Community Engagement, this position is responsible for leading and executing The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles’ initiatives related to Israel education and advocacy.

Roles & responsibilities


• Within the team environment of Community Engagement staff, direct the creation, expansion and integration of the Federation’s Israel Education and Advocacy activities including the oversight of the Holy Land Democracy Project and its staff.

• Responsible for the development of strategic plans for expansion of the Israel Education and Advocacy programs.

• Design and execute effective educational programs that inform and educate stakeholders about Israel's history, culture, and current events.

• Provide guidance, create messaging and develop organizational content around Israel and antisemitism.

• Represent and speak about the work in many diverse forums.

• Create and implement evaluations relative to strategic goals of expanded programs.

• Supervise and manage a team of professionals who support JFED-LA’s Israel education and advocacy efforts. Recruit and develop lay leadership.

• Build and maintain strategic partnerships with individuals and organizations that share JFED-LA’s mission and goals. This may include other non-profit organizations, government officials, and private sector entities.

• Coordinate seminars and missions to Israel to strengthen government/community relation efforts.

• Liaise with Campaign, Communications, and other Federation departments as needed.

• Participate in collaborative Federation and community planning process with other program and campaign colleagues.


Be available to supervisor for additional assignments, as required, including assisting with the Campaign..


• BA required, Advanced degree in Jewish education, Jewish communal service, non-profit management, or community social work preferred.

• Minimum 5 years’ experience in Jewish Federation or Jewish communal field required.

• Knowledge of Judaism, Israel, and the needs of the Jewish community in Los Angeles and abroad required.

• Experience in program planning and budget administration required.

• Working knowledge of appropriate software programs and office systems required.

• Fluency in Hebrew preferred but not required.

• Must be able to travel in US and overseas.

• A hybrid work model will be implemented for certain positions. This position must report to worksite on non-remote workdays

• All staff and building occupants must be fully vaccinated and proof of vaccination status will be required. Please disclose if accommodation to the Federation’s vaccination policy is sought for medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs

To apply

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to with the job title in the subject line.

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