400 celebrate LA Federation’s centennial in Israel

28.10.2011                      30.Tischrei. 5772                       Rosch Chodesch

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400 celebrate LA Federation’s centennial in Israel

It's important for us to come 12,000 kilometers to further strengthen Israel's bonds with 2nd largest US Jewish community, LA Federation's president says.

Over 400 members of the Jewish community of Los Angeles arrived this week on a tour of the country celebrating the Jewish Federation’s centennial.
Jay Sanderson, the president of the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, said it was important for the delegation to make the 12,000-kilometer journey to further strengthen Israel’s bonds with the second-largest Jewish community in the US.
“Israel has always been and will always be one of our top priorities,” Sanderson said. “These days young Jews don’t always feel the same connection to Israel that my generation does, so one of the reasons we support Birthright is to get as many people to love Israel as we can.”…