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Connecting L.A.’s Israeli and American Jews

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/community/article/connecting_las_israeli_and_american_jews_20100119

Los Angeles may be home to one of the largest concentrations of Israelis in the United States, but many in this group, known as yordim (Israeli ex-pats) and hybrids (anyone who is a combination of Israeli and American) often find themselves feeling isolated. They long for a stronger organizational link to their Israeli compatriots even as they feel out of sync with the larger Jewish community.

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