Our Federation’s Emerging Philanthropists invites you to join the Ben-Gurion Society on Wednesday, June 9th, at 7:30 PM (Zoom doors open at 7:15 PM) as we host author and educator Ben Freeman for an in-depth conversation with Founder of A Wider Frame and National Young Leadership Cabinet member Eden Cohen. This timely dialogue will cover the history of antisemitism, the harsh realities of how it presents itself on social media, and the tools everyone can use to gain confidence in fighting it.

Free for BGS donor households; $25 for non-BGS donors.

Each registrant will receive a copy of Ben Freeman’s book, Jewish Pride: Rebuilding a People.

Your attendance at this event contributes to The Jewish Federation’s life-changing work with our Israeli partners to provide much-needed support to our Israeli family — especially to the most vulnerable including frail elderly, families, and young children.

Online registration is closed. If you have any questions regarding how to join this virtual experience, please contact Kassie Jeffers at KJeffers@JewishLA.org.



Online registration is closed. Please contact Kassie Jeffers at KJeffers@JewishLA.org with any questions.



About our speakers:

Born in Scotland, Ben M. Freeman is a gay Jewish author and internationally renowned educator focusing on Jewish identity, combating antisemitism, and raising awareness of the Holocaust. His first book, Jewish Pride: Rebuilding a People, was released in February 2021 to great international acclaim.

Currently based in Hong Kong, Ben now heads up the Humanities Team at an American International School and lectures on antisemitism at Hong Kong universities.

His desire to educate extends out of the classroom, running monthly educational webinars focusing on different topics connected to Jewishness and carrying out speaking engagements to countless organizations all over the world.

He also works with a variety of organizations and companies in a diverse set of sectors advocating for Jewish voices. Along with his teaching, educational webinars, and speaking engagements, he runs training for educational institutions, private companies, and nonprofit organizations, and consults on documentary film projects.

Through his work, he aims to educate, inspire, and empower both Jewish and non-Jewish people all over the world.


Eden Cohen is the President and Founder of A Wider Frame, a biweekly newsletter created out of a desire to help educate, connect, and engage readers on issues important to the Jewish world.

After graduating from University of Wisconsin- Madison, Eden, a Pittsburgh native, spent several months living in Jerusalem. It was in Israel where Eden’s passion for advocating for issues impacting Jews around the world took shape.

In addition to managing her digital newsletter, Eden is a practicing entertainment attorney in Los Angeles and an active member of several Jewish organizations and institutions.

Eden is a proud member of The Jewish Federation’s National Young Leadership Cabinet. She resides in Los Angeles with her husband, two dogs, and two cats.

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