Janet & Jake Farber

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Meet Janet and Jake Farber, 2014 Jewish American Heritage Month nominees

Title: Volunteers
Organization/Business: Various

"I nominate Janet and Jake for a lifetime of generosity and service to the Jewish and wider community" Rabbi Deborah Silver, Adat Ari El (nominator)


Janet Farber:

  • For the Federation of the Women's Council of the Valley: former President of the Educational Division and former Campaign Chair; helped start Lion of Judah Group and remains on the Board

  • Six years as a volunteer on the Jewish Family Services Board and five years on the Board for the Bureau of Jewish Education to which she was elected President in 1999

  • Long term Board Member and past President of the Sisterhood of Adat Ari El

Jake Farber:

  • Past President of the National Association of Recycling Industries in the United States; past President of the International Bureau of Reclamations

  • Has served on the boards of the Anti-Defamation League, American Friends of Ben Gurion University, on the Board of Governors at the Jewish Home of the Aging, and on the Executive Committee of the American Jewish University

  • Past Board Chairman of the Jewish Federation of Los Angeles


Adrienne Matros


Sandor E. Samuels