Skirball Cultural Center: A Good Place for Everyone

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Skirball Cultural Center

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(310) 440-4579
Vice President, Advancement: Jocelyn Tetel


The Skirball mission is deeply rooted in Jewish heritage and inspired by its values. Over time, six of these values have emerged for us as the most essential, as developed by our founder, Uri D. Herscher, through study of ancient texts.

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Community, connection, and exploration are strong values for me. I find all this and more at the Skirball. I have so many heartfelt memories here: interacting with young feminists at a Gloria Steinem talk, joining a multicultural Seder, and seeing a youth chorus perform with professional musicians are just a few that come to mind. I’m also an enthusiastic participant in Skirball classes. I especially love the book, movie, and current events discussion groups. I come back time and again for the rich content and friendly community these classes provide.
Carryl H. Carter
Founding Member

Key Supporters

The Ahmanson Foundation
The Herb Alpert Foundation
Bank of America
Charitable Foundation
Bloomberg Philanthropies
California Humanities
Capital Group
Department of Cultural Affairs,
City of Los Angeles
The Ella Fitzgerald
Charitable Foundation
Engaging the Senses Foundation
The Rosalinde and Arthur
Gilbert Foundation
The Diana and Guilford Glazer
The Morris A. Hazan
Family Foundation
Bob and Nita Hirsch
Family Foundation
Los Angeles County
Department of Arts & Culture
The National Endowment
for the Arts
Ralph M. Parsons Foundation
Specialty Family Foundation
Dwight Stuart Youth Fund
The Flora L. Thornton
U.S. Bank