Learn about Los Angeles, the hotel and venue for the conference, and the history of Jews in Los Angeles.
- Get Travel Information about getting to and from the conference hotel.
The JW Marriott Hotel at LA Live does not provide shuttle service from the airport. To get to the hotel from LAX, there are four possible choices: a PrimeTime Shuttle or a Super Shuttle; the Flyaway Bus; a public bus; or a taxi.
- Parking information for the conference
Are you driving to the conference? Valet, on-site, and off-site parking information (and discount information!) is here.
- Learn about The JW Marriott at L.A. LIVE
The IAJGS conference will be held at the brand new JW Marriott Hotel, part of the new L.A. LIVE convention center complex in downtown Los Angeles, located adjacent to the Staples Center, the Nokia Theater, and the Grammy Museum. The 879-room hotel opened in February 2010, offering WiFi in all rooms and major amenities, including a rooftop outdoor pool, spa, and fitness center.
- Learn about Los Angeles
California dreaming begins with Los Angeles. Also known as the “City of Angels” or simply L.A., it is the largest city in California. Located on a broad basin in Southern California, it is surrounded by vast mountain ranges, deep valleys, forests, desert, and the Pacific Ocean. The metropolitan area is the second largest in the United States in terms of population, home to nearly 18 million people who hail from all parts of the globe and speak over a hundred different languages…
- Timeline of Jewish History in Los Angeles
Originally published by the Jewish Genealogical Society of Los Angeles in 2002, these pages give an overview of the history of Jews, Jewish organizations, and Jewish neighborhoods in Los Angeles, from the 1840’s to the 1930’s.