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Calendar January 5-11,2001

by Mike Levy

January 4, 2001 | 7:00 pm

6/Saturday

Shabbat Shaarey Zedek Congregation: 10 a.m. Learning service, an educational Shabbat minyan. 12800 Chandler Blvd., North Hollywood. For more information, call (818) 760-3245.



Skirball Cultural Center: 2 p.m. Rabbi Marc Schneier discusses "Shared Dreams: Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Jewish Community." 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. For reservations, call (310) 440-4667.

7/Sunday

Lectures

Congregation Mishkon Tephilo: 9 p.m. Kesher Nashim Sisterhood presents Marcia Cohn Spiegel, who will screen and discuss her documentary, "Timbrels and Torahs," celebrating women's wisdom. $10 (nonmembers). 201 Hampton Dr., Venice. For more information, call (310) 392-3029.



Sholem Community Organization: 10:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lecture on "Finding the keys to secular Jewish identity: A survey of Yiddish literature in translation," focusing on poet Yitsshok Perets. $10. Culver City Middle School, 4601 Elenda St., Culver City. For more information, call (818) 760-6625.



Meetings

Peretz Etz Jacob Hebrew Academy: 5:30 p.m. Scholarship banquet honoring Rabbi Avi Schefres and attorney Jacob

Borenstein, hosted by Monty Hall. Beverly Hills Hotel, 9641 Sunset Blvd., Beverly Hills. For reservations or more information, call (323) 655-5766.

Los Angeles Ladies' Bikur Cholim: 11 a.m. Annual fundraising brunch. Kanner Hall, 7269 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles. For reservations or more information, call (323) 938-0033.

Leo Baeck Temple: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Community blood drive. 1300 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. To schedule an appointment, call (310) 476-2861.



8/Monday



Classes

Hadassah: 7 p.m. Information and registration meeting for the "Life cycling/Al Galgalim" introduction to Shabbat and the Jewish holidays program, at a private home in Ventura. Ten monthly meetings, $75. For more information, call (805) 654-1823.



The Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Beginning Yiddish class, 18-week session begins today. Intermediate and advanced classes on Tues. $90 (members); $140 (nonmembers). 1525 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 552-2007.

9/Tuesday



Lectures

Southern California Federation of Scientists: 7:30 p.m. Sam Day presents a lecture on Mordechai Vanunu - nuclear-age whistle-blower. Midnight Special Bookstore, 1318 Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica. For more information, call (310) 390-3898.

Meetings

Jewish Vocational Service: Noon. Free job-search workshop with executive trainer Kirby Tepper. 6505 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 200, Los Angeles. For reservations, call (323) 761-8888 ext. 8887.

10/Wednesday



Lectures

Kehillat Ma'arav: 7:30 p.m. Author Jonathan Kirsch discusses his book "King David: The real life of the man who ruled Israel." $12 (advance); $15 (at the door). 1715 21st St., Santa Monica. For reservations or more information, call (310) 829-0566.



Israel Cancer Research Fund: 7 p.m. Dr. Judith Reichman lectures on "Cancer, a woman's worst fear, but need it be?" Sephardic Temple Tifereth Israel, 10500 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. For reservations, call (323) 651-1200.



Americans United for Separation of Church and State: 7:30 p.m. Tamar Galatzan discusses "Charitable choice - what's wrong with it." Shomrei Torah Synagogue, 7353 Valley Circle Blvd., West Hills. For more information, call (818) 998-5414.

11/Thursday



Meetings



University Synagogue: 7 p.m. Candidates in the upcoming mayoral election discuss their platforms, positions and plans for Los Angeles. 11960 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles. For reservations, call (310) 281-8566.

Congregation B'nai Tzedek: 7:30 p.m. Panel discussion on the Jewish community and the media. 9669 Talbert Ave., Fountain Valley. For reservations, call (714) 241-9387.



12/Friday

Shabbat

Kol Tikvah Temple: 7 p.m. The Cavalry Baptist Church and the NAACP join Kol Tikvah for a Shabbat of Celebration in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. 20400 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills. For more information, call (818) 348-0670.

Temple Isaiah: 8 p.m. Pulpit exchange, hosting the First African Methodist Church at Shabbat services. 10345 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 277-2772.

Singles

6/Saturday

Kosher Meet Market (21-35): Dinner and dancing in Santa Monica. For reservations or more information, call (818) 993-7249.

Club Elite (30's-40's): 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Party for Jewish singles at a private residence in Beverly Hills. For more information, call (310) 281-3194.

Game Night for Jewish Singles (20's-40's): First Saturday of each month at a private residence in Canoga Park. For more information, call (818) 883-2379.

7/Sunday

Jewish Single Parents and Singles Association: 5:30 p.m. Dinner at Katella Deli. 4470 Katella Ave., Los Alamitos. For reservations or more information, call (949) 493-4567.

L.A.'s Best Clubs and Groups: 11 a.m. Sightseeing daytrip. Meet in front of Dupar's Restaurant in Farmer's Market at Third and Fairfax. For more information, call (323) 782-0435.

Jewish Singles Meeting Place (30's-40's): 11 a.m. Carpooling to the California Science Center and Natural History Museum. For reservations or more information, call (818) 780-4809.

Sunday Brunch for Jewish Singles (35-45): 10 a.m. Brunch at a private home in Northridge. $3. For reservations or more information, call (818) 366-8262.

New Age Singles (55+): 3 p.m. Miniature golf tournament. Oaks Castle Park, 4998 Sepulveda Blvd. For more information, call (310) 839-3267.

Jewish Singles Golf Connection (50's-60's): Experienced golfers meet each Sunday for friendship and fun. For reservations or more information, call (310) 802-0079.

8/Monday

Project Next Step: 8 p.m. Mysticism on Mondays class covers the spiritual universe from the ground up. Refreshments and schmoozing before and after class. Taught by Rabbi Yitzchok Adlerstein. $5 suggested donation. Simon Wiesenthal Center, 9911 W. Pico Blvd., Suite 102, Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 552-4595 ext. 27.

Singles Helping Others: 7 p.m. General meeting, discussing new and upcoming events. 13130 Burbank Blvd. For more information, call (323) 769-1307.

Israeli Folk Dancing: 8 p.m. All levels of experience welcome, with instructor Israel Yakovie. Lessons until 9 p.m.; open session 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Also meets Thursday. $5. 2244 Westwood Blvd., Los Angeles. (800) 750-5432.

9/Tuesday

Aish HaTorah (21-35): Lessons in long-lasting love, practical tips on dating and relationships, with Marc Firestone. For more information, call (310) 247-7474.

Westwood Jewish Singles (45+): 7:30 p.m. Coffee, cake and conversation. Professionally led discussion and support group. Also meets Sun., 8 p.m. $8. For more information, call (310) 444-8986.

10/Wednesday

JeffTennis (25-37): 7 p.m. Social-Vintational, with tennis rallying and mixed-doubles play, near Beverly Hills. $5. For reservations, call (818) 342-9402.

11/Thursday

Conversations!: 7:30 p.m. Singles group with a guest speaker every Thursday night. Light dinner served. $15. 820 Harvard St., Santa Monica. For reservations, call (310) 315-1078.

JeffTennis: 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m. KnoshVintational, pizza and salad buffet at Westside Cucina. For reservations or more information, e-mail JeffTennis@hotmail.com

12/Friday

International Singles (28-40): 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Evening of live entertainment, dancing and buffet at the West End Racquet Club. $17. For more information, call (310) 541-2154.

Upcoming

J-Ski: Feb. 9-11. Jewish singles ski trip to Mammoth. $159. For reservations or more information, call (818) 342-9508.

Aaron's Tent Group Shabbat Experience (20's-30's): Jan. 19, 7 p.m. Dinner, lecture and after party, sponsored by Aish HaTorah. $10. For reservations, call (310) 247-7474.



Calendar

6/Saturday

Shabbat

Shaarey Zedek Congregation: 10 a.m. Learning service, an educational Shabbat minyan. 12800 Chandler Blvd., North Hollywood. For more information, call (818) 760-3245.



Skirball Cultural Center: 2 p.m. Rabbi Marc Schneier discusses "Shared Dreams: Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Jewish Community." 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. For reservations, call (310) 440-4667.

7/Sunday

Lectures

Congregation Mishkon Tephilo: 9 p.m. Kesher Nashim Sisterhood presents Marcia Cohn Spiegel, who will screen and discuss her documentary, "Timbrels and Torahs," celebrating women's wisdom. $10 (nonmembers). 201 Hampton Dr., Venice. For more information, call (310) 392-3029.

Sholem Community Organization: 10:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lecture on "Finding the keys to secular Jewish identity: A survey of Yiddish literature in translation," focusing on poet Yitsshok Perets. $10. Culver City Middle School, 4601 Elenda St., Culver City. For more information, call (818) 760-6625.

Meetings

Peretz Etz Jacob Hebrew Academy: 5:30 p.m. Scholarship banquet honoring Rabbi Avi Schefres and attorney Jacob

Borenstein, hosted by Monty Hall. Beverly Hills Hotel, 9641 Sunset Blvd., Beverly Hills. For reservations or more information, call (323) 655-5766.

Los Angeles Ladies' Bikur Cholim: 11 a.m. Annual fundraising brunch. Kanner Hall, 7269 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles. For reservations or more information, call (323) 938-0033.

Leo Baeck Temple: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Community blood drive. 1300 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. To schedule an appointment, call (310) 476-2861.

8/Monday

Classes

Hadassah: 7 p.m. Information and registration meeting for the "Life cycling/Al Galgalim" introduction to Shabbat and the Jewish holidays program, at a private home in Ventura. Ten monthly meetings, $75. For more information, call (805) 654-1823.

The Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Beginning Yiddish class, 18-week session begins today. Intermediate and advanced classes on Tues. $90 (members); $140 (nonmembers). 1525 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 552-2007.



9/Tuesday

Lectures

Southern California Federation of Scientists: 7:30 p.m. Sam Day presents a lecture on Mordechai Vanunu - nuclear-age whistle-blower. Midnight Special Bookstore, 1318 Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica. For more information, call (310) 390-3898.

Meetings

Jewish Vocational Service: Noon. Free job-search workshop with executive trainer Kirby Tepper. 6505 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 200, Los Angeles. For reservations, call (323) 761-8888 ext. 8887.

10/Wednesday

Lectures

Kehillat Ma'arav: 7:30 p.m. Author Jonathan Kirsch discusses his book "King David: The real life of the man who ruled Israel." $12 (advance); $15 (at the door). 1715 21st St., Santa Monica. For reservations or more information, call (310) 829-0566.

Israel Cancer Research Fund: 7 p.m. Dr. Judith Reichman lectures on "Cancer, a woman's worst fear, but need it be?" Sephardic Temple Tifereth Israel, 10500 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. For reservations, call (323) 651-1200.

Americans United for Separation of Church and State: 7:30 p.m. Tamar Galatzan discusses "Charitable choice - what's wrong with it." Shomrei Torah Synagogue, 7353 Valley Circle Blvd., West Hills. For more information, call (818) 998-5414.

11/Thursday

Meetings

University Synagogue: 7 p.m. Candidates in the upcoming mayoral election discuss their platforms, positions and plans for Los Angeles. 11960 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles. For reservations, call (310) 281-8566.

Congregation B'nai Tzedek: 7:30 p.m. Panel discussion on the Jewish community and the media. 9669 Talbert Ave., Fountain Valley. For reservations, call (714) 241-9387.

12/Friday

Shabbat

Kol Tikvah Temple: 7 p.m. The Cavalry Baptist Church and the NAACP join Kol Tikvah for a Shabbat of Celebration in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. 20400 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills. For more information, call (818) 348-0670.

Temple Isaiah: 8 p.m. Pulpit exchange, hosting the First African Methodist Church at Shabbat services. 10345 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 277-2772.

Singles

6/Saturday

Kosher Meet Market (21-35): Dinner and dancing in Santa Monica. For reservations or more information, call (818) 993-7249.

Club Elite (30's-40's): 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Party for Jewish singles at a private residence in Beverly Hills. For more information, call (310) 281-3194.

Game Night for Jewish Singles (20's-40's): First Saturday of each month at a private residence in Canoga Park. For more information, call (818) 883-2379.

7/Sunday

Jewish Single Parents and Singles Association: 5:30 p.m. Dinner at Katella Deli. 4470 Katella Ave., Los Alamitos. For reservations or more information, call (949) 493-4567.

L.A.'s Best Clubs and Groups: 11 a.m. Sightseeing daytrip. Meet in front of Dupar's Restaurant in Farmer's Market at Third and Fairfax. For more information, call (323) 782-0435.

Jewish Singles Meeting Place (30's-40's): 11 a.m. Carpooling to the California Science Center and Natural History Museum. For reservations or more information, call (818) 780-4809.

Sunday Brunch for Jewish Singles (35-45): 10 a.m. Brunch at a private home in Northridge. $3. For reservations or more information, call (818) 366-8262.

New Age Singles (55+): 3 p.m. Miniature golf tournament. Oaks Castle Park, 4998 Sepulveda Blvd. For more information, call (310) 839-3267.

Jewish Singles Golf Connection (50's-60's): Experienced golfers meet each Sunday for friendship and fun. For reservations or more information, call (310) 802-0079.

8/Monday

Project Next Step: 8 p.m. Mysticism on Mondays class covers the spiritual universe from the ground up. Refreshments and schmoozing before and after class. Taught by Rabbi Yitzchok Adlerstein. $5 suggested donation. Simon Wiesenthal Center, 9911 W. Pico Blvd., Suite 102, Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 552-4595 ext. 27.

Singles Helping Others: 7 p.m. General meeting, discussing new and upcoming events. 13130 Burbank Blvd. For more information, call (323) 769-1307.

Israeli Folk Dancing: 8 p.m. All levels of experience welcome, with instructor Israel Yakovie. Lessons until 9 p.m.; open session 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Also meets Thursday. $5. 2244 Westwood Blvd., Los Angeles. (800) 750-5432.

9/Tuesday

Aish HaTorah (21-35): Lessons in long-lasting love, practical tips on dating and relationships, with Marc Firestone. For more information, call (310) 247-7474.



Westwood Jewish Singles (45+): 7:30 p.m. Coffee, cake and conversation. Professionally led discussion and support group. Also meets Sun., 8 p.m. $8. For more information, call (310) 444-8986.

10/Wednesday



JeffTennis (25-37): 7 p.m. Social-Vintational, with tennis rallying and mixed-doubles play, near Beverly Hills. $5. For reservations, call (818) 342-9402.

11/Thursday

Conversations!: 7:30 p.m. Singles group with a guest speaker every Thursday night. Light dinner served. $15. 820 Harvard St., Santa Monica. For reservations, call (310) 315-1078.

JeffTennis: 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m. KnoshVintational, pizza and salad buffet at Westside Cucina. For reservations or more information, e-mail JeffTennis@hotmail.com.

 

12/Friday

International Singles (28-40): 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Evening of live entertainment, dancing and buffet at the West End Racquet Club. $17. For more information, call (310) 541-2154.

Upcoming

J-Ski: Feb. 9-11. Jewish singles ski trip to Mammoth. $159. For reservations or more information, call (818) 342-9508.

Aaron's Tent Group Shabbat Experience (20's-30's): Jan. 19, 7 p.m. Dinner, lecture and after party, sponsored by Aish HaTorah. $10. For reservations, call (310) 247-7474.

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