Jewish Journal


September 21, 2000 | 8:00 pm


Hebrew for forgiveness, Selichot services are a time of preparation for the New Year, generally held after the conclusion of Shabbat prior to Rosh Hashanah.

Sat./September 23

Kehillat Israel: 10 p.m. "Becoming and Believing" Selichot service 16019 Sunset Blvd., Pacific Palisades. (310) 459-2328.

Temple Aliyah: 8:30 p.m. Reception. 10 p.m. Selichot service. 6025 Valley Circle Blvd., Woodland Hills. (818) 346-3445.

Beth Chayim Chadashim: 10 p.m. 6000 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. (323) 931-7023.

Leo Baeck Temple: 8 p.m. Introduction to the High Holy Days, study and Selichot service. 1300 North Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 476-2861.

Temple Isaiah: 9 p.m. Dessert reception followed by Selichot service. 10345 West Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 277-2772.

Congregation Kol Ami: 6:30 p.m. Casual Selichot dinner. $10. 7:30 p.m. Service and study session. 7350 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. RSVP for dinner or for more information, call (310) 248-6320.

Temple Ahavat Shalom: 8 p.m. Selichot service and study. 18200 Rinaldi Pl., Northridge. For more information, call (818) 360-2258.

University Synagogue: 9:30 p.m. Selichot program and service. 11960 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 472-1255.

Temple Emanuel: 7 p.m. "Stop and Smell the Spices (Selichot version)." Shabbat and High Holy Day preparation. 8844 Burton Way, Beverly Hills. (310) 274-6388.

Congregation Tifereth Jacob: 10:30 p.m. "The Jew in the Lotus," movie and discussion. 1829 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Manhattan Beach. (310) 546-3667.

B'nai David-Judea Congregation: 10 p.m. Selichot service and study. 8906 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 276-9269.

Temple Bat Yahm: 8 p.m. Dessert reception. 8:45 p.m. "God's Greatest Message to Humankind" Lecture by Rabbi Mark Miller. 9:30 p.m. Selichot service. 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach. (949) 644-1999.

B'nai Tikvah Congregation: 9:30 p.m. Havdallah and High Holy Day workshop, followed by Selichot services. 5820 W. Manchester Ave., Los Angeles. (310) 645-6262.

Valley Beth Israel: 9 p.m. Social and study session. 10 p.m. Selichot services. 13060 Roscoe Blvd., Sun Valley. (818) 792-2281.

Temple B'nai Hayim: 8 p.m. Havdallah. 8:30 p.m. Dinner. 9:30 p.m. Ritual Activities. 10:30 p.m. Selichot service. $7.50 for dinner. 4302 Van Nuys Blvd., Sherman Oaks. (818) 788-4664.

Temple Ner Tamid of Downey, Adat Chaverim, and Temple Beth Shalom: 10 p.m. The congregations join for Selichot service, dessert potluck and concert. Temple Beth Shalom, 14564 E. Hawes St., Whittier. For more information, call (562) 861-9276.

Congregation Mishkon Tephilo: 10 p.m. Selichot service. 206 Main St., Venice. (310) 392-3029.

Temple Beth Torah: 8 p.m. Selichot program with film and discussion. 10 p.m. Selichot service. 16651 Rinaldi St., Granada Hills. (818) 831-0835.

Congregation B'nai Tzedek: 8:30 p.m. Selichot program followed by midnight service. 9669 Talbert Ave., Fountain Valley. (714) 963-4611.

Congregation Shir Ha-Ma'alot: 11 p.m. Outdoor Selichot service. 3652 Michelson, Irvine. (949) 857-2226.

Kehillat Ma'arav: 10 p.m. Selichot service. 1715 21st St., Santa Monica. (310) 829-0566.

Yeshiva of Los Angeles: 12:20 a.m. Rabbi Sauer will speak prior to Selichot service. 9760 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 772-2487.

Rosh Hashanah

Chabad of Burbank: Fri. 7 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m., 7 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m., 7 p.m. 1921 W. Magnolia, Burbank. For more information, call (818) 954-0070.

Chabad of Cheviot Hills: Fri. 6:45 p.m.; Sat. 10:30 a.m., 6:45 p.m.; Sun. 10:30 a.m. 3280 Motor Ave. (310) 837-8083.

Chabad of Greater Los Feliz: Fri. 6:30 p.m. Los Feliz Library, 1801 Hillhurst Ave.; Sat. 9 a.m. Los Feliz Elementary School, 1740 N. New Hampshire Ave.; Sat. 7 p.m. Chabad House, 1932 N. New Hampshire Ave. For more information, call (323) 660-5177.

Congregation Or Ami: Sat. 2 p.m. Family/children's service at Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center. For more information, call (818) 880-6818.

Temple Beth Ohr: Fri. 8 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. 15721 Rosecrans Ave., La Mirada. (714) 521-6765.

Westwood Kehilla: Explanatory services, Sat. and Sun. ADL Building, 10495 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 441-5289.

Temple Isaiah of Newport Beach: Fri. 8 p.m.; Sat. 9:30 a.m.; Sun. 9:30 a.m. 2401 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach. (949) 548-6900.

Temple Beth Emet: Fri. 6:45 p.m.; Sat. 8:30 a.m.; Sun. 8:30 a.m. 1770 W. Cerritos Ave., Anaheim. (714) 772-4720.

Congregation Mishkon Tephilo: Fri. 6:10 p.m.; Sat. 8:30 a.m.; Sun. 8:30 a.m. 206 Main St., Venice. (310) 392-3029.

Temple Ner Tamid of Downey: Fri. 7:30 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.; Sun. 10 a.m. 10629 Lakewood Blvd., Downey. (562) 861-9276.

The Laugh Factory: Sat. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 8001 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood. (323) 656-1336.

Shir Hadash Reform Jewish Community: Services and meditation. Fri. 8 p.m.; Sat. 10:30 a.m. Zen Center of Los Angeles, 923 S. Normandie Ave., Los Angeles. (310) 456-5323.

B'nai Tikvah Congregation: Fri. 7:45 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m.; Sun. 9 a.m. 5820 W. Manchester Ave., Westchester. (310) 645-6262.

Other Services and Events

Sat./September 23

Temple Beth Emet: 10 p.m. "L'Chayim, To Life," musical program with Stuart Rogoff, followed by dessert reception and midnight Selichot services. 1770 W. Cerritos Ave., Anaheim. For reservations or more information, call (714) 772-4720.

Temple Etz Chaim: 8 p.m. Havdallah services. 9:15 p.m. "Yeshiva for the High Holy Days," with a variety of discussion groups and study sessions for all ages. 11:30 p.m. Selichot services. 1080 Janss Rd., Thousand Oaks. (805) 497-6891.

Sun./September 24

Skirball Cultural Center: 2 p.m. "Greet the New Year" holiday art workshop for ages four and up. $5 per child. 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. For reservations, call (310) 440-4636.

Westwood Kehilla: 9:15 a.m. "Teshuva for Dummies: A Maimonidean How-To Guide." 10:30 a.m. "What You've Always Been Praying For," a preview of the Rosh Hashanah prayerbook. 10523 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 441-5288.

University of Judaism Extension: 7 p.m. "The Quarrel," film and discussion. $18. For more information, call (310) 440-1246.

Tues./September 26

Westwood Kehilla: 8 p.m. "Days of Awe - Or Awful Days," one-on-one study of personal growth and the High Holidays. 10523 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 441-5289.

The Jewish Learning Exchange: 7:30 p.m. "Laws and Customs of Rosh Hashanah" 8:15 p.m. "Judgement of the Afterlife." Young Israel of Hancock Park, 225 S. LaBrea Ave., Los Angeles. For more information, call (323) 857-0923.

Wed./September 27

Conejo Jewish Academy: 8 p.m. First of a three lecture series on Jewish Holidays. Also October 4, 11. $18 for the series. 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. (818) 991-0991.

Women's American ORT, Westridge chapter: 6 p.m. Dinner and business meeting, followed by a High Holy Day spiritual journey with Rabbi Mark Borovitz. IHOP, 19100 Ventura Blvd., Tarzana. For more information, call (818) 881-9370.

Sat./September 30

Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring: 3 p.m. Jewish New Year program of music and song, in the secular Yiddish tradition. 1525 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 552-2007.

Sun./October 1

Chabad of the Conejo: 5 p.m. "Tashlich Walk," following the tradition of visiting a body of water containing live fish, to symbolically cast away sins. Walk begins at Hyatt Westlake Plaza Hotel. For more information, call (818) 991-0991.

Leo Baeck Temple: 10 a.m.-noon. Interactive, family-oriented Rosh Hashanah experience with storytelling, arts and crafts, music and more. 1300 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 476-2861.

Sholem Community: 11 a.m. Secular, humanistic Rosh Hashana observance, followed by a picnic at 12:30 p.m. Culver City Middle School, 4601 Elenda Ave. Picnic at Coombs Park, across the street. (310) 202-6546.

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