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October 28, 2004

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By Keren Engelberg

Calendar



OCTOBER 30/SATURDAY

LECTURES

Beth Jacob Congregation: Free lecture by Michael Oren, author of "Six Days of War: June 1967" and "The Making of the Modern Middle East." 9030 W. Olympic Blvd., Beverly Hills. (310) 278-1911.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Gene de Chene Booksellers: 8 p.m. Singer Ross Altman's release party for his new CD "Singer-SongFighter." Free. 11556 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 477-8734.

OCTOBER 31/SUNDAY

EVENTS

Museum of Tolerance: Tribute to the victims and survivors of Bergen-Belsen. 1399 S. Roxbury Drive, Los Angeles. R.S.V.P., (310) 772-7605.



ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Temple Beth Emet: 2 p.m. "An Afternoon of Jewish Comedy" with Mike Preminger, Kent Kasper and Steve Mittleman, presented by the men's club. 1770 West Cerritos Ave., Anaheim. (714) 772-4720.

The Workmen's Circle: 7 p.m. Cuban Film Series features "?Vampiros en la Habana!" ("Vampires in Havana"). $3. 1525 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 552-2007.

LECTURES

UCLA Center for Jewish Studies: 9:45 a.m.-7 p.m. "Lang Lebn Zol Yidish: Has Yiddish Said Its Last Word?" Conference honoring Janet Hadda. Free. 405 Hilgrad Ave., Westwood. (310) 825-5387.

Beth Chayim Chadashim: 10 a.m. Breakfast potluck and discussion on Aaron Hamburger's "The View from Stalin's Head." 6000 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. (323) 931-7023.

NOVEMBER 1/MONDAY

CLASSES

The New JCC at Milken: 6-7 p.m. Traditional jujitsu classes. Students learn coordination, respect and self-defense in a self-empowering environment with instructor Gregory Portez. Youth classes 6-7 p.m. Teen classes 7-8 p.m. Adult classes 8-9:30 p.m. 22622 Vanowen St., West Hills. (818) 903-3213.

LECTURES

Sephardic Temple Tifereth Israel: 7 p.m. Discussion on "Miracles: Natural or Supernatural?" $15. 10500 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. R.S.V.P., (310) 475-7311.2/

LECTURES

Ezra Center: 9:45 a.m. Jerry Silverman discusses "The Blessing that Accompanied the Tragedy of the Destruction of the First Temple." $6-$7. 10629 Lakewood Blvd., Downey. (562) 861-9276.

NOVEMBER 2/TUESDAY

Don't forget to vote!

NOVEMBER 3/WEDNESDAY

LECTURES

Klein Chaplaincy Service of the South Bay: 6-10 p.m. "End of Life: Practical Choices Without Guilt" with Rabbi Arthur Gross-Schaeffer. $10-$15. 3330 Lomita Blvd., Torrance. (310) 921-2187.

NOVEMBER 4/THURSDAY

LECTURES

Hammer Museum: 7 p.m. Lecture by Taalman Koch Architecture's Alan Koch and Linda Taalman. Free. 10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 443-7000.

Chapman University: 4 p.m. Curt Lowens, actor, author and Holocaust survivor discusses "Escape, Resistance and Triumph: One Teenager's Story." Free. Beckman Hall 404, One University Drive, Orange. (714) 628-7737.



ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Stephen S. Wise Temple: 7:30 p.m. Some Kansas students meet Holocaust heroine Irena Sendler in the play "Life in a Jar." Free. 15500 Stephen S. Wise Drive, Los Angeles. (310) 476-8561.

Spoken Word: 7-8 p.m. See Rabbi Mark Borovitz, author of "The Holy Thief: A Con Man's Journey from Darkness to Light." $15. 478 Sixth St., San Pedro. www.warnergrand.org.

NOVEMBER 5/FRIDAY

SHABBAT

Nashuva: 6:45 p.m. Rabbi Naomi Levy leads a spiritual Shabbat Service. Westwood Hills Congregational Church, 1989 Westwood Blvd., Westwood. www.nashuva.com.

EVENTS

Chabad: West Coast Student Shabbaton with students from every major school in California and Arizona. USC. www.chabadusc.com.

UPCOMING



NOVEMBER 6

Pasadena Playhouse/The Jewish Journal: 7:45 p.m. Reception followed by the new musical "Side By Side By Sondheim" at 9 p.m. Special ticket price $25 (Jewish Journal subscribers and San Gabriel Valley temple members), $50-$60 (general). 39 S. El Molino Ave., Pasadena. (626) 356-7529.

NOVEMBER 10-11

Santa Monica College: Free Tay-Sachs testing. Student Health Office. Nov. 10, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Nov. 11, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica



Singles



OCTOBER 30/SATURDAY

Singles Helping Others: 8:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Los Angeles Food Bank, help sort food items. Downtown. R.S.V.P., (323) 663-8378.

New Age Singles (55+): 3 p.m. See the play "Don't Drink the Water" followed by no-host dinner at a Glendale restaurant. $18-$20. R.S.V.P., (818) 347-8355.

CLAS Jewish Singles (35-55): 7 p.m. Havdalah service followed by a potluck. Private residence in Woodland Hills. R.S.V.P., (310) 625-1833.

Conversations at Leon's: 7:30 p.m. Saturday Night Mixer. $15-$20. 639 26th St., Santa Monica. R.S.V.P., (310) 393-4616.

OCTOBER 31/SUNDAY

Israeli Folk Dancing: Party with dancing, fun, prizes, refreshments and dance contest. 4220 Scott Drive, Newport Beach. (310) 560-4262.

Singles Helping Others: 1-9:30 p.m. Dream Halloween for children affected by AIDS. Santa Monica. R.S.V.P., (818) 717-9136.

Elite Jewish Theatre Singles: 2 p.m. See "Side By Side By Sondheim" performed by "Phantom of the Opera" star David Gaines, followed by a no-host dinner at a Mexican restaurant. $50. Pasadena Playhouse, 39 S. El Molino Ave., Pasadena. R.S.V.P., (310) 203-1312.

New Age Singles (55+): 7 p.m. Starlight Costume Ball with Johnny Vana Trio, snacks, drinks and prizes. $10-$12. University Synagogue, 11960 Sunset Blvd., Brentwood. (310) 473-1391.

International and Israeli folk dancing: 7:30-9 p.m. Beginners class with Avi Gabay open to all. Free. Avant Garde Ballroom, 4220 Scott Drive, Newport Beach. (310) 560-4262.



NOVEMBER 1/MONDAY

Singles Helping Others: 7 p.m. Monthly meeting to hear about new events and socialize. Valley Beth Shalom, 15739 Ventura Blvd., Encino. (818) 591-0772.

Project Next Step: 8 p.m. "Coffee Talk" with coffee and pastries. $7. 9911 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 552-4595.

NOVEMBER 2/TUESDAY

Westwood Singles (45+): 7:30 p.m. Discussion on "Patterns and Cycles in Relationships" with therapist Maxine Geller. $10. R.S.V.P., (310) 444-8986.

The New JCC at Milken: 8-11 p.m. Israeli folk dancing with James Zimmer. $5-$6. 22622 Vanowen St., West Hills. (310) 284-3638.



NOVEMBER 3/WEDNESDAY

Nexus (20s-40s): 6 p.m. Volleyball followed by dinner at a local restaurant. End of Culver Boulevard, near court 15, Playa del Rey. www.jewishnexus.org

NOVEMBER 4/THURSDAY

L.A.'s Fabulous Best Connections: Dinner at Madame Wu's at the Grove. 189 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles. R.S.V.P., (323) 782-0435.

Meet Me Cafe: 7-10 p.m. Wine tasting and fun. $10. 105 N. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 659-4083.

New Start/Millionaire's Circle: 7:30 p.m. Social and light dinner in Brentwood, ages 21-49 and in Beverly Hills, ages 50+. For those who are or have the potential to be. (323) 461-3137.



NOVEMBER 5/FRIDAY

Happy Minyan: 7 p.m. Kabbalat Shabbat services. Downstairs at Beth Jacob, 9030 W. Olympic Blvd., Beverly Hills. (310) 285-7777.

Nexus (20s and 30s): 7:30 p.m. Celebrate Shabbat Irish style at the Irish Mist with drinks and music. Free. 16655 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Sunset Beach. R.S.V.P., to www.jewishnexus.org.



Upcoming Singles

OCTOBER 6, SATURDAY

Elite Jewish Theatre Singles: 8 p.m. See "Witness for the Prosecution" a murder mystery by Agatha Christie followed by dinner at a local restaurant. $17. Also, Sat., Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m. See "The Music Man" at the Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre. No-host dinner social at a nearbly restaurant precedes the performance. R.S.V.P., (310) 203-1312.





Keren's Corner

Roaring Twenties



Israeli jammers The Moshav Band and musician Rick Recht kick off the UJ's Department of Continuing Education's "SPOTLIGHT" event, a new concert series for young professionals. Twenty-somethings are invited to mix and dance it up – and drink martinis this Sunday evening. Future events offer musical entertainment by David Broza and Chasidic reggae artist Matisyahu.

Ages 22-29. 7 p.m. (drinks), 8 p.m. (concert). 15600 Mulholland Drive, Bel Air. (310) 476-9777.

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