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January 13, 2005

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By Keren Engelberg

Calendar

JANUARY 15/SATURDAY

EVENTS

Beth Hillel Day School: 5 p.m. A Musical Pajama Party with children's entertainer Stephen Michael Schwartz of Parachute Express. $10-$12. 12326 Riverside Drive, Valley Village. (818) 692-1703.

Hudson Mainstage Theatre: "The Time When I Was Mamadou" about an African American, gay, Jewish Peace Corps volunteer in West Africa. $65. 6537 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood. (323) 960-7735.

JANUARY 16/SUNDAY

LECTURES

Democrats for Israel, Los Angeles: 10 a.m. Representative Brad Sherman (D -Sherman Oaks) on "Iranian Nuclear Weapons Options for U.S. Policy." Free. Temple Judea, 5429 Lindley Ave., Tarzana. (310) 285-8542.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Jewish Community Center of Orange County: 3 p.m. Ellen Gould's one-woman play, "Bubbe Meises" (grandmother stories). $28-$34. Myers Theater, One Federation Way, Irvine. (949) 435-3400.

Emek Hebrew Academy: 7 p.m. "The World's Best Chamber Music" concert with wine tasting, hors d'oeuvres and Viennese table. Luxe Summit Hotel Bel-Air, Grand Ballroom, 11461 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles. (818) 783-3663.

EVENTS

Latin American Jewish Association and the New JCC at Milken: 11 a.m. Sports (11 a.m.-1 p.m.), lunch, adult and teen movie (2 p.m.), children's treasure hunt (2 p.m., ages 3-12) and Israeli dancing (4:30 p.m.). 22622 Vanowen St., West Hills. (818) 464-3300.

Workmen's Circle: 3 p.m. Tsunami Benefit Concert featuring works by local artists in memory of the victims, classical Indian music and dance and Middle Eastern music and dance. All proceeds go to the American Jewish World Service. $25 donation.

1525 S. Robertson Ave., Los Angeles. (310) 552-2007.

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY

San Fernando Valley Interfaith Council, Burbank Human Relations Council and Forest Lawn: 4 p.m. "Remember! Celebrate! Act!" celebration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with speaker Constance L. Rice and emcee KNBC anchor Chris Schauble. Free. Forest Lawn Hall of Liberty, 6300 Forest Lawn Drive, Los Angeles.(800) 241-3131.

JANUARY 17/MONDAY

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY

Museum of Tolerance: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. "Mighty Times: The Legacy of Rosa Parks" screening and discussion with UCLA historian Dr. Berkie Nelson. Free with admission to the museum.

9786 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. R.S.V.P. required, (310) 553-9036.

JANUARY 18/TUESDAY

LECTURES

Survivors of Shoah Visual History Foundation and USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences: 7 p.m. Reception and lecture by Dr. Yehuda Bauer commemorating the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. USC, University Park Campus, Doheny Memorial Library, Intellectual Commons, 3550 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles. (213) 740-4996.

JANUARY 19/WEDNESDAY

LECTURES

North Valley JCC: 7:30 p.m. "Communication Prescriptives: A Guide to Healthier Relationships" with Celeste Charbonnet-Cross. $5 . 16601 Rinaldi St., Granada Hills. (818) 360-2211.

JANUARY 20/THURSDAY

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

UCLA: 8 p.m. UCLA Live's Spoken Word series presents playwright, author and director David Mamet. $15-$35. Royce Hall, UCLA campus, 405 Hilgard Ave., Los Angeles. (310) 825-2101.

JANUARY 21/FRIDAY

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

The Eclectic Company Theatre: 8 p.m. The play "Annulla" is the story of a Jewish woman who pretended to be Aryan to survive the Holocaust. $18. 5312 Laurel Canyon Blvd., North Hollywood. (818) 508-3003.

Upcoming

JANUARY 22/SATURDAY

Hillel at Pierce and Valley colleges: 7 p.m. Silent Auction and "Comedy Nite 2005: Honoring Theodore Bikel." $30-$35. Pierce College, Main Theatre, 6201 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills. (818) 887-5901.

Singles

JANUARY 15/SATURDAY

Singles Helping Others: Help Tree People plant trees in Sherman Oaks. (818) 591-0772.

G.E.E. Super Singles (35-50s): 6 p.m. Cocktail party at Sportsmen's Lodge $20. 12833 Ventura Blvd., Studio City. R.S.V.P., (818) 501-0165.

Jewish Single Parents and Singles Association: 7 p.m. Dinner and movie in Tustin. Don Jose Mexican Restaurant, 14882 Holt Ave. R.S.V.P., (949) 726-0943.

Social Circle (40-60s): 7:30 p.m. Starlight Dance Soiree with buffet dinner, wine, dessert and coffee. $20-$25.

Stephen S. Wise Temple, Hershenson Hall, 15500 Stephen S. Wise Drive, Los Angeles. (310) 204-1240.

BEBWorld Productions: 9:30 p.m. Rock band High School Logic plays an all-ages show at the Roxy Theatre, 9009 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. $10 with R.S.V.P. to bebguestlist@msn.com.

JANUARY 16/SUNDAY

Klutz Productions (21-45): 8 p.m. Party at Monroe's Bar to benefit Operation USA's Tsunami Relief Fund. $10. 8623 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles. (310) 360-0066.

Jewish Outdoor Adventures: 10 a.m. Intermediate hike to Orchard Camp on the Mount Wilson Trail. Free. Carpools run from West Los Angeles and the Valley. For more information, e-mail JewishOutdoor@yahoo.com.

JANUARY 17/MONDAY

Project Next Step: 8p.m. "Coffee Talk" with coffee and pastries. $7. 9911 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 284-3638.

JANUARY 18/TUESDAY

L.A.'s Fabulous Best Connections: Sportsmen's Lodge supper and conversation. $10. R.S.V.P., (323) 782-0435.

Westwood Jewish Singles (45+):

7:30 p.m. Therapist Maxine Gellar leads a discussion on "The Use of Power in Relationships." $10. West Los Angeles area. R.S.V.P., (310) 444-8986.

JANUARY 19/WEDNESDAY

New Age Singles: 6 p.m. Eat and Schmooze West L.A. sociable no-host dinner. R.S.V.P., (323) 874-9937.

Project Next Step: 7 p.m. Talking for Tolerance discussion "Is There Such a Thing as a Judeo-Christian Culture?" with African American Group Joshua Ministries. Simon Wiesenthal Center, Museum of Tolerance, 1399 S. Roxbury Drive, Beverly Hills. (310) 772-2466.

JANUARY 20/THURSDAY

Conversations at Leon's: 7 p.m. "Transitions, The Spice of Life." $15-$17. 639 26th St., Santa Monica. R.S.V.P., (310) 393-4616.

New Start/Millionaire's Circle: 7 p.m. Social in Beverly Hills. (323) 461-3137.

JANUARY 21/FRIDAY

USC Chabad: 6 p.m. Israel-themed Shabbat with Israeli food, songs and discussion. Guest speaker on the ingredients for success in the business world. 2713 Severance St., Los Angeles. R.S.V.P., (213) 748-5884.

Upcoming Singles

JANUARY 28, FRIDAY

Temple Ner Maarav: Tu b'Shevat party. Dinner, music and Israeli dancing. $20. 17730 Magnolia Blvd., Encino. R.S.V.P. by Jan. 20, (818) 345-7833.



Keren's Corner

The Middle East Report



News reporting has probably never faced closer scrutiny than it does these days. How journalists retain ethics in such a competitive environment becomes part of the discussion tonight (Jan. 14) at Congregation Mishkon Tephilo. New York Times Deputy Foreign Editor Ethan Bronner attends Shabbat services this evening and speaks about the ethical and professional dilemmas facing journalists reporting specifically on the Middle East.

6:30 p.m. 206 Main St., Venice. (310) 392-3029.

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