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February 22, 2001

Calendar & Singles

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Calendar

Saturday

Valley Beth Shalom: Shabbat services followed by luncheon to honor special members and endow a scholarship fund. $35. 15739 Ventura Blvd., Encino. For reservations or more information, call (818) 788-5447.

Congregation Shir Ami: 10:15 a.m. Anniversary Shabbat, participatory service with guitar, a creative approach to the liturgy. For more information, call (818) 348-2926.

Shomrei Torah Synagogue: 6:30 p.m. Aces Chai Casino Night with dinner, games and prizes. $25. 7353 Valley Circle Blvd., West Hills. For more information, call (818) 346-0811.

B'nai Tikvah Congregation: 7 p.m. Comedy night featuring Richard Tanner, Fred Stoler and Wendy Kaminoff. $27. 5820 W. Manchester Ave., Westchester. For reservations or more information, call (310) 645-6262.

Bay Cities JCC: 8:08 p.m.-11:55 p.m. Vintage Israeli dancing group. 2601 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica. For more information, call (310) 828-3433.

Sunday

Zimmer Discovery Children's Museum: 1:30 p.m. Create Shalach Manot baskets for Purim. 6505 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (323) 761-8999.

Beth Hillel Day School: 4:30 p.m. Musical Pajama Party, with Stephen Michael Schwartz of Parachute Express. $10. Temple Beth Hillel, 12326 Riverside Drive, Valley Village. For tickets or more information, call (818) 784-5025.

Valley Beth Shalom: 7 p.m. "The Sounds of Tradition," concert featuring cantors Alberto Mizrahi, Israel Rand, Stephen Texon and Aaron Bensoussan. 15739 Ventura Blvd., Encino. For more information, call (818) 788-6000.

University Synagogue/Americans for Democratic Action: 1 p.m. "The Other L.A. -- A teach-in on poverty." 11960 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (323) 651-4440.

Committee of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism: 2 p.m. "The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict -- An alternate view." 6120 S. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles. For more information, call (562) 432-2609.

Monday

Conejo Jewish Academy: 8 p.m. Two classes begin today, each class is four sessions. "Whose Life Is It Anyway? A Jewish response to the moral and ethical issues of our day." Also: "Starting Over: The 12 steps of recovery adapted to Judaism." $25. 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. For reservations or more information, call (818) 991-0991.

Em Habanim Northridge: 8 p.m.-10 p.m. "Purim and the Dangers of Assimilation," with guest speaker Rabbi David Rousso. CSUN Hillel House, 17729 Plummer St., Northridge. For more information, call (818) 832-8293.

Beth Chayim Chadashim: 7 p.m. Four-session class on male homosexuality and Jewish law, with Rabbi Benay Lappe. $12 (members); $18 (nonmembers). 6000 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (323) 931-7023.



Tuesday

University of Judaism, University Women: 10:30 a.m. Prof. Erwin Chemerinsky discusses "The Vanishing Wall: Separating church and state." $7 (members); $10 (nonmembers). 15600 Mulholland Drive, Bel Air. For reservations or more information, call (310) 476-9777.

Conejo Jewish Academy: 8 p.m. "In My Hands: Memories of a Holocaust rescuer," with righteous gentile Irene Gut Opdyke. 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. For reservations or more information, call (818) 991-0991.

Temple Aliyah: 7:45 p.m. Women's financial forum with professionals discussing financial topics of concern to women. 6025 Valley Circle Blvd., Woodland Hills. For more information, call (818) 346-3545.

Women's American ORT: Noon. Business & Professional Chapter luncheon with special Chinese New Year program. $7. Fu's Palace, 8751 W. Pico Blvd. For more information, call (310) 552-1514.

Wednesday

Jewish Home for the Aging: 9:30 a.m. Author's Day program featuring presentations from Susan Estrich and Jonathan Kirsch, benefitting the JHA. $36 (members); $46 (nonmembers). Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. For reservations, call (818) 774-3342.

Adat Ari El Sisterhood: Noon-1 p.m. "Contemporary Challenges" discussion, with Mayor Richard Riordan. Free (registered students); $3 (guests). 12020 Burbank Blvd., North Hollywood. For more information, call (818) 766-9426.

Thursday

The Jewish Federation/Valley Alliance: 6 p.m. Men's Event II, gala dinner with inspirational presentation by sports agent Leigh Steinberg. Warner Center Marriott, Woodland Hills. For more information, call (818) 464-3263.

Valley Beth Shalom Family Center: 7:30 p.m. "Surviving Your Turbulent Teen." 15739 Ventura Blvd., Encino. For more information, call (818) 788-4667.

Friday

Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring: 6:30 p.m. Potluck dinner followed by discussion with Bernard Gordon of his book "Hollywood Exile or How I Learned to Love the Blacklist." 1525 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles. For reservations, call (310) 552-2007.

Skirball Cultural Center: 8 p.m. Performance by USC's Thornton Classical Guitar Ensemble. $10 (general admission); $8 (members); $4 (students). 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. For tickets, call (323) 655-8587.

Kol Tikvah: 7 p.m. Shabbat services with guest Martin Sheen, introducing Rhoda Berenson's discussion of "My Daughter, Wrongfully Imprisoned in Peru." 20400 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills. For more information, call (818) 348-0670.





Singles

Saturday

Jewish Singles Dining Club (30's-40's): 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Dinner party at a fine restaurant in West L.A. For more information, call (310) 261-6779.

Jewish Association of Single Professionals: 7 p.m.-1 a.m. Studio City cocktail party and dance. $20. Sportsman's Lodge, 12833 Ventura Blvd., Studio City. For more information, call (323) 656-7777.

Conejo Jewish Singles Connection: 6 p.m. Dinner at Lakeview Garden Chinese Restaurant, followed by art house movie at Westlake Twin Theater. Dinner, $15. 4697 Lakeview Canyon Road. For reservations, call (818) 929-7475.

Jewish Stars: 8:30 p.m. Jewish singles soiree in Encino. $9. For reservations or more information, call (818) 319-0608.

Sunday

Singles Helping Others: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Volunteering for the Jewish Federation's Super Sunday. 6505 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (818) 717-9136.

Eden Outdoor Adventures: 9:45 a.m. Hike in Pt. Magu State Park. Hike is rated intermediate. Carpool from Westwood at 8:30 a.m. $5. For more information, call (310) 459-4020.

Gary's Place: 5:30 p.m. Dinner at Shalom Pizza, 8715 Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 276-5442.

Westside Singles Networking Club (25+): 2 p.m. Discuss real estate and stock investment, followed by a swing lesson. Free (members); $10 (nonmembers). 1021 Lincoln Blvd., Santa Monica. For more information, call (310) 828-7326.

Monday

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.

Tuesday

The Wise Years: 7:30 p.m. "Reflections and Introspections," lecture by Herb Badler. Taub Annex, Stephen S. Wise Temple, 15500 Stephen S. Wise Drive, Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 889-2345.

Wednesday

Westside JCC: 7:30 p.m.-11 p.m. Salsa and other Latin dances class for Jewish singles with instructor Yossi Conde. $4 (members); $5 (nonmembers). 5870 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (323) 938-2531 ext. 2228.

Social Circle: 7 p.m. Interactive lecture with Gail Burgess on "911 Urgent Dating Solutions," with wine and cheese reception. $12 (members); $16 (guests). Hershenson Hall, Stephen S. Wise Temple, 15500 Stephen S. Wise Drive, Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 889-2345.

Elite Jewish Theatre Singles: 8 p.m. Going to see "The Lion King." $75. For reservations or more information, call (310) 203-1312.

Thursday

Jewish Single Parents and Singles Association: 6:30 p.m. Laguna Beach Art Walk. Meet at Surf & Sand Hotel, 1555 S. Coast Highway, Laguna Beach. For more information, call (714) 804-0028.

 

Friday

New Age Singles (55+): 6:30 p.m. Dinner at Nick's Restaurant, followed by Shabbat services at 8 p.m. at Adat Shalom. Dinner, 10839 National Blvd. For reservations, call (310) 854-0358.

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