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October 18, 2001

Calendar & Singles

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Calendar

SATURDAY/20

Sinai Temple: 9:30 a.m. Shabbat service. 10400 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 474-1518.

SUNDAY/21

Skirball Cultural Center: 2 p.m. Poetry reading by mystical poet and author Gerald Stern as part of the center's Rattle Poetry Series. $5 (general admission); free (students). 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. For tickets or more information, call

(323) 655-8587.

Temple Beth Torah: 11:30 a.m. "The Yiddish are Coming," luncheon and comedy play. $8.50 (in advance); $10 (at the door). 11827 Venice Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 839-7298.

Temple B'nai Hayim: 11 a.m. Service based on the reading of the Torah portion Noah, regarding the important role that pets play in our lives. Pets welcome. 4276 Van Nuys Blvd., Sherman Oaks. For more information, call

(818) 788-4664.

AIDS Project Los Angeles:

9:30 a.m. Opening ceremonies kick off the walk in support of the organization, at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood. For registration or more information, call (213) 201-9255.

The Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring: Noon. Annual Awards Banquet, featuring speaker State Sen. Sheila James Kuehl. $90. 1525 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles. For reservations or more information, call (310) 552-2007.

Temple Adat Elohim Sisterhood: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Roadshow 2001, opinion of value offered for art pieces, including paintings, sculptures, furniture, decorations, silver, ceramics and art glass. $5. 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. For reservations or more information, call (805) 497-0293.

Solidarity for Israel: 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Meet in front of the Federal Building to protest for Israel. For more informtion, call (818) 395-0414.

The Jewish Geneological Society: Beginners Workshop teaching tracing roots. $50. Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (818) 771-5554.

Temple Beth Ohr of La Mirada:

4 p.m. "What is Modern Orthodox Judaism?" lecture. 15721 Rosecrans Ave., La Mirada. For more information, call (714) 521-6765.

Hadassah Southern California: 10 a.m. "Strategic Crisis in Israel," lecture. Light nosh served. Valley Cities JCC, 13164 Burbank Blvd., Sherman Oaks. For more information, call (818) 783-3488.

USC Casden Institute/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center: 1:30 p.m.-3 p.m. Discussion on Jewish values and medicine, titled "Can it Happen Here? Secret State Experiments on Humans," by Dr. Jonathan D. Moreno at Cedar Sinai Medical Center, Harvey Morse Auditorium, Plaza Level, South Tower. For reservations or more information, call (213) 740-3405.

MONDAY/22

Sephardic Temple Tifereth Israel: 7 p.m. Benefit concert featuring Israeli music by Pini Cohen and American music by the Beverly Hills High School Madrigal Singers. $18. For more information, call (310) 475-7311.

Congregation Beth Shir Sholom: 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Israeli dance classes with David Katz. For more information, call (310) 453-3361.

The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Addiction conference, including panel discussions and lectures on the Jewish community and drug addiction. $75 (general admission); $40 (students); $10 (evening discussion). Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (323) 761-8373.

Barnes & Noble: 7:30 p.m. Author of "Soy Desserts," Patricia Greenberg signs and offers taste tests of her soy recipes. Also: Tues., Oct. 23, 7:30 p.m. Meditation workshop, teaching methods of relaxation for those dealing with grief, led by master healer and author of "Spiritual Medicine" Laurie Levine. 16461 Ventura Blvd., Encino. For more information, call (818) 380-1636.

TUESDAY/23

University of Judaism: 10:45 a.m. Author of "Dancing on the Edge of the World: Jewish Stories of Faith, Inspiration and Love," Dr. Miriyam Glazer speaks at the October meeting of University Women. $10 (guests); $7 (members). 15600 Mulholland Drive, Bel Air. For more information, call (310) 476-9777.

Pasadena Jewish Temple and Center: 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Lecture on International Jewish Folk Traditions, led by Professor Steven Lowenstein of the University of Judaism. Refreshments served. $3 (members); $4 (nonmembers). 1434 N. Altadena Drive, Pasadena. For reservations or more information, call (626) 798-1161.

Los Angeles Jewish Home for the Aging: Sarnat Symposium titled "Thinking Outside the Box: Creative Eldercare Solutions." For reservations or more information, call (818) 774-3336.

WEDNESDAY/24

The Gardenia Room: 7 p.m. Cabaret singer Deborah Downey sings "That's Amore," "You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby" and more as part of a Harry Warren Tribute, featuring Julia Riva. $15 (21+). 7066 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood. For more information, call (323) 467-7444.

Bureau of Jewish Education of Greater Los Angeles: 7:30 p.m.-

9 p.m. Lecture about schoolyard bullies and the bullied. Shalhevet School, 910 S. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles. For more information, call (323) 761-8629.

California Tay-Sachs Disease Prevention Program: 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Free testing for Tay Sachs disease at Santa Monica College's Health Office. For reservations or more information, call (818) 881-1061.

THURSDAY/25

Conejo Jewish Academy: 8 p.m. "Mystic Quest-The Spiritual Information Highway," class. 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. For registration or more information, call (818) 991-0991.

FRIDAY/26

Temple Beth El: Weekend-long festival with Shabbat services, party with entertainment and a buffet and a "Torah Walk' on Sunday. 2A Liberty, Aliso Viejo. For reservations or more information, call (949) 362-3999.

Singles

SATURDAY/20

Jewish Singles Meeting Place (30s & 40s): 8 p.m. Meet at a private home in Valley Glen to play games and socialize. $5. For reservations or more information, call (818) 780-1202. Also: Sat., Oct. 27, 8 p.m. Annual Halloween bash at a private home in North Hills, with a costume contest. $8. For reservations or more information, call (818) 893-4879.

Southern California Social Guide: 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Cocktail dance party, with live music and buffet. $20. Sportsmen's Lodge, 12833 Ventura Blvd., Studio City. For more information, call

(323) 656-7777.

SUNDAY/21

Harbor Jewish Singles (50-73): 12:30 p.m. Brunch and lecture titled "The Religious Concepts and Philosophy of Judaism and Other Cultures in the World." $7 (members); $9 (nonmembers). For reservations or more information, call (714) 892-8932.

Business & Professional Singles: 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Halloween dance party with a pasta buffet, music and bar. $13 (members); $16 (guests). The Radisson Valley Hotel, fourth floor ballroom, 15433 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks. For more information, call

(818) 761-0179.

MONDAY/22

Project Next Step (20s & 40s): 8 p.m. Coffee Talk, discussion with two rabbis. Coffee and pastries provided by The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf. $5. Also: Thursdays, Judaism 101, discussions about relationships and intimacy. $10. 9911 W. Pico Blvd., Suite 102, Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 552-4595.

TUESDAY/23

Bridge for Singles (59+): 7:30 p.m. Intermediate players meet to play bridge at a private home. $4. For more information, call

(310) 398-9649.

WEDNESDAY/24

New Age Singles (55+): 7:25 p.m. "Our Third Age: Reinventing Our Lives, discussion led by Laurel Newmark. Refreshments served. $3 (members); $5 (nonmembers). For more information, call (310) 306-5070.

THURSDAY/25

Conversations!: 7:30 p.m. "Sexuality and Sensuality-How Do They Mix?" lecture, with a light dinner and drinks. $15 (in advance); $17 (at the door). For reservations or more information, call (310) 315-1078.

FRIDAY/26

Elite Jewish Theatre Singles: Weekend trip to Laughlin. $269 (includes roundtrip airfare and three nights hotel accomodations). For booking or more information, call (310) 203-1312.

UPCOMING

Jewish Single Parents & Singles Association: Sat., Oct. 27, 7 p.m. Dinner at Crocodile Cafe and a movie in Brea. 975 E. Birch St., 'K, Brea. For reservations or more information, call (714) 517-0450.

MONDAY/2

Singles Helping Others: 7 p.m. General meeting to plan events and activities. For more information, call (323) 769-1307.

Israeli Folk Dancing: 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Dance session with Israel Yakovee. Also: Lessons every Thursday with Michelle. $6. 2244 Westwood Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (800) 750-5432.

TUESDAY/3

Singles Helping Others: 7:30 p.m. Fourth of July celebration at the Hollywood Bowl, with fireworks. $18. For reservations or more information, call (323) 851-9070.

Bridge for Singles (59+): 7:30 p.m. Intermediate players meet at a private West Los Angeles home. $4. For more information, call (310) 398-9649.

Jewish Association of Single Professionals (25-55): 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Independence dance party with appetizers, dessert and no-host bar. $20. Lush, 2020 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica. For more information, call (323) 656-7777.

Social Circle (35-59): 8 p.m. Blue Jeans Bash with a live Oldies band, dancing, food and drinks. $20 (members); $25 (nonmembers). Stephen S. Wise Temple, 15500 Stephen S. Wise Dr., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 476-8561.

Stu & Lew Productions (21-39): 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Fourth annual Summer Blowout dance party. $20 House of Blues, 8430 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles. For tickets or more information, call (310) 364-2301.

WEDNESDAY/4

L'Chaim Entertainment (21+): 9:30 p.m. Party with singers and a DJ playing international, salsa, Middle Eastern and hip-hop music. $10. Dinner available with reservations. Beverly Hills Cuisine, 9025 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills. For more information, call (310) 289-4435.

Nexus (21-39): 2 p.m. Independence Day potluck picnic, with volleyball, canoeing, barbeque and fireworks at North Lake, Woodbridge, Irvine. For more information, call (714) 974-2279.

Jewish Singles Meeting Place (30's-40's): 5 p.m. Barbeque party at a private home in celebration of the 4th of July. For reservations or more information, call (818) 780-4809.

New Age Singles (55+): 2 p.m. Fourth of July potluck pool party. $3 (if accompanied by food); $10 (without food). For members only. For reservations or more information, call (310) 473-1391.

Jewish Single Parents & Singles Association: 3 p.m. Picnic with games and fireworks. Yorba Linda Middle School, 4845 Casa Loma Ave., Yorba Linda. For more information, call (909) 262-1788.

THURSDAY/5

Conversations!: 7:30 p.m. Guest speaker leads discussions with food and drinks, every Thursday. $15. For reservations or more information, call (310) 315-1078.

FRIDAY/6

New Age Singles (55+): 6:30 p.m. No-host dinner, followed by Shabbat services at Adat Shalom Temple. For reservations or more information, call (310) 854-0358.

UPCOMING

Palos Verdes Singles (35+): Sat., July 7, 6:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Dance party with dinner at a private home. $25. For reservations or more information, call (310) 372-6071.

New Start (30-75): Sun., Aug. 5. "A Romantic Evening With the Gatsbys," event with food and drinks. For more information, call (310) 478-3137.

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