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October 11, 2001

Calendar & Singles

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Calendar

SATURDAY/13

Valley Beth Shalom: 9:30 a.m. Shabbat services. 15739 Ventura Blvd., Encino. For more information, call (818) 788-6000.

Family Connections Adoption: 1:30 p.m.-3 p.m. Free information session. Community Presbyterian Church, 1555 Poli St., Ventura. For more information, call

(805) 641-1121.

SUNDAY/14

The Jewish Historical Society: 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Guided bus tour of historical Jewish Los Angeles, including Boyle Heights, downtown and Mid-Wilshire neighborhoods. $30 (per person); $25 (per person in a group). For reservations or more information, call (323) 761-8950.

Santa Clarita Valley Jewish Community: Noon-5 p.m. Semi-annual Jewish Festival at Old Orchard Park, with live music, kosher food, craft vendors, games and activities. For more information, call

(661) 298-9039.

Santa Monica Playhouse: 5:30 p.m. "But First, Sammy Shore," comedy show, Sundays. Through Oct. 28. 1211 Fourth St., Santa Monica. For reservations or more information, call (310) 394-9779 ext. 1.

Margaret Marketa Novak Productions: 6 p.m. "Marketa's People and Places Show," with Meirav Eilon Schahar, Israel consul for communications and public affairs. Adelphia Cable Television. For more information, call (310) 276-1602.

Slavin Family Children's Library: 3 p.m.-4 p.m. Puppet Party, show led by puppeteer Len Levitt. 6505 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (323) 761-8648.

Temple Beth Torah: 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. "Middle East Peace Update," lecture and brunch. Man of the Year Awards will be presented. $7 (in advance); $10 (at the door). 7620 Foothill Road, Ventura. For more information, call (805) 647-4181. Also: 2 p.m.-

4 p.m. Interfaith Affiliated Outreach Get-Together at a private home. For reservations or more information, call (805) 647-3180.; Fri., Oct. 19, 8 p.m. Shabbat services and "An Inside Look at the Middle East, Muslims and the U.S. Military," lecture. For more information, call (805) 647-3180.

Alpert JCC: 7 p.m. "Response to Missionaries Who Target Jews," lecture. $10 (general admission). Student discounts available. 3801 E. Willow St., Long Beach. For more information, call

(562) 985-7585.

Yoga Garden: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Course on Yoga, meditation and Judaism, every Sunday. 2236 26th St., Santa Monica. For more information, call (310) 450-0133.

TUESDAY/16

Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles: 1:45 p.m. "Hypertension and Strokes," lecture led by Dr. Rachael Guth. Also: Wed., Oct. 17, 10 a.m. Monart Art Design class begins. 12821 Victory Blvd., North Hollywood. For more information, call (818) 984-0276.

First Stage: 7 p.m. "Surveillance," play about the beginning of human civilization, as part of the Monday night staged play readings. $5. Hollywood United Methodist Church, 6817 Franklin Ave., Hollywood. For more information, call (323) 850-6271.

WEDNESDAY/17

Conejo Jewish Academy: 8 p.m. "America and Israel: Freedom Under Attack," lecture by talk-show host Dennis Prager regarding the Sept. 11 attacks and the suicide bombings in Israel. $12 (in advance); $15 (at the door). Hyatt Westlake Plaza Hotel, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Thousand Oaks. For tickets or more information, call (818) 991-0991.

Congregation B'nai Tzedek/Anti-Defamation League: 7 p.m. Workshop discussing the legal, practical and moral issues of religion in public schools. Tuesdays, through Nov. 13. 9669 Talbert Ave., Fountain Valley. For reservations or more information, call (714) 963-4611.

Marina del Rey B'nai Brith: 6:30 p.m. Vocalist Svetlana Portnyanski performs at a general dinner meeting. $15. Burton Chace Community Hall, 13650 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey. For tickets or more information, call

(310) 839-6854.

Los Angeles Public Library: 7 p.m. Gina Nahai, author of the best-selling book "Moonlight on the Avenue of Faith," discusses and signs "Sunday's Silence," an exploration of the charismatic world of Appalachian snake handlers. Also: Thurs., Oct. 18, 7 p.m. Author W.G. Sebald will sign and discuss his new book "Austerlitz," about a man whose fragmentary memories of a lost childhood lead him on a quest across Europe. 630 W. Fifth St., Los Angeles. For reservations or more information, call

(213) 228-7025.

Conejo Jewish Academy: 12:30 p.m. Bible study class begins, studying the Torah and its contemporary implications. 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. For more information, call

(818) 991-0991.

National Council of Jewish Women: 9:30 a.m.-noon. "The Future of Choice-Today's Issues in Reproductive Rights," panel with State Sen. Sheila Kuehl and Susan Berke from the California Women's Law Center. Continental breakfast served. $15. For reservations or more information, call (323) 852-8507.

Temple Beth Hillel: 10 a.m. "What Now, Israel?" lecture on the current events in Israel led by director of Religious Education Director Steve Finley. $2. For more information, call (818) 763-5391.

Adat Ari El Sisterhood: 12:30 p.m. "The Image of Israel After September 11," discussion led by principal of Gary Wexler & Associates PR firm, Gary Wexler. Free (Multi Interest Day members); $3 (guests). 12020 Burbank Blvd., Valley Village. For more information, call

(818) 766-9426.

Barnes & Noble: 7:30 p.m. Author Jonathan Kirsch discusses his book, "The Woman Who Laughed at God: The Untold Story of the Jewish People." 1201 Third St., Promenade, Santa Monica. For more information, call

(310) 260-9110.

THURSDAY/18

Kabbalah Centre: 8:30 p.m. "Spiritual Insight into America's New War," lecture by Eliahu Jian. 1062 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 657-5404.

Valley Cities JCC: 7:30 p.m. Lecture by Michal Strutin regarding her new book "Discovering Natural Israel." Free (members); $5 (nonmembers). 13164 Burbank Blvd., Sherman Oaks. For more information, call (818) 786-6310.

Writers Bloc/Consulate General of Israel: 7:30 p.m. Presentation by Rabbi Bill Cutter. $15. Temple Emanuel, 300 N. Clark Drive, Beverly Hills. For reservations or more information, call

(310) 335-0917.

Valley Yiddish Culture Club: 7:30 p.m. "A Yiddish/American Love Affair Between Bessarabia and California," concert with performances by clarinetist Isaac Sadigursky and accordionist David Kasat. Free (members); $3 (nonmembers). Adat Ari El, 12020 Burbank Blvd., Valley Village. For more information, call

(818) 376-1640.

FRIDAY/19

Pierce College Philharmonic Choir: 7:30 p.m. "An Evening With Groucho," musical featuring Frank Ferrante. Also plays Sat., Oct. 20, 7:30 p.m. $25 (preferred seating); $15 (adults); $12 (seniors; $8 (children under 12 and students). Pierce College's Theater on the Hill, 6201 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills. For more information, call (818) 753-3306.

The Valley Congregation for Humanistic Judaism: 7 p.m. "Judaism, A Moving Target: A Perspective on the Various Denominations," presentation, followed by service. Cal Fed Bank, Community Room, 12191 Ventura Blvd., Studio City. For more information, call (818) 623-7363.

Society for Humanistic Judaism/L.A. Chapter: 7:30 p.m. Discussion of the exhibit "You and Eye: Art Responds to Prejudice" and the terrorist attacks. Workmen's Circle, 1525 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (323) 656-2734.

Singles

SATURDAY/13

Singles Helping Others: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Assist with festivities at the New Horizons Fall Festival. 15725 Parthenia St., North Hills. For more information, call (818) 345-8802.

Hashalom (21-39): 10 p.m. Melave Malka, with bingo, food and prizes, every Saturday at a private home. Couple welcome. For more information, call (310) 652-9014.

Jewish Singles Meeting Place (30-40s): 6 p.m. Meet for dinner at Red Robin and bowling at Canoga Park Bowl. For reservations or more information, call (818) 883-5325. Also: Sun., Oct. 14, Noon. Celebrate Oktoberfest at Alpine Village in Torrance, with beer and bratwurst. $4 (plus meal costs). For reservations or more information, call (818) 705-8213.

Palos Verdes Singles: 7 p.m. Dance party aboard the yacht "Galatea," featuring live entertainment, catered appetizers and dessert and a full service bar. $35. For directions or more information, call (310) 372-6071.

SUNDAY/14

L.A.'s Best Connection: 1 p.m. Social and bagel brunch at Farmer's Market. For more information, call (323) 782-0435.

New Age Singles (55+): 1 p.m. Meet for bowling at Mar Vista Bowl, 12125 Venice Blvd., West Los Angeles, followed by a no-host dinner. $2.25 (per game, plus shoe rental). For reservations or more information, call (323) 931-3509. Also: Fri., Oct. 19, 5:30 p.m. Musical Shabbat service preceded by a no-host dinner. For reservations or more information, call (310) 838-7459.

Elite Jewish Theatre Singles: 2 p.m. Meet to see "The Piaggi Suite," a romantic musical comedy. $10. Also: Fri., Oct. 26-Mon., Oct. 29, Weekend trip to Laughlin, Nevada. $269 (airfare and three nights hotel included). For reservations or more information, call (310) 203-1312.

Klutz Productions (21-40): 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Dance party with a beer and wine bar. A portion of the proceeds benefit The New York Firefighters 9-11 Disaster Relief Fund. $12. Club Sugar, 814 Broadway Ave., Santa Monica. For more information, contact klutzproductions@aol.com or call (310) 899-1989.

MONDAY/15

Israeli Dancing: 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Open session Israeli folk dancing with Michelle Yakovie. Also: Thursdays, Israeli folk dancing lessons. $6. 2244 Westwood Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (800) 750-5432.

Project Next Step (30-40): 8 p.m. Coffee Talk, discussion with two rabbis about current social and economic issues. Coffee and pastries provided by The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf. $5. For more information, call (310) 552-4595.

TUESDAY/16

WUJS Institute (21-35): Fall session in Arad, Israel, Jewish study program for those 21-35. For more information, visit www.wujs-arad.org.

Westwood Jewish Singles (45+): 7:30 p.m. Coffee, Cake and Conversation, discussion group, every Sunday and Tuesday. $8. For more information, call (310) 444-8986.

WEDNESDAY/17

Jewish Single Parents & Singles Association: 7 p.m. Balboa Island walk. For more information, call (714) 839-0281.

Helkeinu Foundation (20-40):

8 p.m. Lecture on self-improvement by Rabbi Shlomo Goldberg, every Wednesday. $10. For more information, call (310) 785-0440.

THURSDAY/18

Project Next Step: Author Rochelle Krich speaks about her books, "Shadows of Sin," "Where's Mommy Now?"and other novels. $5. 9911 W. Pico Blvd., Suite 102, Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 552-4595 ext. 21.

FRIDAY/19

Singles Initiative (20-40): 7 p.m. Shabbat at Sunset," second Shabbat dinner at the Wyndham Bel-Age Hotel. $50. 1020 N. San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood. For more information, call (323) 761-8348.

UPCOMING

Harbor Jewish Singles (50-73): Sun., Oct. 21, 12:30 p.m. "The Religious Concepts and Philosophy of Judaism and Other Cultures in the World," lecture and brunch, in Westchester. $7 (members); $9 (nonmembers). For reservations or more information, call (714) 892-8932.

JTennis (25-45): Sun., Oct. 21, 1:30 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. Intermediate andcompetitive tennis matches. $10 (in advance); $15 (on day of event). For reservations or more information, visit www.geocities.com.

Business & Professional Singles: Sun., Oct. 21, 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Party, with a buffet, music and bar. $13 (members); $16 (nonmembers). The Radisson Valley Hotel, fourth floor ballroom, 15433 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks. For more information, call (818) 761-0179.

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