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November 8, 2001

Calendar & Singles

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Calendar

SATURDAY/10

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

Tobey C. Moss Gallery: 2 p.m.-5 p.m. Opening reception for artist Jay Rivkin, displaying her cultural collages and personal assemblages. On display through Jan. 5, 2002. 7321 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (323) 933-5523.

Skirball Cultural Center: 8 p.m. "June Bride," solo comedy performance by Sara Felder on planning a lesbian wedding, accompanied by juggling. Also: Tues., Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m. Screening of "The Vow," a Polish movie about two childhood friends who plan for their children to marry each other, and the trials and tribulations that arise from striving to keep that vow. $6 (general admission); $5 (members); $4 (students). For tickets or more information, call (323) 655-8587.

Temple Beth Torah: 7 p.m. "An Evening at the Silent Cinema," program features films with Laurel and Hardy, Douglas Fairbanks and an old-fashioned singalong. Movie snacks served. $14 (adults, in advance); $18 (adults at the door); $10 (children). 16651 Rinaldi St., Granada Hills. For reservations or more information, call (818) 831-0835.

Westside JCC: 8 p.m.-midnight. Cafe Rondo, Israeli dance party hosted by Jason Hecht and famous musician David Edery. $6 (nonmembers); $5 (members). 5870 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call

(323) 938-2531.

Lily's Siren: The five-person rock band performs their hits at The Gig. 7302 Melrose Ave., Hollywood. For more information, visit www.lilyssiren.com.

Pacific Gardens: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Health and Wellness Fair 2001, Consultations available with medical experts, including chiropractors and dentists. 18700 Burbank Blvd., Tarzana. For reservations for a mammogram or more information, call

(818) 342-0003.

Israel Cancer Research Fund: 6:30 p.m. Dick Clark hosts "Rhapsody in Blue," a dinner and dance gala at the Regent Beverly Wilshire, honoring Andy Heyward, chairman and CEO of DIC Entertainment, Inc. with the ICRF Humanitarian Award. A live auction offers opportunities to win trips to Australia, Hong Kong and more. $350. For reservations or more information, call (323) 651-1200.

Young Israel of Century City: 7:30 p.m. "New Frontiers in Jewish Genetics: Who Owns Your Genes?" forum by Dr. Avraham Steinberg, professor and director of the Center for Medical Ethics, Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School and Dr. Lawrence D. Platt, professor of Obstetrcs, UCLA School of Medicine. Four Seasons Hotel, 300 S. Doheny Drive, Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 273-6954.

SUNDAY/11

Temple Menorah: 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. South Bay Jewish Festival, featuring klezmer music by a band, children's entertainment featuring a puppet show, a kugel cook-off, art show and more. 1101 Camino Real, Redondo Beach. For more information, call

(310) 316-8444.

Santa Monica Playhouse: 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Performance of the classic fairytale "Cinderella." $9 (ages 2-92); free (children 2 and under and seniors over 92). 1211 Fourth St., Santa Monica. For more information, call (310) 394-9779 ext. 2.

Zimmer Children's Museum: 1:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Help create mural art. $5 (adults); $3 (children 3 and older); free (children 2 and under, and grandparents). 6505 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (323) 761-8989.

University of Judaism: 10 a.m.-

4 p.m. Jerry Freedman Habush leads a bus tour of the Hsi Lai Buddhist Temple in Hacienda Heights, with lunch at Little Tokyo. $30-$35 (general admission). 15600 Mulholland Drive, Bel Air. For tickets or more information, call (310) 476-9777 ext. 246.

Goldie's Yiddish Orchestra: 10 p.m. Performance of klezmer music. $3. The Bigfoot Lodge, 3172 Los Feliz Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call

(310) 489-6310.

Congregation Shir Ha-Ma'alot: 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Rabbi Richard Steinberg discusses "December Dilemma," the issues plaguing Christmas and Chanukah festivities. 3652 Michelson Drive, Irvine. For more information, call (949) 857-2226.

The Serra Project: 5:30 p.m. "A Faire of the Heart XII," dinner and silent auction to benefit people with AIDS. Beverly Hilton Hotel, 9876 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills. For reservations or more information, call (213) 413-0306.

Yiddishkayt Los Angeles: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Yiddish for All, one day workshop. Different levels available. Shalhevet High School, 910 S. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles. For more information, call

(323) 930-9333.

MONDAY/12

National Council of Jewish Women: 9:30 a.m. General meeting for VOTE, featuring chair Jeff Brain, discussing "Valley Voters Organized Toward Empowerment." Temple Judea, 5429 Lindley Ave., Tarzana. For more information, call

(818) 986-8365.

California Chapter of the National Neurofibromatosis Foundation: 7:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Informational meeting about the NF Marathon Program to benefit the disease which inflicts one in every 4,000 babies. Westside Pavilion Mall, 10800 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. For reservations or more information, call (888) 314-6633.

TUESDAY/13

Jewish Book Festival: 7:30 p.m. NAACP Award-winner Bebe Moore Campbell discusses her newest book "What You Owe Me." Pasadena Jewish Temple and Center, 1434 Altadena Drive, Pasadena. For more information, call (626) 967-3656.

Silverado Senior Living: 4 p.m.-7 p.m. The Festival of Plenty, with food and entertainment, to celebrate all of our blessings. 25100 Calabasas Road, Calabasas. For more information, call

(818) 222-1000.

Anti-Defamation League of Orange County: 6 p.m.-8 p.m. The documentary "Long Night's Journey Into Day," screens as part of the presentation by Peter and Linda Biehl regarding the couple's goal to help black South Africans. MJW Fine Arts, 209 Marine Ave., Balboa Island. For reservations or more information, call

(714) 979-4733.

Pasadena Civic Auditorium: 8 p.m. The 2001-2002 Distinguished Speaker Series presents founder of the Solidarity Movement, former president of Poland and Nobel Peace Prize-winner Lech Walesa. 300 East Green St., Pasadena. For more information, call

(800) 508-9301.

Jewish Television Network: The 2001 Vision Award is presented to Caryn Mandabach, producer of "The Cosby Show," "Roseanne," "That 70's Show" and the women's multi-media company Oxygen. The gala dinner at the St. Regis Hotel benefits the JTN. For more information, call (323) 852-9494.

WEDNESDAY/14

Hammer Museum: 6:30 p.m. "Creative Paths II: Discovering Careers in Art."Art professionals from Los Angeles will discuss their educational experiences. For reservations or more information, call (310) 443-7058.

Temple Aliyah: 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Holiday boutique featuring gifts, jewelry, home furnishings, purses, clothing and toys. 6025 Valley Circle Blvd., Woodland Hills. For more information, call

(818) 346-3545.

Jewish Big Brothers: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. "Relationships and the Developing Mind," lecture led by Dr. Daniel J. Siegel highlighting the benefits of big brotherhood. Radisson Hotel, 6161 Centinela Ave., Culver City. For more information, call (323) 692-3515.

Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Annual Used Book Sale offering books on Judaica, Hebraica, religion and more. 3077 University Ave., Los Angeles. For more information, call (213) 749-3424 ext. 4225.

Yad B'Yad: 11 a.m. Fashion show and holiday boutique at the Olympic Collection to benefit the Human Life Saving Fund. For more information, call

(310) 854-4454.

Adat Ari El Sisterhood: 12:30 p.m. The Contemporary Challenges program presents a lecture, "Against Valley Separation," by Cindy Miscekowski, Los Angeles City Councilwoman. Free (members); $3 (nonmembers). 12020 Burbank Blvd., Valley Village. For more information, call (818) 766-9426.

THURSDAY/15

Westside JCC: 9 a.m.-noon. Free flu shots. 5870 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (323) 938-2531 ext. 2225.

Stephen S. Wise Temple: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Annual Holiday Boutique and Cafe fundraiser. 15500 Stephen S. Wise Drive, Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 440-3656.

Hillel at Pierce and Valley Colleges: 6:45 p.m.-8 p.m. "An Israel Briefing: The Latest Events," lecture by Meirav Eilon Shahar, consul for communications and public affairs, Consulate General of Israel. 19720 Ventura Blvd., Suite G, Woodland Hills. For more information, call (818) 887-5901.

Congregation Beth Chayim Chadashim: 7 p.m. Rabbi Lisa Edwards leads Beit Midrash study. 6000 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (323) 931-7023.

Anti-Defamation League: 7:30 p.m. "Getting to Know the Culturally Specific Museums of Los Angeles," lecture as part of the Third Annual Ralph Tornberg series. $20. For more information, call (310) 446-8000 ext. 230.

Valley Beth Shalom: 7:30 p.m. "The Material Teen," discussion targeting youth who are motivated by brand names. 15739 Ventura Blvd., Encino. For more information, call (818) 788-4667.

FRIDAY/16

New Beverly Cinema: 8:35 p.m. Screening of the comedy film "The Closet," written by renowned Jewish filmmaker Francis Veber. $6 (general admission); $5 (students); $3 (seniors and children). 7165 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (323) 938-4038.

Kehillat Kharakim: 6 p.m. Egalitarian Shabbat services, followed by dinner. For location or more information, call (323) 934-2925.

Temple Sholom: 8 p.m. Merav Eilon-Shahar of the Consulate General of Israel will speak on solidarity for Israel. 963 W. Sixth St., Ontario. For more information, call (909) 983-9661.

Singles

SATURDAY/10

Jewish Stars (37-49): 8:30 p.m. Mediterranean cruise-themed party in Encino. $8. For reservations or more information, call (310) 841-1002.

SUNDAY/11

The Social Circle (35-59): 9:30 a.m. Hike and walk at Will Rogers State Park, followed by a no-host brunch at Mort's Deli, 1035 Swarthmore Ave., Pacific Palisades. For more information, call (310) 889-2345.

Jewish Singles Book Club: 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. Discussion of Leon Uris' "Exodus." Shalom Pizza, 8715 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call

(310) 652-1277.

Klutz Productions (21-40): 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Candle-lit event with appetizers at Atlantic, a restaurant and bar owned by Madonna's brother, Christopher Ciccone. $10. 8256 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, visit www.klutzproductions.com. or call (323) 951-1949 for directions.

Quick Date: Age groups 25-35, 30-40, 35-45, 40-55 and 50-65 meet at a dating marathon event featuring live entertainment, dance contest and refreshments. For more information, call (310) 497-6627. Israeli Folk Dancing: 8 p.m.-12:30 p.m. Open-session dancing with Michele Yakovee. $6. 22244 Westwood Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call

(800) 750-5432.

MONDAY/12

Israeli Folk Dancing: 8 p.m.-12:30 p.m. Open-session dancing with Michele Yakovee. $6. 22244 Westwood Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call

(800) 750-5432.

TUESDAY/13

Business & Professional Networking Group (21+): 6:30 p.m. Networking event in the San Fernando Valley area. For more information, call (818) 774-0503.

WEDNESDAY/14

We Could Click (20s-50s): 6:30 p.m.-midnight. First event for upscale single professionals, with dancing and appetizers. $20. Calibar, 9667 1/2 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills. For reservations or more information, call

(310) 356-0008.

University of Judaism: 8:30 p.m. Michael Levine discusses "God, Dating and Marriage,"regarding God's influence on finding love. $10. 15600 Mulholland Drive, Bel Air. For tickets or more information, call (310) 476-9777.

THURSDAY/15

Conversations!: 7:30 p.m. "Inner Dialogue," lecture by Janet Smith. Appetizers and drinks served. $15. For reservations or more information, call (310) 315-1078.

FRIDAY/16

Aaron's Tent Group Shabbos Experience (20s & 30s): 7 p.m. Dinner, interactive discussion and after-party. $13. For reservations or more information, call (310) 842-5109 by Wed., Nov. 14.

Orange County JCC Book Festival: 6:30 p.m. Dinner and discussion with author David A. Samson about his book "Mensch or Shlemiel??? Is He for Real?" $15 (members); $22 (nonmembers). For reservations or more information, call

(714) 755-0340.

Judaism 4 Singles (22+): Nov. 16-Nov. 18. Shabbaton at Hilton Hotel, Costa Mesa, hosted by renowned Persian Rabbi David Zargari. $219 (4 per room); $280 (double occupancy). For reservations or more information, call Bahram Gohari (310) 901-7000.

East Coast Connection (21-45): 6:15 p.m.-7:45 p.m. Shabbat services, followed by dinner. For reservations or more information, call (310) 358-9930.

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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