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Calendar & Singles

by Mike Levy

May 17, 2001 | 8:00 pm

Calendar

SATURDAY/18

Beth Shir Sholom: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Minyan Del Mar Shabbat celebration, including service with music, children's program and lunch. 1827 California Ave., Santa Monica. For more information, call (310) 453-3361.

The Westside Jewish Theatre Project: 7:30 p.m. "The Rabbi of Oy," musical by Kids On Stage, based on the kids' own experiences as Jews. $7 (adults); $4 (children 3-12); free(children under 3). Beth Shir Sholom Temple, 1827 California Ave., Santa Monica. For reservations or more information, call (310) 314-0035.

Los Angeles Yiddish Culture Club: 8 p.m. "David Hofstein, the Poet of Affection and Courage," lecture by Yiddish poet Moshe Shkliar, followed by a musical performance by singer Risa Igelfeld. Free (members); $4 (guests). 8339 W. Third St., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 454-3687.

SUNDAY/20

Project Chicken Soup: 8 a.m. Meet to cook warm kosher meals for people with illnesses, or meet at 11:45 a.m. to deliver the meals. Hirsh Kosher Kitchen, 338 N. Firfax Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (323) 655-5330.

Harkham Hillel Hebrew Academy: 10:30 a.m. Mother-Daughter Scholarship luncheon honoring four faculty members, including a boutique and raffle. $65. 9120 W. Olympic Blvd., Beverly Hills. For more information, call (310) 276-6135.

Descendants of the Shoah: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Meeting for descendants of Holocaust survivors and their families at a private home, with lecture, "Chicago 2002; Living the legacy," by Michael Zolno and Darlene Basch, in the interest of maintaining links between survivors' offspring. For more information, call (818) 788-8811.

B'nai Tikvah Congregation: 2 p.m. Rummage sale. 5820 W. Manchester Ave., Westchester. For more information, call (310) 645-6262.

Stephen S. Wise: 2:30 p.m. Performance by the Youth Orchestra, a mixture of classical music and Jewish repertoire. $5. Milken Community High School, 15800 Zeldins Way, Los Angeles. For tickets or more information, call (310) 440-3500 ext. 3344.

Temple Ramat Zion: 7 p.m. "Does the Soul Survive," lecture and discussion by Rabbi Elie Spitz regarding life after death. 17655 devonshire St., Nirthridge. For more information, call (818) 360-1881.

MONDAY/21

Jewish Family Service of Orange County: 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Parenting support group to help parents deal with childhood anger, anxiety and peer pressure, every Monday. 250 E. Baker St., Suite G, Costa Mesa. For more information, call (714) 445-4950.

Ketubah B'nai Brith: 12:15 p.m. Abe Saslow tells Yiddish tales and jokes and leads a discussion about the present Israel situation, including drinks and food. Congregation Mogen David, 9717 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 203-0649.

West Valley JCC: 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. "Rays of Optimism," lecture by Dr. Levon Quasabian regarding new breakthroughs in oncology and hematology. Free (members); $4 (nonmembers). 22622 Vanowen St., West Hills. For more information, call (818) 464-3300.

Center for Jewish Culture and Creativity: 7:30 p.m. "Mizrach," collection of classical Middle Eastern music and poetry derived from the Hebrew and Arabic cultural heritage, performed by Synergy, an ensemble devoted to portraying Jewish culture. $12. Greenway Court Theatre, 544 N. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles. For tickets or more information, call (323) 658-5824.

TUESDAY/22

Temple Ahavat Shalom: 9:30 a.m. Bible study class, studying Judaism with a contemporary viewpoint, every Tuesday. 18200 Rinaldi Pl., Northridge. For more information, call (818) 360-5947.

West Valley JCC: 10 a.m.-noon. Senior Shalom Club meets every Tuesday to have a coffee and bagel brunch, hear a speaker and watch entertainment. Today: singer Vicki Dupre and pianist Jack Nye. $2 (members); $6 (nonmembers). 22622 Vanowen St., West Hills. For more information, call (818) 464-3300.

East Valley Senior Center: 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Support group for people who are over 55 and living alone. Through June 26. 5000 Colfax Ave., North Hollywood. For more information, call (818) 766-5165.

Jewish Family Service of Orange County: 7 p.m. Support group for adults and their children dealing with divorce. 250 E. Baker St., suite G, Costa Mesa. For more information, call (714) 445-4950.

Pasadena Jewish Temple and Center: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Bus tour of the Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, displaying artwork from the Americas, Africa and the Pacific Rim, with special exhibit, "Trilogy of Glasswork." $9. For reservations or more information, call (626)798-1161.

WEDNESDAY/23

Temple Ahavat Shalom: 9 a.m. Mommy and Me classes for babies 4-24 months. Also: 10:30 a.m. seniors group meeting offering activities, entertainment, meals and trips. $2. 18200 Rinaldi Place, Northridge. For more information, call (818) 360-2258.

Dutton's Bookstore: 7 p.m. Ralph Fertig reads an excerpt from his book, "Love and Liberation: When the Jews tore down the ghetto walls," and discusses 18th century Jewish ghettos. 11975 San Vicente Blvd., Brentwood. For more information, call (818) 970-1780.

Conejo Jewish Day School: 7 p.m. "Why I Send My Child To Jewish Day School," lecture by KRLA talk show host Dennis Prager. $18. 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. For reservations or more information, call (818) 879-8255.

Temple Judaea: 1 p.m. "Anti-semitism in the Arab World," lecture by Fred Diament, past president of the 1939 Club, along with refreshments. $1. 5429 Lindley Ave., Tarzana. For more information, call (818) 705-3557.

West Valley JCC: 10 a.m.-noon. Discussion about literature by famous authors with Susan Mahler every Thursday. 22622 Vanowen St., West Hills. For more information, call (818) 464-3300.

THURSDAY/24

University of Judaism: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Tour of Mormon Temple Hill, with discussion of the parallels between the Mormon lifestyle and Judaism, followed by refreshments. $22. For reservations, location or more information, call (310) 440-1246.

FRIDAY/25

Cheviot Hills Senior Citizens' Club: 10:45 a.m. Meets for entertainment, trips, bingo, guest speakers and luncheons. $1.50 (members); $1.75 (nonmembers). 2551 Motor Ave., W. Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 652-7508.

Kehillat Israel: 6:30 p.m. Service of Jewish meditation with liturgical chants. 16019 Sunset Blvd., Pacific Palisades. For more information, call (310) 459-2328.

UPCOMING

Iranian American Jewish Association (SIAMAK): Sun., May 27, 8 p.m.-midnight. Dinner dance gala celebrating Shavuot and the organization's 22nd anniversary, including a three-course meal and dancing with music by Helen. $75 ($600 per table of ten). Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, 1700 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica. For tickets or more information, call (310) 843-9846.

Democrats for Israel: Thurs., May 31, 7:30 p.m. "The Fate of the Ten Jewish Prisoners in Iran,"lecture by Mayer Kameron, followed by a discussion session, with refreshments. Workmen's Circle, 1525 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles. For reservations or more information, call (310) 285-8542.

 

 

Singles

 

SATURDAY/19

Mixed Support Group: 11 a.m.-12:30 a.m. Support group for singles and divorced people. $100 (four sessions). 11110 Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 202, W. Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 281-8476.

Jewish Singles Meeting Place (30's & 40's): 7:30 p.m. Going to see the comedy, "Good Thing." $15. Taper Too Theatre, Hollywood. For tickets or more information, call (818) 780-4809.

Jewish Association of Single Professionals: 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Cocktail and dance party with a live band, appetizer buffet, dessert and no-host bar. $20. Sportsmen's Lodge, 12833 Ventura Blvd., Studio City. For more information, call (323) 656-7777.

SUNDAY/20

Jewish Nexus: 7:45 a.m.-8 p.m. Tour of wineries in Santa Ynez Valley with wine tasting, followed by a walk through Solvang. $20 (in advance); $25 (on day of event). For carpool meeting locations or more information, call (562) 799-9965.

Hadassah Vanguard Singles: Noon-3 p.m. Potluck picnic and sports. For location or more information, call (310) 276-0036 ext. 22.

New Age Singles (55+): 2 p.m. Going to see "Out of Order," followed by a no-host dinner at the Eclectic Cafe. $22 (members); $25 (guests). El Portal Theatre, 5257 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood. For more information, call (818) 347-8355.

Jewish Singles Meeting Place (30's & 40's): 2:30 p.m. Country line dancing lessons, followed by a buffet lunch at Cowboy Palace in Chatsworth. For reservations or more information, call (818) 343-1846.

Project Next Step (22-29): 5 p.m.-7 p.m. "The Singles Havurah,"discussion regarding the relationship between a connection to God and a connection with other people, followed by dinner and socializing. $10 (or bring a single Jewish friend of the same gender). For more information, call (310) 552-4595 ext. 21.

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

Klutz Productions (21+): 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Dance party with full bar, outdoor patio and music by DJ Kev. E. Kev. $10. Belly, 7929 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, e-mailklutzproductions@aol.com .

MONDAY/21

Israeli Dance: 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Open dance session every Monday. Also: Israeli dance lessons every Thursday. $6. 2244 Westwood Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (800) 750-5432.

TUESDAY/22

Jewish Family Service: 2:15 p.m. Support group discussing the aging process, loss and how to build new relationships, for single or widowed women every Tuesday. Valley Storefront Center, 12821 Victory Blvd., North Hollywood. For more information, call (818) 984-1380.

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

WEDNESDAY/23

Jewish Singles Volleyball: 6 p.m. Play volleyball every Wednesday in Redondo Beach, followed by dinner and drinks at a nearby restaurant. For more information, call (310) 783--0689.

THURSDAY/24

Social Circle (35-59): 7 p.m. Party with karaoke, dancing and singing, drinks and dessert. $12 (members); $16 (guests). Stephen S. Wise Temple, 15500 Stephen S. Wise Dr., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 889-2345.

Project Next Step (20's & 30's): 7 p.m. Lecture by David Weiss, Emmy-nominated screenwriter of "The Rugrats Movie," as part of the Town Hall Meeting series. Refreshments served before the session. $5. 9911 W. Pico Blvd., Suite 102, Los Angeles. For reservations or more information, call (310) 552-4595 ext. 21.

FRIDAY/25

Stephen S. Wise Temple: 7 p.m. Service every Friday, with a chorus and cantors, followed by a cappuccino bar and Israeli dancing. 15500 Stephen S. Wise Dr., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 889-2345.

UPCOMING

Jewish Association of Single Professionals: Sun., May 27, 7:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Dance party with music by DJ Steppin' Out, appetizer buffet, dessert and no-host bar. $20 (in advance); $25 (at the door). Marina del Rey Hotel & Marina, 13534 Bali Way, Marina del Rey. For tickets or more information, call (323) 656-7777.

Jewish Singles Meeting Place (30's & 40's): Mon., May 28, 2 p.m. Memorial Day barbeque and swimming at a private home in North Hills. $8. For reservations or more information, call (818) 893-4879.

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