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by Keren Engelberg

October 14, 2004 | 8:00 pm

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By Keren Engelberg

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16/SATURDAY

SHABBAT

B&'39; nai Tikvah Congregation: 11 a.m. Tot Shabbat with Doda Mollie for toddlers and children ages 2-7. Music, dancing and storytelling. Playtime begins at 10:30 a.m.

5820 W. Manchester Blvd., Westchester. (310) 645-6262.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

galerie yoramgil: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Gustavo Lopez Armentia exhibit reception. 462 N. Robertson Blvd., West Hollywood. (310) 659-2641.

Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts: 8 p.m. Emerson String Quartet with violinists Eugene Drucker, Philip Setzer and Lawrence Dutton and cellist David Finkle, perform pieces by Mozart, Shoskakovich and Beethoven. $20-$35. 12700 Center Court Drive, Cerritos. (800) 300-4345.

EVENTS

The Wellness Community:

11 a.m.-1 p.m. Lymphedema precautions, awareness and treatment with Joyce Rosenbaum. Free.

2716 Ocean Park Blvd., No. 1040, Santa Monica. (310) 314-2555.

Fairfax Senior Citizens Center (50+): 1-3 p.m. Live orchestra and dancing with raffle prizes and refreshments. Free. 7929 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles. (323) 653-1824.

17/SUNDAY

LECTURES

Sherman Oaks Hadassah:

9:45 a.m.-noon. Elaine Steiner from the League of Women Voters discusses November ballot measures. Refreshments will be served. Free. 5450 Vesper Ave., Sherman Oaks. (818) 985-0032.

Sholem Community Organization: 10:15 a.m. &'34; The California Elections: Politics and Propositions.&'34; Mona Field analyses ballot. Culver City Middle School, 4601 Elenda St., Culver City. (818) 760-6625.

Temple Beth Torah: 3 p.m. Sandra Wolber from the League of Women Voters discusses the November ballot and issues. 16651 Rinaldi St., Granada Hills. (818) 831-0835.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Temple Menorah Sisterhood: &'34;Ladies Night Out&'34; entertainment and luncheon with a break-the-ice game, food and prizes. $8. 1101 Camino Real, Redondo Beach. R.S.V.P., (310) 373-3025.

American Red Magen David for Israel: Cruise on the FantaSea Yacht with the ARMDI Women&'39;s division for a buffet dinner and entertainment. R.S.V.P., (818) 776-9002.

Westside JCC: 2 p.m. See a reading of the play &'34;The Gathering&'34; with Theodore Bikel. $12-$16. 5870 West Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles.

(323) 938-2531, ext. 2225.

Temple Beth Haverim: 7-9 p.m. Israeli Folk Dancing. 5142 Clareton Drive, No. 160, Agoura Hills.

(818) 991-7111.

American Youth Symphony: 6 p.m. 40th Anniversary concert featuring Beethoven&'39;s 9th Symphony and benefit dinner following concert. Free (concert), $250 (dinner). UCLA Royce Hall, 10745 Dickson Plaza, Westwood. (310) 234-8355.

EVENTS

Friendship Circle: 11 a.m..-1 p.m. Kick-off event fair for children with special needs and their families, with pony rides, petting zoo, arts and crafts and food. Free. 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. (818) 571-6579.

The New JCC at Milken: 2-4 p.m. Koreh L.A. Teen literacy corps Valley training session for teens. 22622 Vanowen St., West Hills. R.S.V.P., (818) 464-3270.

B&'39;nai B&'39;rith: 2 p.m. A debate that covers the philosophies of both parties and their views and political approaches. Chabad Center,

24041 Marguerite Parkway, Mission Viejo. (714) 997-1032.

Temple Adat Elohim Sisterhood:

3-7 p.m. Sisterhood clothing exchange. 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. (805) 794-8998.

The Hilton Universal City: 5:30 p.m. Fundraiser for Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, a night of dinner and dancing. $250. 555 Universal Hollywood Drive. Universal City. R.S.V.P., (323) 761-8345.

18/MONDAY

LECTURES

American Israel Public Affairs Committee: 11:30 a.m. "A View from the Eye of the Storm" with guest speaker David Horovitz, editor of The Jerusalem Report. $25-$30. Hyatt Regency Newport Beach, 1107 Jamboree Road, Newport Beach. R.S.V.P., (949) 675-5550.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Ricardo Montalban Theatre: See Sally Field and Mimi Kennedy in Tony Kushner's "Only We Who Guard the Mystery Shall Be Unhappy." $20-$250. 1615 N. Vine St., Hollywood. (818) 386-0248.

The New JCC at Milken: 6-7 p.m. (ages 6-11), 7-8 p.m. (ages 12-16), 8-9:30 p.m. (adults). Gregory Poretz, black-belt instructor and freestyle and kata title winner teaches traditional jujitsu classes for children and adults. Mondays and Thursdays. Students learn coordination, respect and self defense. 22622 Vanowen St., West Hills. (818) 903-3213. Israeli Dancing: 7:30-10 p.m. Israeli Folk Dancing with Jason Hecht. $5-$6. Barbara and Ray Alpert Jewish Community Center, 3801 East Willow St., Long Beach. (562) 426-7601, ext. 1067.

EVENTS

Friendship Circle: 11 a.m..-1 p.m. Kick-off event fair for children with special needs and their families, with pony rides, petting zoo, arts and crafts and food. Free. 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. (818) 571-6579.

The New JCC at Milken: 2-4 p.m. Koreh L.A. Teen literacy corps Valley training session for teens. 22622 Vanowen St., West Hills. R.S.V.P., (818) 464-3270.

B¹nai B¹rith: 2 p.m. A debate that covers the philosophies of both parties and their views and political approaches. Chabad Center,

24041 Marguerite Parkway, Mission Viejo. (714) 997-1032.

Temple Adat Elohim Sisterhood:

3-7 p.m. Sisterhood clothing exchange. 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. (805) 794-8998.

The Hilton Universal City: 5:30 p.m. Fundraiser for Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, a night of dinner and dancing. $250. 555 Universal Hollywood Drive. Universal City. R.S.V.P., (323) 761-8345.

18/Monday

19/TUESDAY

LECTURES

Nessah Synagogue: 7:30 p.m. "The New Anti-Semitism in the World" analysis of Post-Zionist Israel with Shmuel Trigano. $10. 142 S. Rexford Drive, Beverly Hills. (310) 273-2400.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Skirball Cultural Center: 1:30 p.m. See Boris Karloff in the 1937 horror classic, "The Mummy." Free. 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 440-4500.

Clickers and Flickers: 6:30-10:30 p.m. Jerry Burchfields presents "Habitats and Primal Images: Amazonas Flora From the Rainforest" networking dinner lecture. $43-$57. The Castaway, 1250 Harvard Road, Burbank. R.S.V.P., (626) 794-7447.

20/WEDNESDAY

LECTURES

Temple Beth Hillel: 10 a.m. League of Women Voters discusses the pros and cons of the November ballot measures. $2. 12326 Riverside Drive, Valley Village. (818) 764-5057.

Adat Ari El Sisterhood: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Godfrey Harris, president of Harris Ragan Management Group, discusses "Pros and Cons of the Initiatives of the State Ballot in November 2004." Open to the community. Free (registered MID students), $3 (general). 12020 Burbank Blvd., Valley Village. (818) 766-9426.

Workmen's Circle: 7 p.m. The Rev. Barry Lynn, the executive director of "Americans United for Separation of Church and State" discusses "The Most Dangerous Man in America (according to Tom DeLay)." 1008 11th St., Santa Monica. (310) 552-2007.

EVENTS

Women For: 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 40th Anniversary luncheon and celebration. $75. Riviera Country Club, 1250 Capri Drive, Pacific Palisades. (310) 657-7411.

21/THURSDAY

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Workmen's Circle: 6:30 p.m. Potluck and book launch with Edward Cray, author of "Gamblin' Man: The Life and Times of Woody Guthrie." 1525 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles. R.S.V.P., (310) 552-2007.

EVENTS

The South Bay Federation/ Congregation Ner Tamid/South Bay Synagogues:

7:15 p.m. "2004 South Bay Political Debate: Which Presidential Candidate Merits Your Support?" with moderator Rob Eshman, editor-in-chief of The Jewish Journal, and featured speakers Rep. Jane Harman (D-El Segundo), Larry Greenfield of the Republican Jewish Coalition and Libertarian Judge James Gray. Free. Congregation Ner Tamid, 5721 Crestridge Road, Rancho Palos Verdes. R.S.V.P.,

(323) 761-8219.

22/FRIDAY

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Turner Classic Movies: 5 p.m. Peter Lorre is star of the month for TCM. The 21-film tribute runs Fridays, and features "Arsenic and Old Lace" tonight. www.turnerclassicmovies.com.

EVENTS

Los Angeles World Affairs Council: Noon. "Fact, Fiction and Foreign Policy" discussion with Christopher Dickey, Newsweek's Paris bureau chief and Middle East editor. $38-$53. Omni Hotel, 251 S. Olive St., Downtown Los Angeles. R.S.V.P., (213) 628-2333.

UPCOMING

Oct. 23 and 30

CLASSES

The Learning Annex: 1-4 p.m. Knitting master Denise Bouter teaches basic knitting techniques for creating the fashionable asymmetrical poncho. Limited enrollment. $49-$59. Black Sheep Knittery, 6324 Yucca St., Hollywood. R.S.V.P., (310) 478-6677.

EVENTS

Jewish Television Network: Vision Award Dinner. Nina Tassler, president of CBS Entertainment, will be honored. The Beverly Hills Hotel, 9641 Sunset Blvd., Beverly Hills. R.S.V.P., (818) 789-5891.

Dec. 20-30

PROGRAMS

Israel Ministry of Tourism: Mega Mission to Israel to show Los Angeles Community support for Israel. $2,299 (includes airfare, accommodations, sightseeing, special events and two glatt kosher meals per day). (800) 769-6000.

Singles



16/SATURDAY

New Age Singles (55+): 7 p.m. "Classical Music Plus: Music Relating to Beyond Our Physical Senses" with refreshments. $5-$7. Westside Pavilion, Pico and Overland, Community Room A, third floor. R.S.V.P., (323) 656-2253.

17/SUNDAY

Singles Helping Others: 11 a.m.-

2:30 p.m. Be a docent for the Pasadena Heritage Craftsman Weekend. R.S.V.P., (323) 669-8378.

New Age Singles (55+): 2 p.m. See the new musical "The Ten Commandments" followed by a no-host dinner at the Spaghetti Factory. $60. Kodak Theatre, 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. R.S.V.P., (310) 473-1391.

Harbor Jewish Singles (55+): 4 p.m. October Fest at the Old World German Restaurant. 7561 Center Ave., Huntington Beach. R.S.V.P., (714) 751-0469.

International and Israeli Folk Dancing: 7 p.m. Dancing with Avi Gabay. Avant Garde Ballroom, 4220 Scott Drive, Newport Beach. (310) 560-4262.

18/MONDAY

Project Next Step: 8 p.m. "Coffee Talk" with coffee and pastries. $7. 9911 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles.

(310) 552-4595, ext. 27.

19/TUESDAY

The New JCC at Milken: 8-11 p.m. Israeli folk dancing with instructor James Zimmer. $5-$6.

22622 Vanowen St., West Hills.

(310) 284-3638.

Westwood Singles (45+): 7:30 p.m. Discussing on "Why wasn't there a second date?" Discussion with psychotherapist Maxine Geller. $10. R.S.V.P., (310) 444-8986.

20/WEDNESDAY

Nexus (20s-40s): 6 p.m. Volleyball followed by dinner at a local restaurant. End of Culver Boulevard, near court 15, Playa del Rey. www.jewishnexus.org.

ATID (20s and 30s): 7 p.m. The young professionals group of Sinai Temple presents a seven-session class on "Everything You Don't Know About Judaism, and Some Things You Forgot," with Rabbi Brian Schuldenfrei. Free (temple members), $5 (per class, nonmembers), $25 (series, nonmembers). Gypsy Cafe, 940 Broxton Ave., Westwood. R.S.V.P., (310) 481-3244.

21/THURSDAY

L.A.'s Fabulous Best Connections: Dinner at Ulysses Restaurant at the Grove. Third Street and Fairfax Avenue. R.S.V.P., (323) 782-0435.

Conversations At Leon's: 7 p.m. "Are You Looking For a Pretty Face?" discussion with Marie J. Padveen.

$15-$17. 639 26th St., Santa Monica. (310) 393-4616.

New Start/Millionaire's Circle:

7:30 p.m. Social and light dinner in Brentwood, ages 21-49 and in Beverly Hills, ages 50+. For those who are or have the potential to be. R.S.V.P.,

(323) 461-3137.

22/FRIDAY

Happy Minyan: 7 p.m. Kabbalat Shabbat Services. Downstairs at Beth Jacob, 9030 Olympic Blvd., Beverly Hills. (310) 285-7777.

Upcoming Singles

Sun., Oct. 31

Elite Jewish Theatre Singles: 2 p.m. See the show "Side by Side by Sondheim" performed by Broadway star Davis Gaines followed by dinner at a nearby Mexican restaurant. $50. R.S.V.P., (310) 203-1312.

Dec. 19-26

JDate: "Tropical Winter Getaway" to Club Med Turkoise Village in the Bahamas with all-inclusive meals and drinks. $1,330 and up. (877) 453-3861. www.JDate.com.

Dec. 30-Jan. 3

Absolut Events: New Years in Eilat, Israel. www.absolut-events.com.





Keren's Corner

Kitaj Conversation







Acclaimed artist and author R.B. Kitaj visits the USC Casden Institute for the Study of the Jewish Role in American Life this Wednesday. Following a reception, dean of the USC School of Fine Arts Ruth Weisberg will introduce Kitaj and show some slides. Kitaj will speak about being a septuagenarian in a lecture titled, "How to Reach 71 in Jewish Art," and USC Fisher Gallery director Selma Holo and UCLA Center for Jewish Studies director David Myers will add commentary.

3:30 p.m. Free. Davidson Conference Center, USC University Park Campus.

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