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by Keren Engelberg

December 16, 2004 | 7:00 pm

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By Keren Engelberg

Calendar

DECEMBER 18/SATURDAY

EVENTS

Operetta Archives: 8 p.m. "Delights of Early Broadway!"A tribute to Herbert, Kern and others. $25. Schoenberg Hall, UCLA Westwood Campus.

(310) 825-2101. Also, Dec. 19 at 2 p.m.

DECEMBER 19/SUNDAY

LECTURES

Shaarei Tefila: 10 a.m. Dr. Leila Leah Bronner on "Stories of Biblical Mothers: Maternal Power in the Hebrew Bible." $5-$7. 7269 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles.

(323) 938-7147.

Los Angeles Yiddish Culture Club:

2 p.m. Professor Marvin Zuckerman on "Capitalism's Human Face." Discussion and musical program to follow. Free (members), $4 (guests). 8339 W. Third St., Los Angeles. (310) 454-3687.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

The Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring: 3-5 p.m. "Some Sing Low, Some Sing Higher: A Musical Celebration of Stan's Peaceable Kingdom," in conjunction with the Stanley Schwartz exhibition. $8-$10 (adults), free (children under 13). 1525 Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 552-2207.

Congregation Mishkon Tephilo:

4 p.m. Yiddish film "Mamele." Donation requested. 201 Hampton Drive, Venice. (310) 392-3029.

Leah Devora Contemporary:

4-7 p.m."Nuevo Cartdum" exhibit. 4555 Franklin Ave., third floor, Los Feliz. R.S.V.P., leah@leahdevora.citymaker.com.

EVENTS

California Institute for Yiddish Culture and Language: Dec. 19-25. "The Art of Yiddish – A Bridge of Light Around the World." For more information, see page 25.

Chabad of the Conejo's Friendship Circle: Dec. 19-Dec. 23, 10:30 a.m.-

3:30 p.m. Winter day camp for special needs kids. Limited space available. The New JCC at Milken, 22622 Vanowen St., West Hills. R.S.V.P., (818) 865-2233.

DECEMBER 20/MONDAY

LECTURES

Temple Beth Am: Dec. 20-Dec. 29. Amazing Israel Mega Mission with Rabbi Joel Rembaum. $2,299 + tax. (310) 652-7354.

DECEMBER 21/TUESDAY

Brandeis-Bardin Institute: Dec. 21-Dec. 26. Camp Alonim winter experience for kids in grades 2-11. (805) 582-4450.

PROGRAMS

Ezra Center: 10 a.m. Program exploring familiar and new Jewish melodies with Cantor Kenneth Jaffe. Lunch to follow. $6-$7. Temple Ner Tamid, 10629 Lakewood Blvd., Downey. (562) 861-9276.

DECEMBER 22/WEDNESDAY

EVENTS

Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring:

East Valley Senior Center: 1-2 p.m. Weekly Yiddish club meeting. $2 donation. 5000 Colfax Ave., North Hollywood. (818) 766-5165.

DECEMBER 23/THURSDAY

EVENTS

Temple Adat Elohim Sisterhood: Make holiday baskets for area firefighters. gallantsuzanne@hotmail.com.

Orthodox Union: Dec. 23-Dec. 26. West Coast Torah Convention. For more information, see article on page 19.

Sunshine Seniors Club: 11:30 a.m.-

2 p.m. Weekly meeting at new location. Valley Cities JCC, 13164 Burbank Blvd., Sherman Oaks. (818) 764-4532.

Jewish Family Service and Friendship Circle: 7:30-9 p.m. Support group for parents of children with special needs. Meets on first and third Thursdays of each month. The New JCC at Milken, 22622 Vanowen St., West Hills. (818) 464-3333.

DECEMBER 24/FRIDAY

SHABBAT

Gene de Chene Booksellers: 7 p.m. Peace Poetry Circle Reunion. Bring a piece to share. Free. 11556 Santa Monica Blvd., West Los Angeles. (310) 477-8734.

UPCOMING
DECEMBER 30

Wilshire Boulevard Temple: Winter

Rikud Israeli dance weekend. From $175. Malibu. www.rikud.com.

DECEMBER 31

The Religion Newswriters Foundation: Application deadline for Lilly Scholarships to help journalists study religion. www.religionwriters.com.

Singles

DECEMBER 18/SATURDAY

G.E.E. Super Singles: Last day to R.S.V.P. for the pre-New Year's Eve cocktail party. $25. Rive Gauche Cafe, Sherman Oaks. (818) 501-0165.

Singles Helping Others: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Heartfelt Christmas Party downtown to give food to the needy. (818) 591-0772.

Jewish Singles, Meet! (30s and 40s):

6 p.m. No-host dinner at Red Robin and bowling at Canoga Park Bowl. R.S.V.P. by Dec. 17, (818) 750-0095.

New Age Singles: 6 p.m. Holiday dinner and dancing at Sportsman's Lodge in the Muddy Moose Bar. $25. 12825 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks. (310) 839-3267.

Nexus: Pub Crawl, five bars in five hours. Second St., Belmont Shores. R.S.V.P. by Dec. 16, www.jewishnexus.org.

DECEMBER 19/SUNDAY

Steppin' Out Adventures: Dec. 19-Dec. 26. Club Med Winter Getaway. $1,330. (888) 258-2847.

Stephen S. Wise Temple: 10:30 a.m. Will Rogers hike/walk and no-host brunch. Will Rogers State Park, Pacific Palisades. (310) 204-1240.

Harbor Jewish Singles: 11 a.m. Trip to Skirball Cultural Center for the Einstein exhibit. Lunch follows. $8.

2701 Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles.

(714) 751-0469.

Jewish Single Volleyball: Noon-3 p.m. Weekly beach volleyball game. Playa del Rey Beach court 11 at the end of Culver Boulevard. (310) 278-9812.

DECEMBER 20/MONDAY

Project Next Step: 8 p.m. "Coffee Talk" with coffee and pastries. $7. 9911 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 284-3638.

Israeli Folk Dancing: 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Classes by Israel Yakove meet Mondays and Thursdays. $7. 2244 Westwood Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 839-2550.

DECEMBER 21/TUESDAY

West Valley JCC: 8-11 p.m. Israeli folk dancing with James Zimmer.

$5-$6. Salsa, swing and tango lessons for an additional $3 (7-8 p.m.). (310) 284-3638.

DECEMBER 22/WEDNESDAY

Nexus (20s-40s): 6 p.m. Volleyball followed by no-host dinner at a local restaurant. End of Culver Boulevard., near court 15, Playa del Rey. www.jewishnexus.org.

DECEMBER 23/THURSDAY

Dr. Michael Events: Year-end "Jew-Do" in Vancouver. $12-$15. www.drmmichaelevents.com.

L.A.'s Fabulous Best Connections: Dinner at Morel's at the Grove. R.S.V.P., (323) 782-0435.

Conversations at Leon's: 7 p.m. Author Mara Brown discusses "Letting Go, the Art of Forgiveness."

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

New Start/Millionaire's Circle:

7:30 p.m. Social and light dinner honoring men who do Jewish charity work. Beverly Hills. R.S.V.P., (323) 461-3137.

DECEMBER 24/FRIDAY

Stu & Lew Productions: 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Schmooz-a-Palooza. $25. House of Blues, 8430 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles. www.stuandlew.com.

Upcoming Singles

DECEMBER 25, SATURDAY

Jewish Singles, Meet! (30s-40s): "What's a nice Jewish guy or gal doing on Dec. 25?" party. $10. Sylmar residence. R.S.V.P. by Dec. 24, (818) 750-0095.

DECEMBER 31, SUNDAY

New Age Singles (55+): New Year's Eve party including bus trip to Glendale, dinner at Milano's and the play "Come Blow Your Horn" at the Glendale Center Theatre. $60-$62. R.S.V.P., (818) 347-8355.

Jewish Singles, Meet! (30s-40s): "What's a nice Jewish guy or gal doing on Dec. 25?" party. $10. Sylmar residence. R.S.V.P. by Dec. 24, (818) 750-0095.

JANUARY 1, MONDAY

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



Keren's Corner

Art in the O.C.

One's Jewish, one just likes making Jewish art. They're painter Mel Blatt and photographer Yoshimi Hashimoto, and this month they find common ground in the form of wall space at the Orange County JCC. See Blatt's colorful paintings of angels and other works and Hashimoto's black-and-white prints of Jerusalem on view through Jan. 31.

The Orange County JCC, One Federation Way, Irvine. (949) 435-3400.

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