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by Keren Engelberg

February 3, 2005 | 7:00 pm

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By Keren Engelberg

Calendar

FEBRUARY 5/SATURDAY

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

A Noise Within Classical Theatre: Arthur Miller's play "The Price."

$34. Historic Masonic Temple Building, 234 S. Brand Blvd., Glendale. (818) 240-0910, ext.1.

Friends of Valley Cities Jewish Community Center and Westside Jewish Community Center: 7:30 p.m. Celebrity Staged Play Reading of "Beau Jest." $12-$16. Valley Cities JCC,

13164 Burbank Blvd., Sherman Oaks. (818) 786-6310. Also, Feb. 6, 2 p.m. Westside JCC, 5870 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles. (323) 938-2531, ext. 2225.

Beverly Hills Community Theatre:

8 p.m. "You Don't Have To Be Jewish To Like Beau Jest." $10. Salter Theater, Beverly Hills High School, 241 Moreno Drive, Beverly Hills.

(310) 550-7808.

Calabasas Shul: 8 p.m. Game Night with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. $18. Private residence. (818) 591-7485.

Valley Beth Shalom: 5:05 p.m. "The 25th Hour," the ultimate celebration of Jewish spirit in song and story. 15739 Ventura Blvd., Encino. (818) 788-6000.

FEBRUARY 6/SUNDAY

TU B'SHEVAT

The Hermosa Beach Playhouse: 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. "Ethel Merman's Broadway." $45. Pier Avenue at Pacific Coast Highway. (310) 372-4477.

CLASSES

Netivot: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Mother/Daughter Bat Mitzvah Seminar meets for six weeks for text study and chesed projects emphasizing female role models. $140 per pair. 1800 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 226-6141.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

The Los Angeles Yiddish Culture Club: 2 p.m. Actor Jacob Lewin performs an all-Sholem Aleichem program. $4. 8339 W. Third St., Los Angeles. (310) 454-3687.

Valley Beth Shalom Jewish Vegetarian Society: 2 p.m. Living Longer and Better – The Health Experience of a Seventh Day Adventist. 15739 Ventura Blvd., Encino. (818) 349-2581.

It Ain't No Fairy Tale Productions:

3 p.m. "Cheerios in My Underwear (And Other True Tales of Motherhood" reopens. $10-$15. The Empty Stage Theater, 2372 Veteran Ave., West Los Angeles. (310) 308-0947.

EVENTS

Pasadena Jewish Temple and Center: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Fundraiser featuring designer apparel for women and men. Free admission. 1434 N. Altadena Drive, Pasadena. (626) 798-1161.

FEBRUARY 7/MONDAY

LECTURES

Chabad of Miracle Mile: 7:30-9 p.m. "Soul Fit – The Practical Kabbalah of Body and Soul" for well-being and balance with Rabbi Laibl Wolf. $15-$20. Hancock Park Elementary School, 408 S. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles. (323) 852-6907.

FEBRUARY 8/TUESDAY

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Barnes and Noble Santa Monica: 7:30 p.m. Book Group: Literati discusses "The Liberated Bride" by A.B. Yehoshua. 1201 Third St., Santa Monica. (310) 260-9110.

Nessah Congregation: 7:30 p.m. Hachnassat Kallah buffet reception and entertainment. 142 S. Rexford Drive, Beverly Hills. (323) 938-8074.

EVENTS

University of Judaism: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. "The Art of Entertaining – Cooking With Judy Zeidler." Techniques for party planning featuring creative Italian cuisine. Private Brentwood Residence. (310) 440-1246.

FEBRUARY 9/WEDNESDAY

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Skirball Cultural Center: 8 p.m. Unlimited Theatre's play "Neutrino" verges on poetry and mysticism. $10-$20. 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. (866) 468-3399.

FEBRUARY 10/THURSDAY

CLASSES

Congregation Beth Meier: 6:30-10 p.m. Introduction to Judaism, the University of Judaism's satellite course. 11725 Moorpark St., Studio City. (310) 440-1273.

FEBRUARY 11/FRIDAY

SHABBAT

Temple Beth Shalom: 5 p.m. Dedication of the new youth lounge followed by dinner, Shabbat service with Shul House Rock and oneg. Dinner, $5. 3635 Elm Ave., Long Beach. R.S.V.P., (562) 494-7768.

Attention:

The American Red Cross needs blood donors urgently in the wake of the recent Metrolink train derailment in Glendale. With the victims immediate needs met, the banks need replenishing, especially type O. To donate, call (800) 448-3543.



Kehillat Israel's annual Passover candy sale will benefit tsunami victims, with 100 percent of the profits going to the American World Jewish Services for emergencyrelief support. Donations are also accepted, and candy can be donated to homebound and homeless individuals. (310) 459-1569.



Singles

FEBRUARY 5/SATURDAY

New Age Singles (55+): No-host dinner and movie in West Los Angeles. R.S.V.P. for location. (323) 874-9937.

FEBRUARY 6/SUNDAY

Jewish Singles Volleyball: Noon-2 p.m. Weekly beach volleyball game. Court 20 or close to it. Playa del Rey, where Culver Boulevard meets the beach. (310) 402-0099.

Jewish Singles, Meet!: 2 p.m. Super Bowl party at Granada Hills residence. $8. R.S.V.P. by Jan. 5 , (818) 750-0095.

Nexus: 2-7 p.m. Huge Super Bowl party with entertainment for those who don't watch football. $10-$15. R.S.V.P., www.JewishNexus.org.

Elite Jewish Theatre Singles: No-host dinner social and the musical "Chicago." $42.50. R.S.V.P., (310) 203-1312.

FEBRUARY 7/MONDAY

North Valley JCC: 1 p.m. Seniors bagel and game party. $1.50 plus donation. 16601 Rinaldi St., Granada Hills. (818) 360-9384.

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.

Coffee Talk (30s and 40s): 7:30 p.m. (dinner) 8 p.m. (coffee). Weekly discussion group. $7. 1399 S. Roxbury Drive, third floor, Los Angeles. (310) 772-2466.



FEBRUARY 8/TUESDAY

L.A.'s Fabulous Best Connection: Conversation and dinner at La Piazza at the Grove. R.S.V.P., (323) 787-0435.

Westwood Jewish Singles (45+): 7:30 p.m. "Rejecting people for the wrong reasons." $8. (310) 444-8986.

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.



FEBRUARY 9/WEDNESDAY

Helkeinu (20-40): 9 p.m. Weekly lecture series on self-improvement. Free. (310) 785-0440.

Wilshire Boulevard Temple: 7:30 p.m.-midnight. David Dassa's weekly dance lessons, beginner at 7:30 p.m., regular class at 8 p.m. and open dancing from 9:15 p.m. on. $7. 2112 S. Barrington Ave., Los Angeles. ddassa@att.net.



FEBRUARY 10/THURSDAY

Conversations at Leon's: 7 p.m. "Seven Steps to Falling in Love." $15-$17. 639 26th St., Santa Monica. (310) 393-4616.

JNetworking: 7:30 p.m. Networking meeting in the West San Fernando Valley. (818) 342-2898.



FEBRUARY 11/FRIDAY

Conversations at Leon's: 7 p.m. "Seven Steps to Falling in Love." $15-$17. 639 26th St., Santa Monica. (310) 393-4616.

JNetworking: 7:30 p.m. Networking meeting in the West San Fernando Valley. (818) 342-2898.



Upcoming

FEBRUARY 19

Social Circle (45-60s): See the play "2 Across" in Santa Monica and no-host dinner. R.S.V.P. required, (310) 204-1240.

FEBRUARY 20-27

Jewish Singles Vacations: Western Caribbean Cruise on Norwegian Cruise Line's Dream from New Orleans. Ports of call include Belize, Roatan, Cancun and Cozumel. Limited space still available. www.tourgroups.com/jsv.



FEBRUARY 22-29

JewishConnect.com: Jewish Singles Kosher Cruise to Key West, Progresso/Merida, Cozumel and Grand Cayman. Departs from Ft. Lauderdale. $888+. (866) 451-5027.



MARCH 3-7

J-Ski (20s-40s): Taos Ski Trip. $759. JskiLa@aol.com.


Keren's Corner


Atten-hut!

Sacramento's California Military Museum stands at attention for 15 Jewish recipients of the Congressional Medal of Honor this Monday, with the opening of a special exhibit in their honor. A ceremony and ribbon cutting by Gov. Schwarzenegger will be followed by a short program attended by members of the state Assembly and Senate. The new exhibit was developed by the Department of California of the Jewish War Veterans of the USA, and can be viewed by the public wishing to make the trip starting Tuesday.

10 a.m.-4 p.m. (Tues.-Sun.). 1119 Second St., Sacramento. (916) 442-2883.

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