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Calendar And Singles

by Mike Levy

May 24, 2001 | 8:00 pm

Calendar

SATURDAY/26

Sinai Temple: 9 a.m. Service with Rabbi David Wolpe, followed by cookies and wine. 10400 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 474-1518.

Congregation Mishkon Tephilo: 9:30 a.m. Shabbat service. Also: Sun., May 28, 10 p.m., Shavuot services. 206 Main St., Venice. For more information, call (310) 392-3029.

SUNDAY/27

Beth Chayim Chadashim: 6 p.m. Services, potluck dinner and all-night Shavuot study, with discussion on the changing religious roles of women and its effect on our faith in the 19th century. 6000 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (323) 931-7023.

University Synagogue: 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Shavuot celebration with music, dairy dinner and cheese- cake. 11960 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles. For reservations or more information, call (310) 472-1255 ext. 700.

Chabad of the Marina: 7:50 p.m. Shavuot services led by Rabbi Schwartz, with refreshments. Through May 29. 2929 Washington Blvd., Marina del Rey. For more information, call (310) 578-6000.

The Movable Minyan: 8 p.m. Lay-led Shavuot service with discussion of Ruth, followed by a potluck dessert at a private home. For more information, call (310) 285-3317.

Pasadena Jewish Temple and Center: 8 p.m. . What Really Happened at Mount Sinai,. lecture by Rabbi Gilbert Kollin in celebration of Shavuot, followed by an ice cream social. 1434 N. Altadena Dr., Pasadena. For more information, call (626) 798-1161.

Iranian American Jewish Association (SIAMAK): 8 p.m.-midnight. Dinner dance gala celebrating Shavuot by the sea, with a three-course meal and performance by Helen. $75. Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, 1700 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica. For tickets or more information, call (310) 843-9846.

Temple Aliyah/Temple Shir Ami: 8:15 p.m.-midnight. Shavuot celebration with a lecture on Conservative Judaism, with capuccino and dessert. 6025 Valley Circle Blvd., Woodland Hills. For more information, call (818) 346-3545.

Yeshiva of Los Angeles: 11:30 p.m. Shavuot celebration with lecture by Rabbi Nachum Sauer, . A Universal Code of Ethics: The 7 Noachide Laws.. Congregation Mogen David, 9717 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 229-0960.

The Colburn School for Performing Arts: 3 p.m. Violinist Israel Chorberg performs Schubert, Schumann and Frank, with pianist Tamara Kezerov. $15 (adults); $8 (students and seniors). 200 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles. For tickets or more information, call (323) 936-9937.

Home of Peace Memorial Park: 11 a.m. Memorial Day service with guest speakers Darin Selnick, Deputy Commander of California Jewish War Veterans and Rabbi Daniel Bouskila of Sephardic Temple Tifereth Israel, followed by a lunch. 4334 Whittier Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (323) 261-6135.

MONDAY/28

Tikva Mason. s Dance Lessons: 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. International and Israeli folk dance. 1641 Preuss Rd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 278-5383.

West Valley JCC: 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Yiddish Music & Conversation class every Monday. Free (members); $4 (nonmembers). 22622 Vanowen St., West Hills. For more information, call (818) 464-3300.

Westside JCC: 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Improvisation class every Monday. Also: Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. $4 (members); $5 (nonmembers). 5870 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (323) 938-2531 ext. 2225.

Jewish Family Service of Orange County: 9 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Support group for adults with anxiety or depression, discussing relationships, communication, life changes, loneliness and family. 250 E. Baker St., Suite G, Costa Mesa. To register or for more information, call (714) 445-4950.

TUESDAY/29

East Valley Senior Center: 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Circle of Friends support group every Tuesday for people over 55 and living alone. Through June 26. 5000 Colfax Ave., North Hollywood. For registration or more information, call (818) 766-5165.

Republican Jewish Coalition: 7 p.m. Discussion with Shawn Steel, state chair of the California Republican Party, and other members of the Republican party. Free (members); $20 (nonmembers). Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. For reservations or more information, call (818) 887-4300.

West Valley JCC: 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Duplicate bridge every Tuesday. $2 (members); $3.50 (nonmembers). 22622 Vanowen St., West Hills. For a partner, call (818) 987-8114. For more information, call (818) 464-3300.

WEDNESDAY/30

Congregation Mishkon Tephilo: 8:15 p.m.-9:30 p.m. . Talmud and Tea,. discussion every Tuesday. 206 Main St., Venice. For more information, call (310) 392-3029.

Temple Ahavat Shalom: 9:30 a.m. Bible study class with discussion of Jewish text in light of contemporary issues. 18200 Rinaldi Pl., Northridge. For more information, call (818) 360-2258.

Congregation Beth Chayim Chadashim: 7 p.m. . Jews, Judaism and History,. lecture by Rabbi Lisa Edwards. $12 (members); $18 (nonmembers). 6000 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (323) 931-7023.

Congregation Mishkon Tephilo: 12:30 p.m. Alanon class every Wednesday. Also: Thursdays, Aleph-bet class. 206 Main St., Venice. For more information, call (310) 392-3029.

Westside JCC: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. As part of a lecture series the last Wednesday of every month, Dr. Levon Qasabian lectures on . Colon Cancer: New approaches and early diagnosis.. 5870 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles. For reservations or more information, call (323) 938-2531 ext. 2225.

UCLA Hillel: 6:15 p.m.-8:30 p.m. . Trembling Before G-d: Judaism and Homosexuality in a Modern Era,. panel discussion with Rabbi Lisa Edwards, Rabbi Benay Lappe, Rabbi David Rue, Rabbi J.B. Sacks-Rosen and Rabbi Chaim Seidler-Feller. 900 Hilgard Ave., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 208-3081.

The Kabbalah Centre: 7 p.m. Kabbalah lecture every Wednesday. 18641 Ventura Blvd., Tarzana. For more information, call (818) 342-9111.

THURSDAY/31

Democrats for Israel: 7:30 p.m. . The Fate of the 10 Jewish Prisoners in Iran,. discussion led by Meyer Kamran of the Iranian- American Jewish Federation, followed by refreshments. Workmen. s Circle, 1525 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 285-8542.

Adat Ari El Senior Club: 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Meets for trips, entertainment and bingo. 12020 Burbank Blvd., North Hollywood. For more information, call (818) 764-4532.

Beth Chayim Chadashim: 7 p.m. Studying of sacred texts including Torah, Tanakh, Midrash and Talmud, with Rabbi Lisa Edwards. 6000 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (323) 931-7023.

Yeshiva of Los Angeles: 8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. . What Makes the World Tick?,. kabblah discussion with master kabbalist David Krich. Mogen David Congregation, 9717 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 229-0958.

Jewish Vocational Service: 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. . Breakfast With the CEO,. discussion with west coast Chairman of Sotheby. s Andrea Van de Kamp, in a networking event for young professionals. $50. For reservations or more information, call (323) 761-8888 ext. 8895.

FRIDAY/1

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

OASIS/Older Adult Service: 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m. First session of Polynesian dance class. Through August 31. $2 (per class); $28 (materials fee). 10730 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 446-8053.

Kehillat Kharakim: 6:30 p.m. Services with a children. s program, Torah sermon presented by the youth and potluck dinner. Westsie JCC, 5870 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (323) 934-2925.

Temple Emanuel: 7:30 p.m. Jazz service with guest artist Mark Bloom, the Family Choir and cantor Yonah Kliger. 300 N. Clark Dr., Beverly Hills. For more information, call (310) 274-6388.

UPCOMING

Ballroom Dance Club & International Folk Dance Club: Sat., June 2, 9 p.m.-midnight. Fourth annual Jane Austen historical dance evening, with ballroom dance lessons, music by Beethoven and Mozart, with refreshments. UCLA, 900 Hilgard Ave., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 284-3636.

Ojai Festival: Fri., June 2, 2:30 p.m. Concert by the Cuarteto Latinoamericano and Yiddishbbuk. For reservations or more information, call (805) 646-2053.

University of Judaism: Sun., June 3, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Bus tour of the Jewish regions of Los Angeles. $30. For reservations or more information, call (310) 440-1246.



Singles



SATURDAY/26

Elite Jewish Theatre Singles: Noon. A behind-the-scenes tour of the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood and a screening of . Forever Hollywood.. Also, lunch at Miceli. s. $12. For reservations or more information, call (310) 203-1312.

Jewish Single Parents & Singles Association: 6:30 p.m. Dinner and dancing by the sea at Jolly Rogers in Long Beach. For reservations or more information, call (562) 431-7727.

New Age Singles (55+): 8 p.m. House party with classical music and refreshments. $5 (members); $7 (guests). For location or more information, call (818) 907-0337.

SUNDAY/27

Singles Helping Others: Noon-2 p.m. or 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Take rescued dogs for a walk at the Amanda Foundation. 351 N. Foothill Rd., Beverly Hills. For more information, call (323) 851-9070.

Quick Date (40-55): 6:40 p.m. Ten introductions in one hour in a round-robin fashion. $20. For reservations or more information, call (310) 488-8716.

Business and Professional Singles: 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Gala dinner dance with pasta buffet, dance music with The Johnny Vana Trio and no-host bar. $13 (members); $16 (guests). The Radisson Valley Hotel, 15433 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks. For more information, call (818) 761-0179.

Adat Shalom: 7 p.m. . Did the Exodus Really Happen?,. Shavuot discussion with Rabbi Resnick and Rabbi August including dairy dinner. $10. 3030 Westwood Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 475-4985.

Jewish Association of Single Professionals: 7:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Memorial Day holiday dance party with DJ Steppin. Out, appetizer buffet, dessert and no-host bar. $20 (in advance); $25 (at the door). Marina del Rey Hotel, 13534 Bali Way, Marina del Rey. For reservations or more information, call (818) 635-4747.

MONDAY/28

Jewish Nexus: 1 p.m. Memorial Day party with canoeing, volleyball and potluck picnic in Irvine, followed by a movie and dinner. $3. For directions or more information, call (714) 974-2279.

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

TUESDAY/29

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

WEDNESDAY/30

L. Chaim Entertainment: 9 p.m. Party with Israeli singers, DJ Passion, dancing and Glatt kosher dinner, every Wednesday. $20. Beverly Hills Cuisine, 9025 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills. For reservations or more information, call (310) 289-4435.

THURSDAY/31

The Social Circle (35-59): 7 p.m. Solo dramatist Roberta Randall performs . A Woman of Independant Means,. with a wine reception, dessert and coffee. $12 (members); $16 (guests). Stephen S. Wise Temple, 15500 Stephen S. Wise Dr., Los Angeles. For reservations or more information, call (310) 204-1240.

Gary. s Place: 8 p.m. Discussion with Jerry Solomon on singles topics of interest, with refreshments. $2. Young Israel of Bevery Hills, 8701 Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 276-5442.

FRIDAY/1

New Age Singles (55+): 6:30 p.m. Dinner at Nick. s restaurant, followed by Shabbat services at Adat Shalom, 3030 Westwood Blvd., West Los Angeles. For reservations or more information, call (310) 854-0358.

UPCOMING

L.A.. s Best Connection: Sun., June 3, 6 p.m. Dance at a club in the valley. $10. For reservations or more information, call (323) 782-0435.

New Start (30+): Sun., Aug. 5.

First event with the theme of . The Great Gatsby,. at a private garden. Membership drive through July 15. For reservations or more information, call (310) 478-3137.

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