Temple Emanuel: 9:15 a.m. Tot Shabbat, followed by an oneg of bagels and cookies. 9:30 a.m. "Deepen Your Prayer Experience," musical, personal and spiritual prayer study with assistant cantor Judy Greenfeld. 10 a.m. New Emanuel Minyan. 8844 Burton Way, Beverly Hills. For more information, call (310) 274-6388.
Kaleidoscope: 9 p.m. "Israel and the Palestinians: Living in perfect disharmony," television program with guest Meirav Eilon Shahar, Israel's Consul for Communications-Public Affairs. AT&T Broadband, Channel 43.
Happy Minyan: 8 p.m. Community first night seder led by Shlomo Katz and Neila Carlebach. $35 (adults); $20 (children). Young Israel of Beverly Hills, 8701 Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. For reservations or more information, call (310) 858-3121.
West Los Angeles Homeless Awareness Week: 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Interdenominational worship services on the theme of a compassionate response to the problem of homelessness, with speaker John Maceri of Ocean Park Community Center. Co-sponsored by Leo Baeck Temple and UCLA Department of Social Welfare. Unitarian Universalist Community Church of Santa Monica, 1260 18th Street, Santa Monica. For more information, call (310) 829-5436.
Temple Aliyah: 6 p.m. Community Passover seder with Rabbi Stewart Vogel and Cantor Mike Stein. 6025 Valley Circle Blvd., Woodland Hills. For reservations or more information, call (818) 346-3545.
National Council of Jewish Women, Vista Val division: 9:30 a.m. General meeting with a guest speaker on the topic of the death penalty. Temple Judea, 5429 Lindley Ave., Tarzana. For more information, call (818) 986-8365.
Jewish Family Service of Orange County: 9 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Support and discussion group for adults experiencing anxiety or depression. 250 E. Baker Street, suite G, Costa Mesa. To register or for more information, call (714) 445-4950.
City of Hope: 3 p.m.-4 p.m. "Coping and Caring," an ongoing general cancer support group meets on the second and fourth Mondays of each month. City of Hope Cancer Center, Hillquit Bldg., support group room 4015, 1500 E. Duarte Rd., Duarte. For more information, call (626) 359-8111 ext. 65465. Also: City of Hope Singers meets Monday nights to practice and perform all types of music. For more information, call (714) 462-0860.
Tikva's Folk Dance: 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. International and Israeli folk dance class with Tikva Mason. Robertson Recreation Center, 1641 Preuss Rd. For more information, call (310) 278-5383.
ENCORE/OASIS Older Adult Program: 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. World Religions lecture series continues with a discussion of Buddhism. Life Science Bldg., room 1728, Pierce College, 6201 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills. For more information, call (818) 710-4163.
West Valley JCC: 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Yiddish music and conversation class. Free (members); $4 (nonmembers). 22622 Vanowen Street, West Hills. For more information, call (818) 464-3300.
Beth Shir Shalom: 7:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Israeli dancing with David Katz, for beginners as well as experienced dancers. $5 (members); $6 (nonmembers). 1827 California Ave., Santa Monica. For more information, call (310) 453-3361.
LAGITT: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Chol Hamoed Pesach at Knotts' Soak City, USA waterpark. For women and girls only. Men and boys, Thu., April 12, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $18 (in advance); $22 (at the door). For advance tickets or more information, call (818) 763-8755.
West Valley JCC: 11:30 a.m. Tatjana Bordo performs her solo show "Highlights of Broadway." 22622 Vanowen Street, West Hills. For more information, call (818) 464-3300.
Zimmer Children's Museum: 2 p.m. Spring break art workshops. Make a "magic treasure box" for special treasures and keepsakes. Also: Wed., April 11, 2 p.m. Make mobile fruit mosaics with Yvette Lee. Thu., April 12, 2 p.m. Make a spring garland for home decoration. Each workshop $6, includes museum admission. Pre-paid reservations required. 6505 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. For reservations or more information, call (323) 761-8994.
West Los Angeles Homeless Awareness Week: 4 p.m. Passover seder with homeless and housed members of the community, conducted by Rabbi Neil Comess-Daniels and the 4th-7th grades of Beth Shir Shalom. Palisades Park, Santa Monica. For more information, call (310) 453-3361.
H.O.P.E. Unit Foundation: 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Family loss support group, for adult children who have lost a parent, parents who have lost a child and other family loss. Widows/ widowers group meets Thursdays. $20 suggested donation. Valley Beth Shalom, 15739 Ventura Blvd., Encino. For more information, call (818) 788-4673.
Finegood Art Gallery: 10 a.m.-noon and 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Artists Jennifer Joyce and Richard McColl lead "Holiday Plates for All Seasons," ceramic workshops in conjunction with the "Celebrating Passover with Contemporary Ceramic Judaica" exhibit. $15. 22622 Vanowen Street, West Hills. For reservations or more information, call (818) 464-3218.
Women's American ORT, Tampa Ridge Chapter: 11:15 a.m. Guest speaker Judy Balozich discusses Bet Tzedek Legal Services. North Valley JCC, 16601 Rinaldi Street, Granada Hills. For more information, call (818) 366-2153.
Jewish Communal Retirees Association: 11:30 a.m. Brown bag lunch meeting with guest speaker Rabbi David Wolpe answering the question "Is There a Jewish Future?" Jewish Federation-Goldsmith Building, 6505 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 275-1496.
National Council of Jewish Women: 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. "Rediscovering the Journey Through the Eyes of Women," Passover seder in tribute to inspirational women with a special hagaddah highlighting women's contributions to Jewish communal history. $36 (members); $45 (nonmembers). 543 N. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles. For tickets or more information, call (323) 651-2930.
Finegood Art Gallery: 11 a.m.-noon. Storyteller, author and musician Karen Golden offers "Passover Tales and Tunes from Up Your Street and Around the World." For children ages 3-8. 22622 Vanowen Street, West Hills. For more information, call (818) 464-3200.
National Council of Jewish Women, Brentwood division: 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Passover luncheon. $6.50 Temple Beth Shir Shalom, 1827 California Ave., Santa Monica. For more information, call (310) 395-1802.
University Synagogue: 8 p.m. Shabbat and Yiskor Passover services, with Rabbi Arnold Rachlis discussing ethical wills. 4915 Alton Pkwy., Irvine. For more information, call (949) 553-3535.
The Israeli Festival -- Israel's 53rd Independence Day: Sun., April 29, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Festival features a full day of entertainment, a Heritage Pavilion, fashion show, carnival rides, folk dancing, Israeli art exhibit and more. Free admission, $7 parking. Woodley Park, 6350 Woodley Ave., Van Nuys. For more information, call (800) 644-9505.
Esprit Travel & Tours: Nov. 7-20. "Fall Foliage Tour of Jewish Japan." Rabbi Shimon Paskow and Carol Paskow accompany a tour of Kyoto, Kobe, Mie and Tokyo which includes highlights of Jewish Japanese history and culture. $3850 per person includes airfare, accomodations and tours. For more information, call (800) 377-7481.
Jewish Singles Dining Club (30's-40's): Party at a private home in Beverly Hills with catered food, champagne, DJ and dancing. For reservations or more information, call (310) 281-3194.
Alpert JCC: 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Interfaith Passover dinner, kosher dinner for Jews and non-Jews. $15. 3801 E. Willow Street, Long Beach. For reservations or more information, call (562) 799-9965.
Harbor Jewish Singles (50+): 4 p.m. Passover dinner at Katella Deli. $11. For more information, call (714) 730-4018.
New Age Singles (55+): 5:30 p.m. Passover seder, no-host dinner at Fromin's Deli. 17615 Ventura Blvd., Encino. For reservations, call (818) 764-6747.
Orange County JCC: 6:30 p.m. Singles Passover seder. $40. 250 E. Baker Street, Costa Mesa. For reservations or more information, call (714) 755-0340 ext. 115.
Jewish Association of Single Professionals: 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Pasadena cocktail party and dance, with DJ, appetizers and dessert. $20. Spencers' Bistro and Patio, 70 S. Raymer Street, Pasadena. For more information, call (323) 656-7777.
Full Figured Women & Their Male Admirers Jewish Singles Group (30's-50's): 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Party at a private home in Beverly Hills. For more information, call (310) 669-5717.
Westwood Jewish Singles (45+): 8 p.m. Coffee, cake and conversation. Professionally led discussion group. Also meets Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. $8. For more information, call (310) 444-8986.
Israeli Folk Dancing: 8 p.m. All levels of experience welcome, with instructor Israel Yakovie. Lessons until 9 p.m.; open session 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Also meets Thursday. $5. 2244 Westwood Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (800) 750-5432.
Israeli Dance Lessons with James Zimmer: 7 p.m.-8 p.m. Social ballroom dance instruction. 8 p.m.-9 p.m. Israeli dance lessons. 9 p.m.-midnight. Open Israeli dancing. West Valley JCC, 22622 Vanowen Street, West Hills. Also Thursdays at Temple Emanuel, 300 N. Clark Drive, Beverly Hills. For more information, e-mail email@example.com.
Bridge for Singles (59+): 7:30 p.m. Intermediate players meet in a private home in West Los Angeles and Santa Monica areas. Also meets Saturday and Thursday. $4. For more information, call (310) 398-9649.
Bridge Group (60+): 7:30 p.m. Intermediate players only. Private homes in Santa Monica and West L.A. area. Also meets Sunday and Thursday. $4. For more information, call (310) 398-6558.
JeffTennis (25-39): 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Jewish mixed doubles tennis, USTA-NTRP 2.5-4.0. Beverly Hills area. For more information, contact JeffTennis@Hotmail.com.
Westside JCC: 7:30 p.m.-11 p.m. Salsa and other Latin dances class for Jewish singles with instructor Yossi Conde. $4 (members); $5 (nonmembers). 5870 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (323) 938-2531 ext. 2228.
Helkeinu Foundation (20-40): 8 p.m. Weekly lecture series on self-improvement led by Rabbi Shlomo Goldberg. $10. For more information, call (310) 785-0440.
Conversations!: 7:30 p.m. Singles group with a guest speaker every Thursday night. Light dinner served. $15. 820 Harvard Street, Santa Monica. For reservations, call (310) 315-1078.
Sinai Temple (25-40's): 7:30 p.m. Friday Night Live, Shabbat experience for young professionals led by Rabbi David Wolpe on the second Friday of each month. 10400 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 474-1518 ext. 3234.
Elite Jewish Theatre Singles: Sat., April 14, 8 p.m. "A Chorus Line." $17. Thu., April 26, 8 p.m. "The Liquid Radio Players." $14. A dinner social will precede each play. For reservations, call (310) 203-1312.
Klutz Productions (21-39): Sun., April 22, 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Jewish singles party at the Conga Room featuring DJ Kev E. Kev. $10. 5364 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Jewish Singles Vacations (30-49): April 28-May 9. Jewish singles trip to Italy. Itinerary includes Rome, Florence, Venice and Milan. For more information, call (617) 782-3396.
Orange County JCC Traveling Singles: May 18-21. Cruise in the Mexican Riviera. $265. For reservations or more information, call (714) 755-0340 ext. 115.
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