Jewish Journal

Calendar And Singles

by Solange Borna

Posted on Nov. 22, 2001 at 7:00 pm



Temple Beth Torah: 10 a.m. "Exploring Names for God," discussion and Shabbat services led by Rabbi Sheryl Nosan. 16651 Rinaldi St., Granada Hills. For more information, call

(818) 831-0835.


Society of Jewish Science/Applied Judaism: 11 a.m. "Work and Overwork," a lecture at Farmers Market, on the corner of Fairfax and Third St. For more information, call (818) 367-4532.


Jewish Federation of Orange County: 6:30 p.m. "Conversations on Israel," lecture led by Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-46th District). 250 E. Baker St., Costa Mesa. For more information, call

(714) 755-5555.

The Jewish Genealogical Society of Los Angeles: 7:30 p.m. Thomas K. Edlund, specialist in Eastern European manuscripts, discusses the progress of search tools for tracing genealogical roots. Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (818) 889-6616.


Author Lecture: 11a.m. Author of "My Sister the Jew," Ahuva Gray, an African American woman born into a Christian house tells the story of her attraction towards Orthodox Jewry at a private home in Santa Monica. $18. For more information, call (310) 260-9933.


Museum of Tolerance: 7 p.m. Book editor Joshua Rubenstein speaks about the murder of the 15 Jews affiliated with the Jewish anti-Fascist Committee. For reservations or more information, call (310) 772-2528.

Skirball Cultural Center: 7:30 p.m. Presentation by Charles Simic, author of "Night Picnic." $5 (general admission); free (students). 2701 N. Skirball Drive, Los Angeles. For tickets or more information, call (323) 655-8587.

Encino/Tarzana Chapter of ORT: 11:30 a.m. Luncheon. B.J.'s 6424 Canoga Ave., Woodland Hills. For reservations or more information, call (818) 346-7599.

Pasadena Jewish Temple and Center: 1 p.m.-3 p.m. "The Joy of Soy," cooking demonstration and tasting by chef Patricia Greenberg. 1434 N. Altadena Drive. For more information, call (626) 798-1161.

Adat Ari El: 12:30 p.m. "For Valley Separation," lecture by Jeff Brain of Valley Alliance. 12020 Burbank Blvd., Valley Village. For more information, call (818) 766-9426.


Barnes & Noble: 7 p.m. A panel of authors, including Suzan E. Hagstrom ("Sara's Children: The Destruction of Chmielnik") will discuss their books and how they relate to World War II. 26751 Aliso Creek Road, Aliso Viejo. For more information, call (949) 362-8027.

Jewish Community Library of Los Angeles: 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Author Ayelet Waldman discusses her book, "The Big Nap," about a mystery-solving mother named Juliet Applebaum and her plight to discover who killed the director of the city's most prestigious pre-school, as part of the Adult Lecture Series. 6505 Wilshire Blvd. For reservations or more information, call (323) 761-8648.

Toras Hashem: 7:30 p.m. "Twin Towers, Terrorism: The Divine Plan," lecture by Rabbi Mendel Kessin. $5. 12422 Chandler Blvd., North Hollywood. For more information, call (818) 980-6934.

Valley Beth Shalom: 7:30 p.m. "Super Kids-Super Stress: Stress-Proofing Your Child," lecture. 15739 Ventura Blvd., Encino. For reservations or more information, call (818) 788-4667.


Brandeis University National Women's Committee: 11:30 a.m. Seventh Annual Children's Book Sale, featuring various children's book authors. 4540 Hayvenhurst Ave., Encino. For more information, call (818) 992-7405.

Temple Sinai of Glendale: 8 p.m. "Who Were the Ancient Israelites and Where Did They Come From?" lecture and presentation by Dr. William G. Denver, biblical archaeologist. 1212 N. Pacific Ave., Glendale. For more information, call (818) 246-8101.

University Synagogue: 8 p.m. "Godwrestling, Shadow Selves, Changing Names, Becoming Whole, Backsliding, Revenge and Ancestral Tzuris," Torah portion discussion. 4915 Alton Parkway, Irvine. For more information, call (949) 553-3535.


Yiddish Culture Club: Sat., Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m. Poetry reading and musical program to honor the publication of a new book of poetry in Yiddish and English by Professor Sarah Moskovitz. Free (members); $4 (guests). 8339 W. Third St., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 454-3687.



Jewish Singles Meeting Place (30s & 40s): 7 p.m. Dinner at California Pizza Kitchen in Studio City, followed by musical entertainment at the Queen Mary nightclub. For reservations or more information, call

(818) 883-5325.

New Age Singles (55+): Dinner dance, with a buffet featuring chicken, wine, dessert and coffee, music by the Allen Weiss Band and line dancing. $12 (members and men before 8 p.m.); $15 (nonmembers). University Synagogue, 11960 Sunset Blvd., Brentwood. For more information, call (310) 473-1391.

Palos Verdes Singles: 7 p.m. Party at a private home, with live entertainment and a buffet in Redondo Beach. $22. For reservations or more information, call (310) 372-6071.

Elite Jewish Theatre Singles:

8 p.m. Meet to see the musical "Canteen!" including a buffet. $25. For reservations or more information, call (310) 203-1312.


The Knitting Factory: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Klezmer musical entertainment and brunch. $20 (adults); $10 (children). 7021 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. For more information, call

(323) 463-0204. ext. 122.

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

L.A.'s Best Connection/People Meeting People: 1 p.m. Celebrate Bernard's birthday. Coming soon: Performance by vocalist Caroline Weaver. For reservations or more information, call (323) 782-0435.

Jewish Persons Bowling League: 5:30 p.m. Bowling activities and socializing, every Sunday. For more information, call (818) 891-0277.

Aish Speed Dating (25-35):

6:30 p.m. Meet seven people in a round-robin fashion at a local coffee house. $20. For reservations or more information, call

(310) 278-8672 ext. 402.

Jiffy Date (25-35), (35-45) and (45-60): Meet at a Westside location, on Wilshire Blvd., for rapid introductions between seven people. $20. For more information, call(310) 276-6200.

Business & Professional Singles: 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Dance party with buffet and drinks. $13 (members); $16 (nonmembers). Radisson Valley Hotel, 15433 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks. For more information, call (818) 761-0179.

Westwood Jewish Singles (45+): 7:30 p.m. Discussion group. $8. For more information, call

(310) 444-8986.


Westwood Kehilla: 8 p.m. Weekly Chumash and Rashi class with Rabbi Asher Brander. 10523 Santa Monica Blvd., Westwood. For more information, call

(310) 441-5289.

Israeli Folk Dancing: 8 p.m. Open session dancing with Michelle Yakovee. Also: Thurs., 8 p.m. Dance lessons. $6.

(800) 750-5432.


Harbor Jewish Singles (50+): 7 p.m. "The Search for Oscar Schindler," lecture by Dr. David Crowe at Chapman College. For reservations or more information, call (949) 651-0482.


Zamumba: 7 p.m. Meet for Cuban and Columbian salsa/merengue dancing. For more information, call (323) 734-6742.

The Wise Years (60+): 7:30 p.m. "Getting to Know You," program with introductions and activities. Refreshments served. $4 (members); $7 (nonmembers). For more information, call (310) 889-2345 or visit www.sswt.org.


Conversations!: 7:30 p.m. "Attachments," lecture by Stan Rosen, accompanied by a light dinner and drinks at a private home. $15. For more information, call (310) 315-1078.

Kosher Meet Market (21+): 8 p.m. Dinner at Lola's, a restaurant and bar with hundreds of different martinis. For reservations or more information, visit www.koshermeetmarket.com

Gesher (22-32): 8 p.m. Socialize over coffee at the Gypsy Den with a new Orange County singles group . For more information, call (949) 677-2601.


Makor (21-39): Potluck Shabbat dinner and discussion, the last Friday of every month. For reservations or more information, call (310) 287-2885.


BikeHike Adventures: Dec. 22, 2001-Jan. 5, 2002 Bike trip from coast to coast in Costa Rica. $2,250. For more information, call (888) 805-0061.

Premier Jewish Singles: Dec. 22, 2001-Jan. 3, 2002. Trip to Morocco including a New Years Eve party. For more information, call

(314) 994-9600.


Singles Helping Others: 7 p.m. General meeting to plan events and activities. For more information, call (323) 769-1307.

Israeli Folk Dancing: 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Dance session with Israel Yakovee. Also: Lessons every Thursday with Michelle. $6. 2244 Westwood Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (800) 750-5432.


Singles Helping Others: 7:30 p.m. Fourth of July celebration at the Hollywood Bowl, with fireworks. $18. For reservations or more information, call (323) 851-9070.

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

Jewish Association of Single Professionals (25-55): 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Independence dance party with appetizers, dessert and no-host bar. $20. Lush, 2020 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica. For more information, call (323) 656-7777.

Social Circle (35-59): 8 p.m. Blue Jeans Bash with a live Oldies band, dancing, food and drinks. $20 (members); $25 (nonmembers). Stephen S. Wise Temple, 15500 Stephen S. Wise Dr., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 476-8561.

Stu & Lew Productions (21-39): 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Fourth annual Summer Blowout dance party. $20 House of Blues, 8430 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles. For tickets or more information, call (310) 364-2301.


L'Chaim Entertainment (21+): 9:30 p.m. Party with singers and a DJ playing international, salsa, Middle Eastern and hip-hop music. $10. Dinner available with reservations. Beverly Hills Cuisine, 9025 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills. For more information, call (310) 289-4435.

Nexus (21-39): 2 p.m. Independence Day potluck picnic, with volleyball, canoeing, barbeque and fireworks at North Lake, Woodbridge, Irvine. For more information, call (714) 974-2279.

Jewish Singles Meeting Place (30's-40's): 5 p.m. Barbeque party at a private home in celebration of the 4th of July. For reservations or more information, call (818) 780-4809.

New Age Singles (55+): 2 p.m. Fourth of July potluck pool party. $3 (if accompanied by food); $10 (without food). For members only. For reservations or more information, call (310) 473-1391.

Jewish Single Parents & Singles Association: 3 p.m. Picnic with games and fireworks. Yorba Linda Middle School, 4845 Casa Loma Ave., Yorba Linda. For more information, call (909) 262-1788.


Conversations!: 7:30 p.m. Guest speaker leads discussions with food and drinks, every Thursday. $15. For reservations or more information, call (310) 315-1078.


New Age Singles (55+): 6:30 p.m. No-host dinner, followed by Shabbat services at Adat Shalom Temple. For reservations or more information, call (310) 854-0358.


Palos Verdes Singles (35+): Sat., July 7, 6:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Dance party with dinner at a private home. $25. For reservations or more information, call (310) 372-6071.

New Start (30-75): Sun., Aug. 5. "A Romantic Evening With the Gatsbys," event with food and drinks. For more information, call (310) 478-3137.

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