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Calendar 02/02/-08/02/ 2001

by Mike Levy

February 1, 2001 | 7:00 pm

3/Saturday

Temple Beth Torah: 9 a.m. Spiritual meditative healing service. 10 a.m. Tot Shabbat for 3- to 5-year-olds, with service, stories, snacks and crafts. 16651 Rinaldi St., Granada Hills. For more information, call (818) 831-0835.

Temple Emanuel: 10 a.m. New Emanuel minyan followed by a potluck dairy/vegetarian lunch. 1:30 p.m. Tu B'Shevat Experience for 4- to 5-year-olds, followed by Stop and Smell the Spices Havdallah. 8844 Burton Way, Beverly Hills. For more information, call (310) 274-6388.
Pacific Trio: 8 p.m. The classical music trio performs works by Brahms, Faure and Turina in a benefit concert for Congregation Ohr HaTorah. $50 (reserved); $30 (general admission). Colburn School for Performing Arts, 200 S. Grand, Los Angeles. For reservations or more information, call (310) 278-9049.

Kaleidoscope: 8 p.m. Cable television program with discussion of "Israel and the Palestinians, living in perfect disharmony." AT and T Broadband channel 43.
Young Adults Dedicated to Altruism (Y.A.D.A.): 5:30 p.m. Social gathering for Bnai Zion's new social action group, at Chaya in Beverly Hills. For more information, call (323) 655-9128.

Leo Baeck Temple: 9:30 a.m. Dr. Arnold Eisen leads a weekend of discussion on "How shall we be Jewish in America?" Through Sunday. $40. To register, call (310) 476-2861.

4/Sunday

With One Heart: 7 p.m. Benefit concert to provide urgent security and medical supplies for yishuv K'far Tapuach. Performers include Sam Glaser, Rebbe Soul, Yehuda Solomon and the Moshav Band. $18 (general admission); $10 (students). Beth Jacob Congregation, 9030 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 358-0460.

American Film Institute: 5 p.m. International Film Series begins tonight with Israel's "Time of Favor," followed by reception dinner. $85. Mark Goodson screening room, AFI, 2021 N. Western Ave., Los Angeles. For reservations or more information, call (310) 652-0032.

Temple Beth Torah: 1 p.m. Tu B'Shevat Seder led by Rabbi Arnold Stiebel and Cantor Sharone Rosen. 16651 Rinaldi St., Granada Hills. For reservations, call (818) 831-0835.

Women's American ORT: Noon. Monthly luncheon meeting for the Pico West chapter. $6.50. Fu's Palace Restaurant, 8751 W. Pico Blvd. For more information, call (323) 653-0400.
Sholem Community Organization: 10:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lecture and discussion on Sholem Aleichem as a chronicler, looking beyond humor and rooftop fiddling. $10. Culver City Middle School, 4601 Elenda St., Culver City. For more information, call (818) 760-6625.

Conejo Jewish Academy: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Rabbi Manis Friedman leads a seminar in kabbalah titled "The Curtain Parts: a glimpse into the spiritual cosmos." $65. 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. For reservations or more information, call (818) 991-0991.

Jewish Vegetarians of Los Angeles: 2 p.m. "So now what do I eat?" lecture by Marr Nealon. Valley Beth Shalom Synagogue, 15739 Ventura Blvd., Encino. For more information, call (818) 888-7271.

5/Monday

UCLA Center for Jewish Studies: 7:30 p.m. Special performance of "Remnants," a voice play by psychologist Henry Greenspan, based on his interviews with Holocaust survivors. Fowler Museum Auditorium, UCLA. For more information, call (310) 825-5387.

Encore/OASIS Older Adult Program: 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Seminar on planning your vacation. Pierce College, 6201 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills. For more information, call (818) 710-4163.

Valley Storefront, Jewish Family Service: 2 p.m. Dr. Rachael Guth speaks on "Bones and Groans," including arthritis and osteoporosis. 12821 Victory Blvd., North Hollywood. For reservations, call (818) 984-0276.

City of Hope: 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Legacy Builders, a support group for those facing a terminal illness, first and third Mondays of each month. City of Hope Cancer Center, Hillquit Bldg. Rm. 4015, 1500 E. Duarte Rd., Duarte. For more information, call (626) 359-8111 ext. 5465.

Young Israel of Beverly Hills: 7:30 p.m. Path of the Righteous, Jewish ethics class with Rabbi Yisrael Petlak. 8701 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 275-3020.

6/Tuesday

Temple Ner Tamid of Downey: 9:45 a.m. Ezra Center for Mature Adults presents "A Seder for Tu B'Shevat, new year for the trees," program with Jerry and Eve Silverman. 10629 Lakewood Blvd., Downey. For more information, call (562) 861-9276.

Jewish Vocational Service: 7:30 a.m. Breakfast with the CEO series kicks off with Rhino Entertainment President Richard Foos. $50. West LA location. To register, call (323) 761-8888 ext. 8895.

Jewish Home for the Aging: 1:30 p.m. Informational meeting for those who want to volunteer at JHA. Board room, Eisenberg Village campus, 18855 Victory Blvd., Reseda. For more information, call (818) 774-3040.

Kol Tikvah Temple: 7 p.m.-8 p.m. Sex, food, money and your profession: Jewish values and ethics, taught by Rabbi Steven B. Jacobs. 8:15 p.m.-9:15 p.m. The Genesis of family: Function and dysfunction, taught by Rabbi Jay Levy. Through March 13. Free (members); $18 (nonmembers). 20400 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills. For more information, call (818) 348-0670.

University of Judaism: 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Filmmakers and You: A reel look at Jewish identity, weekly documentary film series through March 6. $125. 15600 Mulholland Dr., Bel Air. For registration or more information, call (310) 440-1246.

Conejo Jewish Academy: 8 p.m. Homeward Bound, a two-part workshop on bringing a Jewish atmosphere into a home. Also meets Feb. 13. 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. $10. For reservations or more information, call (818) 991-0991.

The Academy for Jewish Religion: 8 p.m. Academy study circle, ongoing Tuesday night learning session with Rabbi Mordecai Finley and six other teachers. 11827 Venice Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 398-0820.

7/Wednesday

Valley Beth Shalom: 7:30 p.m. Ethical issues panel discussion series. This week: "After Rampart: Recommendations for changes in the L.A.P.D." 15739 Ventura Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (818) 788-6000.

University of Haifa: 7:30 p.m. Speakers from Israeli and Californian universities discuss the Globalization of Education: Possibilities for Israeli-American collaboration. Royce Hall, UCLA. For reservations or more information, call (310) 262-5086.

Los Angeles World Affairs Council: Noon. The Muslim-Jewish dialogue group leads a discussion forum on transcending Middle East hostilities. Beverly Hills Hotel. For more information, call (213) 628-2333.

Congregation N'vay Shalom: 7:30 p.m. Rosh Chodesh women's group, meeting in a private home. For more information, call (323) 463-7728.

8/Thursday

Congregation B'nai Tzedek Sisterhood: 7 p.m. Tu B'Shevat seder led by Cantor Linda Ecker. 9669 Talbert Ave., Fountain Valley. For reservations or more information, call (714) 963-4611.

National Council of Jewish Women, Brentwood Division: 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Monthly meeting, with The Mendelssohn Trio from Crossroads School performing classical music. Temple Beth Shir Shalom, 1827 California Ave., Santa Monica. For more information, call (310) 395-1802.

Rishon B'nai B'rith: 6 p.m. Dinner meeting with entertainment by dancer Jon Destry. $7.50. Temple Judea, 5429 Lindley Ave., Tarzana. For reservations, call (818) 758-3800.

Valley Beth Shalom Family Center: 7:30 p.m. Parenting together: Rivalry or harmony? Workshop for parents on sharing responsibilities and supporting one another. 15739 Ventura Blvd., Encino. For more information, call (818) 788-4667.

Yoga Garden: 8 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Yoga, meditation and Judaism class. 2236 26th St., Santa Monica. For more information, call (310) 450-0133.

9/Friday

The Getty Center: 8 p.m. "The Maelstrom: A Family Chronicle." Peter Forgacs' documentary using home movie footage of a Dutch Jewish family, 1938-1942. For reservations or more information, call (310) 440-7300.

Temple Etz Chaim: 8:15 p.m. Scholar-in-Residence weekend lecture series with Rabbi Neal Weinberg, focusing on the survival of the American Jewish community in the 21st century. Additional events and lectures through Sun., Feb. 11. 1080 Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. For more information, call (805) 497-6891.

The Movable Minyan: 7 p.m. Tu B'Shevat seder, with dairy/vegetarian potluck, preferably made from grains, fruit or nuts. Wear green or leafy things. Singer Lounge, Westside JCC, 5870 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 285-3317.

Temple Isaiah: 6:15 p.m. Tu B'Shevat seder and new member Shabbat, followed by bring your own picnic dinner. 10345 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 277-2772.

Temple Ahavat Shalom: 8 p.m. Shabbat Shira, a special Shabbat service in song. 18200 Rinaldi Place, Northridge. For more information, call (818) 360-2258.

Singles

3/Saturday

Jewish Single Parents and Singles Association: 6:30 p.m. Dinner at Mykonos Greek Restaurant, 5374 E. Second St., Long Beach. Followed by dancing. For reservations or more information, call (562) 985-3273.

Jewish Association of Single Professionals: 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Westwood cocktail and dance party, with DJ, appetizer buffet and dessert. $20. W Hotel, 930 Hilgard Ave., Westwood. For more information, call (323) 656-7777.

4/Sunday

Kosher Meet Market (21-35): Noon-5 p.m. Kosher basketball league begins, meeting at Grant High School. To sign up or for more information, call (818) 993-7249 ext. 2.

Elite Jewish Theatre Singles: 7 p.m. "How the Other Half Loves," at the Pasadena Playhouse, preceded by a dinner social. $30. Also, Feb. 28, 8 p.m. Orchestra seats for "The Lion King." $75. For reservations or more information, call (310) 203-1312.

Jewish Singles Golf Connection (50's-60's): Short courses, friendship and fun. Experienced only please. For reservations, call (310) 802-0079.

Westside JCC: 8 p.m.-midnight. Israeli folk dancing with David Dassa. $4 (members); $5 (nonmembers). 5870 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (323) 938-2531 ext. 2225.

5/Monday

Singles Helping Others: 7 p.m. General meeting, discussing upcoming events. 13130 Burbank Blvd. For more information, call (323) 769-1307.

New Age Singles (55+): 7:15 p.m. Torah study meeting with Selma Semmelman at a Westside location. $3 (members); $5 (guests). For reservations or more information, call (310) 659-5868.

Israeli Folk Dancing: 8 p.m. All levels of experience welcome for the ongoing class, 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. (800) 750-5432.

6/Tuesday

Westwood Jewish Singles (45+): 7:30 p.m. Coffee, cake and conversation. Professionally led discussion and support group. Also meets Sun., 8 p.m. $8. For more information, call (310) 444-8986.

Bridge Group (60+): 7:30 p.m. Intermediate players meet in a private home in Marina del Rey. $4. Also meets Sun. and Thur. For more information, call (310) 398-6558.

7/Wednesday

Conejo Jewish Singles Connection: 7:30 p.m. Lecture on the nine choices happy people make. $5 (members); $8 (nonmembers). Temple Adat Elohim, 2420 E. Hillcrest Dr., Thousand Oaks. For reservations, call (805) 381-1514.

Jewish Singles Meeting Place (30's-40's): 7:30 p.m. Bring a favorite board game for game night, at a private home in Valley Glen. For reservations or more information, call (818) 780-1202.

8/Thursday

Conversations!: 7:30 p.m. Singles group with a guest speaker every Thursday night. Light dinner served. $15. 820 Harvard St., Santa Monica. For reservations, call (310) 315-1078.

9/Friday

Sinai Temple (25-40's): 7:30 p.m. Friday Night Live, an exciting Shabbat service for young professionals on the second Friday of each month. 10400 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 474-1518 ext. 3234.

Upcoming

Klutz Productions and SpeedDating (21-39): 6:40 p.m. The Snow Ball, SpeedDating event followed by dance party at 9 p.m. $20 (both events); $10 (dance party only). Lush, 2020 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica. For more information, call (310) 247-7477.

J-Ski: Feb. 23-25. Jewish singles ski trip to Mammoth, note the new date. $159. For reservations or more information, call (818) 342-9508, or e-mail JskiLa@aol.com.

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