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Calendar & Singles

by Mike Levy

February 8, 2001 | 7:00 pm

Calendar

Saturday

Adat Ari El: 9 a.m. One Shabbat Morning service of prayer and song with musical guest Danny Maseng. 7:30 p.m. Evening concert with Danny Maseng. 12020 Burbank Blvd., Valley Village. For reservations or more information, call (818) 766-9426.

Ivri-NASAWI: 7:30 p.m. Return to Sepharad, flamenco dance and Sephardic music performance by Adam and Laila Del Monte. $18 (general seating); $36 (reserved seating). Congregation Ner Tamid, 5721 Crestridge Road, Rancho Palos Verdes. For tickets or more information, call (310) 377-6986.

West Coast Torah Center/Magen David Synagogue: Noon-5 p.m. Exhibit of art in celebration of Tu B'Shevat, by Elie Benzaquen, Leat Silvera and Pavel Vogler. Auction of selected works at 4 p.m. 322 N. Foothill Dr., Beverly Hills. For more information, call (323) 851-9207.

Los Angeles Yiddish Culture Club: 7:30 p.m. Prof. Gerold Frakes lectures on Yiddish in a new century, followed by a musical program. Free (members); $4 (guests). 8339 W. Third St., Los Angeles. For more information, call (323) 655-1341.

Brandeis-Bardin Institute: 3 p.m. Dr. Adam Rubin discusses insights into contemporary Israel. 5 p.m. Dr. Anita Friedman gives an analysis of the Jewish family. $15. 1101 Peppertree Lane, Brandeis. For more information, call (805) 582-4450.

Sunday

University of Judaism: 2 p.m. Staged reading of the romantic comedy "Love, It's Ageless." $15. Gindi Auditorium, 15600 Mulholland Dr., Bel Air. For tickets or more information, call (310) 476-9777 ext. 203.

Artrageous Floating Gallery: 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Group art exhibit and sale benefits Chai Lifeline. 8853 W. Olympic Blvd., Beverly Hills. For more information, call (310) 285-0883.

Congregation Mishkon Tephilo: 4 p.m. Screening of the Golan Heights documentary "Too Close to Home." $12 (members); $15 (general admission). 206 Main St., Venice. For reservations or more information, call (310) 392-3029.

Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring: 2 p.m. SHOKL, a Yiddish version of Bingo. Yiddish is not required. Prizes and refreshments. 1525 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles. For reservations, call (310) 522-2007.

Valley Storefront, Jewish Family Service: Noon-6 p.m. Philharmonic concert at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. $14 includes transportation. For more information, call (818) 984-1380.

Temple Beth Ohr: 4 p.m. Wolfgang H. Rudolph, Consul General of Germany in Los Angeles, speaks on Germany and the Jewish people, past, present and future. 15721 Rosecrans Ave., La Mirada. For more information, call (714) 691-2551.

Orthodox Union/NCSY: 11 a.m. Rally in solidarity with the people of Israel. Southeast corner of Doheny Drive and Olympic Blvd.

Temple Ahavat Shalom: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Book fair. 18200 Rinaldi Place, Northridge. For more information, call (818) 360-2258.

Monday

Em Habanim Northridge: 8 p.m.-10 p.m. Monday night lecture with Rabbi Josef Gabay, on secular leaders and their role in hastening the redemption. CSUN Hillel House, 17729 Plummer St., Northridge. For more information, call (818) 832-8293.

The Jewish Federation/American Jewish Committee/Anti-Defamation League: 7:30 p.m. Los Angeles Mayoral candidates' forum, including a question-and-answer period. Wilshire Boulevard Temple, Irmas Campus, 11661 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles. Also, Thu., Feb. 15, 7:30 p.m. at Valley Beth Shalom, 15739 Ventura Blvd., Encino. For more information, call (310) 446-8000 ext. 249.

West Los Angeles College: 6 p.m.-9 p.m. 16-week American Jewish literature class begins today. 4800 Freshman Drive, Room. CE 225, Culver City. For more information, call (310) 287-4551.

Tuesday

Kehillat Ma'arav: 7:30 p.m. Beverly Gray speaks on the topic of her book "Roger Corman: An Unauthorized Biography of the Godfather of Indie Filmaking." $12 (in advance); $15 (at the door). 1715 21st St., Santa Monica. For reservations or more information, call (310) 829-0566.

Women's American ORT: 10 a.m. Balina Hills chapter sponsors the Have a Heart boutique and luncheon, honoring Councilwoman Laura Chick, with entertainment by actress Beverly Sanders. Odyssey Restaurant, 15600 Odyssey Drive, Granada Hills. For reservations or more information, call (818) 789-6842.

Jewish Vocational Service: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Reset your career clock, a six-week, twice-weekly workshop for mid-life or older job searchers and career changers. 22622 Vanowen St., West Hills. For more information, call (818) 464-3222.

Sephardic Temple Tifereth Israel: 7:30 p.m. 2001: A Shabbat Odyssey, class on the customs, prayers and philosophy of Shabbat, with Rabbi Daniel Bouskila. Through March 20. $20. 10500 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. To register, call (310) 475-7311.

Wednesday

Temple Beth Shalom: 9:30 a.m. Pan tournament, with luncheon and prizes. $30. 3635 Elm Ave., Long Beach. For more information, call (562) 594-8817.

Israel Government Tourist Office: 11 a.m. Israeli archaeologist Dr. Dan Bahat speaks about the search for the Ark of the Covenant. The Ritz-Carlton Huntington Hotel, 1401 S. Oak Knoll Ave., Pasadena. For more information, call (323) 658-7463.

Jewish Communal Retirees Association: Noon. Lecture on the changes and challenges facing the Jewish community. Temple Emanuel, 8844 Burton Way, Beverly Hills. For more information, call (310) 275-1496.

Westside JCC: 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Coping with hearing loss, three-part lecture series. 5870 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (323) 938-2531 ext. 2225.

Thursday

Museum of Tolerance: 7 p.m. Screening of Street Dreams, a documentary about homeless youth. Followed by a discussion with the filmmakers and some of the people featured in the film. 9786 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. For reservations, call (310) 553-8403 ext. 2950.

Congregation Ner Tamid: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Contemporary Jewish American literature, discussion with Jonathan Fass. $8. 5721 Crestridge Road, Rancho Palos Verdes. For reservations or more information, call (310) 377-6986.

Temple Aliyah: noon-1:30 p.m. Lunch and learn, Torah discussion group with Rabbi Vogel. 6025 Valley Circle Blvd., Woodland Hills. For more information, call (818) 346-3545.

B'nai B'rith: 6:30 p.m. Encino lodge reception and dinner with entertainment by the San Fernando Valley Banjo Orchestra. $20. Braemar Country Club. For reservations, call (818) 992-7422.

Friday

Chabad of the Marina: Grand Kabbalistic Shabbaton, weekend of discussions with Rabbi Yosef Y. Jacobson. Through Sat., Feb. 17. $50 (adults); $25 (children). For reservations, call (310) 578-6000.

Leo Baeck Temple: 8 p.m. Social Action Shabbat, with guest speaker Gail Feuer discussing "Why do we allow pollution to foul our Garden of Eden?" 1300 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 476-2861.



Eden Outdoor Adventures: 7:45 p.m. Moonlight hike, rated intermediate plus, in Paseo Miramar. $5. For more information, call (310) 459-4020.

Cafe Rondo: 8 p.m.-midnight. Israeli dance party hosted by Jason Hecht. $5 (JCC members); $6 (nonmembers). Westside JCC, 5870 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (323) 938-2531.

Starlight Singles (21-45): 8 p.m.-11 p.m. Jewish singles party with music, mixers and icebreaking activities. $6. Young Israel of L.A., 660 N. Spaulding Ave. For more information, call (323) 651-4872.

Jewish Association of Single Professionals: 7:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Valentine's Day Sweetheart Ball. $20 (in advance); $25 (at the door). Marina del Rey Hotel, 13534 Bali Way, Marina del Rey. For more information, call (323) 656-7777.

Conejo Jewish Singles Connection: 7:45 p.m. Bowling night. Woodlake Bowl, 23130 Ventura Blvd. For reservations, call (818) 716-9417.

ACCESS (25-40): 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Planting trees for Tu B'Shevat with the Tree People, along Pico west of Robertson Boulevard. Followed by holiday celebration at Temple Adat Shalom. For reservations or more information, call (323) 761-8240.

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). Location changed to Flint's, 3321 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica. For more information, call (310) 247-7477.

Kosher Meet Market (21-35): 9 p.m. Karaoke night at Re$iduals in Studio City. For more information, call (818) 993-7249.

Jewish Single Parents and Singles Association: 5:30 p.m. Dinner at Au Lac Vegetarian Restaurant, 16563 Brookhurst St., Fountain Valley. For reservations, call (714) 842-4117.

Quick Date (20-30): 6:40 p.m. Rapid introductions event for Jewish singles, 10 introductions in one hour. For reservations or more information, call (310) 488-8716.

LA's Best Connections: Social evening at the Sportsmen's Lodge, 12833 Ventura Blvd., Studio City. For more information, call (323) 782-0435.

Livnot U'Lehibanot: 7 p.m. Overview of election results and the current conflict in Israel with political analyst Elliot Chodoff. Westside JCC, 5870 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 205-6474.

West Valley JCC: 8 p.m.-midnight. Israeli Folk dancing with James Zimmer. Instruction until 9:15 p.m.; open dancing until midnight. $5 (members); $6 (nonmembers). 22622 Vanowen St., West Hills. For more information, call (818) 464-3311.

City of Hope: 8 p.m. PAC chapter, for single professionals and friends, hosts a Valentine's Day party. $35. Barfly, 8730 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. For reservations or more information, call (213) 202-5735, ext. 6507.

Harbor Jewish Singles (50+): 8 p.m. Going to "A Valentine Concert," featuring love songs of all kinds. $8. Winifred Smith Hall, UC Irvine. For more information, call (949) 786-3087.

Project Next Step (25-40): 7 p.m. First of a monthly series of Town Hall meetings, featuring discussion of young Jews in the media. This week's guest is director Jeremy Kagan. $5 (members); $7 (nonmembers). 9911 W. Pico Blvd., Suite 102, Los Angeles. For reservations or more information, call (310) 552-4595 ext. 27.

Jewish Association of Single Professionals: 6:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m. Golf and cocktails mixer includes instruction by a golf pro and open hitting. $35 (in advance); $40 (at the door). La Mirada Golf Course, 15501 E. Alicante Rd., La Mirada. For reservations call (818) 717-9203.

Singles

Saturday

Eden Outdoor Adventures: 7:45 p.m. Moonlight hike, rated intermediate plus, in Paseo Miramar. $5. For more information, call (310) 459-4020.

Cafe Rondo: 8 p.m.-midnight. Israeli dance party hosted by Jason Hecht. $5 (JCC members); $6 (nonmembers). Westside JCC, 5870 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (323) 938-2531.

Starlight Singles (21-45): 8 p.m.-11 p.m. Jewish singles party with music, mixers and icebreaking activities. $6. Young Israel of L.A., 660 N. Spaulding Ave. For more information, call (323) 651-4872.

Jewish Association of Single Professionals: 7:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Valentine's Day Sweetheart Ball. $20 (in advance); $25 (at the door). Marina del Rey Hotel, 13534 Bali Way, Marina del Rey. For more information, call (323) 656-7777.

Conejo Jewish Singles Connection: 7:45 p.m. Bowling night. Woodlake Bowl, 23130 Ventura Blvd. For reservations, call (818) 716-9417.

Sunday

ACCESS (25-40): 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Planting trees for Tu B'Shevat with the Tree People, along Pico west of Robertson Boulevard. Followed by holiday celebration at Temple Adat Shalom. For reservations or more information, call (323) 761-8240.

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). Location changed to Flint's, 3321 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica. For more information, call (310) 247-7477.

Kosher Meet Market (21-35): 9 p.m. Karaoke night at Re$iduals in Studio City. For more information, call (818) 993-7249.

Jewish Single Parents and Singles Association: 5:30 p.m. Dinner at Au Lac Vegetarian Restaurant, 16563 Brookhurst St., Fountain Valley. For reservations, call (714) 842-4117.

Quick Date (20-30): 6:40 p.m. Rapid introductions event for Jewish singles, 10 introductions in one hour. For reservations or more information, call (310) 488-8716.

LA's Best Connections: Social evening at the Sportsmen's Lodge, 12833 Ventura Blvd., Studio City. For more information, call (323) 782-0435.

Monday

Livnot U'Lehibanot: 7 p.m. Overview of election results and the current conflict in Israel with political analyst Elliot Chodoff. Westside JCC, 5870 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 205-6474.

Tuesday

West Valley JCC: 8 p.m.-midnight. Israeli Folk dancing with James Zimmer. Instruction until 9:15 p.m.; open dancing until midnight. $5 (members); $6 (nonmembers). 22622 Vanowen St., West Hills. For more information, call (818) 464-3311.

Wednesday

City of Hope: 8 p.m. PAC chapter, for single professionals and friends, hosts a Valentine's Day party. $35. Barfly, 8730 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. For reservations or more information, call (213) 202-5735, ext. 6507.

Harbor Jewish Singles (50+): 8 p.m. Going to "A Valentine Concert," featuring love songs of all kinds. $8. Winifred Smith Hall, UC Irvine. For more information, call (949) 786-3087.

Thursday

Project Next Step (25-40): 7 p.m. First of a monthly series of Town Hall meetings, featuring discussion of young Jews in the media. This week's guest is director Jeremy Kagan. $5 (members); $7 (nonmembers). 9911 W. Pico Blvd., Suite 102, Los Angeles. For reservations or more information, call (310) 552-4595 ext. 27.

Friday

Jewish Association of Single Professionals: 6:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m. Golf and cocktails mixer includes instruction by a golf pro and open hitting. $35 (in advance); $40 (at the door). La Mirada Golf Course, 15501 E. Alicante Rd., La Mirada. For reservations call (818) 717-9203.

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