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Singles And Calendar

by Solange Borna

November 29, 2001 | 7:00 pm

Calendar

SATURDAY/1

Temple Emanuel: 9:15 a.m. Tot Shabbat, followed by a snack and Torah study. 8844 Burton Way, Beverly Hills. For more information, call (310) 274-6388.

Barnes & Noble: 8 p.m. Author Michael Alexander discusses and signs "Jazz Age Jews," a book about Jewish jazz singers Al Jolson, Felix Frankfurter and Arnold Rothstein. 111 W. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. For more information, call (626) 683-8551.

L'Chaim Theatre Ensemble:

8 p.m. "Cinders," a play set in 1980s Poland, about a film director intent on documenting the lives of girls in a reform prison. $15 (general admission); $12 (seniors and students). The Lex, 6760 Lexington Ave., Hollywood. For reservations or more information, call (323) 957-5782.

CBS: 8:30 p.m. "Rugrats: Chanukah" airs, teaching children the significance of the Festival of Lights. TV-G. For more information, visit www.cbs.com.

SUNDAY/2

Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust: 10 a.m. Meet the Author event and workshop with children's book author Susan Goldman Rubin of "Fireflies in the Dark." $5. 6006 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (323) 761-8170.

University of Judaism: 2 p.m. Storyteller Vicki Juditz performs "Independence Day" and "Polymorphous Light Eruptions." $20. Also: Tues., Dec. 4, 11 a.m. Piano prodigy Arthur Abadi performs a solo recital as part of the Young Artist Concert Series. $18 (members, including lunch); $20 (nonmembers, including lunch); $10 (general admission without lunch). 15600 Mulholland Drive, Bel Air. For tickets or more information, call (310) 476-9777 ext. 246.

West Valley JCC: 3 p.m.-5:30 p.m. "Swingtime!" concert featuring Jewish songs, blues and swing and dancing led by Ira Schulman. 22622 Vanowen St., West Hills. For more information, call (818) 464-3300.

Temple Ramat Zion: 7 p.m. Screening of the Yiddish film "The Vow," created before the Holocaust, about two friends who make a pact to unite their children in matrimony. 17655 Devonshire St., Northridge. For more information, call (818) 360-1881.

Zimmer Children's Museum: Dreidel Dome Exhibit, with a workshop and dreidel games. 6505 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (323) 761-8989.

Jewish Vegetarians of Los Angeles: 2 p.m. "How to Preserve Your Youth," lecture. Valley Beth Shalom, 15739 Ventura Blvd., Encino. For more information, call (818) 360-5821.

Organic Living: 7 p.m. "Spiritual Empowerment-The Inner Dimensions for a loving Relationship," lecture by Esther Piekarski, followed by a dessert reception. Chabad Center, 6047 Stow Canyon Road, Goleta. For more information, call (805) 683-1544.

Temple B'nai Hayim: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sixth Annual Chanukah Bazaar featuring Judaica. 4302 Van Nuys Blvd., Sherman Oaks. For more information, call (818) 788-4664.

Eretz Cultural Center: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Annual Chanukah Bazaar. 6170 Wilbur Ave., Reseda. For more information, call (818) 342-9303.

The Sholem Community: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Chanukah boutique. Also: 10:15 a.m.-noon. "December Dilemma," lecture instructing interfaith families how to celebrate the holidays. Culver City Middle School, 4601 Elenda St. For more information, call (818) 760-6625.

MONDAY/3

The New York Independent Film Festival: 8 p.m. "Deconstructing the Myth of AIDS," a documentary film screens. $10. The Vogue Theater, 6675 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. For reservations or more information, call (562) 623-1776.

TUESDAY/4

Torat Hayim of the Valley: 7:30 p.m. "Redemption Process & Coming of Mashiach," lecture. 17901 Ventura Blvd., Encino. Refreshments served. $5. For more information, call (818) 343-0457.

Aish HaTorah: 8 p.m.-9 p.m. "Love, Women & Being a Man," lecture by Rabbi Dov Heller about finding fulfillment as a man from a psychological and spiritual perspective. $10. Also: Fri., Dec. 7-Sun., Dec. 9, "Discovery," weekend-long seminar. $150. 9114 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 278-8672.

WEDNESDAY/5

Distinguished Speaker Series of Pasadena: 8 p.m. Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright speaks. Pasadena Civic Auditorium, 300 E. Green St. For reservations or more information, call (800) 508-9301.

THURSDAY/6

The American Parkinson Disease Association: 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Support group at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Thalians Mental Health Center, Room E240. For more information, call (800) 908-2732.

FRIDAY/7

Young Israel of Century City: 4:35 p.m. Shabbat service. For reservations or more information, visit www.yicc.org

Singles

SATURDAY/1

Jewish Singles Meeting Place (30s & 40s): 6 p.m. Meet for a movie and dinner in Woodland Hills. For reservations or more information, call (818) 780-4809.

Jewish Single Pare nts & Singles Association: 6:30 p.m. Meet for a Mexican dinner and dancing at El Torito Restaurant. 6605 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Long Beach. For more information, call (562) 862-7355.

Elite Jewish Theatre Singles: 6:30 p.m. "Mornings at Seven," comedy/drama performance, followed by dinner. $32. For reservations or more information, call (310) 203-1312.

Westwood Kehilla: 8:30 p.m. "Love and Marriage-Can They Co-Exist?" lecture at a Melava Malka. $10 (members); $18(nonmembers). 10523 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles. For reservations or more information, call (310) 441-5288.

Southern California Social Guide: 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Cocktail party and dancing with a live band, appetizers, drinks and dessert. $20. Stevie's, 16911 Ventura Blvd., Studio City. For more information, call

(323) 656-7777.

SUNDAY/2

Party Time Singles: 5 p.m. Party at El Dorado in Brentwood, featuring appetizers, dessert, music by Deon James and dancing. $17. 11777 San Vicente Blvd. For reservations or more information, call (310) 372-6071.

Jewish Single Parents & Singles Association: 5:30 p.m. Meet for dinner at Cafe Plaka Greek Restaurant for dinner. 18633 Brookhurst St., Fountain Valley. For reservations or more information, call (714) 307-2934.

Aish Speed Dating (35-45): 6:30 p.m. Introductions in a round-robin fashion at a local coffee shop. $20. For reservations or more information, call

(310) 278-8672 ext. 402.

AIDS Project L.A. (21-35): 6 p.m. Marathon sponsorship party for Journal Managing Editor Amy Klein at O'Brien's 2941 Main St. (corner of pier), Venice. $10. For more information, contact

amyk@jewishjournal.com.

Westwood Jewish Singles (45+): 8 p.m. "Coffee, Cake and Conversation," discussion group regarding economic, social and financial issues. $8. For reservations or more information, call (310) 444-8986.

Jiffy Date: The age groups of 21-29, 30-39 and 40-52 in women and age groups of 25-35, 36-45 and 46-56 in men meet for introductions at a westside location. $20. For more information, call

(310) 276-6200.

MONDAY/3

Singles Helping Others: 7 p.m. General meeting to plan events. 13130 Burbank Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call

(818) 717-9136.

TUESDAY/4

Westwood Kehilla: 8 p.m. Ethics of the Fathers class, every Tuesday. 10523 Santa Monica Blvd., Westwood. For more information, call (310) 444-8986.

WEDNESDAY/5

Helkeinu Foundation (20-40): Lecture on self-improvement led by Rabbi Shlomo Goldberg, every Wednesday. $10. For more information, call (310) 785-0440.

THURSDAY/6

Conversations!: 7:30 p.m. "What Makes Good Sex?" lecture by Joy Carter, with a light dinner and drinks. $15. For reservations or more information, call

(310) 315-1078.

FRIDAY/7

Sinai Temple: 7:30 p.m. Friday Night Live, Shabbat service, Israeli dancing and refreshments, the second Friday of every month. 10400 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call

(310) 474-1518 ext. 3234.

Stephen S. Wise: Shabbat services with a master chorus and cantors, followed by oneg Shabbat, Israeli dancing, socializing and a capuccino bar. For more information, visit www.sswt.org.

UPCOMING

The Learning Annex: Wed., Dec. 12, 7 p.m.-2 a.m. Annual Holiday Singles Party at Club Lush with music, drinks and dancing, benefiting the Sept. 11 Fund. $19 (in advance); $24 (at the door). 2020 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. For tickets or more information, call (310) 478-6677.

Premier Jewish Singles: Dec. 25, 2001-Jan. 5, 2002. Trip to England and Paris. $2,700 (per person). For more information, call

(314) 994-9600 or e-mail DAVIDM9378@aol.com.

J-Ski (20s-40s): Jan. 11-13, 2002. Ski trip to Mammoth. $165. For reservations or more information, call (818) 342-9508.



MONDAY/2

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.

TUESDAY/3

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.

WEDNESDAY/4

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.

THURSDAY/5

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.

FRIDAY/6

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.

UPCOMING

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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