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Events for Monday, April 22, 2013

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  • Frankly Speaking About Lung Cancer:  Lunch & Learn
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Programs, West Los Angeles

    Frankly Speaking About Lung Cancer:  Lunch & Learn This FREE workshop is intended to help improve the lives of those with cancer and their caregivers. Join Ani Balmanoukian, MD of The Angeles Clinic for this free workshop that will cover the latest treatments for lung cancer. Side effects,...

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  • BEING ENERGY: A 3-PART CLASS FOR BODY, MIND, SPIRIT
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm
    Programs, West Los Angeles

    jforth@cancersupportcommunitybenjamincenter.org www.cancersupportcommunitybenjamincenter.org BEING ENERGY: A 3-PART CLASS FOR BODY, MIND, SPIRIT This FREE informational workshop is intended to help improve the lives of those with cancer and their caregivers. With Dr. Miles Reid.  Being...

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  • JUST THE F.A.C.T.S: RACHEL’S FOODS AGAINST CANCER TIPS
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Programs, West Los Angeles

    JUST THE F.A.C.T.S: RACHEL’S FOODS AGAINST CANCER TIPS This FREE informational workshop is intended to help improve the lives of those with cancer and their caregivers. Rachel Beller MS, RD, Spokesperson for the American Cancer Society and best-selling author of ‘Eat to Lose, Eat to Win’...

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  • Laws and Customs of Hanukkah
    7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Classes, Los Angeles

    a free class with Rabbi Avrohom Czapnik to help you prepare for the Festival of Lights.

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  • Gospel Fusion- Gershwin and Beyond
    8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, San Gabriel Valley

    Gospel Fusion- Gershwin and Beyond A Celebration of the Historic and Contemporary Connections Between African-American and Jewish Music of the Spirit Monday, April 29, 2013, 8:00 pm, Ann & Steve Morgan Auditorium, University of La Verne The program will feature a wide variety of participants,...

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  • Mazeltov.com Announces the 2013 Bar/Bat Mitzvah Video Contest “What It Means To Me!”
    All Day
    Events, Agoura

    2013 Bar/Bat Mitzvah Video Contest - First Prize is a Round-trip ticket on El Al Airlines to Israel (from Los Angeles or New York City) or $1,000! We are asking upcoming Bar/Bat Mitzvah boys and girls to shoot a 2-3 minute short video that expresses what the occasion means to them. We are...

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  • “Glamour for Good: Celebrating 60 Years of SHARE’s Boomtown Party”
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Hollywood

    The Hollywood Museum’s unique exhibit “Glamour for Good: Celebrating 60 Years of SHARE’s Boomtown Party” debuts on Wednesday, April 3, at 6:00 p.m. with a wine and Hors d’Oeuvres reception.  The retrospective explores a series of glamorous Boomtown Events with prestigious celebrities...

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  • Let Me Show You Around:A Project by Antje Schiffers and Thomas Sprenger
    All Day
    Arts & Entertainment, West Los Angeles

    Everyone is welcome at the Skirball Cultural Center, yet every encounter is unique, inflected by culture, age, and origin. This is the theme of a new site-specific mural created by Antje Schiffers and Thomas Sprenger as part of their Let Me Show You Around project. To create the large-scale wall...

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  • Savvy Caregiver
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Adult Education, Santa Monica

    Do you have family members living with Alzheimer’s disease? During 6 weeks, 2 hours each week- the following topics will be covered: -Learn about Alzheimer’s Disease/ Dementia -Learn about the stages of this disease -How to help your loved one and how to understand difficult behavior...

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  • HAVA HAPPY HOUR show
    8:30 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Hollywood

    HAVA HAPPY HOUR Created & Performed by April Hava Shenkman “Forget your troubles, come on get Hava!”- LA WEEKLY Spirit Studio Silverlake 2601 Hyperion Ave. L.A., CA 90027 Running EVERY Saturday in April April 13th, 20th, & 27th, 2013 @ 8:30pm Tickets: $15 (cash only at door) includes 1 free...

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  • Why multi-dimensional wellness brings balance to your life?
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Programs, San Fernando Valley

    Join us for a week of wellness at the American Jewish University in Bel Air! Our mission is to raise awareness about the importance of multi-dimensional wellness and for you to receive practical applications to better balance all vital areas of life – emotional, physical, social, environmental,...

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  • Jewish Wisdom: Health and Healing Resource Fair
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Programs, Los Angeles

    This four day resource fair will showcase materials from the HUC-JIR collection on the theme of the intersection between health and healing, and Jewish wisdom. Materials focus on teaching and creating learning experiences. CONTACTS Lynn Flanzbaum tartak@huc.edu (213) 765-2192

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  • Walk With Ease
    9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Seniors, Culver City

    Experience the Walk With Ease Program. Arthritis Foundation Certified. Doctor Recommended. The Arthritis Foundation Walk with Ease Program is an exercise program that can reduce pain and improve overall health. If you can be on your feet for 10 minutes without increased pain, you can have...

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  • Healing Service
    10:00 am - 10:55 am
    Programs, Los Angeles

    As part of the Intersecting Paths: Art & Healing exhibit, join students, faculty and staff for a weekday service with prayer, song, and reflection inspired by the healing power of art. CONTACTS Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Los Angeles 213-749-3424

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  • Chevra Kadisha Organizing and Tahara Training
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Programs, Los Angeles

    Rabbi Stuart Kelman and David Zinner of Kavod v’Nichum and the Gamliel Institute (www.jewish-funerals.org) will be giving talks and conducting numerous trainings during the Week of Learning.  For synagogues or communities interested in speakers about Jewish practices around death, funerals,...

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  • Lunch and Learn: Abortion – Ethics and Politics
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Programs, Los Angeles

    Hosted by University Synagogue Sisterhood of University Synagogue Place: University Synagogue, Beit Midrash of the Weinstein Family Library, 11960 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049 Date: Monday, April 22, 2013 Time: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm DESCRIPTION The issue of abortion is a difficult one. What...

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  • Self Esteem and Empowerment Support Group for Women
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Classes, West Los Angeles

    Self esteem and empowerment support group for women is a safe, confidential place to improve self esteem and learn how to create the kind of relationship you want.

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  • Learn Krav Maga
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Sports, Los Angeles

    Friends, please come and try a krav maga class as my guest.  This is self defense system of the Israeli military, special forces and anti-terror units. Easy to learn, hard to forget and a fun workout.  Suitable for men and women aged 14 and up.  Class is Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 7-8pm....

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  • Judaism & Mental Health: An Empirical Approach
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Programs, Los Angeles

    Over the past two decades, psychological research on spirituality/religion (S/R) and mental health has dramatically increased. However, Jewish populations have been largely neglected in this area of study. As a result, much remains unknown about the relevance of Jewish S/R to mental health, and the...

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  • Is Yoga Kosher? Why These Jews Stand on Their Heads
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Programs, Los Angeles

    Hosted by Jewish Yoga Network Place: Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills, 8844 Burton Way, Beverly Hills, CA, 90211 Date: Monday, April 22, 2013 Time: Dinner 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Program 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm DESCRIPTION Come hear several stories of how Jews found yoga and found a path connecting this...

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  • Judaism & Mental Health: An Empirical Approach
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Programs, Los Angeles

    Over the past two decades, psychological research on spirituality/religion (S/R) and mental health has dramatically increased. However, Jewish populations have been largely neglected in this area of study. As a result, much remains unknown about the relevance of Jewish S/R to mental health, and the...

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  • Drumming for the Jewish Soul
    7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Programs, Los Angeles

    Open up your heart to the healing rhythms around you.  Our drum circle has no audience and no right or wrong.  Combining drumming with sacred chants and blessings, we come together as a community to relax, make a spiritual connection and have fun in the process.  Drums and percussion instruments...

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  • The IDA Presents: Doc U: Access Granted - A Guide to Fair Use and the DMCA for Doc Filmmakers
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Panel Discussions, Fairfax

    Last year, an IDA-led coalition of filmmakers achieved a historic exemption in the Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA) that allows documentary filmmakers to “crack” digital encryption on certain types of media (including “ripping” DVDs). What does it mean to claim fair use and how do you do it?...

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  • Earth Day drumming for the Jewish Soul
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Adult Education, Los Angeles

    Open up your heart to the healing rhythms around you. Combining drumming with sacred chants and blessings, we come together as a community to relax, make a spiritual connection and have fun in the process. Jeffrey Price, LA native music teacher and expert on the healing powers of drum circles, will...

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  • What’s “JEWISH” About Cancer?
    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Programs, Los Angeles

    Jews of Ashkenazi descent are at 10 times greater risk of carrying a breast cancer (BRCA) gene mutation that can lead to breast cancer, ovarian cancer, and related cancers. Join the conversation to understand how knowing your family history can save lives. Pose your questions and concerns to...

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  • The Connection between Art and the Heart
    11:00 pm - 12:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Los Angeles

    Join Shulamit Gallery staff as we walk through the installations of artist David Abir. The artist, born in 1969, is an Iranian-American sculptor who, following the footsteps of his pediatrician father, took on his own role as a healer in combining art, music, space and medicine. He resides and...

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