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Events for Tuesday, April 23, 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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  • I Miss You: Gentle Guidance for How Parents Can Talk To Their Children About Death
    9:30 am - 11:30 am
    Programs, Los Angeles

    Death is a natural part of life. When someone close to us dies, children and adults experience a myriad of feelings and reactions. The challenge within Judaism, as it is within other traditions, is that all the rituals and semantics regarding death are framed and formatted for adults. These...

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  • The Soul of Medicine
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Programs, Los Angeles

    Hosted by University of Southern California Office of Religious Life and Institute for Integrative Health Place: University of Southern California, University Park Campus, McKibben Hall – MCH 156, Los Angeles, CA 90089 Date: Tuesday April 23, 2013 Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm DESCRIPTION USC...

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  • Awareness Through Movement®; Connect with MIND, BODY and SPIRIT
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Programs, Los Angeles

    Hosted by Feldenkrais Educational Foundation of North America Place: Century City PT, 2080 Century Park East #205, Los Angeles, CA 90067 Date: Tuesday April 23, 2013 Time: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm DESCRIPTION Learning is the path to wisdom. Feldenkrais developed a method to help one learn more about...

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  • Lunch and Learn: How to Help Families who have Adult Children with Disabilities
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Programs, Los Angeles

    An informative workshop for parents, siblings , rabbis, Jewish educators and other Jewish communal professionals on the needs of adults with developmental disabilities and the legal/governmental resources and social/community resources available to help. Resource guides will be provided to each...

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  • Fancy Nancy Celebration with Robin Preiss Glasser
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Kids, West Los Angeles

    Join Robin Preiss Glasser, the tres fancy illustrator of the delightful Fancy Nancy books,k in celebration of the new book in the series, Fancy Nancy: Fanciest Doll in the Universe! Fancy Nancy’s sister, JoJo, can really be a pest sometimes . . . like when she put Easter-egg dye in the kiddie pool...

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  • Back Care Basics with Yoga
    4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    Programs, Los Angeles

    Hosted by BKS Iyengar Yoga Institute Place: BKS Iyengar Yoga Institute, 1835 South La Cienega Blvd., Suite 240, Los Angeles, CA, 90035 Date: Tuesday April 23, 2013 Time: 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm DESCRIPTION In this class, we will practice a yoga sequence designed to make space and give relief for back...

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  • Teach Your Teen to Drive…And Stay Alive
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Programs, Los Angeles

    Hosted by Tichon Program of University Synagogue Place: University Synagogue, Klein Hall, 11960 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049 Date: Tuesday April 23, 2013 Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm DESCRIPTION Sixteen year olds learning to drive can be a moment filled with little wisdom and many heartaches....

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  • Sexual Health and Judaism – A Panel Discussion with Dr. Jonathan Bergman and Rabbi Denise Eger
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Programs, Los Angeles

    Hosted by Congregation Kol Ami Place: Congregation Kol Ami, 1200 N. La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90038 Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm DESCRIPTION The panel will explore the Jewish relationship to sexual health including a focus on STD’s, sexual dysfunction, and...

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  • Breaking and Remaking Jewish Rituals and Traditions at End-of-Life
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Programs, Los Angeles

    Hosted by Skirball Hospice Place: Stephen S. Wise Temple, 15500 Stephen S. Wise Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90077 Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 Time: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm DESCRIPTION Thinking about death is a spiritual practice that puts death into perspective and provides guidance, comfort and meaning....

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  • Advanced Health Care Directives: Practical and Sacred Decisions
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Programs, Los Angeles

    Such challenging decisions are made at the end of life; however, talking through those issues, writing your wishes and communicating them to family is a vital part of that process. Sometimes we want to avoid these realities yet we know, with planning, we can help those we love. What is an Advanced...

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  • Chevra Kadisha Education and Training
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Programs, Los Angeles

    Hosted by Temple Israel of Hollywood featuring Rabbi Stuart Kelman and David Zinner of Kavod v’Nichum and The Gamliel Institute Place: Temple Israel of Hollywood, 7300 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90046 Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 Time: 7:00-9:00pm Rabbi Stuart Kelman and David Zinner of...

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  • Magic, Ritual and Healing in Ancient Egypt
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Lectures, Los Angeles

    On April 22 and 29, and May 13 and 21, the California Museum of Ancient Art will host “Magic, Ritual and Healing in Ancient Egypt,” a multi-media lecture series by a veritable “Who’s Who” of global experts. The series will explore the power and world-view of Ancient Egypt, which flourished...

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  • Drink, Eat and Have Sex! Can Jews Practice Moderation?
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Programs, Los Angeles

    Jews are encouraged to drink, eat, and have sex. While it is exciting to know that these very physical things can be a source of spiritual celebration, we know that these are three major areas where addicitive behaviors tend to creep up. You are invited to the LA Moishe House to explore the theme...

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  • The Ethics of Death and Dying
    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Programs, Los Angeles

    Place: University Synagogue, Beit Midrash of the Weinstein Family Library, 11960 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049 Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 Time: 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm What are the Jewish traditions of death and dying? How do these customs relate to the ethical questions family members deal...

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