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Events for Wednesday, April 24, 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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  • Rabbi Levi Meier Memorial Lecture on Jewish Values in Patient Care
    All Day
    Programs, Los Angeles

    The Rabbi Levi Meier Memorial Lecture on Jewish Values in Patient Care was established in 2009 by the Meier family as one of the ways to honor the legacy of Rabbi Meier’s 30 years of service and dedication to CSMC.  Now generously supported by the Bernard and Gloria Salick Foundation in memory of...

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  • Addiction, Prevention, and Spirituality
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Programs, Los Angeles

    The program will take place at Beit T’Shuvah, which is the only rehabilitation center in the United States that combines Jewish spiritual principles, the 12 steps of alcoholics anonymous, and psychotherapy.  The program will focus on one of Beit T’Shuvah’s most innovative departments,...

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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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  • WISDOM CIRCLE: Becoming a Community of Elders
    11:00 am - 2:30 pm
    Seniors, Beverly Hills

    Wisdom Circle is a newly formed dynamic and wide ranging community of individuals and couples who gather once a month for learning and fun. November 7th: 11 am – 12 pm Presentation by Bruce Phillips, Ph.D., Sociologist and Professor of Jewish Communal Service at HUCJIR about the impact of the...

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  • Lunch and Learn on the Liturgy of Tahara
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm
    Programs, Los Angeles

    Rabbi Stuart Kelman and David Zinner of Kavod v’Nichum and the Gamliel Institute are giving a number of talks and trainings during the Week of Learning on chevra kadisha.  This session is especially focused on the liturgy portion for the tahara ritual.  For more information about Jewish practices...

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  • Kohelet, Amichai, Morrie Schwartz and Maya Angelou – Living, Dying and Everything in Between
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm
    Programs, San Fernando Valley

    In this workshop, we will be exploring the lessons we can learn about life and death from Kohelet, Amichai, Morrie Schwartz and Maya Angelou and how they can relate to our life.  Each of these writers expresses a unique perspective about living through their contemplation and experience of dealing...

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  • The Service Of Faith And Promotion Of Food Justice
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Programs, Los Angeles

    This program will be an opportunity to hear from a panel of LMU Jewish students who have each engaged in various projects related to food justice over the past year, including a service immersion trip to a Jewish farm cooperative, a Challah for hunger chapter on campus, a campus wide Shabbat dinner...

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  • Judaism You Can Use: Bracketing Our Days
    12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
    Programs, Los Angeles

    It’s become evident in the scientific and healing literature that gratitude and forgiveness are not only good for our hearts and relationships, but also for our health. Jewish spiritual practices around waking up and going to sleep can offer us ways to bring serenity and awareness to our busy...

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  • Identity, Protest, and Hope in Israeli Visual Culture
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    Adult Education, Los Angeles

    Examine the expression of different artistic and cultural traditions in Israel today, including their religious, secular, ethnic, historical, and political roots. Because of prohibitions on creating pictorial imagery, traditional Jewish culture was mainly expressed through the literary arts. The...

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  • Identity, Protest, and Hope in Israeli Visual Culture
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    Classes, West Los Angeles

    Examine the expression of different artistic and cultural traditions in Israel today, including their religious, secular, ethnic, historical, and political roots. Because of prohibitions on creating pictorial imagery, traditional Jewish culture was mainly expressed through the literary arts. The...

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  • Awareness Through Movement: Praying Hands
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    Programs, Los Angeles

    Many prayers involve actions such as standing and sitting or bowing and bending. Awareness Through Movement lessons are a way to explore these movements to find improved comfort and ease in doing them and also to find new and deeper meaning. This experiential talk is an opportunity to learn more...

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  • Hillel at UCLA’s Annual Gala 2013
    6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
    Events, Westwood

    Hillel at UCLA’s Annual Gala 2013 Honoring UCLA Vice Chancellor, Carole Goldberg Honorable Menschen, Barbara and Ed Prober Student Groups of the Year, Bruins For Israel EMCEE, Professor Laurie Levenson Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Sephardic Temple Tifereth Israel 10500 Wilshire Boulevard, Los...

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  • To Grieve Like Everyone Else:  An Experiential Workshop for Physicians
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Programs, Los Angeles

    Grief from loss of any kind, personal, professional, physical or spiritual, challenges us to connect with ourselves, our relationships and the world in new ways. This workshop will explore how and when this grieving occurs.  It is designed for physicians who frequently encounter death as part of...

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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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  • Self-Care for Mental Well Being in the LGBTQ Jewish Community
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Programs, Los Angeles

    Place: Private Home, Los Angeles – Address given upon registration. This talk and experiential practice will explore the various challenges that we face in the modern-day world and how to address them with self-care techniques to mitigate the stress those challenges produce....

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  • Sacred Conversations about End-of-Life Decisions
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Programs, Los Angeles

    We need to have conversations with our loved ones about end-of-life matters.  What are the best ways for us to handle this? What do we want others to know about our physical and spiritual care at that time? What are the life lessons we wish to impart to others? How do we have these conversations...

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  • Care, Caring and Caregivers: Supporting Those Who Support
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Programs, Desert Cities

    “Do not stand idly by your neighbor’s blood” [Lev. 19:16] charges to engage in caring and care giving as a central to Judaism.  We must engage for the dear ones in our families, or for friends and neighbors of our communities. Rabbi Richie Address will keynote, addressing parameters,...

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  • Yoga, Chanting and Drumming for Body and Soul
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Programs, Los Angeles

    Place: Temple Isaiah, 10345 W. Pico Boulevard, LA, CA 90064 Date: Wednesday April 24, 2013 Time: 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm DESCRIPTION This workshop integrates easy yoga positions, drumming and simple sacred chant to provide participants with an overall feeling of well-being, relaxation, and meditation....

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  • How To Be A Friend To A Friend Who’s Sick
    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Lectures, Los Angeles

    Everyone knows someone who’s sick or suffering. Yet when a friend or relative is under duress many of us do or say the wrong thing or feel awkward or ill-equipped to help.  Drawing on more than eighty revelatory interviews and her personal experience with breast cancer, Letty Cottin Pogrebin will...

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  • Billy & Ray
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Burbank

    The world premiere of Billy & Ray tells the incredible true story of how Billy Wilder (Kevin Blake) and Raymond Chandler (Shaun O’Hagan) wrote the screenplay for Double Indemnity, invented film noir and nearly killed each other in the process. Set in Hollywood in the 1940’s, Paramount producer...

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