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Events for Wednesday, November 20, 2013

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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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  • University Women College
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
    Lectures, Bel Air

    WOMEN’S WISDOM: PAST AND PRESENT Rabbi Sara Brandes Draw wisdom from the stories of Jewish women past and present with Rabbi Sara Brandes. In this eight session course, we will consider the stories of Jewish women of the Bible and Talmud, sharing insights about our own struggles and triumphs...

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  • University Women College
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Lectures, Bel Air

    YING AND YOUNG! K. Drorit Gaines, PhD With advanced medicine and better standards of life people live longer. Beyond physical and mental health, it is the cognitive sharpness that many desire to maintain. As we will learn in this class, cognitive, mental, and physical health are all part and...

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  • The Currents in Current Events
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    Lectures, Bel Air

    Jonathan Dobrer at University Women College Understand the currents of world and local events that link and separate disparate stories, issues and controversies. We will learn about and discuss the people, places and conflicts both in the headlines and hidden from plain view that stir our passions...

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  • Exploring Art, Painting and Drawing
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Lectures, Bel Air

    with Gwen and Oscar Farmer, at University Women College This hands-on course is a personal creative exploration offering a broad study of the arts including composition, drawing and painting and is suitable for the beginning artist and the more experienced. Topics will include: Paintings and their...

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  • Project XO - arming teenage girls from sexual assault
    All Day
    Campus, Los Angeles

    Project XO is a community effort to protect teenage girls from sexual assault. We are creating educational series teaching women’s self defense for PE teachers in high schools and middle schools. The educational series will be distributed FREELY to 300 high schools and middle schools, enrolling...

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  • Ring in the Holidays with the Magic Of Tinsel Town And TV!
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Hollywood

    What does Lucy, Jeannie, Jed Clampett and Tony Soprano have in common? They are all celebrating Christmas at The Hollywood Museum in the Historic Max Factor Building.  Guests can view “I Dream of Jeannie’s” magical lamp, the classic truck from “The Beverly Hillbillies,” the Max Factor...

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  • Discrimination to Dignity: Standing with women, girls and LGBT people worldwide
    All Day
    Lectures, Pasadena

    Join us for this special event to learn how people of all faiths can stand together with women, girls and LGBT people worldwide. Hear AJWS President Ruth Messinger speak at the Rector’s Forum at All Saints Church, followed by a unique opportunity to talk with Claudia Samayoa, a Guatemalan human...

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  • Jewels of the Connoisseur
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Orange County

    This exhibition features exquisite pieces of jewelry set with stones that many have never seen or heard of such as benitoites, rainbow feldspars and yogo sapphires. Although set in common jewelry forms such as necklaces, pins and pendants and with other easily recognizable stones and diamonds,...

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  • A New HARRY POTTER Collection Illuminates The Hollywood Museum
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    , Hollywood

    Harry Potter’s legendary wizardry lives on at The Hollywood Museum, the official museum of Hollywood, located in the Historic Max Factor Building. The Museum’s new collection of sorcery includes acquisitions from the Harry Potter film franchise, considered among the highest-grossing films of...

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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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  • Global Citizen: The Architecture of Moshe Safdie
    12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, West Los Angeles

    U.S. premiere! Journey through a three-dimensional landscape of striking architecture in this career- spanning exhibition of Moshe Safdie’s work. Global Citizen: The Architecture of Moshe Safdie surveys the renowned architect’s career from his formative period in the 1960s and early 1970s to...

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  • StandWithUs Festival of Lights After Party!
    1:16 pm
    Events, Century City

    StandWithUs is hosting an After Party for Young Professionals (ages 21-39) after the annual Festival of Lights gala! Come join for drinks, live entertainment and celebrity DJ Aviel Altit! WHEN: Sunday December 8, 2013, at 9:00 PM at the Century Plaza Hotel in Century City. COST: The after...

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  • Preserving Jewish Memories and Heritage in Cities Hit by the Holocaust & Forced Migrations
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Lectures, Westwood

    Before the Holocaust, Jews were the largest or second largest ethnic group in Lviv (Lemberg), Chernivtsi (Czernowitz, Černivci ) and Chişinău (Kishinev), having a significant role in all fields of daily city life. These traditionally multi-ethnic cities, today belonging to Ukraine or Moldova ,...

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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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  • Round Robin Table Tennis Tournament
    7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    Sports, Mid Wilshire

    Have fun and get some exercise! Every Wednesday, the Gilbert Table Tennis Center (located on the ground floor of the Westside Jewish Community Center) hosts a round robin table tennis tournament. All ages are welcome, and there are no requirements beyond knowing tournament rules for table tennis...

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  • Creditors
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Los Angeles

    A sexy, savage, darkly comic (and very modern) take on the battle of the sexes, David Greig’s new version of August Strindberg’s psychological thriller will now make its Los Angeles Premiere in a co-production between two of the city’s most respected theaters, the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble and...

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  • The LA Music Video Festival presents Best of the Fest
    8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Downtown

    If you wanted to check out the excitement and artistry at the Los Angeles Music Video Festival this past spring but missed your chance, this one’s for you! Join us Wednesday, Nov 20th to revisit the best parts of the 2013 festival program. We’ll screen our winning music videos along with a few...

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