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  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Solange Borna

    February 7, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Sunday, Feb. 10

    "What Is a Jew?" The Stephen S. Wise Youth Orchestra will address that question today in World Premiere of Russell Steinberg's Symphony No. 2. Includes performances of Moussorgsky's "Gopak," Bruckner's "Scherzo from Symphony No. 7" and Copland's "Down a Country...

  • Orange County Calendar

    By Solange Borna

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Jan. 19-Jan. 25

    Brotherhood of Congregation B'nai Tzedek: Sun., Jan. 20, 9:30 a.m. Expert on infectious diseases, Dr. Harris Stutman, will lead a discussion on bioterrorism. Also: Thurs., Jan. 31, 7 p.m. Celebration of Tu B'Shevat, the renewal of the trees and Fri., Feb. 8-Sat.,...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Solange Borna

    January 10, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, Jan. 12

    Israel's former prime minister Golda Meir is known for helping shape Israel. But seldom has her personal life been brought to light, including her immigration to America, marriage and subsequent extramarital affairs. Tonight, learn more about the life of the...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Solange Borna

    January 3, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, Jan. 5

    Tonight, entertainment at the Yiddish Culture Club is not only the usual performance of Yiddish songs. Director of the Sholem Community Hershel Hartman will reveal the intricacies of the Festival of Lights in his lecture, "The Hidden Story of Chanukah,"...

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  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Solange Borna

    December 27, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, Dec. 29

    Artist Elizabeth Tinglof new mixed media works "...scapes," manages to capture on canvas the feeling someone gets while looking down at the world. The paintings, reminiscent of aerial photographs, uncover the relationship between the topography of our planet...

  • 7 Days

    By Solange Borna

    December 20, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, Dec. 22

    The famous atom was derived from the work of two brilliant physicists, Werner Heisenberg and Niels Bohr. During World War II, the two who had once worked so close together were now on opposite sides of the war. "Copenhagen" is the riveting play that illustrates...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Solange Borna

    December 13, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, Dec. 15

    Food. It's a big part of the Chanukah, but by the end of the holiday your family might want something a beyond potato latkes. Today, learn what to cook for the last nights of the "Festival of Lights" with "Jacques Pépin's Chanukah Celebration," an hour-long...

  • 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...

  • Calendar And Singles

    By Solange Borna

    November 22, 2001 | 7:00 pm

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    SATURDAY/24

    Temple Beth Torah: 10 a.m. "Exploring Names for God," discussion and Shabbat services led by Rabbi Sheryl Nosan. 16651 Rinaldi St., Granada Hills. For more information, call

    (818) 831-0835.

    SUNDAY/25

    Society of Jewish Science/Applied Judaism: 11 a.m. "Work...

  • Calendar & Singles

    By Solange Borna

    November 8, 2001 | 7:00 pm

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    SATURDAY/10

    Sinai Temple: 9:30 a.m. Shabbat service. 10400 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 474-1518.

    Tobey C. Moss Gallery: 2 p.m.-5 p.m. Opening reception for artist Jay Rivkin, displaying her cultural collages and personal assemblages. On...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Solange Borna

    November 1, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, Nov. 3

    Just in time for the holidays, the Contemporary Crafts Market presents its preholiday show, featuring more than 250 artists. Items for sale include original Judaica, clothing, home furnishings and jewelry. One of the craft designers, Santa Fe native Nomi Green,...

  • Calendar & Singles

    By Solange Borna

    October 18, 2001 | 8:00 pm

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    SATURDAY/20

    Sinai Temple: 9:30 a.m. Shabbat service. 10400 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 474-1518.

    SUNDAY/21

    Skirball Cultural Center: 2 p.m. Poetry reading by mystical poet and author Gerald Stern as part of the center's Rattle Poetry...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Solange Borna

    October 18, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, Oct. 20

    The Jews of Poland have endured countless attacks against their culture, ranging from the hostility of the Poles to the aggression of the Germans. Born in 1877, Yiddish songwriter and poet Mordecai Gebirtik, captured the emotions and culture these trying time...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Solange Borna

    October 4, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Sunday, Oct. 7

    Equipped with lulav and lemony fresh etrog, the children at the Skirball's Celebrate the Harvest Holiday: Sukkah Decorating event will help garnish the sukkah. Artist Abby Gilad will lead a workshop in making wall posters, followed by refreshments in the sukkah. $5...

  • Calendar & Singles

    By Solange Borna

    September 27, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Calendar

    SATURDAY/29

    Temple Beth Torah: 10 a.m. "Talking About Sukkot," discussion as part of Shabbat Learner's Minyan. 16651 Rinaldi St., Granada Hills. For more information, call (818) 831-0835.

    Los Angeles County Commission for Women: Third annual 5K Run/Walk and Health Expo...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Solange Borna

    September 27, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, Sept. 29

    Today's show at the Performing Arts Center of Cal-State University Northridge, "Gershwin the Klezmer", created by writer/producer Joseph Vass documents the life of legendary jazz musician George Gershwin. The tale of the fusion of jazz and klezmer is told...

  • Calendar & Singles

    By Solange Borna

    September 20, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Calendar

    SATURDAY/22

    Temple Beth Torah: 10 a.m. "Talking About Yom Kippur," discussion as part of the Shabbat Learner's Minyan program and service. 16651 Rinaldi St., Granada Hills. For more information, call (818) 831-0835.

    Leukemia Society: 6 p.m. Neil Diamond performs his...

  • Calendar &Singles

    By Solange Borna

    August 9, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Calendar

    SATURDAY/11

    Congregation Kol Ami: 10 a.m. Torah Study at the temple office. 9056 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 100, West Hollywood. For more information, call (310) 248-6320. Westside JCC: 8:30 p.m.-midnight. Israeli folk dancing with David Edery, the second Saturday of every...

  • Calendar & Singles

    By Solange Borna

    July 26, 2001 | 8:00 pm

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    SATURDAY/28

    Temple Beth Emet: 8:30 p.m. Tisha B'Av services. 1770 W. Cerritos Ave., Anaheim. For more information, call (714) 772-4720.

    Temple B'nai Hayim: 7 p.m. Havdalah with dinner and Tisha B'Av service. $8.50 (dinner). 4302 Van Nuys Blvd., Sherman Oaks. For...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Solange Borna

    July 19, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, July 21

    Cinematography has come a long way from "The Great Train Robbery" to "The Matrix." The modern mind-boggling special effects techniques can't begin to compare to the old methods devoid of computer-generated images. The Getty Museum and the UCLA Film and Television...

  • Calendar & Singles

    By Solange Borna

    July 19, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Calendar

    SATURDAY/21

    Temple Emanuel: 9:30 a.m. Shabbat service, followed by a potluck dairy and vegetarian

    lunch. 8844 Burton Way, Beverly Hills. For more information, call (310) 274-6388.

    Temple Ner Tamid: 10 a.m. Shabbat service, followed by a dairy potluck lunch. 10629...

  • Calendar & Singles

    By Solange Borna

    July 5, 2001 | 8:00 pm

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    SATURDAY/23

    Eretz Cultural Center: 9:30 a.m. Shabbat services. 6170 Wilbur Ave., Reseda. For more information, call (818) 342-9303.

    Vroman's Bookstore: 11 a.m. Reading of the book "Teacha: Stories from a yeshiva," by Jerry Albarelli and workshop. 695 E. Colorado Blvd.,...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Solange Borna

    July 5, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, July 7

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    • The first stand-up comedian to ever perform at Carnegie Hall, Shelley Berman is back with his one-sided telephone conversation skits. The author of books such as "Cleans and Dirtys" and "A Hotel Is a Funny Place" performs his comic routine reunites with cabaret...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Solange Borna

    June 14, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, June 16

    Being a Jew with a Christmas tree in your house during the holidays in addition to living among the havoc of the '60s can be pretty confusing for anyone. This is the situation faced by Mindy, a character in Wendy Graf's comic play, "The Book of Esther." Her parents...

  • Chances to Lend a Hand

    By Solange Borna

    May 31, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Reading Is Fundamental

    It's accepted wisdom that when children read, they develop wider vocabularies, score higher on intelligence tests and display more enthusiasm to pursue higher education. But many children don't have access to books, even at school.

    School libraries are...