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TOMS Shoes Event, Backgammon Tournament and More—August Newsletter

by Sophie Sills

August 6, 2010 | 2:08 pm

TOMS Shoes: Style Your Sole Party!

Wednesday, August 18th, Santa Monica @ 6:30 p.m.

Design your own pair of TOMS shoes while helping a good cause! You’ll go home wearing a customized pair of TOMS shoes and TOMS will provide another pair of shoes for a child in need.

This event is all inclusive: a $36 ticket gets you a brand new pair of TOMS (retail $44 + shipping), dinner, and painting supplies. Save big on shoes, help a child in need, and work with our artists to create your own shoe masterpiece. Buy tickets by August 4th.

**This event is currently sold out**

Stump the Rabbi

Tuesday, August 10th, West Hollywood

Got tough questions? Let the renowned Rabbi Sharon Brous of IKAR offer her insights. We hope you’ll sign up for this evening of snacks, drinks and philosophy! >> LEARN MORE

Mah Jongg at Moishe House
Thursday, August 12th, West LA

Collect your quarters, nickels and dimes! The Mah Jongg Mavens, a group of Jewish young women in their 20s, will teach us how to play this ancient Chinese game. >> RSVP HERE

Tel Aviv to Santa Monica Challenge

Sunday, August 22nd, Santa Monica

Join us for a very special Welcome Back event for recent Taglit-Birthright alumni. Birthright Israel NEXT Los Angeles will be hosting an afternoon in Santa Monica, where you will be taking part in our very own “Amazing Race” NEXT-style. SIGN UP

Rosh Hashanah Cooking Class

Thursday, September 2nd, The Grove

Commemorate the sweet New Year by cooking up a Rosh Hashanah feast! We’ll conjure Jewish traditional delights and give them a modern culinary flair. >> BUY TICKETS

There are even more events coming in September!

* Reflection Hike in Griffith Park, September 11th
* Dinner and Havdalah in the Sukkah, September 25th
* Downtown Women’s Shelter Volunteer Night, September 28th
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Sophie Sills recently relocated from San Francisco to Los Angeles after completing an MFA in Creative Writing. Here she teaching English at National University, composes poetry...

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