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Picks and Clicks for January 23-29, 2010

SAT | JANUARY 23

(EXPO)
Former “Blossom” star Mayim Bialik discusses her involvement in the Holistic Moms Network on an 11 a.m. panel at the Go Green Expo, which features innovations in energy-efficient products, seminars with experts in green living, a career fair, film screenings, free yoga classes, organic food tastings and more. Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $5-$10 (weekend pass). Los Angeles Convention Center, South Hall J, 1201 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles. ” title=”jccatmilken.org”>jccatmilken.org. Also, Sun. 2 p.m. Westside JCC, 5870 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles. (323) 556-5225. ” title=”writeactrep.org”>writeactrep.org.

SUN | JANUARY 24

(ART)
Local artist Isaac Brynjegard-Bialik is blending comic book aesthetics, fine art and Torah text in “Paper Midrash,” a collection of papercuts he terms “visual biblical commentary.” Sun. 2-5 p.m. Through Feb. 27. Free. Merage Jewish Community Center, 1 Federation Way, Suite 200, Irvine. jccoc.org. ” title=”aipac.org”>aipac.org.

(LUNCHEON)

Americans for Peace Now honors Irwin Levin at its Yitzhak Rabin Peace Award Luncheon, with Rep. Howard L. Berman (D-Van Nuys), chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, delivering the keynote address. Sun. 11:30 a.m. $200 (per person), $350 (per couple). Luxe Hotel, 11461 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles. (323) 934-3480. ” title=”lamoth.org”>lamoth.org.

(SHOW)
Emmy-winning and Oscar-nominated husband-and-wife team Renee Taylor and Joe Bologna star in an autobiographical comedy about their lifelong acting and writing collaboration, “If You Ever Leave Me … I’m Going With You!” Sun. 4 p.m. $45. American Jewish University Whizin Center for Continuing Education, Familian Campus, 15600 Mulholland Drive, Bel Air. (310) 440-1246. ” title=”writersblocpresents.com”>writersblocpresents.com.

(RELIGION)
Leon Wieseltier, literary editor of The New Republic and best-selling author of “Nuclear War, Nuclear Peace” and “Kaddish,” lectures on “What About God? God Sublime and Unsublime.” Q-and-A with Rabbi David Wolpe follows. Tue. 7:30 p.m. $10-$15. Sinai Temple, 10400 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 481-3243. sinaitemple.org.

THU | JANUARY 28

(WORKSHOP)
A series of three lectures tackle the subject of male attrition in Jewish life in the Giving Men Meaning seminar, featuring Gurian Institute’s Adie Goldberg (author of “It’s a Boy”), Kol Echad’s Rabbi Jeffrey Salkin and Men of Reform Judaism Educational Director Doug Barden. Thu. 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. $36 (clergy, teachers), $18 (young professionals), free (students). The Jewish Federation, 6505 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. (323) 761-8342.