Resources


American Behavioral Studies Institute Counseling Center: 7-8:30 p.m. Women’s therapy group deals with relationship issues. Mondays. Also Saturdays 8:15-9:45 a.m. Groups now forming. 292 S. La Cienega Blvd., Suite 103, Beverly Hills.

Children of Aging Parents: Support group of the University of Judaism Wagner Program meets regularly at several locations. (310) 476-9777 ext. 568.

Etta Israel Center: Iranian support group, meets the first Sunday of the month, Maimonides Academy, 310 N. Huntley. Meetings held in Farsi; Talmud Torah, Sundays, 10 a.m.-noon, Maimonides Academy; ADHD parent support group, first Wednesday of the month; “Inclusion,” specialized support for students in Jewish day schools; “Chizuk,” volunteer services that match high school students with students of all ages that have special needs; “Learning Disabilities Division,” individualized services for children with learning disabilities. (310) 285-0909.

Gay and Lesbian Orthodox Jews: Support groups meet third Sunday of month. (562) 426-7756 or e-mail: ar815@ lafn.org.

Hadassah Southern California Emek Ha Ilanot (20-45): Conejo Valley. First Wednesday of month. Open to new members.(818) 783-3488.

Happy Hats for Kids: 1-4 p.m. Helping children in hospitals in Israel and Los Angeles.Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Rolling Hills Estates. (310) 326-8409.

Jew-by-Choice Network: Post-conversion classes for individuals and couples who have converted to Judaism. The facilitator is also a Jew by choice. (310) 247-9526.

Jewish War Veterans and Ladies Aux. Post 138: 10 a.m. Third Sunday of month. Room 3, Balboa Park Club House, Encino. Free. (818) 998-0349.

Jewish War Veterans: 10 a.m. Open to all veterans. Third Sunday of month. Temple Adat Elohim in Thousand Oaks. (805) 484-4181.

Jewish War Veterans Friendship Post No. 617: First Thursday of month. Temple Akiba, 5249 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City (213) 935-2461.

Jewish Women International: 11 a.m. Luncheon and entertainment third Wednesday of month. Isaiah Temple, 10345 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles.

Knesset B’nai B’rith Couples: 8 p.m. Fourth Thursday of month. Temple Judea, 5429 Lindley Ave., Tarzana. (818) 609-1490 or (818) 769-7141.

Los Angeles Jewish AIDS Services/Project Chicken Soup: Provides delivered Kosher meals twice a month to people with HIV/AIDS. P.O. Box 67E81, Los Angeles 90067. (323) 655-5330.

L.A. Shir: 8 p.m. Choral group that sings and performs Israeli songs, holds rehearsals in Hebrew. Wednesdays. Open to all. No musical background required. (310) 398-5920.

Midwifery Childbirth Awareness Project: Holistic childbirth preparation resources and referrals. Cordelia (626) 358-2318.

National Council of Jewish Women/Los Angeles: Volunteer opportunities in community service, advocacy and education, counseling Talkline and Council Thrift. (323) 651-2930.

Society of Israel Philatelists: 1-3:30 p.m. Fourth Sunday of month. Institute of Jewish Education, 8339 W. Third St., Los Angeles (714) 731-7265.

Sholem Community Organization: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Secular Jewish community holds Sunday school, holiday celebrations, educational and cultural activities. Sundays. Culver City Middle School. (818) 760-6625 or www.sholem.org.

Save the lives of 13 Jewish Hostages in Iran. For more info visit: www.California Republic.com/SaveALife.html or e-mail: REZCPA@aol.com.

Stars of David: Adoptive family support network, open to married, single or non-traditional adoptive families. (310) 398-9385.

Westside JCC: Israeli folk dancing: Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m.; Sundays, 8 p.m.; Tuesday and Fridays, 9 a.m.-noon; and the second Saturday of month, 8 p.m. 5870 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles. (323) 938-2531.

50-Plus Club: Seeking one couple to join. Active adult club meets once a month, plus events. (310) 458-1332.