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EVENTS

North Valley JCC/Temple Beth Torah Seniors: 1 p.m. Certified aerobics instructor Susan Press teaches how to keep in shape without leaving your chair. 16601 Rinaldi St., Granada Hills. (818) 360-2211.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Los Angeles Youth Orchestra of Stephen Wise Temple:
7:30 p.m. Student musicians perform Beethoven, Holst,
Bizet, Dvorak and others. $2 -$15. Zipper Hall, the
Colburn School of Performing Arts, 200 S. Grand Ave.,
Los Angeles. (310) 440-3500, ext.
3344.

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EVENTS

Sherman Oaks Hadassah: 9:45 a.m. Auction/white elephant sale and free breakfast. Free. 5450 Vesper Ave., Sherman Oaks. (818) 985-0032.

The Guardians of the Los Angeles Jewish Home for the
Aging: 11 a.m.-
3 p.m. The Young Women’s Division
hosts its third annual “Guardian Guild – For the Love of
Style” boutique and fashion show. $60 -$75. New Mart
building, 127 E. Ninth St., third floor, Los Angeles.
(310) 479-2468.

Jewish Learning Exchange: 7:30 p.m. Rabbi Aba
Wagensberg discusses “Golems, Goblins and God.” Also,

Nov. 22, 7:45 p.m. Chaya Malka Abramson discusses
“Who by Fire: Have You Ever Questioned Your Faith?” $10.
7223 Beverly Blvd., No. 201, Los Angeles. (323)
857-0923.

Temple Ner Maarav: 7:30 p.m. Cantorial concert with
Cantors Hershel and Judy Fox. $18-$25. 17730 Magnolia
Blvd., Encino. (818) 345-7833.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

USC Hillel Foundation: 3 p.m.
Contemporary classical music concert inspired by the art of Ginette Mizraki. View Mizraki’s “Illumination: Gold Series” while listening to The Definiens Project. Free. 3300 Hoover St., Los Angeles. (213) 747-9135.

Kehillat Ma’arav: 7:30 p.m. Jonathan Kirsch discusses
his latest work, “God Against the Gods.” $10-$12. 1715
21st St., Santa Monica. (310) 829-0566.

OPEN HOUSES

Milken Community High School of
Stephen Wise Temple: 10 a.m.-
12:30 p.m. Open house for applicants grades 7-8. 15800 Mulholland Drive, Los Angeles. R.S.V.P., (310) 440-3553.

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EVENTS

The New JCC at Milken: 7 p.m.
Meet Rabbi Mark Borovitz, author of “The Holy Thief: A
Con Man’s Journey From Darkness to Light.” Free.

22622 Vanowen St., West Hills. R.S.V.P., (818) 464-3281.

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NOVEMBER 23/TUESDAY

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ARTS &
ENTERTAINMENT

Temple Adat Shalom: 8 p.m. David Dassa’s 15th annual Thanksgiving Israeli
Dance Marathon.
$15. 3030 Westwood Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 475-4985.

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Happy
Thanksgiving!!!

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NOVEMBER 26/FRIDAY

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CHANUKAH BOUTIQUES

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Temple Beth Hillel: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Boutique with special children’s program featuring The Mad Scientist. Valley Village. (818) 763-9148.

Temple B’nai Hayim: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Chanukah
bazaar. Sherman Oaks.
(818) 788-4664.

B’nai Tikvah Congregation: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Boutique with live folk music and moon bounce. Los
Angeles. (310) 645-6262.

Congregation Ner Tamid: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Boutique
and live entertainment. Rancho Palos Verdes. (310)
539-5800.

Valley Beth Israel: 11 a.m. Auction/ Boutique.
Sun Valley. (818) 782-2281.

Temple Beth Zion-Sinai: 11:30 a.m.-
2:30
p.m. Chanukah event with five area synagogues.
Children’s concert, digitized Chanukah card
making, family art education workshops,
Thanksgiving food drive and children’s book drive.
Lakewood. (562)
429-0715.

Singles

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Singles Helping Others: 11
a.m.-4 p.m. Volunteer for the Heartfelt Foundation
to help homeless or underpriveleged families.
Santa Monica. (818) 591-0772. Also, Nov. 21, 8
a.m.-2:30 p.m. Volunteer for the VIP section at
the Doo Dah Parade. Pasadena.
(818) 717-9136.

Elite Jewish Theatre Singles: 6:30 p.m.
Four-course Interactive Mystery Dinner at “Who
Killed the Radio Show?” $58. Marina del Rey.
R.S.V.P.,
(310) 203-1312 by Nov. 15.

Jewish Singles, Meet! (30s and 40s): Reservation deadline for Nov. 27 “Not-So-Speedy Meeting” and
game night in conjunction with Temple Ner Maarav.
$9. 17730 Magnolia Blvd, Encino. R.S.V.P.,
(818) 750-0095.

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Harbor Jewish Singles: 3
p.m. Hear a musical performance by Larry
Greenfield, a violinist with the Pacific Symphony
and the son of member Irwin Greenfield.
No-host meal to follow at Bristol Farms Restaurant. Free. Newport Beach Public Library, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach. (949) 717-3800.

Jewish Singles Volleyball: 3 p.m. Play
volleyball and enjoy a post game no-host dinner.
Free. Playa del Rey Beach Court 11 at the end of
Culver Boulevard, Playa del Rey. (310)
278-9812.

Chef Richard’s: 6 p.m. (mingle and cocktails),
6:45 p.m. (dinner). Fresh Mex Fiesta “Grande”
Buffet Dinner. $30. Chevy’s Fresh Mex, 16705
Ventura Blvd., Encino. R.S.V.P.,
(818)
995-3455.

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Project Next Step: 8 p.m.
“Coffee Talk” with coffee and pastries. $7. 9911
W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles.
(310) 284-3638.

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Westwood Jewish Singles
(45+):
7:30 p.m. Therapist Maxine Gellar leads
a discussion on the topic, ” Is Romantic Love
Possible Over 45?” $10. R.S.V.P., (310)
444-8986.

West Valley JCC: 8-11 p.m.
Israeli folk dancing lessons and open dancing with
James Zimmer. $5-$6. Salsa, swing and tango
lessons for an additional $3 (7-8 p.m.).
(310) 284-3638.

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Nexus (20s-40s): 6 p.m.
Volleyball game followed by no-host dinner at a
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Happy Minyan: 7 p.m. Kabbalat Shabbat services. Downstairs at Beth Jacob, 9030 W. Olympic Blvd., Beverly Hills. (310) 285-7777.

Jewish Singles, Meet! (30s and 40s):
Reservation deadline for Nov. 27 “Not-So-Speedy
Meeting” and
game night in conjunction with
Temple Ner Maarav. $9. 17730 Magnolia Blvd,
Encino. R.S.V.P.,
(818)
705-0095.

Upcoming Singles


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J Networking: 7:30 p.m. Meet new people and
promote your business at this Jewish networking
group meeting. West San Fernando Valley. R.S.V.P.,
(818) 342-2898.

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LECTURES

Beth Jacob Congregation: Free lecture by Michael Oren, author of “Six Days of War: June 1967” and “The Making of the Modern Middle East.” 9030 W. Olympic Blvd., Beverly Hills. (310) 278-1911.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Gene de Chene Booksellers: 8 p.m. Singer Ross Altman’s release party for his new CD “Singer-SongFighter.” Free. 11556 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 477-8734.
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EVENTS

Museum of Tolerance: Tribute to the victims and survivors of Bergen-Belsen. 1399 S. Roxbury Drive, Los Angeles. R.S.V.P., (310) 772-7605.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Temple Beth Emet: 2 p.m. “An Afternoon of Jewish Comedy” with Mike Preminger, Kent Kasper and Steve Mittleman, presented by the men’s club. 1770 West Cerritos Ave., Anaheim. (714) 772-4720.

The Workmen’s Circle: 7 p.m. Cuban Film Series features “?Vampiros en la Habana!” (“Vampires in Havana”). $3. 1525 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 552-2007.

LECTURES

UCLA Center for Jewish Studies: 9:45 a.m.-7 p.m. “Lang Lebn Zol Yidish: Has Yiddish Said Its Last Word?” Conference honoring Janet Hadda. Free. 405 Hilgrad Ave., Westwood. (310) 825-5387.

Beth Chayim Chadashim: 10 a.m. Breakfast potluck and discussion on Aaron Hamburger’s “The View from Stalin’s Head.” 6000 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. (323) 931-7023.

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CLASSES

The New JCC at Milken: 6-7 p.m. Traditional jujitsu classes. Students learn coordination, respect and self-defense in a self-empowering environment with instructor Gregory Portez. Youth classes 6-7 p.m. Teen classes 7-8 p.m. Adult classes 8-9:30 p.m. 22622 Vanowen St., West Hills. (818) 903-3213.

LECTURES

Sephardic Temple Tifereth Israel:
7 p.m. Discussion on “Miracles: Natural or Supernatural?” $15.
10500 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. R.S.V.P., (310) 475-7311.2/

LECTURES

Ezra Center: 9:45 a.m. Jerry Silverman discusses “The Blessing that Accompanied the Tragedy of the Destruction of the First Temple.” $6-$7. 10629 Lakewood Blvd., Downey.
(562) 861-9276.

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LECTURES

Klein Chaplaincy Service of the South Bay: 6-10 p.m. “End of Life: Practical Choices Without Guilt” with Rabbi Arthur Gross-Schaeffer. $10-$15. 3330 Lomita Blvd., Torrance. (310) 921-2187.

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LECTURES

Hammer Museum: 7 p.m. Lecture by Taalman Koch Architecture’s Alan Koch and Linda Taalman. Free. 10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 443-7000.

Chapman University: 4 p.m. Curt Lowens, actor, author and Holocaust survivor discusses “Escape, Resistance and Triumph: One Teenager’s Story.” Free. Beckman Hall 404, One University Drive, Orange. (714) 628-7737.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Stephen S. Wise Temple: 7:30 p.m. Some Kansas students meet Holocaust heroine Irena Sendler in the play “Life in a Jar.” Free. 15500 Stephen S. Wise Drive, Los Angeles. (310) 476-8561.

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SHABBAT

Nashuva: 6:45 p.m. Rabbi Naomi Levy leads a spiritual Shabbat Service. Westwood Hills Congregational Church, 1989 Westwood Blvd., Westwood. www.nashuva.com.

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UPCOMING

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Pasadena Playhouse/The Jewish Journal: 7:45 p.m. Reception followed by the new musical “Side By Side By Sondheim” at 9 p.m. Special ticket price $25 (Jewish Journal subscribers and San Gabriel Valley temple members), $50-$60 (general). 39 S. El Molino Ave., Pasadena. (626) 356-7529.

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Santa Monica College: Free Tay-Sachs testing. Student Health Office. Nov. 10, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Nov. 11, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica

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Singles Helping Others: 8:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Los Angeles Food Bank, help sort food items. Downtown. R.S.V.P., (323) 663-8378.

New Age Singles (55+): 3 p.m. See the play “Don’t Drink the Water” followed by no-host dinner at a Glendale restaurant. $18-$20. R.S.V.P., (818) 347-8355.

CLAS Jewish Singles (35-55): 7 p.m. Havdalah service followed by a potluck. Private residence in Woodland Hills. R.S.V.P., (310) 625-1833.

Conversations at Leon’s: 7:30 p.m. Saturday Night Mixer. $15-$20. 639 26th St., Santa Monica. R.S.V.P., (310) 393-4616.

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Israeli Folk Dancing: Party with dancing, fun, prizes, refreshments and dance contest. 4220 Scott Drive, Newport Beach. (310) 560-4262.

Singles Helping Others: 1-9:30 p.m. Dream Halloween for children affected by AIDS. Santa Monica. R.S.V.P., (818) 717-9136.

Elite Jewish Theatre Singles: 2 p.m. See “Side By Side By Sondheim” performed by “Phantom of the Opera” star David Gaines, followed by a no-host dinner at a Mexican restaurant. $50. Pasadena Playhouse, 39 S. El Molino Ave., Pasadena. R.S.V.P., (310) 203-1312.

New Age Singles (55+): 7 p.m. Starlight Costume Ball with Johnny Vana Trio, snacks, drinks and prizes. $10-$12. University Synagogue, 11960 Sunset Blvd., Brentwood. (310) 473-1391.

International and Israeli folk dancing: 7:30-9 p.m. Beginners class with Avi Gabay open to all. Free. Avant Garde Ballroom, 4220 Scott Drive, Newport Beach. (310) 560-4262.

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Singles Helping Others: 7 p.m. Monthly meeting to hear about new events and socialize. Valley Beth Shalom, 15739 Ventura Blvd., Encino. (818) 591-0772.

Project Next Step: 8 p.m. “Coffee Talk” with coffee and pastries. $7. 9911 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 552-4595.

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Westwood Singles (45+): 7:30 p.m. Discussion on “Patterns and Cycles in Relationships” with therapist Maxine Geller. $10. R.S.V.P., (310) 444-8986.

The New JCC at Milken: 8-11 p.m. Israeli folk dancing with James Zimmer. $5-$6. 22622 Vanowen St., West Hills. (310) 284-3638.

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Nexus (20s-40s): 6 p.m. Volleyball followed by dinner at a local restaurant. End of Culver Boulevard, near court 15, Playa del Rey.
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L.A.’s Fabulous Best Connections: Dinner at Madame Wu’s at the Grove. 189 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles. R.S.V.P., (323) 782-0435.

Meet Me Cafe: 7-10 p.m. Wine tasting and fun. $10. 105 N. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 659-4083.

New Start/Millionaire’s Circle: 7:30 p.m. Social and light dinner in Brentwood, ages 21-49 and in Beverly Hills, ages 50+. For those who are or have the potential to be. (323) 461-3137.

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Happy Minyan: 7 p.m. Kabbalat Shabbat services. Downstairs at Beth Jacob, 9030 W. Olympic Blvd., Beverly Hills. (310) 285-7777.

Nexus (20s and 30s): 7:30 p.m. Celebrate Shabbat Irish style at the Irish Mist with drinks and music. Free. 16655 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Sunset Beach. R.S.V.P., to www.jewishnexus.org.

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Elite Jewish Theatre Singles: 8 p.m. See “Witness for the Prosecution” a murder mystery by Agatha Christie followed by dinner at a local restaurant. $17. Also, Sat., Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m. See “The Music Man” at the Pepperdine University’s Smothers Theatre. No-host dinner social at a nearbly restaurant precedes the performance. R.S.V.P., (310) 203-1312.

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