Calendar: December 11-17, 2015

Come with a dairy or vegetarian dish for this potluck dinner.
December 9, 2015

FRI | DEC 11


Come with a dairy or vegetarian dish for this potluck dinner. Ahavat Torah will provide latkes, drinks, a silent auction and a night of dancing with Joel Warren’s Rocking Band. Don’t forget your menorah and candles. Admission price includes raffle ticket. 7 p.m. $20 (members), $25 (guests). RSVP requested. Ahavat Torah, 343 S. Church Lane, Los Angeles. (310) 362-1111. SAT | DEC 12


Families with disabilities can celebrate the season with The Miracle Project and a screening of the Emmy Award-winning HBO documentary “Autism: The Musical.” There will be special appearances and performances by the stars of the film, as well as latkes, doughnuts and fun activities. 7 p.m. Suggested $20 donation. RSVP requested. Beit T’Shuvah, 8831 Venice Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 204-5200. ” target=”_blank”>getmortified.com.


Join Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills for a holiday celebration with dinner, latkes, music and games. Bring a bottle of wine to share and come enjoy a performance by the Jewish a capella group SIX13, crafts for kids, human foosball and a chance to win four tickets to Disneyland. 5:30 p.m. $8 (advance); $10 (at door); free (kids 12 and younger). Greer Social Hall at Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills, 300 N. Clark Drive, Beverly Hills. (310) 288-3737. SUN | DEC 13


The letters of Anne Frank’s father, Otto, reveal the painful struggle to save his family in this film as he desperately attempts to secure American visas before the family ultimately goes into hiding. The film also includes interviews with Anne Frank’s surviving family members. Eva Schloss, Anne Frank’s stepsister, will join the film’s director, Paula Fouce, in a panel following the film to discuss the recently discovered lost letters of Otto Frank with Stephen Smith, director of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute and UNESCO’s chairman on genocide education. 4 p.m. Free. RSVP required. Museum of Tolerance, Simon Wiesenthal Center, 9786 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 772-2505. ” target=”_blank”>sijcc.net.


Come enjoy music, dancing, storytelling and a plethora of other activities during this family fun day to celebrate Chanukah. Sing along to holiday tunes with Noah Shalom and Brendan Brandt, and enjoy the sounds of Grammy-nominated pop star Lisa Loeb and the Sephardic blend of Los Angeles-based Bazaar Ensemble. 11 a.m. $10 (general); $7 (seniors and students); free (Skirball members, children 2 and younger 12. Skirball Cultural Center, 701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 440-4500. ” target=”_blank”>jewishmusicla.org.


Arts and crafts, singing, latkes, jelly doughnuts — this holiday party by the Valley Jewish Community Center has it all! Bring your own menorah to light with the community. 4 p.m. $35 (per family); $25 (members). RSVP requested. Temple Ahavat Shalom, 18200 Rinaldi Place, Northridge. (818) 360-2211. TUE | DEC 15


Like her stepsister Anne Frank, Eva Schloss also went into hiding in Holland and was betrayed, captured and sent to the Auchwitz-Birkenau death camp. Join her as she tells stories not only from her life, but also the life of her stepsister and about the discovery and printing of her famed diary. 7:15 cocktails; 8 p.m. event. $20-$40; ticket price rises as event fills. $75 limited VIP ticket includes 7 p.m. cocktail with Schloss and preferred seating at event. Tickets available at eventbrite.com. SLS Hotel, 465 S. La Cienega Blvd., Beverly Hills.

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