November 18, 2018

November 28-December 4, 2009


The Jewish War Veteran Honor Guard are the guests of honor at a special Thanksgiving weekend ShabbatLIVE musical service with Craig Taubman and Rabbi David Wolpe. The service pays tribute to Jewish war veterans and includes a performance by the Milken Community High School choir and the opportunity to make sandwiches for the Angel Food Pantry. Sat. 11 a.m. Free. Sinai Temple, 10400 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 481-3256. {encode=”” title=””}.


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A provocative new book, “Winning the Unwinnable War: America’s Self-Crippled Response to Islamic Totalitarianism,” argues that America’s foreign policy is failing across the Middle East. Contributors Yaron Brook, president and executive director of the Ayn Rand Institute, and institute fellows Elan Journo and Alex Epstein will discuss various aspects of American foreign policy in the Middle East at an event co-sponsored by the Children of Jewish Holocaust Survivors. Mon. 7 p.m. $10. Luxe Hotel Sunset, 11461 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles. (818) 704-0523. ” title=””>


In “Boxes Exposed,” L.A. artist Dwora Fried showcases her shadow boxes — multimedia works of art that combine photographs, watercolors and found objects into powerful and often humorous depictions of people and places. Opening reception: Thu. 6-9 p.m. Exhibition runs through Jan. 30, 2010. Free. The L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center’s Advocate and Gochis Galleries, 1125 N. McCadden Place, Hollywood. (323) 860-7337. ” title=””>

Janice Kamenir-Reznik, president and co-founder of Jewish World Watch, recently returned from a human rights fact-finding mission to the Democratic Republic of Congo and shares her experience and insights into the region’s gravest challenges, and how the group intends to address them. Sponsored by Temple Israel of Hollywood and Congregation Kol Ami. Fri. 6:30 p.m. (services), 7:45 p.m. (dinner/program). $10-$18. Temple Israel of Hollywood, 7300 Hollywood Blvd.. (818) 501-1836.