November 19, 2018

December 5-11, 2009


The Jewish Federation’s Young Leadership Division pairs two holiday staples at its Chanukah party, Vodka Latka. Bring at least eight non-perishables to enter the prize drawing, and enjoy a latka bar, desserts, DJ and dancing. Sat. 8 p.m. $26 (presale), $35 (at the door). The Spanish Kitchen, 826 N. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles. {encode=”” title=””}. ” title=””>

As part of the Skirball’s continued focus on Jewish life in Latin America, Fiesta Hanukkah is a family festival with Latin Jewish music by Klezmer Juice and Mariachi Guadalajara, art workshops, acrobatic storytelling by Karen Golden and Kinetic Theory and holiday food favorites with a Latin flair. Families can also take the Lights of Hanukkah Family Tour. Sun. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free (members and children under 12), $7-$10. Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 440-4500. ” title=””>

Mama Doni & the Mama Doni Band brings its funky music with a Jewish twist to Los Angeles for an all-ages family Chanukah show. The band performs indie rock for kids with a Jewish message and a sense of humor. This show features new songs from the band’s upcoming release, “Chanukah Fever,” including pop songs, a hip-hop dance tune and an island-style number featuring a steel drum. Sun. 11:30 a.m. $10 (children), $18 (adults). Adat Shalom, 3030 Westwood Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 475-4985. ” title=””>


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“Party with a purpose” is all the rage and the W Group of Stephen S. Wise Temple is on trend. Its Chanukah bash is a fundraiser for Jewish World Watch, an organization dedicated to eradicating genocide and human injustices. Candy-themed cocktails sweeten the deal. Wed. 8:30 p.m. $15. Coco de Ville, 755 N. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles. {encode=”” title=””}. 

Edythe and Eli Broad, Anne and Kirk Douglas and Richard Ziman co-chair a celebration in honor of Zubin Mehta’s 40th year as music director of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. Pianist Yefim Bronfman performs at the event, which is followed by a post-concert supper celebration. Wed. 7 p.m. Call for ticket prices. The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage, 1310 11th St., Santa Monica. (212) 697-2949. {encode=”” title=””}.