January 19, 2019

Picks and Clicks for January 23-29, 2010


Former “Blossom” star Mayim Bialik discusses her involvement in the Holistic Moms Network on an 11 a.m. panel at the Go Green Expo, which features innovations in energy-efficient products, seminars with experts in green living, a career fair, film screenings, free yoga classes, organic food tastings and more. Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $5-$10 (weekend pass). Los Angeles Convention Center, South Hall J, 1201 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles. ” title=”jccatmilken.org”>jccatmilken.org. Also, Sun. 2 p.m. Westside JCC, 5870 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles. (323) 556-5225. ” title=”writeactrep.org”>writeactrep.org.


Local artist Isaac Brynjegard-Bialik is blending comic book aesthetics, fine art and Torah text in “Paper Midrash,” a collection of papercuts he terms “visual biblical commentary.” Sun. 2-5 p.m. Through Feb. 27. Free. Merage Jewish Community Center, 1 Federation Way, Suite 200, Irvine. jccoc.org. ” title=”aipac.org”>aipac.org.


Americans for Peace Now honors Irwin Levin at its Yitzhak Rabin Peace Award Luncheon, with Rep. Howard L. Berman (D-Van Nuys), chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, delivering the keynote address. Sun. 11:30 a.m. $200 (per person), $350 (per couple). Luxe Hotel, 11461 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles. (323) 934-3480. ” title=”lamoth.org”>lamoth.org.

Emmy-winning and Oscar-nominated husband-and-wife team Renee Taylor and Joe Bologna star in an autobiographical comedy about their lifelong acting and writing collaboration, “If You Ever Leave Me … I’m Going With You!” Sun. 4 p.m. $45. American Jewish University Whizin Center for Continuing Education, Familian Campus, 15600 Mulholland Drive, Bel Air. (310) 440-1246. ” title=”writersblocpresents.com”>writersblocpresents.com.

Leon Wieseltier, literary editor of The New Republic and best-selling author of “Nuclear War, Nuclear Peace” and “Kaddish,” lectures on “What About God? God Sublime and Unsublime.” Q-and-A with Rabbi David Wolpe follows. Tue. 7:30 p.m. $10-$15. Sinai Temple, 10400 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 481-3243. sinaitemple.org.


A series of three lectures tackle the subject of male attrition in Jewish life in the Giving Men Meaning seminar, featuring Gurian Institute’s Adie Goldberg (author of “It’s a Boy”), Kol Echad’s Rabbi Jeffrey Salkin and Men of Reform Judaism Educational Director Doug Barden. Thu. 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. $36 (clergy, teachers), $18 (young professionals), free (students). The Jewish Federation, 6505 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. (323) 761-8342.