Community Events

Upcoming Community Events

Please note: The Federation provides an opportunity for organizations to post on this calendar as a community service, not all events on this calendar are organized by The Jewish Federation.

Apr

25

Outdoors Cluster: Temescal Canyon Havdalah (YALA)

Temescal Canyon Saturday 5:30 pm

Join us for a beautiful sunset hike in the Santa Monica Mountains. We'll meet at the intersection of Sunset and Temescal. Street parking should be plentiful -- please park there, not in the lots, which cost money and will close early. Don't forget to bring a flashlight and wear appropriate clothin

Apr

25

Vintage Israeli Dancing

Anisa's School of Dance Saturday 8:16 pm

Participatory recreational dancing of old Israeli Dances.  We do not teach, so this group is for people with at least some Israeli Dance experience.

Apr

25

Saturday Night Live

Private Home Saturday 8:30 pm

American Friends of Shalva presents a Dessert Reception with Special Performance by Comedian Elon Gold. Special remarks by Leon Wagner.         

Apr

26

Run to the Hollywood Sign (YALA)

Bronson Canyon Sunday 9:00 am

Join our running cluster for an unforgettable 3.3-mile run to the LA landmark and a group brunch. Click here to learn more.

Apr

26

Revitalizing Judaism’s Holiest Practices - An Introduction to Tahara and Chevra Kadisha (Valley Location)

Shomrei Torah Synagogue Sunday 10:00 am

This event is part of Jewish Wisdom & Wellness: A Festival of Learning, April 26 May 3, 2015. This workshop explores the spirituality of tahara and what makes this a holy, numinous ritual, cathartic for the community members who perform it and transformative for the body and soul it prepar

Apr

26

Revitalizing Judaism’s Holiest Practices - An Introduction to Tahara and Chevra Kadisha (Westside Location)

Private Home-Address Provided Upon Registration Sunday 10:00 am

This event is part of Jewish Wisdom & Wellness: A Festival of Learning, April 26 May 3, 2015. This workshop explores the spirituality of tahara and what makes this a holy, numinous ritual, cathartic for the community members who perform it and transformative for the body and soul it prepar

Apr

26

JUST HARVEST: How Our Food-Buying Decisions Can Change the World.

Valley Beth Shalom Sunday 1:00 pm

This event is part of Jewish Wisdom & Wellness: A Festival of Learning, April 26 May 3, 2015. Join Netiya's Food Procurement Training with the LA Food Policy Council. What does food justice have to do with the food we buy for our congregation? Money matters, but so does how the food is gro

Apr

26

The Invitation: Living a Meaningful Death

Chumash Indian Museum Sunday 2:00 pm

This event is part of Jewish Wisdom & Wellness: A Festival of Learning, April 26 May 3, 2015. Based largely on their new book by the same name, Rabbis Miriam Maron and Gershon Winkler will take us on a rare explorative journey of shamanic Jewish mystery wisdom around the interplay of Life

Apr

26

MIDDLE AGES REMEDIES for the Modern Age Person ~ and Healing CRYSTAL and TIBETAN SINGING BOWLS

Ahavat Torah (church venue social hall) Sunday 2:25 pm

 ~ MIDDLE AGES REMEDIES for the MODERN AGE PERSON ~  and Healing CRYSTAL and TIBETAN SINGING BOWLS MEDITATION  with Rabbi Miriam Hamrell and Joy Krauthammer, spiritual percussionist   Sunday, April 26, 2015 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm Ahavat Torah Congregation, Social Hall 343 S. Chu

Apr

26

Body T'Shuva

Westside JCC Sunday 3:00 pm

This event is part of Jewish Wisdom & Wellness: A Festival of Learning, April 26 May 3, 2015. Traditionally we engage in the process of tshuva from the head, by thinking about our midot, meaning our attributes, qualities, or character. When we address tshuva on a physical level we think ab

Apr

26

Contemporary Issues in Bio-Ethics; An Interactive Workshop

Pasadena Jewish Temple and Center Sunday 3:00 pm

This event is part of Jewish Wisdom & Wellness: A Festival of Learning, April 26 May 3, 2015. Dr. Jacob Zighelboim, professor of philosophical thought, Academy of Jewish Religion(AJR); former professor of medicine at UCLA, and recognized expert on healing will lead the workshop. Sponsored

Apr

26

Israeli Delegation of Special Olympics kickoff

Leo Baeck Temple Sunday 3:00 pm

Leo Baeck Temple is hosting the Israeli Delegation of the Special Olympics July 21-24, 2015. This is a unique opportunity for us to practice inclusion not only of people with intellectual disabilities but of people from different countries, religions and even different denominations of Judaism. I h

Apr

26

Telling Stories, Changing Lives

Private Home-Address Provided Upon Registration Sunday 3:00 pm

This event is part of Jewish Wisdom & Wellness: A Festival of Learning, April 26 May 3, 2015. Many LGBTQ Jews have encountered difficulties in coming out and being out in Jewish communities. Misunderstood Bible verses, cultural prejudices, and ignorance have historically kept LGB

Apr

26

Vision of Wholeness: A Spiritual Response To Autism. Principles, Practices and Parables That Transform Lives

Temple Judea Sunday 3:30 pm

This event is part of Jewish Wisdom & Wellness: A Festival of Learning, April 26 May 3, 2015. Vision of Wholeness is a holistic, relationship based response to Autism. We provide a spiritually rooted alternative to the overwhelmingly clinical interventions most children with Autism diagnos

Apr

26

Glass Half Full: Jewish Responses to Life's Challenges

Harvey Morse Auditorium Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Sunday 4:00 pm

This event is part of Jewish Wisdom & Wellness: A Festival of Learning, April 26 May 3, 2015. Can Judaism bring new insight and hope to lifes challenges? Join four distinguished rabbis as they explore the impact of Jewish wisdom on modern life. Teacher(s)  Rabbi Zoe Klein, Rob Eshman,

Apr

26

World Alliance for Israel (WAIPAC) Event

Home of Marilyn Ziering Sunday 4:00 pm

World Alliance Event at th home of Marilyn Ziering. Don't miss it!

Apr

26

Early Twenties Night at Angel City Brewery

Angel City Brewery, Los Angeles Sunday 4:30 pm

Early Twenties Night (22-25) years old

Apr

26

Post-Undergrads: Angel City Brewery Night (YALA)

Angel City Brewery Sunday 4:30 pm

Recent college grads and current graduate students are invited to join us for a private tour, beer tasting, and dinner as we launch a new network for 22- to 25-year-olds. Click here for tickets.

Apr

27

What’s Jewish About Breast Cancer?

National Council of Jewish Women/Los Angeles (NCJW/LA) Monday 8:30 am

This event is part of Jewish Wisdom & Wellness: A Festival of Learning, April 26 May 3, 2015. Hear from Sharsherets Director of National Outreach, Melissa Rosen, MA, as she discusses the unique risks and issues that impact young Jewish women facing breast cancer and ovarian cancer, how inc

Apr

27

Blood Drive: An Act of Chesed

Westside JCC, Weinberger Auditorium Monday 9:00 am

This event is part of Jewish Wisdom & Wellness: A Festival of Learning, April 26 May 3, 2015. Chesed plays an integral part of daily life here at Shalhevet High School. Every year we host a Chesed Fair which introduces our students to the many community organizations throughout Los Angeles