April 26, 2019
In This Issue
Volunteer Thank You
Volunteer Opportunities
Village Events
Happy 90th Birthday!
Volunteer Thank You
Community Seder

Our Community Seder was a huge success, thanks to our Seder Committee's thoughtful planning and leadership, as well as over 30 dedicated volunteers and our clergy. Thank you to everyone who helped!
Our wonderful helpers preparing a delicious Seder meal!
Operation Mend Dinner
Thank you to Bobbie & Ben Allen, Jeffrey Ellis, Jan & Mark Lipschutz, Terry Pullan, Susan Tamir, Arlene Tanzer, Ken Wolf, and Sheri Hirschfeld for preparing and sharing a homemade meal with veterans receiving medical care at UCLA and their families.
Volunteer Opportunities
Hosting Opportunity

Seeking a gracious host for Discussion & Dessert on Sunday, July 28! The host may select the subject and we will arrange a speaker. If you are interested in hosting D&D in your home, contact Dorothy Salkin at (310) 475-4696 or dorothysalkin@danmar.vc .
Operation Mend Dinner
Interested in participating in Operation Mend? Share a homemade meal with veterans receiving treatment at UCLA to express your appreciation for their service. For more information, contact Jeffrey Ellis at jeffreymellis@gmail.com or (310) 890-5295.
Future Events
Explore Our Event Calendar Anytime
Want to plan your schedule? You can check our event calendar whenever you'd like at our website.

Chai-Lighted Events
Sunday Brunch With Heroic Woman
Be inspired by the story of a remarkable and heroic woman, Neema Namadamu, who has changed the lives of thousands of girls and women in her war-torn African country.

Sunday, April 28 - 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Home of Lorna & Mike Belman
80's+ Group: Life's Challenges
Join Rabbi Zoë Klein Miles and Mitra Rund, LCSW in delving into some of life's essential challenges. This second session will discuss loneliness & resources in the community, as well as coping skills.

Tuesday, April 30 - 10:00-11:30 AM
Temple Isaiah - Sanctuary
Line Dancing
All adult temple members are invited to be part of a fun Line Dancing class featuring the latest dances. No prior experience necessary. Fee: $10, payable at the start of the session.

Wednesday, May 1 - 3:00-4:30 PM
Temple Emanuel - Family Resource Room
Chair Yoga - Now Weekly
Learn yoga poses that can be adapted to your needs, extend the breath, gently mobilize, and stretch. The next class is on May 3. Fee: $10

Friday, May 3 - 11:30 AM-12:30 PM
Temple Emanuel - Davidson-Sheffer Hall
Buddhist Temple Tour
Join us for a docent-led tour of the impressive Bodhivista Hall, gardens, courtyard, and Main Shrine building. 

Friday, May 3 - 10:30 AM-1:00 PM
Fo Guang Shan, Hsi Lai Temple
3456 Glenmark Dr, Hacienda Heights 91745
Essential Retirement Planning for Solo Agers...And Others 
Dr. Sara Zeff Geber, author of "Essential Retirement Planning for Solo Agers," will lead a discussion that will provide a retirement and aging road map for those aging alone and others. 

Tuesday, May 7 - 4:00-6:00 PM
Home of Idelle & Peter Davidson
Wisdom Circle: The History of the Jews in Florence
This Wisdom Circle will feature our member, Dr. Ruth Weisberg, who will talk about the history of the Jews of Florence beginning in the 14th C. Dr. Ruth Weisberg, artist and USC Professor of Fine Arts, has lived in Italy for various periods of her life.

Wednesday, May 8 - 10:45 AM-12:00 PM
Temple Emanuel - Belle Chapel
Chaos and Conflict: The Middle East Today
Join us for an informational talk with Jordan Reimer, Rand Policy Analyst. He will explore a framework for understanding the conflicts in the Middle East today, and discuss the threats and surprising opportunities that they present to Israel and the United States.

Sunday, May 19 - 3:00-5:00 PM
Home of Sandy Weiner
Jet Propulsion Laboratory Tour
Join us for a tour of JPL, the leading U.S. Center for robotic exploration of the solar system. The tour will include a multimedia presentation on JPL, which provides an overview of the Laboratory's activities and accomplishments. 

Tuesday, June 4 - 12:45 -3:30 PM
JPL - 4800 Oak Grove Dr, La Cañada Flintridge 91011
Monthly Events
Brown Bag Short Stories
Friday, May 10 - 11:30 AM-1:00 PM
Understanding World News
Tuesday, May 21 - 10:00 AM
Weekly Events
Beginner & Intermediate
Mon. April 29
11:00 AM & 6:00 PM
Walk with The Rabbi
Tues. April 30
8:15 AM
Poetry Writing Workshop
Tues. April 30
1:00 PM
Happy 90th Birthday!
Sandy Bernstein turns 90!

Mazal Tov Sandy on this momentous milestone birthday. You are a kind, warmhearted, generous, and thoughtful woman who is a pillar of our community. Wishing you continued health, fulfillment, and joy this year and always!
Refuah Shleimah
A Full and Complete Healing To:
Sandy Bernstein
Sylvia Fox
Candace Foyer
Roberta Gillerman
Bernie Goler
Carol Hartmann
Mark Lipschutz
Jack Olshansky
Joan Sales
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