August 16, 2019
In This Issue
Welcome New Members
Community Civic Engagement
Our Village On the Go
Volunteer Opportunity
Village Events
Temple Events
Welcome New Members
We warmly welcome the following new ChaiVillageLA members to our community!
Lynda Barrad
Kathy Clyman
Renée & Michael Dernburg
Leonor Kletzky
Carrie Sussman & Jerry Lank
Valerie & Jack Melmed
Sue Silverman
Community Civic Engagement
Mueller Report Live Reading
ChaiVillageLA members Ellen Isaacs, Barbara Joyner, Andrea Pullan, and Sandy Silas participated in a Live Reading of The Mueller Report, a joint project of Hollywood NOW and the City of West Hollywood. Coordinated by Village member and WeHo resident Barbara Meltzer, the women took turns reading during the two-day event, held in the City’s Council Chambers. 
Our Village On the Go
The Marvelous Rabbi Jaclyn Cohen, in an outfit reminiscent of Mrs. Maisel herself, led a fascinating discussion about “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" and Jewish comedy.
Members enjoyed the light-hearted comedy, Tel Aviv on Fire , followed by delicious Chinese food.
Volunteer Opportunity
Chess Players or Teachers Wanted
If you would like to teach chess, or want someone to play with, please call Talia at (310) 871-2721.
New Events
Wisdom Circle: What is Elder Abuse?
Alisa Anderson, Bet Tzedek's Elder Abuse Advocate, will share important information on Elder Abuse with the Wisdom Circle. Alisa will speak about Bet Tzedek's "For the Sake of Our Elders" campaign.

Wednesday, September 11 - 10:45 AM-1:30 PM
Temple Emanuel - Belle Chapel
80's+ Group: Session with Rabbi Zoë
An opportunity to gather with Rabbi Zoë Klein Miles to explore Jewish ethics, values, and wisdom relevant to this incredible stage of life.

Thursday, September 12 - 1:00-2:30 PM
Temple Isaiah - Library
Special Event
Understanding the Transgender Journey
Who are they? How are they? How are you?
Dr. Mark Katz, Transgender Surgery Education Coordinator of Kaiser Permanente West LA, will discuss transgender history, culture, and healthcare. Hear stories of transgender and non-binary people.

Wednesday, September 4 - 6:45-9:00 PM
Temple Isaiah - Social Hall
Chai-Lighted Events
Discussion & Dessert: All About Travel
Are you planning a domestic or international trip? Do you know the safety and passport issues? Dr. Ilan Tamir, Village member and world traveler, will cover this & more so you can be a well-prepared traveler.

Sunday, August 18 - 7:30-9:00 PM
Home of Susie & Ilan Tamir
Voter Registration at CicLAvia
ChaiVillageLA will be teaming up again with the League of Women Voters at CicLAvia, a fun, car-free event where families ride bikes or stroll through Hollywood. Come and register voters at our booth for a 2-hour shift. Contact Idelle at for more information.

Sunday, August 18 - 8:30 AM-4:30 PM
4800 Hollywood Blvd.
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.

Wednesday, August 21 - 3:00-4:30 PM
Temple Emanuel - Family Resource Room
Richard Siegel Memorial Lecture
Richard Siegel loved learning something new or important with friends. Learn with us at the first Richard Siegel Memorial Lecture, featuring Richard's friend and colleague, Marc Freedman. Marc will speak about his new book, How to Live Forever .

Sunday, August 25 - 3:00-5:00 PM
Temple Emanuel - Maltz Center
Temple Events
Check out the Temple Calendars for a listing of Shabbat services, special events, lectures, and more!
Monthly Events
Brown Bag Short Stories
Friday, September 13 - 11:30 AM
Understanding World News
Tuesday, August 20 - 10:00 AM
Village Poker
Thursday, August 22 - 7:00 PM
Weekly Events
Beginning : Monday, August 19-11:00 AM
Intermediate : Monday, August 19-6:30 PM
Walk with The Rabbi
Tuesday, August 20 - 8:15 AM
Chair Yoga - Open to All Ages
Friday, August 23 - 11:30 AM
Poetry Writing Workshop
Tuesday, August 20 - 1:00-3:00 PM
We are saddened by the loss of...

Gary Rosenberg, beloved husband of Geri. Gary was a long-time member of Temple Isaiah and a member of ChaiVillageLA, as well.

Zecher tzadik livracha . May the memory of the righteous be a blessing, may their memory continue to bless us all.
Refuah Shleimah
A Full and Complete Healing To:
Sandy Bernstein
Sylvia Fox
Candace Foyer
Roberta Gillerman
Norma Glickman
Carol Hartmann
June Miller
Jack Olshansky
Joan Sales
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