November 13, 2020
In This Issue
New Events
Hanukkah Time
Content and Connections
Office Closure
Village and Temple Events
Jew It At Home
Zoom With Us
New Events
Studio Visit with Ruth Weisberg
Join Artist and USC Professor Ruth Weisberg in a tour of her studio when she will share insights about her paintings and drawings, including images of women underwater as well as her current series based on the Kindertransport of 1938.

Wednesday, December 2 - 3:00-4:15 PM
Riffs and Relations Art Exhibition
Take part in a Curator-led tour of Washington D.C.'s Phillips Collection, featuring works of African-American artists of the 20th and 21st Centuries. Fee: $18.

Thursday, December 3 - 10:00-11:00 AM
Truth, Lies, Propaganda & the 2020 Election
Join Rabbi Dara Frimmer in conversation with award-winning CBS journalist Dan Patterson as they discuss the role disinformation played in the 2016 and 2020 elections. This is a Temple Isaiah Civics in the Synagogue event.

Sunday, December 6 - 2:00-4:00 PM
Discussion Without Dessert:
Women's Struggle for the Vote
Join us to hear from Dr. Ellen DuBois, UCLA College of History Professor Emeritus, who will provide a comprehensive view of women's efforts to vote.

Wednesday, December 9 - 7:00-8:00 PM
Encouraging Voter Participation
Hanukkah Time
ChaiVillageLA Hanukkah Party
Tuesday, December 15 - 6:00 PM
Candle Lighting & Hanukkah Fun
Would you like to send a small Hanukkah gift to another member and receive one in return?
Content and Connections
Office Closure
The office will be closed for Thanksgiving on November 26 and 27.
Village Events
Short Story Discussion Group
This session will be facilitated by Brenda Fine and Jewel Hackner. We will be discussing "Face Time" by Lorrie Moore and "The Match" by Colson Whitehead. 

Friday, November 13 - 10:30-11:30 AM
Calm & Creative Workshop
Villager Julie Grass is excited to play with you! Join her to create artwork that will help keep you calm.

Friday, November 13 - 1:30-2:30 PM

Friday, November 20 - 1:30-2:30 PM
Understanding World News
Join Village member Myrna Hant for a timely and interesting discussion of the news of the week.

Tuesday, November 17 - 10:00-11:30 AM
Jewish Influence on Modern Photography
Jews have played an outsized role in American photography. Village member and distinguished photographer Bill Aron will highlight the contributions of some very influential Jewish photographers.

Tuesday, November 17 - 3:00-4:15 PM
Multigenerational Program Invitation
Learn about the Multigenerational Programs that are being offered to ChaiVillageLA members: social justice, art, writing, and idea-exchanging programs, partnering with Jewish Women's Theatre, Moishe House and more.

Wednesday, November 18 - 7:00-8:15 PM
Men's Torah Study
Join Victor Gold and Joel Levine for Men's Torah Study. This session will focus on Abraham's journey and ours.

Friday, November 20 - 10:30-11:30 AM
Film Discussion: Classic Hitchcock
Andrea and David Feldheim will lead a discussion of two of Alfred Hitchcock's most famous films, Vertigo and North By Northwest. Please watch in advance.

Friday, November 23 - 7:30-9:00 PM
80's± Group: Sharing Our Stories
Each of us is the quiet hero of our life's journey! We will come together to share the stories of our lives.

Wednesday, November 25 - 1:00-2:15 PM
I Love LA Part III
Village member Stuart Goldurs will he take us on a tour of some of LA's most unusual spots including the Shakespeare Bridge and the Laurel & Hardy Staircase.

Wednesday, November 25 - 2:30-3:30 PM
80's± Group: Visiting Our Great Sages
Take a time-traveling journey with Chaplain Intern Judy Weintraub. Visit a few great sages of our rich tradition.

Tuesday, December 1 - 1:00-2:15 PM
Temple Events
P'tach Libi
Temple Emanuel's Rabbi Adam Lutz will lead a 3-part series, "Opening Our Hearts." Participants will explore Jewish texts. Part III: November 24.

Part II: Tuesday, November 17 - 7:00-8:30 PM
Temple Isaiah Book Club: Caste
Temple Isaiah's first temple-wide book club will discuss Isabelle Wilkerson's new book, Caste: The Origin of Our Discontents. All Village members are welcome.

Thursday, November 19 - 6:30-8:30 PM
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