October 30, 2020
In This Issue
Happy Birthday!
Staff Away
Village Member Honored
Caring Connections Corner
Content and Connections
Jew It At Home
Zoom With Us
Happy Birthday!
Birthday Greetings to ChaiVillageLA Members with November Birthdays:
Bob White-11/1
Barbara Marom-Pollack- 11/2
June Miller-11/2
Leah Bishop-11/2
Hope Stevens-11/3
Andrea Feldheim-11/5
Stefan Dahlerbruch-11/8
Barbara Parker-11/8
Bernie Goler-11/9
Brenda Fine-11/9
Ann Weinmann-11/12
Diane Vanette-11/13
Bonnie Priever-11/13
Margaret Fairlie-11/14
Sandy Silas-11/16
Eileen Lewis-11/16
Iris Cutler-11/24
Mark Lipschitz-11/24
Chuck Hurewitz-11/25
Iris Chayet-11/30
Staff Away
Devorah and Talia will be out of the office on 10/30.

For urgent matters, contact Pete Siegel at petermsiegel@gmail.com or 213.905.0497.
Village Member Honored
Kudos to Ruth Weisberg
Village member Ruth Weisberg was recently honored at a Jewish Art Initiative event. According to JAI, "Ruth has been a leading force over the past 16 years and has served as President for most of that time." Mazel Tov!
Save the Date
Multigenerational Program Update
We are excited to introduce you to our 5 innovative multigenerational programs! More details to come.

Wednesday, November 18 - 7:00-8:15 PM
Caring Connections Corner
Thank you to October birthday card writers Sharon Baumgold, Eileen Dardick, Sheila Moncavage, Ann Weinman and Shabbat callers Bobbie Allen, Rona Berns, Bella Desser, Laurie Gantz, Sally Karbelnig, Carole Reisenfeld, Martha Sklar.

Contact Wendy Plottel at 310.291.9252 or wendys49@yahoo.com to join these mitzvah teams.
Content and Connections
New Events
I Love LA Part II
Join Village member Stuart Goldurs as he takes us on a virtual tour of some of LA's oldest restaurants, even including some eateries on the Westside.

Wednesday, November 11 - 2:30-3:30 PM
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
Village Events
Tour of Asian Art: Part III
Explore religious, political and domestic objects ranging in time from 500 BCE to 1900 CE and geographically from the Middle East to early 20th Century America.

Friday, October 30 - 11:30 AM-12:30 PM
Calm & Creative Workshop
Villager Julie Grass is excited to play with you! Join her to create artwork that will help keep you calm.

Friday, October 30 - 1:30-2:30 PM

Friday, November 6 - 1:30-2:30 PM
Fun & Games on Halloween Night
Eat, drink and be scary! We invite you to join us on Halloween night for an entertaining evening of fun and laughter. Bring your own Halloween treats!

Saturday, October 31 - 7:00-8:30 PM
Film Noir Discussion
How did the art and architecture of LA influence the film noir genre? Member Jeff Ellis leads a discussion of two film noir classics, LA Confidential and In a Lonely Place.

Monday, November 2 - 7:30-9:00 PM
80's+ Group: Program Sampler
Reconnect with your 80's+ friends as you sample two exciting offerings from Chaplain Intern Judy Weintraub, Sharing our Stories & Time Travel: Visiting Great Sages.

Wednesday, November 4 - 1:00-2:15 PM
Let's Talk: What to Watch on TV
Are you spending hours streaming shows? (You are not alone!) What are you watching? What's your favorite new show? Would you like some recommendations?

Monday, November 9 - 7:00-8:30 PM
Cantor Evan Kent: 3-Part Musical Series
The music of the synagogue has had a vast influence on American popular music from Broadway to Hollywood. Join Temple Isaiah's Cantor Emeritus Evan Kent.

Part III: Tuesday, November 10 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM
Discussion: The Social Dilemma
We will discuss the thought-provoking documentary, The Social Dilemma, in which experts sound the alarm about the dangerous impact of social networking.

Tuesday, November 10 - 7:00-8:30 PM
Discussion Without Dessert: Pro Israel Voice
Join us to hear from Julie Monkarsh Gadinsky, an accomplished Jewish community leader and activist who is passionate for the State of Israel.

Wednesday, November 11 - 7:00-8:00 PM
Afternoon Tea with the Levines
Join Village members Susan & Joel Levine for virtual afternoon tea and friendly conversation. BYO tea! 

Thursday, November 12 - 4:00-5:00 PM
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
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
Jew It At Home
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Zoom With Us
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