November 20, 2020
In This Issue
Happy Thanksgiving
Hanukkah Time
Introduce Yourself
Content and Connections
Office Closure
Kudos to Ruth Weisberg
Village and Temple Events
Jew It At Home
Zoom With Us
Happy Thanksgiving
The board and staff of ChaiVillageLA wish you and your loved ones a Happy Thanksgiving.
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?
Hanukkah Candle Lighting
ChaiVillageLA has been given the honor of lighting a candle on the fifth night of Hanukkah along with the Temple Emanuel community. Please join Sandy Silas, our ChaiVillageLA representative as she lights the candle.

Monday, December 14 - 6:15 - 7:00 PM
Multigenerational Programs
Looking for meaningful connections? Click here to indicate interest in one of our multigenerational programs. The deadline to submit the questionnaire is November 30, and space is limited.
Introduce Yourself
Read Our Collection of Stories
Did you know that more than 60 members have shared their bios and photos? They are all on our website in the Photos & News section. Want to learn how to submit your story? Contact

Content and Connections
Office Closure
The office will be closed for Thanksgiving on November 26 and 27.
Kudos to Ruth Weisberg
Ruth Weisberg was one of the influential Jewish artists profiled in Matthew Baigell's new book, "Jewish Identity in American Art: A Golden Age Since the 1970's."
New Event
American Art at the Jewish Museum
Join us for a docent-led tour of a special exhibition of American Art at New York's Jewish Museum. Learn about the influence of gallery owner Edith Halpert. Fee: $8.

Thursday, December 10 - 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Village Events
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
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 20 - 1:30-2:30 PM
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.

Monday, 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
Stuart Goldurs takes us on a tour of some of LA's most unusual spots including the Shakespeare Bridge and the Laurel & Hardy Staircase. Part IV: December 9.

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
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.

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
Tea with the Levines
Join Village members Susan and Joel Levine for virtual afternoon tea and friendly conversation. BYO tea!

Thursday, December 3 - 4:00-5:00 PM
Discussion Without Dessert:
Women's Battle 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
Short Story Discussion Group

This month's short story discussion will be moderated by Barbara Marom-Pollack. Everyone is welcome.

Friday, December 11 - 10:30-11:30 AM
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: Tuesday, November 24 - 7:00-8:30 PM
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 recent elections. This is a Temple Isaiah Civics in the Synagogue event.

Sunday, December 6 - 2:00-4:00 PM
Jew It At Home is a free resource for connecting with the greater Jewish community.
Zoom With Us
Click here to join any ChaiVillageLA virtual program. If you need help with Zoom, contact Talia at or 310.871.2721 or Devorah at or 310.592.0321 during the "drop-in" hours of 3-4 PM Monday-Friday.
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