June 22, 2018
In this Issue
Around the Village

Introduce Yourself

New Events

Chai-Lighted Events

Welcome New Members

Renewal Period Is Almost Over

Check Us Out on Facebook

Around the Village
ChaiVillageLA member Diane Vanette spoke about "Wisdom as the work of a Lifetime" at a recent Wise Aging Shabbat Service. This beautiful and meaningful service was led by Rabbi Jonathan Aaron and Rabbi Joel Levine.
Members Laura Geller, Eileen Lewis, Susan Tamir, Janet Noah, Barbara Marom-Pollack and Jeff Ellis explored the possibility of a village volunteer program at A Place Called Home, an LA Non-Profit that provides support programs to children in need.
Introduce Yourself
What's Your Story?

Hi, I'm Rabbi Joel Levine. Professionally I was founding rabbi of Temple Judea in FL, where I served for 34 years.  Now I’m retired and happily living in LA with my wonderful wife, Susan.  In addition to being an active member of ChaiVillageLA, I spend time volunteering--as a spiritual counselor to those confronting addiction and as a participant and leader in the Wise Aging program at Emanuel. Read More
New Events
Social Action: Voter Registration Training

Learn how to help others register to vote and how to put on voter registration events at this no-obligation special presentation by an expert from the League of Women Voters.

Sunday, July 8 - 10:30AM - 12:00 PM
Location to Be Provided After Registration

Understanding the World News
Current events are heating up all around us. Perhaps that's why so many folks showed up for our June meeting. Be part of our July meeting and join in the sharing of news and opinions. Moderated by Myrna Hant.

Tuesday July 10 - 10:00-11:30 AM
Temple Isaiah Library

Brown Bag Short Stories
This month we will be discussing two short stories written by South African writers. Please join us and bring your own sack lunch. We'll dine and discuss.

Friday, July 13 - 11:30 AM-1:30 PM
Temple Isaiah Library

Chai-Lighted Events
Have you Visited our
ChaiVillageLA.org Calendar

Check our calendar for information about village events. Sign up online or call for assistance: (310) 592-0321.

2nd Anniversary Party
Join the fun and help us celebrate reaching two years! Invite your Temple Isaiah and Temple Emanuel friends: earn 5 extra tickets to our drawing for each potential village member you bring. Please let Devorah know who you are bringing: (310) 592-0321.

Sunday, June 24 - 4:00 - 6:00 PM
Temple Isaiah

Check Out Our Website for Bridge Activities for Beginners
Intermediate Bridge
Interested in playing intermediate level bridge? Join our weekly game. We can accommodate up to 5 people each Monday evening. To reserve your seat, be sure to contact Radell Simon at (310) 466-0550 no later than the night before.

Monday, June 25 - 6:30-8:30PM
Watermark Beverly Hills

Walk with a Rabbi

Each week ChaiVillagers plus a member of the clergy walk together around Rancho Park. Join us for a 2 mile walk around Rancho Park. Plenty of street parking.

Tuesday, June 26-8:15-9:15AM
Meet at the Corner of Patricia and Cushdon Avenue
80's+ Salon Group

Are you ready for another candle on your birthday cake? Share what it means to be 80+ with new and old friends. Register online or call Renee Cronenwalt at (310) 474-9409.

Wednesday, June 27 - 1:00-3:00 PM
Temple Emanuel Belle Chapel

Not Sure How to Get Involved?

Tiyya is looking for volunteers. Attend a no-obligation information session to learn how you can help refugee children and families. No experience is necessary.

Wednesday, June 27 - 7:00 PM
Temple Emanuel Maltz Center

Hollywood Bowl Tour

Just a few spots left! Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Hollywood Bowl Museum. Watch the LA Phil rehearse. Finish the trip with a brown-bag picnic lunch.

Tuesday, July 31 - 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Hollywood Bowl

Welcome New Members
Laurie Gantz
Sherri Morr & Paul Verger
Suzanne & Marty Solig
Perry Oretzky
Susan Sragow
Renewal Period is Almost Over
June 30th is the Deadline

Haven't gotten around to renewing? Unfortunately, members who haven't renewed their memberships won't be able to sign up for events after June 30. It's easy to register online: just click the link below. Or call Devorah at (310) 592-0321.

Check Us Out on Facebook
News You Can Use
Our ChaiVillageLA Facebook page is full of village events, fun things you can do in LA and timely articles. Check us out and join the group! Please contact Sharon Baumgold if you need help.

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