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April 1

Men’s Club of VOS Monthly Meeting

For any male over 55 who wishes to join us at this time,

the dues will be waived until the start of the next

VOS membership year. 

Thursday, 7:00 p.m.

For more information and Zoom link,

contact Bob Brandt at 818-535-0067 

or Harvey Rose at 323-940-8881

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April 1

Valley Outreach Sisterhood

An evening with our one and only

favorite Chaplain, Jennifer Eaves Nye.

Thursday, 7:00 p.m. 

For more information and Zoom link,

contact Judy Handelman at jbeth10@yahoo.com

or at 818-594-0450

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April 9

VOS Shabbat Service

With Holocaust Survivor, Ben Lesser,

Author of

Living a Life That Matters 

Friday, 7:30 p.m.

Click HERE to join us virtually for Shabbat 
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April 13

VOS Better Together-in-a-Box

Intergenerational Program

7th and 8th-grade teens connect with senior congregants to form meaningful relationships during this time of seclusion. Participants convene online twice a month to celebrate Jewish holidays, cook traditional foods and share mutual interests. 

Tuesday, 5:00 p.m. 

For more information and Zoom link,

contact Hannyrlipaz@gmail.com

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April 15

VOS Rabbi-In-Residence Lecture Series 

Featuring Rabbi David Woznica

of Stephen Wise Temple

The First Four Questions

God Will Ask You

This meaningful and insightful talk will look at the first four questions God will ask you at the end of your life. It's a probing and uplifting look into Jewish laws of daily interactions, Jewish insights into interpersonal relationships, the need to teach goodness, and why it's a mitzvah to be an optimist. You will leave with extraordinary insights into what should be most important to us every day of our lives, all tossed in with a little humor!

 Thursday, 7:00 p.m.

If you have any questions or would like

to sponsor a rabbi, please contact Wendy Levenson

at wendylev@sbcglobal.net or 310-985-4285. 

Click HERE to register and receive Zoom link
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April 20

B’nai Mitzvah & Beyond

with Rabbi Li-Paz

7th and 8th-graders meet online with Rabbi Li-Paz

for lively topic-based discussions to support

students’ social, emotional, and spiritual growth and

wellness as they transition from childhood to adolescence.

Tuesdays, 7:00 p.m. 

For more information,

contact Carla Adivi at cadivi@vosla.org

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April 21, 28

Awakening to Race:

A Communal Learning Journey

Currently, our headlines are dominated by violence against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, and we approach the one-year anniversary of George Floyd’s death, which catalyzed a national reckoning on race. As a synagogue community dedicated to justice and personal growth, we continue our journey of communal learning focused on racial injustice. Let’s take the next step together! 


April 21 & 28 and May 5 & 12 

7:00 - 8:30 p.m. 


$18 VOS Members (for all 4 sessions)

$25 Non-members


Please contact SocialJustice@vosla.org,

if cost would be a barrier to your attending.

Click HERE for more information and to register to receive Zoom link
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April 21

Conversations Over Coffee

with Rabbi Li-Paz

Join Rabbi Li-Paz for a lively monthly discussion.

Topics will range from Jewish wisdom to contemporary

news issues. Coffee not required. 


9:30 a.m. – informal schmooze

10:00 - 11:00 a.m. – class session 

No fee. Registration required to obtain Zoom link. 

Click HERE to register and receive Zoom link
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April 29

Feed the Hungry - Conejo Valley

Join VOS in helping the needy in Thousand Oaks.

Sign-up to bring lunch items to drop-off for the Harbor House Shelter program. Details will be given to you when you sign-up.

Thursday, 4:00 – 4:30 p.m.

For more information,

contact Dana Gelick at Danagelick@sbcglobal.net

Click here to sign up to bring lunch items for April
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April 29

VOS Pink Babka Bake

We'll bake delicious babka while learning about

the latest in genetic testing and how inherited genes

can impact men and women in your family.

Leaders of this event include the following people:

Bita Nehoray, MS, CGC

Senior Genetic Counselor, City of Hope

Susi Weissman

VOS Congregant and Cancer Survivor

Deborah Turobiner

Founder of the Holla for Challah Facebook page

Jessica Jablon

Valley Outreach Program Coordinator, Sharsheret

Thursday, 6:30 p.m. 

For more information,

contact Carla Adivi at cadivi@vosla.org

Click HERE to register for ingredients and Zoom link
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April 5, 6, 13, 14, 19, 20, 27, 28

Mussar: Character Development

for the Jewish Soul

with Helen Rifkind

Mussar is a path of character development,

soul growth and holiness through a Jewish lens of wisdom. 

Beginning Mussar: Mondays, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Beginning Mussar: Mondays, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. 

Mussar Level 2:  Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

Mussar Level 3:  Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Mussar Level 4:  Tuesdays, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Registration is closed. 

April 8, 22

Torah Inspired Learning

with Rabbi Li-Paz 

Join Rabbi Li-Paz and your friends to read the Torah in English and to explore its beauty and relevance to your life. No prior-knowledge is necessary. We’ll continue our journey through Exodus.


9:30 a.m. – informal schmooze

10:00 – 11:00 a.m. – class session

Click HERE to register and receive Zoom link

April 15

The Weekly Torah Portion

Brought to Life

with Danny & Carla Adivi 

Discover valuable insights that emerge from each weekly Torah portion as they apply both your personal narrative and the world at large. No prior Torah knowledge required. Newcomers welcome! 

Thursday, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. 

Click HERE to register and receive Zoom link
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