November 17, 1998
FASHION Joan Vass opens her new store--the only one in Southern California--at Century City mall, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday. (310) 556-8957. * MUSEUM Autry Museum's 10th anni- versary Saturday and Sunday offers music and activities. 4700 Western Heritage Way, L.A. (213) 667-2000. * FESTIVAL Festival of Jewish Artisans show and sale Saturday evening and Sunday all day at Temple Isaiah, West L.A. (310) 277-2772.
November 20, 1997 |
The 17th Annual Jewish Artisans Festival returning to Temple Isaiah this weekend is just one of many opportunities to celebrate Jewish culture in L.A. Friday Laemmle's Theatres' three-week Jewish Film Series begins with "A Life Apart: Hasidism in America." Narrated by actors Sarah Jessica Parker and Leonard Nimoy, this documentary tells the story of the creation of post-Holocaust communities in the U.S.
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April 11, 1987 |
Pesach, or Passover, is the Jewish season of freedom celebrating the Israelites deliverance from Egypt. Passover seders, dinners commemorating the exodus, will be held at several area synagogues next week. Rabbi Steven D. Schatz will officiate at a community seder at 6:30 p.m. Monday, the first day of Passover, at Temple Isaiah, 2401 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach. Symbolic foods representing ancient customs will be served at dinner, which costs $25 for adults and $10 for children age 13 and under.
November 16, 2000
8pm Jazz Violinist Regina Carter has been one of the brighter lights to appear on the jazz scene in recent years. She's performed locally at the Hollywood Bowl and at the Jazz Bakery, and now here's a chance to hear her in a formal concert setting. * The Regina Carter Quintet, Saturday at UCLA's Schoenberg Hall, Westwood. 8 p.m. Sold out. (310) 825-2101.
June 25, 1989 |
Lucy Pokryshevsky stood waiting at the gate in Los Angeles International Airport surrounded by preschool children from her Rancho Park synagogue who sang and waved American flags. She had waited a long time for this day. Twelve years later than she expected and 13 after she left her home in the Soviet Union, the 60-year-old preschool teacher was finally being reunited with her husband, Sergey, 65. "Thank God it is all behind us," he told her as he stepped off the Pan Am flight.
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September 27, 1997 |
The Jewish Community Center of Orange County will have Jewish High Holiday services for singles this week. Rosh Hashana will be celebrated at 8 p.m. Wednesday and at 10 a.m. Thursday. Then Yom Kippur services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday and at 10 a.m. next Saturday. The cost is $28 for members and $36 for others. New JCC Singles members are admitted free. At 5:30 p.m., the center will have a gala celebration ball honoring Sen. Barbara Boxer at Twin Palms Restaurant in Newport Beach.