Los Angeles Jewish Events

From the Anshe.org blog:

July 05, Shabbos

This Shabbos, which marks the 200th Anniversary of Rabbi Samson Rafael Hirsch, Rabbi Weil will speak about the Hirschian legacy and how Hirsch irrevocably changed the way Torah Judaism & modernity interact. We will discuss the Hirschian controversies and its ramifications for Beth Jacob in 21st century Orthodox Judaism. (BETHJACOB)

Kollel’s Womens Shiur – The Shabbos women’s Shiur sponsored by the Kollel of Los Angeles will be given by an annual summer guest speaker R’Mendlowitz at Shaarei Tefilla at 5pm. (KEHYAAKOV)

Mussar Shiur w/Rabbi Yitzchok Summers – Orchos Tzadikkim – 45 minutes before Mincha at Anshe Emes (ANSHE)

July 06, Sunday

This Independence Day weekend, LINK together with Anshe Emes, is proud to present: Women’s Seminary for a Half Day

Sunday, July 6th, Textual Study w/Dr Rachel Freedland “Parshas Balak – Bilam’s Blessed Curse” 9:15am – 9:45am Complimentary Breakfast 9:45am to 12:30pm Directed Chavrusa Learning and Shiur by Dr Rachel Freedland – RSVP Is a MUST – Contact Rabbi Eli Stern @ 310 470 5465 or estern@linkla.org – Special Location: Anshe Emes Synagogue 1490 So Robertson Blvd, Los Angeles (So of Pico) (LINK)

July 08, Tuesday

Tuesday night “Shaarei Halacha” shiur w/Rav Summers at 8:30after Maariv – A Shiur on Rabbi Greenwald’s halacha sefer “Shaarei Halacha” (about everyday Halacha). (ANSHE)

July 09, Wednesday

Dr. Rachel Freedland is giving a women’s Chumash Chavrusa group Wednesday nights 8-9 pm. If you are interested in learning Chumash in depth and sharing it with other women, this program is for you. We will pair up and learn Chumash Shemos pasuk by pasuk with Mefarshim. A certain level of textual skills is needed. We are however open to pairing up people of different levels depending on their wants and needs. RSVP Required. Responses & Questions Welcomed. PLEASE EMAIL: CHUMASH.BCHEVRUSAH@GMAIL.COM (ANSHE)

Our Next amazing event will take place on July 9, 2008 with a special guest speaker: Rabbi Asher Zadmehr “A powerful story of faith and survival” In early 1999, thirteen Iranian Jews were arrested and imprisoned by Iranian authorities in the city of Shiraz. Those arrested included a rabbi, community leaders and a sixteen year old boy. Eleven of the arrested were from Shiraz, two from Isfahan. While the 13 were not formally charged for well over a year, the Iranian Government accused them of spying for the “Zionist regime” and “world arrogance” – Iranian code words for Israel. Asher Zadmehr: Age 49, university English instructor, sentenced to 13 years in prison on charges of “forming illegal group and an espionage network and of cooperating with the Zionist regime.” (HELKEINU)

July 12, Shabbos

ANNOUNCING: MIDDOS FOR MARRIAGE FOR YOUNG COUPLES Starting (Jul 12), Rabbi Motti & Sharon Shenker will be organizing eight classes focusing on the biggest problem in your marriage: YOU! Healthy relationships grow from healthy selves. Topics include: enthusiasm, patience, self-control, and humility. The first class will be for men on “Patience” by Rabbi Dov Heller. (AISH)

July 20, Sunday

Special Sunday Morning Lecture with Rabbi Yitzchak Etshalom – “Crumbling Stones – Meta-history and the 17th of Tammuz” 9:00 a.m. in the Goldstein-Baim Beit Medrash. (SHARTEFILA)

Special Film Presentation: “Alone on the Ramparts” A newly released documentary about the 1948 battle for the Old City Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem. Showing at 6:30 p.m. Cost: $5. Followed by Mincha and Maariv (SHARTEFILA)

July 27, Sunday

HDC Presents: Sunday, July 27th, 10:30am to 5pm – Rabbi Yehoshua Kohl – 4 Sessions- Based on Rabbi Lawrence Keleman’s bestselling book – “To Kindle a Soul”

818 348 4432 for more information $20 per person for ½ day- $60 per couple full day – Breakfast and lunch is included – (HDC)

About Luke Ford

Raised a Seventh-Day Adventist at Avondale College in Australia, Luke Ford moved to California in 1977. He graduated from Placer High School in 1984, reported the news at KAHI/KHYL radio for three years, attended Sierra College and UCLA, was largely bedridden by Chronic Fatigue Syndrome for six years, and converted to Judaism in 1993. From 1997-2007, Luke made his living from blogging. Living by Beverly Hills (Alexander90210.com), he now teaches the Alexander Technique (moving the way the body likes to move). Lessons cost $100 each and last about 45 minutes. In 2011, Luke completed a three-year teaching course at the Alexander Training Institute of Los Angeles. His personal Alexander Technique website is Alexander90210.com. Luke is the author of five books, including: » The Producers: Profiles in Frustration » Yesterday’s News Tomorrow: Inside American Jewish Journalism
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