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11:30 am

Either Companionship or Death: Jewish Tools for Nurturing Friendship

Thursday, April 19 | 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills – Belle Chapel, 300 N. Clark Drive Beverly Hills, 90211 United States
Free

Loneliness is  a major public health crisis especially for older adults.  Research shows that loneliness is as dangerous to your health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day.  The United Kingdom recently created created a new Minister of Loneliness position that deals with resolving social problems related to loneliness.  What does Judaism teach us about friendship... [More...]

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7:00 pm

Responding to Your Soul’s Yearning: Choosing Judaism

Thursday, April 19 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Open Temple, 1422 Electric Ave. Venice, 90291 United States
Free

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES. PLEASE REGISTER FOR ONE OF THE OTHER SESSIONS: April 25 at Leo Baeck Temple April 29 at Shomrei Torah This interactive workshop articulates the spiritual benefits of choosing Judaism as the soul’s path and provides a framework for finding the necessary resources for converting to Judaism.... [More...]

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How to Want What You Have and Other Spiritual Practices From the Ten Commandments

Thursday, April 19 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Playa Vista Jewish Community, Chatelaine Building, Community Room, 5721 S. Crescent Park Drive Playa Vista, 90094 United States
Free

The Ten Commandments - one of Judaism’s most central teachings - are not just a set of do’s and don'ts, but also a blueprint for contemporary spiritual practices. In this workshop we will explore the commandments to remember the Sabbath, not to steal, and not to covet.  We will illuminate the deeper meaning of these... [More...]

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8:00 pm

An Evening with the Accidental Talmudist

Thursday, April 19 | 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Temple Beth Am, 1039 S. La Cienega Blvd. Los Angeles, 90035 United States
Free

Sal Litvak is increasing peace in the world by sharing Jewish wisdom with everybody.  After reading the entire Babylonian Talmud over a seven-and-a-half year period he shares bits of ancient wisdom from the Talmud and other traditional Jewish sources, as well as faith-affirming items of history, humor, and personal observations.

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