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3:30 pm

New Beginnings: A Photographic Journey of Surviving Cancer

April 24, 2018 | 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

A conversation with noted photographer, Bill Aron, on his photographic documentary of cancer survivors. There are four phases of cancer: the diagnosis; the treatment; the silent, or post-treatment phase; and the acceptance that there will be a new beginning, a new normal.  Since 2006 Bill Aron has been interviewing and photographing survivors about the 3rd... [More...]

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4:00 pm

Shmirat Haguf ZOOZ Fitness for All

April 24, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Westside Jewish Community Center, 5870 W. Olympic Blvd. Los Angeles, 90036 United States

Embracing the concept of Shmirat haGuf (caring for the body), ZOOZ Fitness founder Jake Weiner bases his work around realistic and adaptive fitness for all, empowering the individuals to care for their body.  ZOOZ Fitness understands the unique challenges facing young adults with special needs and believe that everyone regardless of their ability level, deserves... [More...]

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6:00 pm

Awaken Your Body  to Awaken Your Mind and Spirit: Intersections of The Feldenkrais Method® and Judaism

April 24, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Century City Physical Therapy, 2080 Century Park East #410 Los Angeles, 90067 United States

Life just keeps getting busier!  As we speed up and multi-task, Judaism reminds us to slow down once a week for Shabbat.  Can we find more ways to do this moment to moment?  Our bodies too have ways of asking us to slow down, to feel more, and do less.  In this workshop we will... [More...]

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6:30 pm

The Letters of Your Name – A Journey to Your Soul

April 24, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Leo Baeck Temple, 1300 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles, 90049 United States

Dive into the Hebrew alphabet as a guide to discover who we are. The unexpected death of Aaron's children and 'Love your fellow man as you love yourself'.

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7:00 pm

The Talk Project: Peer to Peer Teen Conversations on Sexual Violence in our Culture – Empower Yourself

April 24, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Temple Akiba, 5249 Sepulveda Blvd. Culver City, United States

"I'm having #TheTalk because I need to know these things. They affect me and all of my friends." The Talk Project is designed to de-stigmatize the discussion of sexual violence in order to empower teens to understand the causes of it, to speak out against violence and harmful behavior, to engage in healthy, consensual relationships,... [More...]

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7:30 pm

Jewish Mourning, Memorializing, and Grieving a Loss: Acharei Mot

April 24, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
B’nai David-Judea, 8906 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, 90035 United States

What does our tradition teach us about the process of grief? Looking through the lens of Aaron and Moses's responses after the death of Aaron's son, we will unpack the wisdom and sensitivity our tradition offers in the most painful of moments.

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Death over Dinner: Jewish Ethical Wills Edition

April 24, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Beit T’Shuvah, 8831 Venice Blvd. Los Angeles, 90034 United States

A critical way that we pass down our values and our identity, Ethical Wills are a deeply significant part of advanced care planning that often get overlooked. IKAR has worked with a team of experts in the field to create Jewishly themed content meant to help individuals begin thinking about their Ethical Wills, as well... [More...]

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