Due to the concerns regarding the Health and Safety of our community, we are suspending all gatherings starting at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 13, 2020 until further notice. During this time, you will be able to access religious services, programming and education through online platforms.
Temple Isaiah, Temple Emanuel and ChaiVillageLA Launch Every Voice, Every Vote: The reform Movement's 2020 Civic Engagement Campaign. Join our nonpartisan initiative. Write postcards from home to fight voter suppression in states with restrictive voter laws. Order your postcard kits by July 8!
Explore the voices and stories of women within Judaism’s sacred texts. Led by Temple Isaiah member Elaine Diamond, MA, Judaic Studies.
Steve Zipperstein explores topics from the present era, such as the most recent Israeli elections, the Trump Peace Plan, and the more recent legal battles between the Palestinians and the Israelis.
Join us for our weekly Shabbat Oneg following Shabbat services!
Join us for our weekly discussion about Torah.
Ruth Weisberg leads this workshop devoted to the thoughtful reading and engaged writing of our own poetry. We will learn more about a variety of 20th and 21st C poets and share our best thinking about the writing of poetry now. Click here to see showcase of poetry from first workshop installment.
Ruth Weisberg is an artist and Professor of Fine Arts at the University of Southern California where she also directs the Initiative for Israeli Arts and Humanities. She has had over 80 one-person exhibitions at museums and galleries internationally.
Let’s get together and swap ideas of what our kids are doing this summer. What is working? What isn’t working? What creative plans have you come up with? What community service opportunities are there? Parents of all age-children, preschool through High School, are welcome. We will use break-out rooms to match parents of similarly aged children to share with one another.
Don't have time to read a book? The Short Story discussion could be your answer! Please join us for an interesting discussion of two short stories. This session will be facilitated by member Eileen Lewis. We will be discussing "The Flower" and "The Stone" by Louise Erdrich. Everyone is Welcome! Please read the stories in advance.
Join us for our weekly Havdalah service!
Learn what to look for when buying on eBay. After spending much more time at home than you're used to, have you noticed belongings you could sell on eBay? Learn how to process, list, sell, and package eBay items. Village member Stuart Goldurs has been selling on eBay for over 10 years. He has mentored others and has taught this class at several locations.
Join us for a unique virtual tour of the street art and graffiti in the Downtown LA Arts District. Our guide will be a working artist from the area who has an intimate knowledge of the history, culture, and artists who make the area such a vital and vibrant part of the LA Arts scene. The cost of the tour will be $5.00 per person, payable on registration.
Karen Koblitz is a Los Angeles based artist and Associate Professor Emerita from University of Southern California’s Roski School of Art & Design. Koblitz will present a visual journey of her artwork in public and private Judaic commissions including Temple Isaiah’s Hava Nashira mural (above) and a permanent work installed on Wilshire Boulevard Temple’s Irmas Campus. She will speak about a new series that explores her Czech family roots, including memories of family members lost in the Holocaust. She will also describe her involvement in the restoration of a Czech Synagogue in the Southern Bohemian town of Pacov, where her great-great grandparents were married in 1860.
Join Victor Gold and Joel Levine for a special virtual edition of Men's Torah Study: What You Do Not Know About the Book of Deuteronomy.
ChaiVillageLA, a program of Temple Isaiah and Temple Emanuel, has a full array of interesting, educational and fun virtual events. All Temple adults are welcome to join in.
Your clergy and staff across the Los Angeles Jewish community are committed to supporting our entire community even when we cannot be close to each other physically. This website contains a compilation of resources, activities, and media in order for you and your children to remain connected to Jewish community and Torah during this challenging time. Created by your Clergy at Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills, Temple Isaiah, University Synagogue, Temple Akiba of Culver City and Congregation Kol Ami, and Congregation Ner Tamid of Henderson, Nevada.
There are 4 ways to join a Zoom meeting:
Note: The host will have to start the meeting first so you can join or the host enables 'join before host'.
All programs are subject to change or cancellation