Adult Education and Engagement

ChaiVillageLA: Short Story Discussion

Friday, June 11 | 10:30 a.m.

Please join us for an interesting short story discussion.  This session will be facilitated by Marsha Rosenberg.  We will be discussing “Robbie” by Isaac Asimov and “The Sleep of Plants” by Anne Richter. 
Everyone is Welcome!
Please read the stories in advance.  Click here to read the stories.

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Shabbat with Clergy Via Livestream

Friday, June 11 | 6:15 p.m.
Join us for virtual Shabbat | Mishkan Tfilah-Shabbat Prayer Book

Shabbat Oneg 

Friday, June 11 | 7:00 p.m. - following Shabat Services
Join us for our weekly Shabbat Oneg following Shabbat services!

Shabbat Morning Torah Study with Rabbi Zoë

Saturday, June 12 | 9:30 a.m.
Join us for our weekly discussion about Torah.

ChaiVillageLA: Understanding the World News - Virtual

Tuesday, June 15 | 10:00 a.m.

This discussion group focuses on the news of the week.  Participants share articles and opinions that pertain to what's happening both in the United States and Internationally, and particularly to introduce diverse views.  The class is taught by Village member, Myrna Hant. We welcome ChaiVillageLA members as well as other interested people.

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Daughters of Torah via Zoom

Wednesday, June 16 | 10:15 a.m.

Explore the voices and stories of women within Judaism’s sacred texts. Led by Temple Isaiah member Elaine Diamond, MA, Judaic Studies.


ChaiVillageLA: The Art of Solo Aging with Sara Zeff Geber, PhD

Wednesday, June 16 | 4:00 p.m.

The nation’s foremost authority on Solo Aging, Dr. Sara Zeff Geber will provide a blueprint for those who are single, childless and/or living alone, on how to live a safe and fulfilling life. Child-free herself, Dr. Geber believes that Solo Agers have unique needs in later life that warrant greater foresight and a more robust approach to planning.
Dr. Geber believes that one may be solo, but not alone.

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The State of Trans Equality

Tuesday, June 22 | 7:00 p.m.

More than 100 bills targeting transgender individuals have been introduced in more than 30 states, making the current legislative period the darkest since Human Rights Campaign, which tracks these initiates, began its work 15 years ago. Join Temple Isaiah and Congregation Beth Chayim Chadashim for a discussion about the origins of anti-trans legislation and what we can do to show our support for our trans family members, friends, and community members with Joey Hernandez, incoming Public Policy and COmmunity Building Department Director at the Los Angeles LGBT Center.


Reverberations of the Recent Conflict: Jerusalem, Gaza, Lod, Los Angeles, and Washington with Dov Waxman

Tuesday, June 22 | 7:30 p.m.

Temple Isaiah and Pasadena Jewish Center are joining to welcome Dov Waxman for a discussion about the reverberations of the recent conflict in Israel.

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ChaiVillageLA: Bruce Phillips: Latest Pew Research on Jews in the US

Thursday, June 24 | 7:00 p.m.

In thirty years from now, we will be celebrating four centuries since the arrival of the first Jews to settle in colonial America.  Please join our very own Bruce Phillips as he asks the question, "Thirty years from the Quadri-Centennial of Jews in America -- what we will we look like then?"

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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.

View all current ChaiVillageLA virtual programming

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.

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