JKidLA does its very best to bring you the most current information about school, camp and cultural programming for families in Jewish LA, however, it is always a good idea to confirm dates and times with the host organizations. Please note that some programs require RSVPs while others do not. Should you need assistance with reservations, have questions or need more information, please don’t hesitate to call; we’re always happy to help.

    • Silverlake Independent JCC (SIJCC) Shabbat of Sukkot Outdoor Picnic

    • Date: Friday, September 24, 2021
    • Description: Friday, September 24, 2021, 6:00PM - 8:30PM Join Nefesh and East Side Jews, with special guests from Bridge Project ...read moreFriday, September 24, 2021, 6:00PM - 8:30PM Join Nefesh and East Side Jews, with special guests from Bridge Projects for an outdoor, embodied, east-side Shabbat picnic to celebrate Sukkot. We will light the candles, experience a creative performance, eat together in a safe and socially distanced way. Register below for more information. ELYSIAN PARK - EXACT LOCATION TO BE ANNOUNCED. PLEASE BRING A BLANKET AND A PICNIC DINNER FOR YOURSELF OR YOUR GROUP. read less
    • Temple Shalom of South Bay Shabbat Services

    • Date: Friday, September 24, 2021
    • Description: September 24- Sukkot Shabbat under the stars November 12- Gratitude Shabbat December 3- Hanukkah Party Shabbat Ja ...read moreSeptember 24- Sukkot Shabbat under the stars November 12- Gratitude Shabbat December 3- Hanukkah Party Shabbat January 14- Social Justice Shabbat February 11- Purim Shabbat Party March 18- Purim Party Shabbat April 16- TSSB Passover Seder May 20- Disney Shabbat June 10- End of Year Shabbat Temple Shalom Shabbat services are joyous, welcoming, and participatory. Some highlight your children and showcase what they are learning each week in Religious school, and others touch on topics with an adult theme, yet are always still welcome to our kids. Anyone is welcome to join our Shabbat services – come for dinner, wine, and lively conversation. We hold Shabbat services one Friday a month. read less
    • Musical Sukkot Kabbalat Shabbat Service / Dinner In The Sukkah

    • Date: Friday, September 24, 2021
    • Description: Fri Sep 24, 2021, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm 6:00 pm: Musical Kabbalat Shabbat Service led by Rabbi Camras and Hazzan Smit ...read moreFri Sep 24, 2021, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm 6:00 pm: Musical Kabbalat Shabbat Service led by Rabbi Camras and Hazzan Smith with musical guests, soloist Shahar Weiner and guitarist Daniel Raijman. Participate in-person from the Sanctuary or watch online at stslive.org, Facebook, and YouTube. 6:45 pm: Shabbat Dinner In The Sukkah from Weisz Garden. RSVP for Shabbat Dinner by Monday, Sept. 20 at 3:00 pm (firm deadline!). read less
    • Contact Phone: (818) 854-7650
    • Skirball Family Art Activities

    • Date: Friday, September 24, 2021
    • Description: Welcome to Skirball’s Family Art Activities page! Here you’ll find imaginative, eco-friendly projects that reinf ...read moreWelcome to Skirball’s Family Art Activities page! Here you’ll find imaginative, eco-friendly projects that reinforce the values of collaboration, community and caring for the world around us. We’d love to see what you make! Tag us on Instagram @Skirball_LA. read less
    • PJ Library in Los Angeles Little Free Library 2021

    • Date: Friday, September 24, 2021
    • Description: We're dropping brand-new PJ Library books into the following Little Free Libraries. Please post a picture of yo ...read moreWe're dropping brand-new PJ Library books into the following Little Free Libraries. Please post a picture of you and your new book and feel free to donate your own books to the Little Free Library. Books will be available by 3:30 pm on the days listed below. Happy reading! September 24 - City locations 1315 Malcom Ave – Westwood 10813 Westminster Ave – Culver City 3252 Castle Height Ave – Westdale 3710 Barry Ave - Mar Vista 3635 Grandview Blvd – Mar Vista 1351 Grant St – Santa Monica 1827 California Ave – Santa Monica read less
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Sukkot Stories of Return

    • Date: Friday, September 24, 2021
    • Description: September 22-25 at 2:00 pm ET/10:00 am PT Events from Jewish Majorca Experience the Sukkot tradition of ushpizin ( ...read moreSeptember 22-25 at 2:00 pm ET/10:00 am PT Events from Jewish Majorca Experience the Sukkot tradition of ushpizin (welcoming guests) and meet Jewish residents of the Balearic Islands and hear their personal stories of return or conversion to Judaism. read less
    • Temple Beth Am Family Sukkot Programs

    • Date: Friday, September 24, 2021
    • Description: Friday, September 24, and Saturday, September 25, 2021 Friday at 5:30. Join us for a special Sukkot style Kabalat ...read moreFriday, September 24, and Saturday, September 25, 2021 Friday at 5:30. Join us for a special Sukkot style Kabalat Shabbat, followed by dinner in the Sukkah for the whole family Saturday at 11 am Join us for an interactive and fun Sukkot program on the roof, then stay for lunch in the sukkah. Reservations are required. read less
    • Shomrei Torah Musical Sukkot Kabbalat Shabbat Service / Dinner In The Sukkah

    • Date: Friday, September 24, 2021
    • Description: Fri Sep 24, 2021, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm 6:00 pm: Musical Kabbalat Shabbat Service led by Rabbi Camras and Hazzan Smit ...read moreFri Sep 24, 2021, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm 6:00 pm: Musical Kabbalat Shabbat Service led by Rabbi Camras and Hazzan Smith with musical guests, soloist Shahar Weiner and guitarist Daniel Raijman. Participate in-person from the Sanctuary or watch online at stslive.org, Facebook, and YouTube. 6:45 pm: Shabbat Dinner In The Sukkah from Weisz Garden. RSVP for Shabbat Dinner by Monday, Sept. 20 at 3:00 pm (firm deadline!). Vaccination or PCR Test is required for this event. read less
    • Valley Beth Shalom Rimonim Family Service on Campus!

    • Date: Friday, September 24, 2021
    • Description: Rimonim Shabbat Service Friday, September 24, 2021, for Sukkot! Rimonim Kabbalat Shabbat Service at 6:30pm We are ...read moreRimonim Shabbat Service Friday, September 24, 2021, for Sukkot! Rimonim Kabbalat Shabbat Service at 6:30pm We are delighted to welcome you back to Valley Beth Shalom's campus for Kabbalat Shabbat. We look forward to seeing you! read less
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 788-6000
    • The JQ Helpline - Support & Resources for LGBTQ+ Jews, their Families, & Allies

    • Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021
    • Description: The JQ Helpline provides inclusive support and resources for LGBTQ+ Jews, their families, and allies. Call, text, o ...read moreThe JQ Helpline provides inclusive support and resources for LGBTQ+ Jews, their families, and allies. Call, text, or email the JQ Helpline today. 855.JQI.HLPS (855.574.4577) HOW IT WORKS Wherever you are and whatever you need, the JQ Helpline is here for you. The JQ Helpline is the only resource and support line in the US dedicated to serving LGBTQ+ Jews and their allies. The free and confidential JQ Helpline provides customized support and inclusive resources over the phone, by email, and in-person to those in need. Wherever you are, contact the JQ Helpline for trained and compassionate professionals who will help you find the resources and support you need. read less
    • The Julie Beren Platt Teen Innovation Grants

    • Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021
    • Description: Imagine you have an opportunity to do something innovative and exciting… Eligible applicants are students in grad ...read moreImagine you have an opportunity to do something innovative and exciting… Eligible applicants are students in grades 8-12. Applications must be received by Friday, October 1, 2021. For more information, please contact us at [email protected] or (323) 761-8333. What would you do? Where would you start? How might you make a difference on an issue you are passionate about? How might you impact a community you care about? Now, as COVID-19 has changed the world around us, we need YOU to change our world for the better! Our Federation’s Los Angeles Jewish Teen Initiative values how a teen’s passion, talent, and creativity can help shape a community. The Julie Beren Platt Teen Innovation Grants Program allows for all of this and more by encouraging you to take a risk, experiment, and explore something you care about. WHAT A JULIE BEREN PLATT TEEN INNOVATION GRANT CAN OFFER YOU Funds: This program offers awards up to $1,500 to empower you to play an active role in turning your idea into reality. Mentorship: You will be paired with a mentor who acts as a thought partner and can offer guidance as you work toward new goals. Support & Inspiration: You will participate in three workshops during this 6-month program. Our workshops will give you the opportunity to learn, collaborate with other innovative teens, and inspire you as you develop your project. read less
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (323) 761-8132
    • Teen Talk App

    • Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021
    • Description: Teens can often feel overwhelmed by the complexities of their lives. They want support, but they don’t want it fro ...read moreTeens can often feel overwhelmed by the complexities of their lives. They want support, but they don’t want it from adults. They crave it from other teens. Teen Talk is a free mobile app that helps teens take control of their social and emotional health by providing an easy way for them to get help from the group of people they trust most: their peers. Teens can use the app to safely and anonymously discuss their lives and concerns with teen advisors who have been professionally trained to help them with a variety of mental health issues, including anxiety, depression, relationships, family issues, school, and more. read less
    • Temple Israel of Hollywood Fall 21-22 Parent and Me Saturday Shabbat

    • Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021
    • Description: The fall session has 8 classes: 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13 In this 60 minute Parent and ...read moreThe fall session has 8 classes: 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13 In this 60 minute Parent and Me class it's all about family! Come mix and mingle with our Parent and Me community for a Shabbat morning of open indoor/outdoor play, Shabbat songs, and fun. To end the class, each family will get to take a mini challah home to finish the Shabbat celebration! Please note: Adults in attendance must provide proof of vaccination. This class follows current Los Angeles County guidelines. The class is non-refundable. questions - email [email protected] read less
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Skirball Archaeology Dig for Sukkot

    • Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021
    • Description: For Sukkot—On September 25 and 26, learn about ancient agriculture and make decorative artwork to hang in your hom ...read moreFor Sukkot—On September 25 and 26, learn about ancient agriculture and make decorative artwork to hang in your home or sukkah. Sift and sort to find replicas of ancient artifacts buried beneath the sand, weigh and examine your findings, and analyze clues to discover what we have in common with people who lived three thousand years ago. read less
    • Beth Chayim Chadashim SukkotPalooza & Ohr Chayim + Teen Track Open House

    • Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021
    • Description: Saturday, September 25, 10:30-12pm In-Person Outdoor Program Get ready for some SukkotPalooza fun for youth & ...read moreSaturday, September 25, 10:30-12pm In-Person Outdoor Program Get ready for some SukkotPalooza fun for youth & their families with a taste of Ohr Chayim Religious School & Teen Track @BCC! Your RSVP by September 20 will help us plan and make sure we have enough supplies for everyone to participate. Saturday, September 25 10:00 am - 11:30 am 10:00 Shabbat Singing in the Sukkah 10:20 SukkotPalooza Stations: (Tentative options - may be modified based on ages in RSVPs!) - PJ Library Storytime & Craft with Ms. Purple (ages 0+; ages 0-5 should keep at least one grown-up with them) - Sukkot Games with Tal & Rae (ages 7+, grown-ups optional but absolutely welcome) - Parent/Caregiver Text Study with BCC Clergy (must be vaccinated - may move indoors, depending on RSVP counts & space availability) 11:15 Closing Circle & Lulav Shake Dance-Off Please bring... - Face mask for everyone age 2+ - Water bottle(s) - we'll have shade, but it could get warm! - Your authentic selves and smiling eyes to welcome Sukkot and each other back to BCC! We will be holding most of this program in the BCC parking lot, in and around the sukkah: please plan on arriving early enough to find street parking before we begin at 10:00. You're welcome to come early for schmoozing & catching up before we start singing; we'll be set up by 9:45 at the latest! read less
    • Skirball Archaeology Dig

    • Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021
    • Description: Sift and sort to find replicas of ancient artifacts buried beneath the sand, weigh and examine your findings, and an ...read moreSift and sort to find replicas of ancient artifacts buried beneath the sand, weigh and examine your findings, and analyze clues to discover what we have in common with people who lived three thousand years ago. For Sukkot—On September 25 and 26, learn about ancient agriculture and make decorative artwork to hang in your home or sukkah. For Archaeology Month—Throughout October, junior archaeologists can participate in special projects: carve a soapstone amulet, create a cuneiform tablet, design a mosaic, or make metal jewelry! read less
    • Contact Phone: (310) 440-4500
    • Skirball Cultural Center Noah’s Outdoor Explorers

    • Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021
    • Description: Two-hour time slots offered Tuesday–Sunday Weekdays at 12:00 pm or 2:30 pm Weekends at 10:00 am, 12:30 pm, or 3: ...read moreTwo-hour time slots offered Tuesday–Sunday Weekdays at 12:00 pm or 2:30 pm Weekends at 10:00 am, 12:30 pm, or 3:00 pm About the Program Welcome back, Skirball Members! Return to the campus for an outdoor experience created especially for Member families with young children and inspired by the values and messages of Noah’s Ark at the Skirball™. The Noah's Ark story reminds us to appreciate and care for the natural world and the people and creatures who call Earth home. In that spirit, our Noah’s Outdoor Explorers program invites you to an array of meaningful experiences out in the fresh air: Spend two hours exploring Skirball’s outdoor pathways, green spaces, and amphitheater. Spark your senses with mindful seek-and-find activities. Add your own wishes for the world to a communal work of art. Enjoy a flood story told to live by Noah’s Ark educators. Be ready for a chance encounter with a Noah’s Ark puppet scurrying past or flying overhead! Leave feeling newly inspired to take care of the earth and each other. Upon arrival, each Member child will receive a complimentary “Explorer Kit” to use during your visit and take home with you. read less
    • The Open Temple Sukkot on the AK Farm!

    • Date: Sunday, September 26, 2021
    • Description: Sunday, September 26, 2021, 1:00 pm Bark Mitzvah 5782 - Time for Farley or Marley or Bella or Max’s Bark Mitzvah ...read moreSunday, September 26, 2021, 1:00 pm Bark Mitzvah 5782 - Time for Farley or Marley or Bella or Max’s Bark Mitzvah Sukkot is our festival of booths when we build a temporary shelter and fill it with the plentitude of life – friends, food, and fun times. As Abbot Kinney Blvd. is footsteps away, we dedicate our Sukkot Festival as “Sukkot on the AK Farm” to commemorate Abbot Kinney’s vision had for a “Venice by the Sea” – a community of inclusivity, creativity, and vision – which is kind of like what Sukkot is all about. It’s a day to say yes to life, learn more about Open Temple and our Creative Torah Academy Hebrew School of the Arts for Kids and connect with the community. Questions? Email [email protected] read less
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • PJ Library Community Connector Programs Culver City Families with Children Under 3

    • Date: Sunday, September 26, 2021
    • Description: CULVER CITY FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN UNDER 3: Sunday, September 26 11:00 am – 11:30 am Sukkot Celebration Let’ ...read moreCULVER CITY FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN UNDER 3: Sunday, September 26 11:00 am – 11:30 am Sukkot Celebration Let’s celebrate Sukkot with a PJ Library story and a sensory-based play activity building our own mini, edible Sukkah. REGISTER HERE by Monday, September 20, for Zoom link to attend and to receive a kit with supplies to create your edible Sukkah. Contact Gavrielle Dones at [email protected] with any questions read less
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Miracle Project “Improv for Interaction” Social Skills Classes

    • Date: Sunday, September 26, 2021
    • Description: Ages 5-8: “Improv for Interaction” Social Skills (Online) Sundays, 10:30-11:15 am PST – For individuals who n ...read moreAges 5-8: “Improv for Interaction” Social Skills (Online) Sundays, 10:30-11:15 am PST – For individuals who need the support of a caregiver or 1:1 aide throughout the class. Ages 5-8: “Improv for Interaction” Social Skills (Online) Sundays, 12:30 – 1:15 pm PST Ages 8-11: “Improv for Interaction” Social Skills (In-Person) Sundays, 2:30-4:00 pm PST at Step by Step – 11660 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles CA 90064 Ages 11-14: “Improv for Interaction” Social Skills (Online) Tuesdays, 3:30-4:15 pm PST Ages 11-14: “Improv for Interaction” Social Skills (In-Person) Tuesdays, 3:30-4:45 pm PST – The Wallis, 9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90210 Ages 14-17: “Improv for Interaction” Social Skills (Online) Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30 pm PST Ages 14-17: “Improv for Interaction” Social Skills (Online) Wednesdays, 3:45-4:45 pm PST Ages 18+: “Improv for Interaction” Social Skills (Online) Wednesdays, 5:45-7:15 pm PST Ages 18+: “Improv for Interaction” Social Skills (In-Person) Wednesdays, 5:45-7:15 pm PST at The Wallis – 9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90210 Ages 18+ Judaica: “Improv for Interaction” Social Skills (Online) Mondays, 5:00-5:45 pm PST Women's Group Ages 18+ Women’s Group: “Improv for Interaction” Social Skills (Online) Mondays, 4:45-6:15 pm PST As of Sept. 2021, all of The Miracle Project’s IN-PERSON classes will be temporarily HYBRID – with one class per month taking place in-person while all other classes will be held via Zoom. We hope that as the Delta variant becomes more contained, the hybrid classes will transition to meeting more frequently in-person and can eventually become fully in-person classes. We have developed a COVID-19 protocol with detailed information about our safety procedures for attending all in-person classes which will be distributed before the start of our Fall session. Stay tuned for more specific instructions and information about how we will be working to keep our community safe. read less
    • Maagalim Community Circles is providing complimentary Zoom Classes for individuals with Special Abilities

    • Date: Sunday, September 26, 2021
    • Description: In-Person and Zoom classes are available! Music Classes – Sunday 2:00 - 3:30 pm StarNet (Volleyball) – Tuesday 5 ...read moreIn-Person and Zoom classes are available! Music Classes – Sunday 2:00 - 3:30 pm StarNet (Volleyball) – Tuesday 5:30 - 6:30 pm Roy Workout - Sunday twice a month 12:00-1:00 pm Art Classes - Monday 7:00 - 8:00 pm Cooking Classes - Wednesday 5:00-6:30 pm (may change to 6:00-7:30 pm) Baking Classes - Thursday 5:00-6:00, In addition, there are additional social events monthly and for Holidays. For more information and to sign up, go to: https://www.maagalimcircles.org/classesandevents. Participants will go to a link that will add them to a Whatsapp where class, meeting, and Zoom information is shared. www.maagalimcircles.org read less
    • Nes Gadol: A Jewish Education Program for children, teens & young adults of ALL abilities

    • Date: Sunday, September 26, 2021
    • Description: Tuesday Nes Gadol Class meets from 3:15 – 4:40 meets in-person at VDM with social distancing Sunday Nes Gadol Cl ...read moreTuesday Nes Gadol Class meets from 3:15 – 4:40 meets in-person at VDM with social distancing Sunday Nes Gadol Class meets from 9:30 – 11 virtually via Zoom Nes Gadol: A Jewish Education Program for children, teens & young adults of ALL abilities directed by Rabbi Jackie Redner Enter into a sacred space of community where every class celebrates the unique gifts of each child. Multi-sensory, dynamic, and experiential in its approach, Nes Gadol deepens Jewish identity, nurtures spiritual growth, builds confidence and character, and cultivates a love of Jewish learning and life-long friendships. Our B'nei Mitzvah Sharing Program offers neuro-typical students and students with special needs the life-changing opportunity to partner together in the journey of becoming B'nei Mitzvah - learning the values of wonder and appreciation of difference - while sharing the gifts of inclusion within the larger community as teachers and advocates for social change. Private tutoring also available. Ask us about our B'nei Mitzvah Packages. Questions: Please contact Rabbi Jackie at [email protected] or 310.836.1223 ext.209 / https://www.vistadelmar.org/nesgadolblessingexchange/ read less
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: 310/836-1223, x395
    • Noah's Ark at the Skirball

    • Date: Sunday, September 26, 2021
    • Description: One-hour time slots offered Thursday–Sunday Welcome back to Noah’s Ark! This award-winning children's and ...read moreOne-hour time slots offered Thursday–Sunday Welcome back to Noah’s Ark! This award-winning children's and family destination invites visitors of all generations to play, climb, build, explore, make-believe, and make friends—all while exploring an eight-thousand-square-foot wooden ark, filled to the rafters with whimsical animals and new storm clouds that will spark your senses. Share in a timeless story—and together envision a better world. Imagine yourself immersed in a favorite childhood tale, which has parallels in cultures all over the world. Conduct a storm, help construct the Ark, and bask in the glow of a beautiful rainbow. Mingle with hundreds of fancifully handcrafted animals—from cuddly companions to life-sized puppets—all crafted from recycled materials and everyday objects, including baseball mitts, mop heads, and rearview mirrors. After your hour aboard the Ark, experience surprise interactions and drop-in activities outdoors. Meet a puppet or two, hear a story in the amphitheater, explore outdoor pathways or create a take-home art project. read less
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 440-4500
    • Shomrei Torah BaGeL Family Sukkah Time (TK -2nd Grade)

    • Date: Sunday, September 26, 2021
    • Description: Sun Sep 26, 2021, 10:00 am - 11:30 am Hangin’ in the Sukkah — a family morning complete with friends and fun a ...read moreSun Sep 26, 2021, 10:00 am - 11:30 am Hangin’ in the Sukkah — a family morning complete with friends and fun arts & crafts because everyone could use some time to hang out with their friends and family in a beautiful outdoor Covid-safe setting (masks required). $18/family (pay at the door). Click here to RSVP. 7353 Valley Circle Boulevard West Hills, CA 91304 read less
    • Play Along Parsha

    • Date: Monday, September 27, 2021
    • Description: 9.27.21: BERESHIT This week, we explore the beginning of the Torah, Bereshit! Create something inspired by each of ...read more9.27.21: BERESHIT This week, we explore the beginning of the Torah, Bereshit! Create something inspired by each of the days of creation, bring the making of the world to life at home, and ponder the vastness of the universe from inside a cozy Shabbat fort. read less
    • AJU Sukkot Retreat

    • Date: Monday, September 27, 2021
    • Description: We will be celebrating the first part of Sukkot on September 20-22 with an optional night on the 22nd, and the secon ...read moreWe will be celebrating the first part of Sukkot on September 20-22 with an optional night on the 22nd, and the second part of Sukkot on September 27-29 with an optional night on the 29th. There’s nothing like celebrating the Jewish holidays with the community! This fall, let us do the hosting for an all-inclusive stay on our Brandeis-Bardin Campus in Simi Valley. We will provide everything you need to celebrate a meaningful, fun, and relaxing Sukkot with family and friends – new and old. For the beginning and end of Sukkot (the observant days), you’ll be able to participate in Jewish life, explore Jewish culture and text, and enjoy our outdoor and nature programming. The retreats will include optional communal services and learning opportunities - led by engaging and experienced leaders, as well as ample space to eat and relax in our sukkot, delicious kosher food (certified by KosherLA), scholarly lectures, family and adult programming, and plenty of rest and relaxation. Come spend Sukkot enjoying our 2,800 campus surrounded by community - or enjoy the quiet and solitude - all in a COVID-complaint environment. read less
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • SUKKOT AT THE BRANDEIS-BARDIN CAMPUS

    • Date: Monday, September 27, 2021
    • Description: SEPTEMBER 20-22 & SEPTEMBER 27-29 | IN-PERSON There’s nothing like celebrating the Jewish holidays with comm ...read moreSEPTEMBER 20-22 & SEPTEMBER 27-29 | IN-PERSON There’s nothing like celebrating the Jewish holidays with community! This fall, let us do the hosting for an all-inclusive stay on our Brandeis-Bardin Campus in Simi Valley. We will provide everything you need to celebrate a meaningful, fun and relaxing Sukkot with family and friends – new and old. Come spend Sukkot enjoying our 2,800-campus surrounded by community - or enjoy the quiet and solitude - all in a COVID-complaint environment. read less
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Congregation Tikvat Jacob Erev Simchat Torah Dance Party

    • Date: Tuesday, September 28, 2021
    • Description: Tuesday, September 28, 2021, at 6:30 pm. Dance with the Torah with a DJed soundtrack! The Kona Ice Truck (https://w ...read moreTuesday, September 28, 2021, at 6:30 pm. Dance with the Torah with a DJed soundtrack! The Kona Ice Truck (https://www.kona-ice.com/) will be serving while we dance! RSVP so we have enough shaved ice. The Kona Shaved Ice is kindly sponsored by sponsored in memory of yahrzeit of Joseph Seigel by his family. read less
    • The Miracle Project Triple Threat (In-Person)

    • Date: Tuesday, September 28, 2021
    • Description: Tuesdays, 4:45pm-6pm PST at The Wallis in Beverly Hills (9390 N Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210) * TEMPOR ...read moreTuesdays, 4:45pm-6pm PST at The Wallis in Beverly Hills (9390 N Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210) * TEMPORARILY HYBRID – see note at bottom. Sept. 29 – Dec. 14 A musical theater performance-focused class for Ages 13+ All Abilities & Experience Welcome read less
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • JFS Pregnancy Support

    • Date: Tuesday, September 28, 2021
    • Description: Tuesdays at 6 pm An 8-week online group to help you prepare for the adjustment to parenthood. Share your hopes, que ...read moreTuesdays at 6 pm An 8-week online group to help you prepare for the adjustment to parenthood. Share your hopes, questions, and concerns while receiving support from other expectant parents and professional group leaders. Groups are held weekly. We welcome all gender identities. RSVP is required to attend. To RSVP or for more information, please call (310) 272-7878 or email [email protected]. read less
    • New Dads Connect

    • Date: Tuesday, September 28, 2021
    • Description: Tuesdays at 5 pm New Dads Connect: A 4-week online group to help you access the best ways to support your growing f ...read moreTuesdays at 5 pm New Dads Connect: A 4-week online group to help you access the best ways to support your growing family. Receive professional support and practical ideas on how to connect with your baby, adjust to parenting, manage stress, and keep your relationship strong. Groups are held weekly. We welcome all gender identities. RSVP is required to attend. You are not alone. You may be: Feeling sad, depressed, overwhelmed; Feeling more irritable or angry with those around you; Feeling anxious or panicky or having excessive fears and worries. Frightened by, guilty, or ashamed of what you are feeling. To RSVP or for more information, please call (310) 272-7878 or email [email protected]. read less
    • Valley Beth Shalom Tot Simchat Torah Celebration

    • Date: Tuesday, September 28, 2021
    • Description: Tuesday, September 28, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Join us for a festive program celebrating Simchat Torah! This event ...read moreTuesday, September 28, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Join us for a festive program celebrating Simchat Torah! This event is tailored for families with small children. Special Guests Nina Gerszt and Puppets, Sammy and Shoshana, Music by Rabbi Avi, Daphna and Gitai, Storyteller Karen Golden, Officiated by Rabbi Ed Feinstein Simchat Torah Celebration Participation Policy: Proof of vaccination for all adults is required to attend this event. Outdoor event; COVID safety protocols enforced; masks required Please register below. Attendance requires proof of vaccination. If you have not previously provided your proof of vaccination to Valley Beth Shalom read less
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 788-6000
    • Valley Beth Shalom Festive Community Celebration of Torah through Music and Stories

    • Date: Tuesday, September 28, 2021
    • Description: Tuesday, September 28, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Join us for a festive celebration of Torah! Music by Craig Taubman, ...read moreTuesday, September 28, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Join us for a festive celebration of Torah! Music by Craig Taubman, Rabbi Avi, Daphna and Gitai, Storyteller Karen Golden, Officiated by Rabbi Ed Feinstein. Simchat Torah Celebration Participation Policy: Proof of vaccination for all adults is required to attend this event Outdoor event; COVID safety protocols enforced; masks required. Please register below. Attendance requires proof of vaccination. If you have not previously provided your proof of vaccination to Valley Beth Shalom. read less
    • Temple Israel of Hollywood Fall 21-22 Messy Art with Grace

    • Date: Tuesday, September 28, 2021
    • Description: Class Dates/8 sessions: 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16 During our 45 minute class, we will be ...read moreClass Dates/8 sessions: 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16 During our 45 minute class, we will be greeting all artists with fun activities, games, a short group time which may include storytime, music time, dance, and play centers. We will be providing sensory activities where children will develop their imagination while exercising many of their senses, colorful paintings on canvases of all sizes while exploring with a variety of art materials. Since we are all about the process, we allow children to get creative with their hands and feet and express their art however they feel. We are here to encourage and inspire! The possibilities are endless! PLEASE COME PREPARED TO EXPLORE AND GET MESSY! Please note: Adults in attendance must provide proof of vaccination. This class follows current Los Angeles County guidelines. The class is non-refundable. Questions: email [email protected] read less
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Shomrei Torah Simchat Torah Celebration

    • Date: Tuesday, September 28, 2021
    • Description: Tue Sep 28, 2021, 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm Join Rabbi Camras, Hazzan Smith, and Sababa Sounds (STS House Band) to celebra ...read moreTue Sep 28, 2021, 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm Join Rabbi Camras, Hazzan Smith, and Sababa Sounds (STS House Band) to celebrate Simchat Torah, in-person from the ECC Yard. There will be music, a circus juggling troupe, and sweets for young and old alike. 7353 Valley Circle Boulevard West Hills, CA 91304 read less
    • Miracle Project - Express Yourself!

    • Date: Wednesday, September 29, 2021
    • Description: Ages 16+ - Online Wednesdays, 1 pm-1:45 pm PST Sept. 29 – Dec. 15, 2021 (no class on Nov. 24) Join us for an 11- ...read moreAges 16+ - Online Wednesdays, 1 pm-1:45 pm PST Sept. 29 – Dec. 15, 2021 (no class on Nov. 24) Join us for an 11-week program to enhance social communication through theater, film, music, improv, movement, poetry, and storytelling. Especially for non-speakers and those who would like a slower, individualized-paced TMP class. read less
    • Miracle Project I Can Do That: Professional Acting Training for TV Film

    • Date: Thursday, September 30, 2021
    • Description: For Ages 12-16 - Online Thursdays – 5:00 pm-6:15 pm PST via Zoom Sept. 30 – Dec. 16, 2021 (No class Nov. 25) ...read moreFor Ages 12-16 - Online Thursdays – 5:00 pm-6:15 pm PST via Zoom Sept. 30 – Dec. 16, 2021 (No class Nov. 25) All Abilities and Experience Welcome Do you ever: – Dream of being a professional actor in TV, film, or commercials – Watch actors on a TV show and think, “I can do that?” – Wonder why someone who was neurodiverse or had a physical disability wasn’t hired to play a role?– Want to book more jobs as a professional actor? – Desire to be a voice-over actor? – Work now as an actor, but know that you can bring more emotion and authenticity to your roles? – Wish to one day write for TV and Film? If you answered Yes to even one of these questions, then this class is for YOU!! Hollywood is changing its lens and hiring actors who are neurodiverse and have disabilities. We want YOU to be ready! The Miracle Project receives numerous casting calls each week for TV, Film, and Voice Over roles. Many Miracle Project students have already secured roles in films and TV shows including the Netflix hit series Atypical, ABC’s The Good Doctor, NBC’s drama Parenthood, Speechless, the film Please Stand By (starring Dakota Fanning), presented at the White House and at the United Nations and now guest-starring roles in the upcoming Amazon series, As I See It. read less
    • Temple Israel of Hollywood Fall 21-22 Baby Sign Language with Emily

    • Date: Thursday, September 30, 2021
    • Description: Class Dates: 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/11, 11/18 Looking for a fun interactive class for you and y ...read moreClass Dates: 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/11, 11/18 Looking for a fun interactive class for you and your baby? Come learn Baby Sign Language with Emily! Learning some signs through American Sign Language (ASL) offers babies a way to communicate their wants and needs using simple imitative movements. During this fun weekly class, you and your little one will learn how to communicate through music, stories, and engaging activities! Please note: Adults in attendance must provide proof of vaccination. This class follows current Los Angeles County guidelines. read less
    • New Moms Connect - Post Partum Support Group of Jewish Family Service

    • Date: Thursday, September 30, 2021
    • Description: Wednesdays & Thursdays 11:00 AM (ongoing) Are you or is someone you love a new mom who just cries and cries...yo ...read moreWednesdays & Thursdays 11:00 AM (ongoing) Are you or is someone you love a new mom who just cries and cries...you are not alone. The New Moms Connect program is designed to help new mothers and their families who are experiencing stressors and symptoms associated with Postpartum Depression by providing education, prevention, intervention and support services. New Moms Connect helps new mothers experiencing Postpartum Depression to overcome feelings of isolation, depression and stress while increasing access to community resources and strengthening their support network. Support and resources are available to family members assisting them in their role of caring for a new mom who is struggling. This weekly group is a supportive space to meet other moms, learn baby care skills and talk about child development. The group shares personal experiences in a warm and caring environment. RSVP is required to attend - this is not a drop in group. To RSVP, or for more information about NEW MOMS CONNECT please contact Melanie Weiner, LMFT at 310-247-0864 ext 218 or [email protected] This program has been made available in part by a grant from the Tikun Olam Foundation of the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles. At the JFS { Pico Robertson Family Resource Center 8838 West Pico Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90035 http://www.jfsla.org/page.aspx?pid=248 read less
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 247-0864 ext 218
    • Susan Sims Bodenstein Parent and Me (Infant & Toddler) Classes of Mishkon Tephilo

    • Date: Thursday, September 30, 2021
    • Description: The Preschool at Mishkon is now offering Baby & Me Classes once a week! Each class will be between 10:30am-11:30 ...read moreThe Preschool at Mishkon is now offering Baby & Me Classes once a week! Each class will be between 10:30am-11:30am on Thursdays. During the class, led by Director of Early Childhood Education Tatiana Zaidman, you will learn about a variety of child development and parenting topics, backed by research, with practical tips tailored to work for your family. Once your child is able to walk around, they will be able to experience an introduction to a school environment with centers activities consisting of manipulatives to help your child’s cognitive skills and fine & gross motor skills, fun art projects, and a circle time with stories and songs. All of these components give a short introduction to what school life will be like all while continuing to stimulate your child’s development. read less
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 396-7733
    • IKAR’s Virtual Parent & Me Classes

    • Date: Thursday, September 30, 2021
    • Description: Every Thursday and Friday Thursdays: 9:30 am – 11:00 am Parent and Me Infant Class (ages birth-walking) include ...read moreEvery Thursday and Friday Thursdays: 9:30 am – 11:00 am Parent and Me Infant Class (ages birth-walking) includes music and movement, snacks for those eating solids, and parent discussion focusing on a variety of developmental and Jewish parenting topics. Class facilitated by Dr. Jane Rosen, psychologist and IKAR ECC Director of Early Childhood Education. Fridays: 9:30 – 10:30 am Parent and Me Mix It Up Shabbat Class (ages birth-30 months, siblings welcome) includes music and movement, child-led play, a child-friendly mini Shabbat experience, a snack for those eating solids, and a parent discussion focusing on a variety of early childhood/Jewish parenting topics. Class facilitated by Beth Weisman, M.A., IKAR ECC Director of Parenting and Admissions. Questions? Please email Beth Weisman, Director of Parenting and Admissions, at [email protected] read less