1st Semester 2019-2020

HAZAK PROGRAMS REMAINING FOR 2019-2020

OCT 16
11:00 AM Hazak Sukkoth Celebration in the VBS Sukkah.
12:30 - 1:30 PM Join Rabbi Feinstein’s regular Wednesday VBS Lunch and Learn Program. Bring Dairy Lunch.
OCT 28 HAZAK MONDAY PROGRAMS START!
OCT 28 10:00 AM “Combatting Elder Abuse in the Jewish Community, Alisa Anderson, Bet Tzedek Legal Services.
11:15 AM “Why Yiddish? Why Now?” Miri Koral, Calif. Institute for Yiddish Culture and Language.
NOV 4 10:00 AM “A Jewish Family’s Century in Shanghai”, Ester Shifren, Author, Artist, Musician”.
11:15 AM “Challenges Facing Israel Today”, Denielle Harsip, AIPAC.
NOV 15 6:00 PM Hazak Shabbat Dinner (advance paid reservation required).
7:30 PM VBS Farbrengen Shabbat Services with Cantor Herschel Fox and Guest Cantor Israel Rand from Bet Knesset Hagadol in Ramat Gan, Israel.
NOV 18 10:00 AM “Scam Prevention and Scam Tips”, Alisa Anderson, Bet Tzedek Legal Services.
11:15 AM “Age Well, Drive Smart”, program presented by CHP Senior Volunteer Program.
DEC 2 10:00 AM “Pioneer Jews of the American West”, Jonathan Friedmann, Jewish Museum of the American West.
11:15 AM “Getting Good at Getting Older”, Rabbi Laura Geller, rabbi Emerita, Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills.
DEC 16 10:00 AM “The ‘Real’ Story of Chanukah”, Rabbi Ed Feinstein, Valley Beth Shalom.
11:15 AM “Creating an Opera”, Steve Kohn, Community Educator, Los Angeles Opera.
JAN 13 10:00 AM - 12:15 PM Documentary Film—Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholom Aleichem, and Conversation with Aimee Ginsburg Bikel, Director of Theodore Bikel Legacy Project.
JAN 27 10:00 AM “ History of Jews in Iran”, Dalia Yasharpour PhD, Independent Scholar.
11:15 AM League of Women Voters on "California Presidential Primary Voting Issues"

 

HAZAK MONDAY AFTERNOON PROGRAMS START OCT 28, 2019

12:15-1:00 PM Lunch - Members bring dairy lunch, or light lunch available for purchase.
1:00-2:00 PM Members select from:
Torah Study with VBS Clergy
OR
ORACLE Discussion Group

ORACLE program is a peer led discussion group that meets 7 times during the 1st Semester of Hazak.
Modeled after the Plato Society of Los Angeles and the Sage Society at Cal State University Northridge.
NEW GROUP FORMING. Download flyer.
OR
Hazak Game Room

Bring your favorite game and link up with friends for Mah Jongg, RummyQ, Bridge, etc. for play. We provide the tables and the room.
OR
Hazak Story Telling with the VBS Pre-Kindergarten Classes

Hazak members volunteer to tell stories through books and/or personal experiences and interests to
VBS Early Childhood Center students. Download flyer.

click here to download full program brochure

SECOND SEMESTER HAZAK MONDAYS: February 10, 27; March 2, 16, 30; April 20; May 4

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