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Jlife Extra July, 15, 2023

“The Good Seven Years”
    CSP presents an artist talk with Rafram Chaddad on Tuesday July 18, at 3:30 PM online and in-person at the Merage Jewish Community Center, 1 Federation Way, Irvine. Join CSP for an enlightening conversation with Israeli-Tunisian artist Rafram Chaddad facilitated by Shirel Horovitz. In 2010, while working on a Jewish heritage project in Libya, he was kidnapped by the Libyan secret police and was held for six months in the notorious Abu Salim prison.
To register for the online presentation, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUldeyqrT4sGd0uO9YGMQzcflWz2HlMGq7F#/registration
To register for the live presentation, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-good-seven-years-an-artist-talk-with-rafram-chaddad-tickets-658022191087

Books & Bagels
    Join the Merage JCC for a discussion led by Dana Susson, Esq., on The Winemaker’s Wife by Kristen Harmel on Tuesday, July 25, at 10 AM. From the author of the  international best seller The Room on Rue Amélie comes a remarkable and moving story of love, danger, and betrayal: two women in France in the darkest days of World War II and another in present-day America on a quest to uncover the secret that connects them.
To register, visit https://www.jccoc.org/events/2023/07/25/primetime-lifelong-learning/books-bagels-the-winemaker-s-wife-by-kristen-harmel/

Volunteer at Working Wardrobes
    Women’s Philanthropy Mitzvah Mavens of Jewish Federation will have a morning of volunteering at the Working Wardrobes Donation Center 17392 Daimler Street, Irvine, on July 26 at 10 AM. Bring items to donate, help greet donors at the center, curate clothing for clients, and sort/process new clothing to dress clients for success. Working Wardrobes provides career training, job placement assistance, and professional wardrobe services to underserved and at-risk persons in need of individualized assistance. Women’s Philanthropy Pomegranate, Jerri Rosen, founded Working Wardrobes in 1990.
To register, visit https://jewishoc.ticketspice.com/wp-mitzvah-mavens-working-wardrobes

Tisha B’Av Candlelight Service
    Join Congregation B’nai Israel (CBI) and other synagogues — Temple Beth El, Congregation B’nai Tzedek, and Temple Judea of Laguna Hills on Wednesday, July 26, at 7:45 PM– for reflection, prayer, and the chanting of Eicha. (Lamentations). The space at Congregation B’nai Israel will be darkened and illuminated with candles. Congregants and friends will be seated on the floor. (Please bring a pillow if needed.). On Thursday, July 27, at 6:30 PM, there will be mincha and a break-fast at CBI.
RSVP to the break-fast at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScsPDm_oWCCaq4HCE-xT0O1k8mSwxTRofX8xaKZ9ehKRJBBtA/viewform


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