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Thank You

The Sanctuary@Pico Union is proudly supported by:

The Jewish Community Foundation Los Angeles

The Max Factor Family Foundation

Slingshot Los Angeles

The Forbidden Conversation

Thursday, February 16th @ 7:30pm

Written and performed by Gili Getz – A deeply personal performance that explores the challenges of having a conversation about Israel in the American Jewish community.

Panel of distinguished experts on the challenges of dialogue:

Marc Purchin (Facilitator), Aziza Hasan (Coalition Builder), Dr. Avi Havivi (Therapist), Dave Reynolds (Anti-Bias Educator)


Orquesta Victoria “El Mundo is The World”

Join us November 19 at the Pico Union Project, for Orquesta Victoria’s: “El Mundo is The World” Tour.

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Spotlight Storytelling 2016: Transformations

Thursday, November 17th at 8:00pm
An evening of stories from LA Muslims and Jews about what it takes to get better and stronger and smarter together.  This event couldn’t be more timely.  Grab your tickets now!
Produced by NewGround: A Muslim-Jewish Partnership for Change

Downward PUP Yoga

Downward PUP YogaTurn your gaze inward and engage your mind, body, and soul in the art of self-reflection. Join us for a weekly multi-level yoga flow class designed for beginners through advanced practitioners throughout November on Sundays at 4:00pm with Zach Lasker, PUP Executive Director and Resident Yogi.

Sunday, 11/13
Sunday, 11/20
Sunday, 11/27

The class is donation based. Click here to grab one of the limited spots. Namaste!

Faithsgiving Community Fair

faithsgiving-250Keep the faith and give thanks at our 3rd annual FaithsGiving Fair. Food Give-aways, cooking demonstrations, music, crafts and more.

Tuesday, November 22nd, 4:00 – 6:00pm
at the Pico Union Project: 1153 Valencia St., Los Angeles

In partnership with: Holy Faith LA • Islamic Center • Kwang Yum Church • KYCC • Leo Baeck Temple • Pico Union Project • Seeds of Hope • Word of Encouragement Church

2016 Pre-Election Town Hall

Vote!Moderated by Laurie Levinson, Professor & Chair in Ethical Advocacy at Loyola Law School + Director, Project of the Innocence

Thursday, October 27th @ 7:30pm

Learn from leading experts about issues that impact you and your neighbors, such as safety and homelessness.

Betsy Butler, Director, California Women’s Law Center
Larry Greenfield, Founding Executive Director of the Reagan Legacy Foundation and former Director of the Republican Jewish Coalition

Sign up here and join us free of charge.

Mira Awad in Concert

miraawad-093016Saturday, November 5th at 8:00pm

Actress, singer and songwriter and…she is mesmerizing. Special Guests BedouinX!

50% discount for our email subscribers! Grab your tickets now and enter the following promotional code at check-out: returnagain

This event is co-sponsored by:
Americans for Peace Now, The Markaz: Arts Center for the Middle East, Mickey Katz School of Jewish Music, & UCLA Nazarian Center for Israel Studies

Selichot 2016

High Holy Days Boot Camp

High Holy Days Boot CampIncrease strength, reduce stress and build spiritual confidence

with special guest: Amichai Lau Lavie and Craig Taubman, Deborah Schuldenfrei, Zach Lasker, Jason Chu and Shany Zamir

guaranteed to push your mind, stretch your boundaries, and lift your spirits

Tuesday, August 30 ~ 7:30-9:00 pm

Amichai Lau LavieYou don’t have to be in shape to get started!
All you have to do is show up!

No charge, but you must enlist beforehand!

High Holy Day Boot Camp v.2 – A Taste of the Sanctuary@Pico Union

hhd-bootcamp-v2September 7th, 2016  7:00 pm
Location: The Home of Dana & Gary Wexler’s, Studio City
(address provided upon registration)

You don’t have to be in shape to get started – all you have to do is show up! Come meet the players and prayers for a taste of the Pico Union Project, where we make the old new and the new holy. Nourish your body with modern deli delicacies from Wexler’s Deli and your mind and soul with poetry of Yehudah Amicahi aligned with themes of the new year.

This event is free of charge.

RSVP now to join us.

9/11 Yoga@Pico Union

September 11, 2016 – 3:00pm
 9/11 Yoga@Pico Union
As we remember those who lost their lives 15 years ago on September 11th, join a yoga session with PUP yogi Zach Lasker emphasizing inner peace. This multi level class is open to people of all faiths, ethnicities, and abilities.  
This event is free of charge. Space is limited – register now to save a spot.

Slichot at The Pico Union

Slichot at the Pico UnionSaturday Evening, September 24

A community High Holy Day Gathering with Craig Taubman, Wilshire Boulevard Temple’s Nefesh and Rabbi Susan Goldberg and “Tashlich”, a new dance composition for Rosh Hashana by Deborah Rosen and Company.

Reserve your spot here.