November 21, 2018 - Wednesday
Breakfast Meeting at 9:00 AM
Speaker: Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer
Mr. Mike Feuer has been serving as Los Angeles City Attorney <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Los_Angeles_City_Attorney> since July, 2013.
Prior to this, from 2006 - 2012,
he served three terms in the California State Assembly as the Representative for the 42nd Assembly District.
Mr. Feuer has also served as a member of the Los Angeles City Council <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Los_Angeles_City_Council> (1995 - 2001),
representing the 5th Council District ttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Los_Angeles_City_Council_District_5>
currently held by
Councilmember Paul Koretz.
In 2001, Mr. Feuer was a candidate for Los Angeles City Attorney, placing first in general election, but losing in a run-off.
Prior to seeking office, Feuer
served as executive director of Bet Tzedek (House of Justice <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bet_Tzedek_Legal_Services_-he_House_of_Justice>),
and was a lawyer in private practice.
The cost of the breakfast is $15 for members. It is free for our first-time guests and potential members.
January 17, 2019 - Wednesday
Breakfast Meeting at 9:00 AM
Speaker: Rabbi Zach Shapiro
Rabbi Zach Shapiro has been the spiritual leader of Temple Akiba in Culver City since 2006. Ordained from the Hebrew Union College -
Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR) in Cincinnati in 1997, Rabbi Shapiro has spent his entire rabbinic career in Los Angeles (1997-2005),
and subsequently at Temple Akiba. Since his arrival at Temple Akiba, the congregation has experienced growth in both numbers and spirit.
A musician and composer, Rabbi Shapiro has written liturgical folk music used around the country. His children's book, "We're All in the Same Boat"
(Putnam, 2009), is a favorite of children worldwide.
RabbI Shapiro cares deeply for Reform Judaism's voice in Israel. He is on the Executive Board of
the Southern California Board of Rabbis, and he serves on the Board of Governors for the Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion.
A native of Boston, Zach received his B.A. in Spanish from Colby College, in Waterville, Maine. He has been married to Ron Galperin,
Los Angeles City Controller, since their religious ceremony in 2002, and again in a legal ceremony in 2008.
The cost of breakfast is $15 for members. It is free for first-time guests and prospective members.
"THE CULVER HOTEL SINCE 1924"
9400 Culver Boulevard, Culver City
November 29th, 2018
11:00am Docent-led tour of historic hotel
Arrive at 10:45am
The Culver Hotel is a national historical landmark in downtown Culver City, California. It was built by Harry Culver, the founder of Culver City, and opened
on September 4, 1924, with local headlines announcing: "City packed with visitors for opening of Culver skyscraper." Originally named Hotel Hunt,
and later know as Culver City Hotel, it was on the site of the city's first movie theater. The Culver Hotel has hosted many stars as guests, including
Clark Gable, Mickey Rooney, Greta Garbo, Judy Garland, Joan Crawford, Lana Turner, Red Skelton, Buster Keaton, Dorothy Dandridge,
Douglas Fairbanks, Frank Sinatra, Ronald Reagan, and many more.
Cost of tour is $20. Please endorse checks to BMG, and send to:
11939 Gorham Ave, Unit 307,
Los Angeles, CA 90049.