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Mar

3 2019

Advanced Judaic Text Class for Women

10:25AM - 12:15PM  

A private home

Irvine, CA

This class engages women in the study of Advanced Judaic texts, including significant Talmudic discussions and publis…

Mar

3 2019

The Future of Aging: Challenges and Opportunities

10:30AM - 11:30AM  

Temple Beth Sholom
2625 N. Tustin Avenue
Santa Ana, CA 92705

The Future of Aging: Challenges and Opportunities in the New Longevity Landscape with Paul Irving
March 3, 2019
10:30…

Mar

3 2019

Chloe Valdary's Theory of Enchantment - A New Way of Looking at Israel

11:30AM - 1:00PM  

Beth Jacob Congregation of Irvine
3900 Michelson Drive
Irvine, CA 92612

Chloé Simone Valdary will engage and inspire you during our upcoming community wide event. Women and men are…

Mar

3 2019

Friendship Circle Soccer Stars for Special Needs

3:00PM - 4:30PM  

Sage Hill School
20402 Newport Coast Drive
Newport Coast, CA 92657

Soccer Stars pairs teen volunteer soccer players with special needs kids, teens and adults to teach them the fundamen…

Mar

3 2019

Knowledge for College

4:00PM - 8:00PM  

Robin Foonberg
Congregation B'nai Israel, 2111 Bryan Avenue
Tustin, CA 92782

Knowledge for College is for Jewish teens throughout Orange County to learn about Jewish life on college campus. We w…

Mar

4 2019

Heritage Pointe Annual Diamond Donor Dinner

6:00PM - 10:00PM  

Irvine Spectrum Courtyard
7955 Irvine Center Drive
Irvine, CA 92618

This is the annual Heritage Pointe Diamond Donor Appreciation Dinner.

Mar

5 2019

The View for Women

 

Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County
1 Federation Way Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92603

The View for Women of All Ages
Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m., Ongoing

Enjoy coffee while discussing topics of interes…

Mar

5 2019

Al Anon Meeting

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Temple Beth El SOC
2A Liberty
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

At Al‑Anon, family members and friends of those who struggle with addiction share their experiences and learn how t…

Mar

5 2019

Bible and Commentaries Class

7:30PM - 8:35PM  

A private home

Irvine, CA

This Class studies the books of the Torah with classic commentaries. It is taught seminar-style around a table, with …

Mar

6 2019

Dr. Don Schwartz - A bite of the Big Apple

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County
1 Federation Way Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92603

A Bite of the Big Apple with the ever popular Dr. Don Schwartz, PhD.
Wednesdays, March 6- 27, 7 - 8:30 p.m.

March 6,…

Mar

7 2019

Talmud Study for Men

6:30PM - 7:45PM  

The Class Meets at a Private Home

Irvine, CA

The Talmud is the ultimate source of Jewish tradition, thought, and practice. This class is taught seminar-style arou…

Mar

8 2019

Merage JCC Camp Day

9:00AM - 3:30PM  

School’s Out, J’s in!

We offer programs for grades K - 5 and CIT grades 6 - 8. Participate in a variety of activ…

Mar

8 2019

CSP: Lions Unicorns & Fiery Dragons: The Art of the Polish Synagogues

12:15PM - 1:15PM  

Samueli Jewish Campus
1 Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92603

A carpet, a forest, a lush landscape of flora and fauna—the stunningly gorgeous but now destroyed painted wooden sy…

Mar

10 2019

CSP Road Trip - The Getty Villa through Jewish Eyes - Marc Michael Epstein

8:30AM - 2:30PM  

The Getty Villa
17985 Pacific Coast Hwy
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

Marc Michael Epstein is the product of a mixed marriage between the scions of Slonimer and Lubavitcher Hassidim and…

Mar

10 2019

Friendship Circle Basketball Buddies for Special Needs

11:00AM - 1:00PM  

Corona del Mar High School Gymnasium
2101 Eastbluff Dr
Newport Beach,, CA 92660

** NOTE ALTERNATE LOCATION FOR JANUARY **

Basketball Buddies is a program for kids with special needs who would like…

Mar

10 2019

Friendship Circle Sunday Circle for Special Needs

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

Bonita Creek Park
3010 La Vida
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Sunday Circle is a monthly event for the special needs children, teens volunteers and staff of Friendship Circle to c…

Mar

10 2019

Friendship Circle Young Adult Circle for Special Needs

5:00PM - 7:00PM  

Friendship Circle Center
2240 University Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Young Adult Circle is designed to integrate special needs teens and young adults with everyday life and social skills…

Mar

12 2019

The View for Women

 

Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County
1 Federation Way Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92603

The View for Women of All Ages
Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m., Ongoing

Enjoy coffee while discussing topics of interes…

Mar

12 2019

CSP Artist in Residence Mini-Series Part 1 - Tear/Repair

12:15PM - 1:15PM  

Samueli Jewish Campus
1 Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92602

Andi LaVine Arnovitz was born in 1959 in Kansas City, Missouri. She graduated with a BFA from Washington University…

Mar

12 2019

Al Anon Meeting

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Temple Beth El SOC
2A Liberty
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

At Al‑Anon, family members and friends of those who struggle with addiction share their experiences and learn how t…

Mar

12 2019

CSP Artist-in-Residence Mini-Series Part 2 - People of the Book

7:15PM - 8:30PM  

Samueli Jewish Campus
1 Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92602

Andi LaVine Arnovitz was born in 1959 in Kansas City, Missouri. She graduated with a BFA from Washington University…

Mar

12 2019

Bible and Commentaries Class

7:30PM - 8:35PM  

A private home

Irvine, CA

This Class studies the books of the Torah with classic commentaries. It is taught seminar-style around a table, with …

Mar

12 2019

Wiesenthal: Nazi Hunter

7:30PM - 10:00PM  

Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County
Myers Theatre
One Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92603

Filled with hope, humanity and humor, Wiesenthal is the riveting true story of Simon Wiesenthal, an ordinary man who …

Mar

13 2019

CSP Artist in Residence Mini-Series Part 3 - Living Under Water

12:15PM - 1:15PM  

Samueli Jewish Campus
1 Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92602

Andi LaVine Arnovitz was born in 1959 in Kansas City, Missouri. She graduated with a BFA from Washington University…

Mar

13 2019

Dr. Don Schwartz - A bite of the Big Apple

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County
1 Federation Way Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92603

A Bite of the Big Apple with the ever popular Dr. Don Schwartz, PhD.
Wednesdays, March 6- 27, 7 - 8:30 p.m.

March 6,…

Mar

14 2019

ADL and JCC Dinner

5:00PM - 10:00PM  

Merage Jewish Community Center
1 Federation Way
Irvine
CA, 92603

Merage Jewish Community Center and ADL Board Dinner

Mar

14 2019

Talmud Study for Men

6:30PM - 7:45PM  

The Class Meets at a Private Home

Irvine, CA

The Talmud is the ultimate source of Jewish tradition, thought, and practice. This class is taught seminar-style arou…

Mar

15 2019

Dr. Joellyn Zollman on Exodus Leon Uris, Paul Newman & American Zionism

8:15PM - 9:15PM  

University Synagogue
3400 Michelson Drive
Irvine, CA 9261

Dr. Zollman's talk will examine the popularity of the movie Exodus and explores its effects on American Jewish…

Mar

16 2019

Merage JCC Kids Night Out

5:30PM - 9:00PM  

For a fun night that's cheaper than a babysitter, your child can spend their Saturday evening with JCC friends, enjoy…

Mar

17 2019

Women's Event

Mar

17 2019

Advanced Judaic Text Class for Women

10:25AM - 12:15PM  

A private home

Irvine, CA

This class engages women in the study of Advanced Judaic texts, including significant Talmudic discussions and publis…

Mar

17 2019

Friendship Circle Soccer Stars for Special Needs

3:00PM - 4:30PM  

Sage Hill School
20402 Newport Coast Drive
Newport Coast, CA 92657

Soccer Stars pairs teen volunteer soccer players with special needs kids, teens and adults to teach them the fundamen…

Mar

17 2019

JCC Womens Special Event

3:00PM - 11:00PM  

Merage Jewish Community Center
One Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92603

Womens Special Event

Mar

17 2019

JCC Global Teen Fellows

5:00PM - 7:30PM  

The Merage Jewish Community Center
One Federation Way
Irvine, CA, 92603

A Leadership Program

Orange County (2018) • Buenos Aires (2019) • Kfar Yona (2020)

In November 2017, the Merage JCC…

Mar

19 2019

The View for Women

 

Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County
1 Federation Way Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92603

The View for Women of All Ages
Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m., Ongoing

Enjoy coffee while discussing topics of interes…

Mar

19 2019

Al Anon Meeting

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Temple Beth El SOC
2A Liberty
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

At Al‑Anon, family members and friends of those who struggle with addiction share their experiences and learn how t…

Mar

19 2019

Bible and Commentaries Class

7:30PM - 8:35PM  

A private home

Irvine, CA

This Class studies the books of the Torah with classic commentaries. It is taught seminar-style around a table, with …

Mar

20 2019

Dr. Don Schwartz - A bite of the Big Apple

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County
1 Federation Way Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92603

A Bite of the Big Apple with the ever popular Dr. Don Schwartz, PhD.
Wednesdays, March 6- 27, 7 - 8:30 p.m.

March 6,…

Mar

21 2019

A Magical Purim

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

Lisa Bogart
Chabad Center for Jewish Life
2240 University Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660

** Delicious Dinner ** Multimedia Megilla Reading **
** Magical Activities ** Awesome Magician **

$15 in advance (by…

Mar

21 2019

Every third Thursday of the month, NextGen will host a social hour in a different location in Orange County. Ease out…

Mar

21 2019

Talmud Study for Men

6:30PM - 7:45PM  

The Class Meets at a Private Home

Irvine, CA

The Talmud is the ultimate source of Jewish tradition, thought, and practice. This class is taught seminar-style arou…

Mar

24 2019

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Mar

26 2019

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Mar

24 2019

Idan Raichel- Piano-Songs

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County
Myers Theatre
One Federation
Irvine, CA 92603

Idan Raichel is an Israeli singer, song writer and musician, known for his "Idan Raichel Project ," a collaboration o…

Mar

25 2019

NextGen Torah on Tap

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

Torah on Tap is a unique opportunity to learn and dialogue over various interpretations of Jewish tradition and text …

Mar

26 2019

The View for Women

 

Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County
1 Federation Way Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92603

The View for Women of All Ages
Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m., Ongoing

Enjoy coffee while discussing topics of interes…

Mar

26 2019

Al Anon Meeting

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Temple Beth El SOC
2A Liberty
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

At Al‑Anon, family members and friends of those who struggle with addiction share their experiences and learn how t…

Mar

26 2019

Bible and Commentaries Class

7:30PM - 8:35PM  

A private home

Irvine, CA

This Class studies the books of the Torah with classic commentaries. It is taught seminar-style around a table, with …

Mar

27 2019

Dr. Don Schwartz - A bite of the Big Apple

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County
1 Federation Way Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92603

A Bite of the Big Apple with the ever popular Dr. Don Schwartz, PhD.
Wednesdays, March 6- 27, 7 - 8:30 p.m.

March 6,…

Mar

28 2019

Talmud Study for Men

6:30PM - 7:45PM  

The Class Meets at a Private Home

Irvine, CA

The Talmud is the ultimate source of Jewish tradition, thought, and practice. This class is taught seminar-style arou…

Mar

28 2019

Film- Azimuth

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Merage JCC- Myers Theater
1 Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92603

In this first feature film directed by American-Israeli well-known actor and entertainer Mike Burstyn, written to com…

Mar

31 2019

Advanced Judaic Text Class for Women

10:25AM - 12:15PM  

A private home

Irvine, CA

This class engages women in the study of Advanced Judaic texts, including significant Talmudic discussions and publis…

Mar

31 2019

University Synagogue's Annual Biblical Trial "The People v. Isaac"

1:00PM - 3:00PM  

University Synagogue
3400 Michelson Drive
Irvine, CA

UC Berkeley Law School Dean Erwin Chemerinsky and Loyola Law School Professor Laurie Levenson will argue a new…

Mar

31 2019

Gaming Club Interest Session @ the J

2:00PM - 6:00PM  

Merage JCC
1 Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92603

Esports is competitive gaming. We are looking at beginning our own gaming club for 7-12-year-olds who are passionate…

Mar

31 2019

Friendship Circle Soccer Stars for Special Needs

3:00PM - 4:30PM  

Sage Hill School
20402 Newport Coast Drie
Newport Coast, CA 92657

Soccer Stars pairs teen volunteer soccer players with special needs kids, teens and adults to teach them the fundamen…

Mar

31 2019

Los Angeles Zimriyah Chorale

3:30PM - 6:00PM  

Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County
One Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92603

Los Angeles Zimriyah Chorale (LAZC) is a choir dedicated to performing Jewish Music and music of the Jewish experienc…

Mar

31 2019

Congregation B'nai Israel Annual Gala

5:00PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation B'nai Israel
2111 BRYAN AVE
TUSTIN, CA 92782-8382

Congregation B'nai Israel's Annual Gala honoring Tony Kravitz