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May

1 2019

From the Children....A Holocaust exhibit

8:00AM - 5:00PM  

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

From the Children, About the Children, For the Children: Art and Writing of the Holocaust is a thought provoking exhi…

May

1 2019

Yom Hashoah

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

Merage JCC of Orange County hosts the community-wide annual commemoration for the six million Jews who perished durin…

May

1 2019

Yom Hashoah Memorial Ceremony

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

Merage JCC hosts the community-wide annual commemoration for the six million Jews who perished during the Holocaust. …

May

2 2019

From the Children....A Holocaust exhibit

8:00AM - 5:00PM  

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

From the Children, About the Children, For the Children: Art and Writing of the Holocaust is a thought provoking exhi…

May

2 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…

May

2 2019

An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance at Chapman University

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Wallace All Faiths Chapel, Fish Interfaith Center
Chapman University
One University Dr.
Orange, CA 92866

Please join us for An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance: A Tribute in Words and Music at Chapman University.

May

2 2019

Film Showing of Who Will Write Our History

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

Regal Westpart 8 Cinemas

Irvine, CA

A group of journalists imprisoned in the Warsaw Ghetto recorded the story of WW 2 from a Jewish point of view.

May

3 2019

From the Children....A Holocaust exhibit

8:00AM - 5:00PM  

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

From the Children, About the Children, For the Children: Art and Writing of the Holocaust is a thought provoking exhi…

May

3 2019

CSP: Forbidden Games - All about Censorship - Rachel Korazim

12:15PM - 1:15PM  

Las Lomas Community Center
10 Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92603

Dr. Rachel Korazim is a powerful speaker and a freelance Jewish education consultant specializing in curriculum…

May

4 2019

From the Children....A Holocaust exhibit

8:00AM - 5:00PM  

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

From the Children, About the Children, For the Children: Art and Writing of the Holocaust is a thought provoking exhi…

May

4 2019

How Your Government Works for You - Learn from our Legislators

12:00PM - 2:00PM  

Temple Beth Tikvah
1600 N. Acacia Ave
Fullerton , CA 92831

Temple Beth Tikvah’s Social Justice Committee is honored to welcome special guests, Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silv…

May

4 2019

CSP: Homeland and Identity - Rachel Korazim

8:30PM - 9:30PM  

Las Lomas Community Center
10 Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92603

Dr. Rachel Korazim is a powerful speaker and a freelance Jewish education consultant specializing in curriculum…

May

5 2019

From the Children....A Holocaust exhibit

8:00AM - 5:00PM  

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

From the Children, About the Children, For the Children: Art and Writing of the Holocaust is a thought provoking exhi…

May

5 2019

CSP: How to Become an Israeli - Rachel Korazim

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Samueli Jewish Campus
1 Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92603

Dr. Rachel Korazim is a powerful speaker and a freelance Jewish education consultant specializing in curriculum…

May

5 2019

NextGen Torah on Tap: Hike and Brew

12:00PM - 4:00PM  

Riip Beer Co.
17214 Pacific Coast Hwy
Huntington Beach, CA 92649

Rabbi David Young of Congregation B'nai Tzedek will lead us in a dynamic discussion about Jewish values. The…

May

5 2019

ISRAELI STEAM MINI MAKER FAIRE by Irvine Hebrew Day School

2:00PM - 5:00PM  

Irvine Hebrew Day School
2625 N. Tustin Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92705

Irvine Hebrew Day School invites the Jewish community at large to experience and celebrate Israel!

May

5 2019

PJ Our Way Building Community with LEGO

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

Temple Beth Tikvah
1600 N Acacia Avenue
Fullerton, CA

Kids 8.5-12 and their parents are invited to work together through LEGO challenges, design and construct a LEGO commu…

May

5 2019

Atid Group, Hadassah Org. Celebrating Israel

5:00PM - 9:00PM  

As yet we have not confirmed any facilities

Fundraiser for Atid Group, Hadassah Org. Dinner, speaker, band

May

5 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…

May

6 2019

From the Children....A Holocaust exhibit

8:00AM - 5:00PM  

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

From the Children, About the Children, For the Children: Art and Writing of the Holocaust is a thought provoking exhi…

May

7 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…

May

7 2019

From the Children....A Holocaust exhibit

8:00AM - 5:00PM  

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

From the Children, About the Children, For the Children: Art and Writing of the Holocaust is a thought provoking exhi…

May

7 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…

May

7 2019

Yom Hazikaron: Remembering Israel's Fallen Soldiers

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

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

The Merage JCC welcomes the Israeli Scouts as Shevet Tapuz presents the annual memorial ceremony.

May

7 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 …

May

8 2019

From the Children....A Holocaust exhibit

8:00AM - 5:00PM  

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

From the Children, About the Children, For the Children: Art and Writing of the Holocaust is a thought provoking exhi…

May

9 2019

From the Children....A Holocaust exhibit

8:00AM - 5:00PM  

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

From the Children, About the Children, For the Children: Art and Writing of the Holocaust is a thought provoking exhi…

May

9 2019

CSP - The Many Layers of Jerusalem

12:15PM - 2:15PM  

Samueli Jewish Campus
1 Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92603

Community Scholar Program Brown Bag Lunch Event
The Many Layers of Jerusalem with Udi Goren

May

9 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…

May

9 2019

Joshua Bell, Steven Isserlis, Jeremy Denk Trio

8:00PM - 10:00PM  

Segerstrom Center for the Arts
615 Town Center Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Joshua Bell, violin Steven Isserlis, cello Jeremy Denk, piano MENDELSSOHN: Piano Trio No. 2 SHOSTAKOVICH:…

May

10 2019

From the Children....A Holocaust exhibit

8:00AM - 5:00PM  

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

From the Children, About the Children, For the Children: Art and Writing of the Holocaust is a thought provoking exhi…

May

11 2019

From the Children....A Holocaust exhibit

8:00AM - 5:00PM  

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

From the Children, About the Children, For the Children: Art and Writing of the Holocaust is a thought provoking exhi…

May

12 2019

From the Children....A Holocaust exhibit

8:00AM - 5:00PM  

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

From the Children, About the Children, For the Children: Art and Writing of the Holocaust is a thought provoking exhi…

May

12 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…

May

13 2019

From the Children....A Holocaust exhibit

8:00AM - 5:00PM  

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

From the Children, About the Children, For the Children: Art and Writing of the Holocaust is a thought provoking exhi…

May

14 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…

May

14 2019

From the Children....A Holocaust exhibit

8:00AM - 5:00PM  

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

From the Children, About the Children, For the Children: Art and Writing of the Holocaust is a thought provoking exhi…

May

14 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…

May

14 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 …

May

15 2019

From the Children....A Holocaust exhibit

8:00AM - 5:00PM  

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

From the Children, About the Children, For the Children: Art and Writing of the Holocaust is a thought provoking exhi…

May

15 2019

Heritage Pointe 29th Annual Luncheon & Boutique

9:30AM - 3:30PM  

Hotel Irvine
17900 Jamboree Road
Irvine, CA 92614

Heritage Pointe celebrates its 29th Annual Luncheon & Boutique. Details to follow

May

16 2019

From the Children....A Holocaust exhibit

8:00AM - 5:00PM  

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

From the Children, About the Children, For the Children: Art and Writing of the Holocaust is a thought provoking exhi…

May

16 2019

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

May

16 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…

May

16 2019

Film- The Testament

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

Yoel, a meticulous Hebrew researcher is embroiled in a widely publicized legal battle concerning a brutal massacre of…

May

17 2019

From the Children....A Holocaust exhibit

8:00AM - 5:00PM  

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

From the Children, About the Children, For the Children: Art and Writing of the Holocaust is a thought provoking exhi…

May

18 2019

From the Children....A Holocaust exhibit

8:00AM - 5:00PM  

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

From the Children, About the Children, For the Children: Art and Writing of the Holocaust is a thought provoking exhi…

May

19 2019

From the Children....A Holocaust exhibit

8:00AM - 5:00PM  

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

From the Children, About the Children, For the Children: Art and Writing of the Holocaust is a thought provoking exhi…

May

19 2019

Israel Engagement Seminar

9:00AM - 1:00PM  

Merage JCC
1 Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92603

An array of Israel themed seminar with speakers, panels, films and workshops. Free and open to the public.

May

19 2019

Discover Israel!

10:00AM - 12:05PM  

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

Seminars are free -
Join us for seminars with local rabbis and guest speakers on various Israel-related topics.

May

19 2019

Celebrate Israel

1:00PM - 4:00PM  

Celebrate Israel is a day celebrating Israel's Independence Day! Join the community at the J as we celebrate with a C…

May

19 2019

Orange County Jewish Genealogical Society May Meeting

1:30PM - 3:30PM  

Temple Beth Sholom
2625 N Tustin Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92705

How to analyze DNA for Genealogy purposes.

May

19 2019

Yossi Klein Halevi - Renowned Israeli author

4:30PM - 6:00PM  

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

Renowned Israeli author Yossi Klein Halevi presents his newest book: Letters to my Palestinian Neighbors: Why I've tr…

May

20 2019

From the Children....A Holocaust exhibit

8:00AM - 5:00PM  

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

From the Children, About the Children, For the Children: Art and Writing of the Holocaust is a thought provoking exhi…

May

21 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…

May

21 2019

From the Children....A Holocaust exhibit

8:00AM - 5:00PM  

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

From the Children, About the Children, For the Children: Art and Writing of the Holocaust is a thought provoking exhi…

May

21 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…

May

21 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 …

May

22 2019

From the Children....A Holocaust exhibit

8:00AM - 5:00PM  

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

From the Children, About the Children, For the Children: Art and Writing of the Holocaust is a thought provoking exhi…

May

23 2019

From the Children....A Holocaust exhibit

8:00AM - 5:00PM  

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

From the Children, About the Children, For the Children: Art and Writing of the Holocaust is a thought provoking exhi…

May

23 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…

May

23 2019

Cigars, Scotch & a Shot of Kabbalah

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

private home in Corona del Mar

CA

Enjoy fine scotch and cigars at a private home in Corona del Mar (outdoors), and learn about the mystical side of Jud…

May

26 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…

May

28 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…

May

28 2019

CSP: #MeToo in the Bible: Sexism Mandated in the Garden of Eden?

12:15PM - 1:15PM  

Samueli Jewish Campus
1 Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92602

Community Scholar Program (CSP) -Brown Bag Lunch event with Judy Klitsner
#MeToo in the Bible: Sexism Mandated in the…

May

28 2019

TVT Senior Graduation

4:30PM - 7:00PM  

TVT Middle School Quad
5 Federation Way,
Irvine, CA 92603

Graduation ceremony for Senior Class of TVT students followed by photos, hors d'oeuvres, and drinks.

May

28 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…

May

28 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 …

May

30 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…