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Dec

2 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 …

Dec

3 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 …

Dec

3 2019

 

The Rose Project of JFFS presents Rabbi Dr. Donniel Hartman, President of the Shalom Hartman Institute.

Dec

5 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…

Dec

6 2019

Stand-Up Comic Rabbi Bob Alper peforms "A Night of Comedy"

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

University Synagogue
3400 Michelson Drive
Irvine, CA 92612

 

Rabbi Bob Alper will perform "A Night of Comedy"

Dec

8 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…

Dec

8 2019

Friendship Circle Basketball Buddies for Teen Volunteers and Special Needs

11:00AM - 1:00PM  

Newport Coast Community Center
6401 San Joaquin Hills Road
6401 San Joaquin Hills Rd
Newport Coast, CA 92657

 

Basketball Buddies is a program for kids with special needs who would like to learn fundamental basketball skills and…

Dec

8 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 two hour drop off program creating a wonderful respite opportunity for parents. This program offer…

Dec

8 2019

Friendship Circle Young Adult Circle for Special Needs

5:00PM - 7:00PM  

RSVP for more information

Newport Beach, CA 92660

 

As many of our special children and teens grow into young adults and the need for independence increases, Friendship …

Dec

8 2019

Heritage Pointe 30th Annual Gala

5:00PM - 10:00PM  

Hotel Irvine
17900 Jamboree Road
Irvine, CA 92614

 

Heritage Pointe 30th Annual Gala. Details TBD.

Dec

9 2019

JFFS Annual Meeting: Focus Forward 2020

6:30PM - 8:00PM  

Samueli Jewish Campus
Myers Theatre
1 Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92603

 

Spend time with friends and community members for volunteer recognition, Board of Directors election and installation…

Dec

10 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 …

Dec

12 2019

CSP: Escape from the Holocaust: Geoscience & Archaeology - Freund

12:00PM - 1:30PM  

Las Lomas Community Center
10 Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92603

 

Dr. Richard A. Freund, who holds an MA, PhD, and rabbinic ordination from the Jewish Theological Seminary, was…

Dec

12 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…

Dec

13 2019

Comedian H Alan Scott on the topic "Latter Day Jew"

8:15PM - 9:15PM  

University Synagogue
3400 Michelson Drive
Irvine, CA 92612

 

H. Alan Scott, a gay, former Mormon, and now a comedian, who converted to Judaism right after he survived cancer,…

Dec

17 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 …

Dec

19 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…

Dec

22 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…

Dec

22 2019

Fashion Island Menorah Lighting Ceremony

3:30PM - 4:30PM  

Fashion Island Atrium Court
401 Newport Center Dr.
Newport Beach, CA 92660

 

Join the OC’s Largest Menorah Lighting Celebration at Fashion Island in Newport Beach. We will be in the Atrium Cou…

Dec

24 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 …

Dec

25 2019

JCC Cares December 25 Day of Service

7:00AM - 11:59PM  

Merage JCC
1 Federation Way
Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92603

 

Join JCC Cares for our annual day of community volunteering on December 25th. There are a variety of volunteer…

Dec

26 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…

Dec

30 2019

Friendship Circle Winter Camp 2019 for special needs and teen volunteers

10:00AM - 3:00PM  

Bonita Creek Park
3010 La Vida
Newport Beach, CA 92660

 

At Friendship Circle camp, children with special needs have their school breaks transformed into an exciting camp exp…

Dec

31 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 …

Dec

31 2019

Friendship Circle Winter Camp 2019 for special needs and teen volunteers

10:00AM - 3:00PM  

Bonita Creek Park
3010 La Vida
Newport Beach, CA 92660

 

At Friendship Circle camp, children with special needs have their school breaks transformed into an exciting camp exp…