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Dec

3 2017

Home Depot Menorah Workshop
 

The Home Depot
2300 Harbor Blvd.
Costa Mesa, CA

Menorah Workshop

** Build your own Menorah **
** Chanukah treats **
** Fun for the whole family **

Children must be…

Dec

3 2017

If you give a mouse a Hanukkah cookie

12:30AM - 2:00PM  

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

Everyone is invited to decorate Hanukkah cookies at this event put on by CBI Women's Club. Includes Lunch, cookie dec…

Dec

3 2017

Young Philanthropists

1:00PM - 5:00PM  

Merage Jewish Community Center

This unique program brings teens together to learn about needs in our community and making informed philanthropic dec…

Dec

3 2017

Freedom Song

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

Myers Theatre, Merage JCC
1 Federation Way
Irvine,

Join us for a live performance of Freedom Song.

Through music, dance, laughter and tears, Freedom Song tells the sto…

Dec

3 2017

Hadassah Latkes & Vodka Event

4:00PM - 7:00PM  

Temple Beth Sholom

Santa Ana, CA

Join Hadassah for it's 3rd Annual Latkes & Vodka event. Appetizers, desserts and assorted drinks. Special guest speak…

Dec

3 2017

Amb. Ron Prosor An Inside Look at the UN: Israel's Seat at the Int'l Table

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

Merage JCC

One Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92603

As a leading authority on foreign policy in Israel and the Middle East, Ambassador Prosor draws from his experience a…

Dec

4 2017

Hamilton The Life and Times Series

 

Jewish Community Center
One Federation Way
Irvine , CA 92603

Mondays, Nov 28, Dec 4, Dec 11, Dec 18, 7- 8:30p.m.

The Musical “Hamilton” featuring hip-hop compositions has ca…

Dec

4 2017

Gentle Yogalates & Meditation

9:00AM - 10:15AM  

Geri Dorman
One Federation Way
Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92603

Gentle Yogalates & Meditation
Mondays, 9 - 10:15 a.m.
Session 1: September 11 - October 30
JCC members only: $65, …

Dec

4 2017

New and Views

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Jewish Community Center
One Federation Way
Irvine , CA

Join us at the JCC the first Monday of the month. Come and discuss local and world issues in this very interactive cl…

Dec

4 2017

Drop-in Mah Jongg

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Merage Jewish Community Center
One Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92603

Drop-in Mah Jongg
Mondays, 7 - 9 p.m., Ongoing


Bring your JCC friends and meet other Mah Jongg players.
JCC Members…

Dec

4 2017

JFFS Annual Meeting - Election and Installation of Officers & Directors

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Myers Theatre, Merage JCC
1 Federation Way
Irvine,

Dessert reception to follow meeting

 

Dec

5 2017

Advanced Learning Institute

9:15AM - 12:00PM  

Private Home

Irvine, CA

Join the Advanced Learning Institute (ALI) on Tuesdays for a unique in-depth Jewish learning experience!

 

9:15 …

Dec

5 2017

The View for Women of All Ages

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

Geri Dorman
One Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92603

The View for Women of All Ages
Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Ongoing


Enjoy coffee, chat, and share your idea…

Dec

5 2017

TBE Connections

11:30AM - 1:30PM  

Temple Beth El of South Orange County
2A Liberty
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

“I Remember Drama” with our member Gloria Friedman. Gloria Friedman has been involved in theater since the…

Dec

5 2017

Judaism Unplugged

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

JCC Library


Judaism Unplugged
Tuesdays 12-1 p.m.
October 31-December 12
Weekly eclectic sessions of Jewish studies leaning in th…

Dec

5 2017

iPhone Most Useful Secrets

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

Geri Dorman
One Federation Way
Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92603

iPhone Most Useful Secrets: Hidden Features Every User Should Know
Tuesdays, November 21, 28, December 5, 12. 2– 4 …

Dec

5 2017

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…

Dec

5 2017

World of Judaism

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Temple Beth El of South Orange County
2A Liberty
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

Date Topic Presenter October 17 Ethical Life - Introduction: Does Ethics Need God? Rabbi Kort November…

Dec

5 2017

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

6 2017

Reel Israel

10:30AM - 12:30PM  

JCC Conference Room

Film and Discussion.
TBA Documentary & Discussiom

Dec

6 2017

Mah Jongg: Learn to Play, Card for Sale

11:00AM - 1:00PM  

Geri Dorman
One Federation Way
Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92603

Mah Jongg- Learn to Play
Wednesdays, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
September 6 – October 25, 8 classes or
November 1- December…

Dec

6 2017

Women's Connection: What are your holiday challenges?

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Geri Dorman
One Federation Way
Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92603

Women’s Connection - Lecture Series
Discuss topics led by experts promoting well being, education, social and Jewi…

Dec

6 2017

Support Group for Family Caregivers

12:30PM - 2:00PM  

Family Services OC
1 Federation Way, Suite 220
Irvine, CA

A chance to talk about caregiving concerns and issues, and get support from others going through a similar experience.

Dec

6 2017

Eight Nights of Oil (and Vinegar too!)

6:30PM - 9:00PM  

Available upon receipt of couvert

Newport Coast, CA

This is the annual Chanukah Dinner Party for the Atid Chapter of Hadassah. Gourmet olive oils and vinegars will be…

Dec

7 2017

Cigars, Scotch & a shot of Kabbalah
 

private home in Corona del Mar

Corona Del Mar, CA 92675

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

Dec

7 2017

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

7 2017

December 7 The Concept of Miracles
Panel Moderator: Mark Lazar, Director of Education of the Center for Jewish Life

Dec

7 2017

“Hope for the Holidays”: Accessing Joy in Difficult Times

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Jewish Collaborative Office at St. Mark Presbyterian Church
2200 San Joaquin Hills Rd.
Newport Beach, CA 92614

The holidays can be especially challenging for those coping with losses of all kinds. Join Chaplain Fran Chalin and R…

Dec

8 2017

Men's Club at the J

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Merage Jewish Community Center
One Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92603

Men’s Club at the J
Friday 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., Ongoing


Enjoy coffee and bagels while discussing issues of the day.…

Dec

8 2017

Men's Club at the J

10:00AM - 2:00PM  

Geri Dorman
One Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92603

Men’s Club at the J
Friday 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., Ongoing


Enjoy coffee and bagels while discussing issues of the day.…

Dec

9 2017

Shabbat Service: Minyan Am Ehad

9:45AM - 12:00PM  

St. Mark Presbyterian Church
2200 San Joaquin Hills Rd.
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Authentic davening. Upbeat melodies. Thoughtful discussions. New friendships.

Join Rabbi Marcia Tilchin and the Jewi…

Dec

9 2017

Shabbat Shalom Family

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

St. Mark Presbyterian Church
2200 San Joaquin Hills Rd.
Newport Beach, CA 92660

NextGen Family and Jewish Collaborative of Orange County invite you to feel the joy of Shabbat with a new program: Sh…

Dec

9 2017

Merage JCC Cultural Arts Program

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

Merage JCC

One Federation Way
Irvine, CA

Comedy show - details to follow

Dec

9 2017

Merage JCC Cultural Arts Program

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

Merage JCC

One Federation Way
Irvine, CA

Comedy show - details to follow