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Welcome to Jewish Federation & Family Services, Orange County

 

Bringing together the people, the partners, and the resources to care for people in need, to build a vibrant community, and to sustain and enhance Jewish life.

 

Jewish Federation & Family Services (JFFS) has been active in the community since 1965. JFFS offers an array of programs, services and grants, as well as opportunities for community engagement, to people of all faiths, ethnicities and ages in Orange County and in Israel.

 

Whether you are new to Orange County or have lived here all your life, JFFS is your connection to extraordinary services, community and more.

Federation Impact

See how your dollars helped support Israel during the recent Operation Protective Edge.

  • Dec

    18 to 24 DEC

    Chanukah

     

  • Dec

    18 to 23 DEC

    Hooray for Chanukah!

    Happy Chanukah! Celebrate Chanukah at Pretend City. Your child will love these rich and…

  • Dec

    18 to 14 JAN

    14th Annual One Month Scholar Program

    Dr. Hartley Lachter will be giving 30 lectures at various Jewish institutions throughout…

  • Dec

    19 to 14 JAN

    14th Annual One Month Scholar Program

    Dr. Hartley Lachter will be giving 30 lectures at various Jewish institutions throughout…

  • Dec

    19 to 24 DEC

    Chanukah

     

  • Dec

    19 to 23 DEC

    Hooray for Chanukah!

    Happy Chanukah! Celebrate Chanukah at Pretend City. Your child will love these rich and…

  • Dec

    19

    Gentle Yoga

    Wednesdays & Fridays, 8:45-9:45 a.m., Ongoing. This gentle approach to yoga helps you incre…

  • Dec

    19

    Torah Tots (Parent and Me)

    Torah Tots sets an engaging environment for parent/grandparents and children to socialize, c…

  • Dec

    19

    Celebrate Chanukah – Olive Press Workshop

    Celebrate Chanukah at Pretend City! In honor of the miracle which occurred with oil,…

  • Dec

    19

    Festive Chanukah Dinner and Party

    5pm - 6pm Appetizers, wine & juices
    6pm - 7pm Hanukkah Dinner Menu: (vegetarian option…

  • Dec

    19

    Was Maimonides A Radical?

    Dr. Hartley Lachter will be the featured speaker at University Synagogue's Hanukkah Shabbat…

  • Dec

    20 to 24 DEC

    Chanukah

     

  • Dec

    20 to 14 JAN

    14th Annual One Month Scholar Program

    Dr. Hartley Lachter will be giving 30 lectures at various Jewish institutions throughout…

  • Dec

    20 to 23 DEC

    Hooray for Chanukah!

    Happy Chanukah! Celebrate Chanukah at Pretend City. Your child will love these rich and…

  • Dec

    20

    Chanukah Comedy Night

    Chanukah Comedy Night

    Starring the Legendary
    Robert Cait

    Latke Bar
    Salad…

  • Dec

    21 to 23 DEC

    Hooray for Chanukah!

    Happy Chanukah! Celebrate Chanukah at Pretend City. Your child will love these rich and…

  • Dec

    21 to 24 DEC

    Chanukah

     

  • Dec

    21 to 14 JAN

    14th Annual One Month Scholar Program

    Dr. Hartley Lachter will be giving 30 lectures at various Jewish institutions throughout…

  • Dec

    21

    Sunday Morning Hanukkah Storytime

    Sunday, Dec. 21, 10-11:30 a.m. Grandparent & Me Chanukah is a special time to celebrate her…

  • Dec

    21

    Kabbalah as a Cultural Phenomenon from the Middle Ages to Madonna

    Jewish Mysticism Then and Now: Kabbalah as a Cultural Phenomenon from the Middle Ages to…

  • Dec

    21

    Lollipop Menorah Lighting

    Sucker for a good time? Join us at the Irvine Spectrum (near the Carousel) for our public Me…

  • Dec

    22 to 24 DEC

    Chanukah

     

  • Dec

    22 to 14 JAN

    14th Annual One Month Scholar Program

    Dr. Hartley Lachter will be giving 30 lectures at various Jewish institutions throughout…

  • Dec

    22 to 23 DEC

    Hooray for Chanukah!

    Happy Chanukah! Celebrate Chanukah at Pretend City. Your child will love these rich and…

  • Dec

    22

    Gentle Yogalates & Meditation

    Mondays, Sept. 29 - Nov. 17, 9-10:20 a.m. This class will integrate gentle core exercises w…

  • Dec

    22 to 02 JAN

    Winter Camp

    JCC winter camp- no camp on 12/25 or 1/1. For more details, ask Sydney Ross 949 435 3400 x 3…

  • Dec

    22 to 02 JAN

    Winter Camp

    Even though we do not expect snow fall here in Orange County, we still celebrate the winter…

  • Dec

    22

    News & Views

    Mondays, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., ongoing This class is for everyone who loves to discuss curren…

  • Dec

    22

    Rosh Chodesh at Temple Beth Tikvah

    We will be having a caterer come to teach everyone how to make easy appetizers.

  • Dec

    22

    Dreams of Redemption: Messianic Hopes and Failures

    Monday Evening Series – Part 1 of 3
    Dreams of Redemption: Messianic Hopes and…

  • Dec

    23 to 24 DEC

    Chanukah

     

  • Dec

    23 to 02 JAN

    Winter Camp

    Even though we do not expect snow fall here in Orange County, we still celebrate the winter…

  • Dec

    23 to 14 JAN

    14th Annual One Month Scholar Program

    Dr. Hartley Lachter will be giving 30 lectures at various Jewish institutions throughout…

  • Dec

    23 to 02 JAN

    Winter Camp

    JCC winter camp- no camp on 12/25 or 1/1. For more details, ask Sydney Ross 949 435 3400 x 3…

  • Dec

    23

    Hooray for Chanukah!

    Happy Chanukah! Celebrate Chanukah at Pretend City. Your child will love these rich and…

  • Dec

    23

    University Synagogue Launches Adult Day Program

    US Bridges, a new adult day program, geared to persons with early to mid-stages of memory lo…

  • Dec

    23

    Books and Bagels

    Tuesdays, 10-11:30 a.m. Meets once a month Enjoy coffee and bagels while discussing the boo…

  • Dec

    23

    Torah Studies by Chabad Newport Beach

    9 lessons that probe into the depths of contemporary Torah thought, with a special focus on…

  • Dec

    24 to 02 JAN

    Winter Camp

    Even though we do not expect snow fall here in Orange County, we still celebrate the winter…

  • Dec

    24 to 02 JAN

    Winter Camp

    JCC winter camp- no camp on 12/25 or 1/1. For more details, ask Sydney Ross 949 435 3400 x 3…

  • Dec

    24

    Chanukah

     

  • Dec

    24 to 14 JAN

    14th Annual One Month Scholar Program

    Dr. Hartley Lachter will be giving 30 lectures at various Jewish institutions throughout…

  • Dec

    24

    Gentle Yoga

    Wednesdays & Fridays, 8:45-9:45 a.m., Ongoing. This gentle approach to yoga helps you incre…

  • Dec

    24

    Pressing for Change: Perspectives on Jewish Extremism Today

    Pressing for Change: Perspectives on Jewish Extremism Today
    Part one - “Jewish…

  • Dec

    25 to 02 JAN

    Winter Camp

    Even though we do not expect snow fall here in Orange County, we still celebrate the winter…

  • Dec

    25 to 14 JAN

    14th Annual One Month Scholar Program

    Dr. Hartley Lachter will be giving 30 lectures at various Jewish institutions throughout…

  • Dec

    25 to 02 JAN

    Winter Camp

    JCC winter camp- no camp on 12/25 or 1/1. For more details, ask Sydney Ross 949 435 3400 x 3…

  • Dec

    25

    University Synagogue Launches Adult Day Program

    US Bridges, a new adult day program, geared to persons with early to mid-stages of memory lo…

  • Dec

    25

    Christmas

     

  • Dec

    26 to 02 JAN

    Winter Camp

    JCC winter camp- no camp on 12/25 or 1/1. For more details, ask Sydney Ross 949 435 3400 x 3…

  • Dec

    26 to 02 JAN

    Winter Camp

    Even though we do not expect snow fall here in Orange County, we still celebrate the winter…

  • Dec

    26 to 14 JAN

    14th Annual One Month Scholar Program

    Dr. Hartley Lachter will be giving 30 lectures at various Jewish institutions throughout…

  • Dec

    27 to 02 JAN

    Winter Camp

    JCC winter camp- no camp on 12/25 or 1/1. For more details, ask Sydney Ross 949 435 3400 x 3…

  • Dec

    27 to 02 JAN

    Winter Camp

    Even though we do not expect snow fall here in Orange County, we still celebrate the winter…

  • Dec

    27 to 14 JAN

    14th Annual One Month Scholar Program

    Dr. Hartley Lachter will be giving 30 lectures at various Jewish institutions throughout…

  • Dec

    28 to 02 JAN

    Winter Camp

    JCC winter camp- no camp on 12/25 or 1/1. For more details, ask Sydney Ross 949 435 3400 x 3…

  • Dec

    28 to 02 JAN

    Winter Camp

    Even though we do not expect snow fall here in Orange County, we still celebrate the winter…

  • Dec

    28 to 14 JAN

    14th Annual One Month Scholar Program

    Dr. Hartley Lachter will be giving 30 lectures at various Jewish institutions throughout…

  • Dec

    29 to 14 JAN

    14th Annual One Month Scholar Program

    Dr. Hartley Lachter will be giving 30 lectures at various Jewish institutions throughout…

  • Dec

    29 to 02 JAN

    Winter Camp

    Even though we do not expect snow fall here in Orange County, we still celebrate the winter…

  • Dec

    29 to 02 JAN

    Winter Camp

    JCC winter camp- no camp on 12/25 or 1/1. For more details, ask Sydney Ross 949 435 3400 x 3…

  • Dec

    30 to 02 JAN

    Winter Camp

    Even though we do not expect snow fall here in Orange County, we still celebrate the winter…

  • Dec

    30 to 02 JAN

    Winter Camp

    JCC winter camp- no camp on 12/25 or 1/1. For more details, ask Sydney Ross 949 435 3400 x 3…

  • Dec

    30 to 14 JAN

    14th Annual One Month Scholar Program

    Dr. Hartley Lachter will be giving 30 lectures at various Jewish institutions throughout…

  • Dec

    31 to 02 JAN

    Winter Camp

    Even though we do not expect snow fall here in Orange County, we still celebrate the winter…

  • Dec

    31 to 14 JAN

    14th Annual One Month Scholar Program

    Dr. Hartley Lachter will be giving 30 lectures at various Jewish institutions throughout…

  • Dec

    31 to 02 JAN

    Winter Camp

    JCC winter camp- no camp on 12/25 or 1/1. For more details, ask Sydney Ross 949 435 3400 x 3…

  • Jan

    01 to 14 JAN

    14th Annual One Month Scholar Program

    Dr. Hartley Lachter will be giving 30 lectures at various Jewish institutions throughout…

  • Jan

    01 to 02 JAN

    Winter Camp

    Even though we do not expect snow fall here in Orange County, we still celebrate the winter…

  • Jan

    01 to 02 JAN

    Winter Camp

    JCC winter camp- no camp on 12/25 or 1/1. For more details, ask Sydney Ross 949 435 3400 x 3…

  • Jan

    02

    Winter Camp

    JCC winter camp- no camp on 12/25 or 1/1. For more details, ask Sydney Ross 949 435 3400 x 3…

  • Jan

    02

    Winter Camp

    Even though we do not expect snow fall here in Orange County, we still celebrate the winter…

  • Jan

    02 to 14 JAN

    14th Annual One Month Scholar Program

    Dr. Hartley Lachter will be giving 30 lectures at various Jewish institutions throughout…

  • Jan

    03 to 14 JAN

    14th Annual One Month Scholar Program

    Dr. Hartley Lachter will be giving 30 lectures at various Jewish institutions throughout…

  • Jan

    04 to 14 JAN

    14th Annual One Month Scholar Program

    Dr. Hartley Lachter will be giving 30 lectures at various Jewish institutions throughout…

  • Jan

    05 to 14 JAN

    14th Annual One Month Scholar Program

    Dr. Hartley Lachter will be giving 30 lectures at various Jewish institutions throughout…

  • Jan

    06 to 14 JAN

    14th Annual One Month Scholar Program

    Dr. Hartley Lachter will be giving 30 lectures at various Jewish institutions throughout…

  • Jan

    07 to 14 JAN

    14th Annual One Month Scholar Program

    Dr. Hartley Lachter will be giving 30 lectures at various Jewish institutions throughout…

  • Jan

    08 to 14 JAN

    14th Annual One Month Scholar Program

    Dr. Hartley Lachter will be giving 30 lectures at various Jewish institutions throughout…

  • Jan

    09 to 14 JAN

    14th Annual One Month Scholar Program

    Dr. Hartley Lachter will be giving 30 lectures at various Jewish institutions throughout…

  • Jan

    10 to 14 JAN

    14th Annual One Month Scholar Program

    Dr. Hartley Lachter will be giving 30 lectures at various Jewish institutions throughout…

  • Jan

    11 to 14 JAN

    14th Annual One Month Scholar Program

    Dr. Hartley Lachter will be giving 30 lectures at various Jewish institutions throughout…

  • Jan

    12 to 14 JAN

    14th Annual One Month Scholar Program

    Dr. Hartley Lachter will be giving 30 lectures at various Jewish institutions throughout…

  • Jan

    13 to 14 JAN

    14th Annual One Month Scholar Program

    Dr. Hartley Lachter will be giving 30 lectures at various Jewish institutions throughout…

  • Jan

    14

    14th Annual One Month Scholar Program

    Dr. Hartley Lachter will be giving 30 lectures at various Jewish institutions throughout…

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