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Nov

1 2022

 

This 45 minute to an hour session will be an opportunity to meditate together with gentle guidance and explore differ…

Nov

2 2022

CSP: Hassidus in Relationship to History, Tradition & Reform, 4-pt series

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Zoom - Online - register for link

 

4-Part Series, Hassidus in Relationship to History, Tradition and Reform (Part 1, From the Bible to the Rabbis: "Hist…

Nov

3 2022

Entebbe: Inside Edition

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Chabad Center for Jewish Life
2240 University Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92660

 

Join us for a fascinating talk: ENTEBBE - INSIDE EDITION

A first hand account of one of Israel's most daring and mirac…

Nov

5 2022

Film screening: iMordecai

7:30PM - 10:00PM  

Merage JCC
One Federation Way
One Federation Way, Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92603

 

A heart-warming comedy based on a true story, starring award winning actors Judd Hirsch, Carol Kane and Sean Astin.

Nov

6 2022

CSP: Kabbalistic Tree: When, Why Jews Began to Visualize Porphyrian Tree

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

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The Kabbalistic Tree: When, Where and Why Jews Began to Visualize and to Draw the Mystical Shape of the Divine as a P…

Nov

6 2022

Interfaith Panel Hosted By Shalom club Laguna Woods

2:30PM - 5:30PM  

Laguna Woods Village
clubhouse 1
Laguna Woods, CA 92637

 

Panel of representatives for Jewish, Muslim, Christian, Sikh religions

Nov

6 2022

Heritage Pointe Gala Concert

5:00PM - 10:00PM  

City National Grove of Anaheim
2200 E Katella Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92806

 

Heritage Pointe Gala Concert fundraiser featuring the band "Fab Four" and a Beatle-themed event including music, art,…

Nov

7 2022

Gideon Bernstein - author event

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Aliza Sable
Merage JCC
One Federation Way, Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92603

 

Gideon Bernstein discusses his passion for giving in his book Giving: A Handbook to Happiness for the Modern Philanth…

Nov

7 2022

Laguna Woods BROADWAY MUSIC

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Laguna Woods Village
Clubhouse 5
Laguna Woods, CA 92637

 

For an Auutmn Evening. Featuring Shannon Brennan, Cabaret performer, and Kevin Odefirk who starred as Marius in "Les …

Nov

8 2022

 

This 45 minute to an hour session will be an opportunity to meditate together with gentle guidance and explore differ…

Nov

8 2022

An Interfaith Service of Remembrance for Kristallnacht

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Chapman University
Fish Interfaith Center
One University Dr.
Orange, CA 92866

 

For the 15th year, Chapman University gathers as an interfaith community to commemorate Kristallnacht. We remember th…

Nov

9 2022

CSP: Hassidus in Relationship to History, Tradition & Reform, 4-pt series

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Zoom - Online - register for link

 

4-Part Series, Hassidus in Relationship to History, Tradition and Reform (Part 1, From the Bible to the Rabbis: "Hist…

Nov

9 2022

Film screening: Plan A

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Merage JCC
One Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92603

 

Based on the incredible true story of the "Avengers," a group of Jewish men and women vigilantes who vow to avenge th…

Nov

10 2022

Game Day in Laguna Woods

9:30AM - 3:00PM  

Laguna Woods Village
Clubhouse 5
Laguna Woods, CA 92637

 

Mah Jongg, Bridge, Rummikub, Canasta, Pan and any other you would like to bring.
Bring your own table of players or c…

Nov

10 2022

CSP: Jews of Georgia: Travel to the Caucasus Mountains

12:30PM - 1:30PM  

Zoom - Online - register for link

 

The Jews of Georgia: Travel with us to the Caucasus Mountains with Evgenia Kempinski

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Nov

10 2022

OC MEGA CHALLAH BAKE 2022

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

 

women's community event

Nov

12 2022

OC Jewish Arts Festival: Rita Rudner: My Life in Dog years: A Memoir

7:30PM - 10:00PM  

Merage JCC
One Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92603

 

Come hear comedian, best-selling author, screen-writer, playwright and actress discuss her newly published memoir My …

Nov

13 2022

Zack Bodner - Why Do Jewish?

4:00PM - 6:00PM  

Merage JCC
One Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92603

 

Zack Bodner, CEO of the Oshman Family JCC in Palo Alto asks how does one live a more meanngful life? In an era that v…

Nov

14 2022

Author Lana Melman in-person event

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Merage JCC
One Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92603

 

Attorney and activist Lana Melman discusses her book Artists Under Fire: The BDS War Against Celebrities, Jews and Is…

Nov

14 2022

CSP: Salamone Rossi: Jewish Musician of the Renaissance

12:30PM - 1:30PM  

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Salamone Rossi: Jewish Musician of the Renaissance with Joshua Jacobson

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At…

Nov

14 2022

Music & Medics with Shai Abramson

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

Temple Bat Yahm
1011 Camelback Street
Newport Beach, CA 92660

 

singer Shai Abramson and MDA senior paramedic Aryeh Myers.

Nov

15 2022

 

This 45 minute to an hour session will be an opportunity to meditate together with gentle guidance and explore differ…

Nov

15 2022

CSP: From Andalusia to Cairo: the (RaMBaM) with Rabbi Dr. Shai Cherry

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

Zoom - Online - register for link

 

From Andalusia to Cairo: The Life, Works and Thought of Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon (RaMBaM) - 4-Part Series with Rabbi Dr…

Nov

15 2022

CSP: From Andalusia to Cairo: the RaMBaM with Rabbi Dr. Shai Cherry

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

Zoom - Online - register for link

 

From Andalusia to Cairo: The Life, Works and Thought of Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon (RaMBaM) - 4-Part Series with Rabbi Dr…

Nov

15 2022

Maggie Anton - in-person author event

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Merage JCC
One Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92603

 

The author of the Rashi's Daughters trilogy has writeen a transformative novel that takes characters inspired by Chai…

Nov

16 2022

CSP: Hassidus in Relationship to History, Tradition & Reform, 4-pt series

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Zoom - Online - register for link

 

4-Part Series, Hassidus in Relationship to History, Tradition and Reform (Part 1, From the Bible to the Rabbis: "Hist…

Nov

16 2022

2022 Solomon Society Late Night

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

City National Grove of Anaheim
2200 E Katella Ave
Anaheim, CA 92806

 

TBD

Nov

17 2022

CSP: "Will the Synagogue Survive?" with Rabbi Ed Feinstein

12:30PM - 1:30PM  

Zoom - Online - register for link

 

"Will the Synagogue Survive?" with Rabbi Ed Feinstein

It is said that the Jews are the "ever-dying people." Certainly …

Nov

19 2022

I'm Not A Comedian...I'm Lenny Bruce - Merage JCC OC Jewish Arts Festival

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

Merage JCC

One Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92603

 

A one man play about the life and death of legendary, groundbreaking and controversial comedian Lenny Bruce. Directed…

Nov

19 2022

Flowers Aren't Enough

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Temple Beth Tikvah
1600 N Acacia Ave
Fullerton, CA 92831

 

Flowers Aren't Enough is a monologue woven from true stories and actual incidents graciously shared by women willing…

Nov

20 2022

Chanukah Boutique

9:00AM - 2:00PM  

Temple Bat Yahm
1012 Camelback
Newport Beach, CA 92660

 

Chanukah Boutique is Sunday November 20 at TBY from 9 am - 2 pm Held at Temple Bat Yam in Packard Hall, Newport Beach, CA

Nov

20 2022

CSP: Royal Connections with Rachel Kolsky (CSP Members only)

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

Zoom - Online - register for link

 

Royal Connections with Rachel Kolsky
Please note this program is for CSP Members only

Please click registration link f…

Nov

20 2022

Dan Grunfeld: By the Grace of the Game

4:00PM - 6:00PM  

Merage JCC
One Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92603

 

Dan Grunfeld, former professional baskerball player and son of Ernie grunfeld shares ther emarkable story of his fami…

Nov

21 2022

Shanon Sarna: Modern Jewish Comfort Food luncheon and book sale and signing

12:00PM - 2:00PM  

Merage JCC
One Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92603

 

The editor of the popular Jewish food blog The Nosher will be demonstrating recipes form her latest cookbook Modern J…

Nov

22 2022

 

This 45 minute to an hour session will be an opportunity to meditate together with gentle guidance and explore differ…

Nov

22 2022

CSP: From Andalusia to Cairo: the (RaMBaM) with Rabbi Dr. Shai Cherry

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

Zoom - Online - register for link

 

From Andalusia to Cairo: The Life, Works and Thought of Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon (RaMBaM) - 4-Part Series with Rabbi Dr…

Nov

23 2022

CSP: Hassidus in Relationship to History, Tradition & Reform, 4-pt series

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Zoom - Online - register for link

 

4-Part Series, Hassidus in Relationship to History, Tradition and Reform (Part 1, From the Bible to the Rabbis: "Hist…

Nov

28 2022

CSP: Conversation with a Curator: Doug Dreishpoon

12:30PM - 1:30PM  

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Conversation with a Curator: Doug Dreishpoon with Tobi Kahn

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The museum cur…

Nov

29 2022

 

This 45 minute to an hour session will be an opportunity to meditate together with gentle guidance and explore differ…

Nov

29 2022

CSP: From Andalusia to Cairo: the (RaMBaM) with Rabbi Dr. Shai Cherry

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

Zoom - Online - register for link

 

From Andalusia to Cairo: The Life, Works and Thought of Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon (RaMBaM) - 4-Part Series with Rabbi Dr…

Nov

30 2022

Ben-Gurion Day in the USA

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

Zoom

 

For the first time ever, Ben-Gurion Day will be celebrated in the USA. Led by Americans for Ben-Gurion University, th…