Jewish Orange County

Enduring Voice

Yom HaShoah exists as an annual memorial to more than six million Jews who were murdered by the Nazis during World War II. On April 26 at 7 p.m. Cypress College will pay respect to this Holocaust Day of Remembrance with a ceremony that promotes acceptance and inclusion, diversity and justice, no matter one’s race, […]

Historian Deborah Lipstadt Analyzes Anti-Semitism

“How can an animus that is so old be so wrong?” asked Dr. Deborah E. Lipstadt, professor of modern Jewish history and Holocaust studies at Emory University and author of several books, when she spoke about the irrational and delusional qualities of anti-Semitism to a packed house at Tarbut V’Torah Community Day School on Thursday, […]

Global Attraction: TVT Film Festival

When the TVT Film Festival opens its doors on March 30 at the Port Theater in Corona del Mar, it will screen films representing the best works of filmmakers from schools around the world. Now in its 12th year, the film festival will award prizes and combine the screening with the debut of an album […]

Murder the Messenger?

University Synagogue will hold its annual Biblical trial, “The People vs. the Sailors for Attempted Murder” The Biblical trial of “The Book of Jonah: The People vs. the Sailors for Attempted Murder” will be held on Sunday, March 5, from 1 to 3:30 p.m., at University Synagogue, 3400 Michelson Drive, Irvine. UC Irvine School of […]

February 28, 2017

Amazing Mitzvah

Today was an incredible day for our community and especially for our children! Here is the story behind the idea of today’s event… Last year I had the privilege of…

May 2, 2017

Spring Cleaning – Importance of Carpet cleaning

This spring and summer learn the importance of cleaning your carpet with Dr. Carpet. According to the delightful customer base of Dr. Carpet, we all love to decorate our homes.…

April 7, 2017

Enduring Voice

Yom HaShoah exists as an annual memorial to more than six million Jews who were murdered by the Nazis during World War II. On April 26 at 7 p.m. Cypress…

April 3, 2017

TVT Celebrates 25 Years, Holds Gala April 30

When Irving Gelman founded TVT Community Day School 25 years ago, he could not have imagined the huge and growing state-of-of-the art campus, the kind of relationships that would develop…

April 3, 2017

Historian Deborah Lipstadt Analyzes Anti-Semitism

“How can an animus that is so old be so wrong?” asked Dr. Deborah E. Lipstadt, professor of modern Jewish history and Holocaust studies at Emory University and author of…

April 3, 2017

Decolonization?

The International Women’s Group wants to decolonize Israel. Then again, when a Palestinian-American like Linda Sarsour is the voice most often heard, what can we expect? A voice that claims…

April 3, 2017

Just the Facts, Ma’am

At a recent Shabbat lecture at University Synagogue, journalist Joel Kotkin discussed media bias. In his opinion this issue is not limited to mainstream media. It crosses party lines and…

March 5, 2017

The Story of Purim

A long time ago in a galaxy not too far away, the Persians would have gotten away if it weren’t for princess Esther… The Germans weren’t the first to try…

February 28, 2017

Why anti-Semitism?

As of this writing, 100 anti-Semitic threats had targeted institutions in the U.S. and Canada in 2017. On Monday, February 27, alone, there were 30 bomb threats in 18 states…

February 28, 2017

Global Attraction: TVT Film Festival

When the TVT Film Festival opens its doors on March 30 at the Port Theater in Corona del Mar, it will screen films representing the best works of filmmakers from…