Jewish Orange County

Start the Year with CSP

New years are always full of promise and potential. One of the best bets for kicking off the year is to attend the Community Scholar Program (CSP) One Month Scholar program. This year’s program is dedicated in Memory of Bobbi Cherry, z”l. Prof. David Ruderman, Joseph Meyerhoff Professor of Modern Jewish History and formally Ella […]

Mixing It Up

A two-part alumni event brought many graduates back to TVT the day before Thanksgiving. TVT’s Annual Alumni Day was filled with exciting energy as more than 50 alumni returned to campus for the traditional Alumni vs. Varsity Basketball Game on Wednesday, November 23. TVT Founder Irving “Papa” Gelman was a familiar face among fellow alumni, […]

Fun Day, Great Cause

Who wants to get out of bed early on a holiday to get the juices flowing for a good reason? Apparently, a lot of supporters of TVT did. On a crisp but clear Thanksgiving morning, people of all ages brought their friends and even their dogs to participate in the 2nd annual TVT Turkey Trot. […]

Standing Together 24/7 with Ari Fuld

Ari Fuld of Standing Together is someone who is there for those in the IDF who protect Israel 24/7. Ari’s dedication and energy seem to come from the Hungarian-born, Holocaust-surviving grandmother of whom he speaks so highly — the powerful little woman who told him that America was great for accepting her and so many […]

December 6, 2016

One People with One Heart

It was breathtaking. A huge room, filled with purple, teal and black balloons, coupled with multicolored lights, served as the backdrop. Women of all ages, sometimes multiple generations together, united…

December 6, 2016

Start the Year with CSP

New years are always full of promise and potential. One of the best bets for kicking off the year is to attend the Community Scholar Program (CSP) One Month Scholar…

December 6, 2016

Mixing It Up

A two-part alumni event brought many graduates back to TVT the day before Thanksgiving. TVT’s Annual Alumni Day was filled with exciting energy as more than 50 alumni returned to…

December 6, 2016

Fun Day, Great Cause

Who wants to get out of bed early on a holiday to get the juices flowing for a good reason? Apparently, a lot of supporters of TVT did. On a…

December 6, 2016

Standing Together 24/7 with Ari Fuld

Ari Fuld of Standing Together is someone who is there for those in the IDF who protect Israel 24/7. Ari’s dedication and energy seem to come from the Hungarian-born, Holocaust-surviving…

December 6, 2016

One People with One Heart

It was breathtaking. A huge room, filled with purple, teal and black balloons, coupled with multicolored lights, served as the backdrop. Women of all ages, sometimes multiple generations together, united…

December 6, 2016

Talking Turkey

The election day results shocked some people and mortified others. I learned what was happening while going from election site to election site as a roving troubleshooter. I heard a…

November 1, 2016

Food, Fun and Philanthropy

NextGen OC, a department of Jewish Federation & Family Services, invites the younger set to The OC Event, an afternoon cocktail party in Pelican Hill. Attendees will learn about the…

November 1, 2016

Bringing Women Together

Unifying all Orange County Jewish Women as “One People with One Heart,” the OC Mega Challah Bake will bring together more than 1,000 women on November 10 at 7 P.M.,…

November 1, 2016

Votescape

Ever since that day in 1960 when I watched a handsome, charismatic young senator from Massachusetts win the West Virginia primary – and then go on to win the Presidency…