Tarbut V’Torah (TVT)

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 among everyone affiliated with the school or the academic recognition the school would garner. Today, TVT is all that and more, and Papa Gelman is […]

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 […]

Makerspaces and Facilities

When the next school year begins, TVT students will have access to some of the most innovative learning spaces in Orange County. Our 21st century campus building projects feature state-of-the-art makerspaces, science labs, a fabrication and prototyping facility, a film studio, a visual arts studio, and spaces for collaboration. These spaces are designed for students […]

Soft-Core Denial

American historian Deborah E. Lipstadt, Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish History and Holocaust Studies at Emory University, will speak at the Merage Community Center on Thursday, March 16, at 7 p.m. TVT Community Day School will present the program as part of its speakers series. Dr. Lipstadt is the author of History on Trial: My […]

12 Years and Growing

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 […]

Fighting Hunger

More than 925 million people in the world are going hungry. This situation is even more prevalent in areas where there are natural disasters. Because of the hurricane in Haiti, the infrastructure has made it difficult to distribute food to those who need it. Thanks to the generosity of participants, the TVT Community Day School […]

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, […]

Academics and Values

TVT, a premier, state-of-the-art day school in Irvine offering a college preparatory environment steeped in Jewish values, will hold an open house for prospective students and their parents on Thursday, November 17, at 9:30 a.m. Helping students to succeed in life and academics with an individualized college preparatory environment, TVT’s curriculum inspires a lifelong passion […]