Welcome to the Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County
Since 1977, the Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County has been working to build a strong Jewish community that enriches people’s lives, helps those in need, and embraces all Jewish families. With member support, our recipient organizations in Orange County help thousands of people here at home and through the Jewish Federations of North America, aid Jewish communities at risk in Israel and around the world.
Federation office hours vary. If you call and get no answer, please email email@example.com.
Introduction to Situational Awareness
Sunday, January 30th 10AM
This course offers a progression of how best to understand the concepts of situational awareness to better evaluate the potential risk from situations and threats all around us. Techniques related to recalling important details and facts will be shared to improve the participants, ability to observe, react and report to suspicious activity. Read more and register here.
THE LEVINE SPEAKER SERIES PRESENTS
ATTORNEY NETA HANIEN
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH
7:30PM VIA ZOOM
With an Israeli Arab business partner, Neta founded Juha's, the backpackers social hostel, which turned the poorest Israeli Arab town into a popular tourist destination and has been selected as the "Best Social Business" by Bank Hapoalim. Both IVN and the JCF invested in Juha's. One of three winners of the "Rappaport Prize for Women Generating Change". REGISTER HERE
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 20TH
4PM VIA ZOOM
A gripping novel exploring the secrets of the 1911 theft of the Mona Lisa and the dark underbelly of today’s art world. A story of heart stopping suspense as romantic and sexy as it is terrifying and thrilling, one that taps into our universal fascination with da Vinci, the authentic and the fake, and people so driven to acquire priceless works of art, they will stop at nothing to possess them‚ not even murder. REGISTER HERE
WATCH THE PEW RESEARCH CENTER STUDY DISCUSSION WITH CHAPLAIN BARRY PITEGOFF FROM DECEMBER 16TH HERE
All Access Pass – your VIP pass to explore Jewish life in Orange County on your terms.
Together with Jewish synagogues and organizations across Orange County, the All Access Pass gives you and your family access to Jewish cultural, social and educational programs across the county for one full year for only $100.
Don’t sit on the sidelines. Get connected! The future of the Orange County Jewish community is in our hands.
Jewish Experience Scholarships
Need-based scholarships to Jewish families residing in Greater Orange County for Jewish educational programs and experiences including Religious School/Hebrew School at Federation-affiliated synagogues, youth group conventions including USY, NFTY, BBYO, Young Judea, and Hadassah, and other Jewish Experiences upon approval by the Scholarship Committee. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.
Jewish in OC Micro-Grants
The Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County is excited to announce our first ever round of Jewish in OC Micro-Grants!
Goals: The goal of this program is to bring out new ideas in the Orange County Jewish community which will bring the community together, connect people to the community, positively impact the community, and help the community learn and grow together.
Your legacy can support any of these
Orange County Life & Legacy Community Partners: