• Leave a Lasting Legacy

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  • PJ Library / PJ Our Way

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  • Your VIP Pass to Jewish Orange County

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  • NEW! Micro Grants

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  • Jewish Book Council 2021-2022 Events

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  • LIFE & LEGACY

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  • 2022 Stop Hate Challenge

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  • 2021 Jewish Film Festival

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  • Zachor Antisemitism Initiative

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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 director@jewishorangeny.org.

Introduction to Situational Awareness
Sunday, January 30th 10AM
via Zoom

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

MEET AUTHOR
JONATHAN SANTLOFER
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

CLICK ON THE IMAGE FOR THE ZOOM LINK


WATCH THE PEW RESEARCH CENTER STUDY DISCUSSION WITH CHAPLAIN BARRY PITEGOFF FROM DECEMBER 16TH HERE

REGISTRATION COMING SOON

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.  

 

Go here to get started.

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.
 

Read more and download the application here.

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.

 

Read more and download application here.

Your legacy can support any of these 
Orange County Life & Legacy Community Partners:

 

  • Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County
  • Jewish Family Service of Orange County
  • Newburgh Jewish Community Center
  • Congregation Agudas Israel
  • Congregation Beth Hillel
  • Congregation B’nai Torah
  • Congregation Eitz Chaim
  • Monroe Temple Beth-El
  • Temple Beth Jacob
  • Temple Beth Shalom
  • Temple Sinai