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OC Jewish Arts Festival

Presented by Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County at Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County, Irvine CA

Nov 05 - 21 2022
OC Jewish Arts Festival

OC Jewish Arts Festival’s has something for all arts lovers

For 30 successful years, the OC Jewish Arts Festival at the Merage JCC has provided our community with a cultural extravaganza, featuring lauded lineups of authors, musicians, filmmakers, celebrities, chefs and influencers. We've played host to Matisyahu, Idan Raichel, Rami Kleinstein, Dennis Ross, Capitol Steps, Tovah Feldshuh, Ed Asner, Rita Rudner, Adeena Sussman and Jake Cohen - just to name a few.

From history to mystery, fact to fiction, politics to religion, and humour to political

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ADMISSION INFO

Contact: 949.435.3400

Email: nicoler@jccoc.org

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Nov 5, 2022 at 07:30 pm (Sat)
  • Nov 7, 2022 at 07:00 pm (Mon)
  • Nov 8, 2022 at 11:00 am (Tue)
  • Nov 9, 2022 at 11:00 am (Wed)
  • Nov 9, 2022 at 07:00 pm (Wed)
  • Nov 10, 2022 at 04:00 pm (Thu)
  • Nov 12, 2022 at 07:30 pm (Sat)
  • Nov 13, 2022 at 04:00 pm (Sun)
  • Nov 14, 2022 at 10:00 am (Mon)
  • Nov 15, 2022 at 10:00 am (Tue)
  • Nov 19, 2022 at 07:30 pm (Sat)
  • Nov 20, 2022 at 04:00 pm (Sun)
  • Nov 21, 2022 at 12:00 pm (Mon)

Additional time info:

Sat., Nov. 5, 7:30 P.M. at the J
iMordecai | Comedy/Drama, 102 minutes

Mon., Nov. 7, 7 P.M. at the J
Gideon Bernstein — Giving: A Handbook to Happiness for the Modern Philanthropist

Tues., Nov. 8, 11 A.M. on Zoom
Meg Waite Clayton — The Postmistress of Paris

Wed., Nov. 9, 11 A.M. on Zoom
Letty Cottin Pogrebin — Shanda: A Memoir of Shame and Secrecy

Wed., Nov. 9, 7 P.M. at the J
Plan A
(In Partnership with the Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education at Chapman University)
Drama, 109 minutes, English

Thurs., Nov. 10, 4 P.M. on Zoom
Emily Tamkin — Bad Jews: A History of American Jewish Politics and Identities

Sat., Nov. 12, 7:30 P.M.
Rita Rudner — My Life in Dog Years: A Memoir

Sun., Nov. 13, 4 P.M.
Zack Bodner — Why Do Jewish? A Manifesto for 21st Century Jewish Peoplehood

Mon., Nov. 14, 10 A.M.
Lana Melman — Artists Under Fire: The BDS War Against Celebrities, Jews, and Israel
(In partnership with News & Views)

Tues., Nov. 15, 10 A.M.
Maggie Anton — The Choice: A Novel of Love, Faith and the Talmud
(In partnership with Books & Bagels Discussion led by Dana Susson)

Sat., Nov. 19, 7:30 P.M.
I’m Not a Comedian… I’m Lenny Bruce
Written by and starring Ronnie Marmo, Directed by award-winning actor and director Joe Montegna

Sun., Nov. 20, 4 P.M.
Dan Grunfeld — By the Grace of the Game: The Holocaust, a Basketball Legacy, and an Unprecedented American Dream
Great Jewish Americans 101

Mon., Nov. 21, 12 P.M.
Shannon Sarna — Modern Jewish Comfort Food: 100 Fresh Recipes for Classic Dishes from Ku

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County

One Federation Way, Suite 200, Irvine, CA 92603

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