Community Learning Resources

Looking for a specific class or learning opportunity? Below are organizations offering Jewish learning opportunities throughout Orange County.


The Jewish Collaborative is delighted to be offering this course in partnership with A Path With Heart and Rabbi Jill Zimmerman. Hineni Live goes live on November 9th and takes place 9:30am – 12:30pm, monthly November 2018- October 2019. This class is open to the first 16 registrants. “Hineni” means “I am present.” This course is about learning together in community, dialogue, and deep spiritual practices and principles. It’s about soul-development. Click here to register.

“Knowledge For College” is a community program started in 2015 with the aim of bring Jewish teens together during the critical pre-college period to investigate together some important and relevant Jewish topics they can bring with them to college. Teens will walk away more EDUCATED about our complex relationship to Israel, as well as better understanding the anti-Israel narrative heard on college campuses by various groups supporting the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement, as well as learn how to identify and combat the rise in anti-semitic rhetoric. Visit for more information. Click here for printable flyer.


The Orange County Jewish Community Scholar Program (CSP) is a community-wide endeavor committed to adult Jewish education and family Jewish celebrations. CSP educates (Jews) and celebrates (Judaism). Visit the website to subscribe to CSP newsletter. Click here to view the CSP 2018-19 / 5779 course schedule.

The Center for Jewish Life at the Merage Jewish Community Center (JCC) offers a series of new educational program for the community. Find upcoming programs and classes or learn more about the Center on the JCC website.




Judaism Unbound, a project of the Institute for the Next Jewish Future, is a project that catalyzes and supports grassroots efforts by “disaffected but hopeful” American Jews to re-imagine and re-design Jewish life in America for the 21st Century. Judaism Unbound produces a once-a-week podcast, runs an active facebook page, and features blog posts by fellows of the Institute for the Next Jewish Future and guests.

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