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JCC Waves swim coach named All-Star

Published Thursday, July 10, 2014
JCC Waves swim coach Gina Duncan is a true All-Star Training a swim team of 230 young athletes to compete against the largest swim teams in California is no easy task, but for JCC Waves swim coach Gina Duncan, no challenge is too big for her to tackle. This passionate swim coach left her heart on the pool deck at every meet, leading to her selection as more»

Michael Krasny Presents Contemporary Literary Giants Sept. 21 @ Merage JCC

Published Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Michael Krasny, radio talk show host, author, and American Literature expert, will lead a robust discussion on the the lives and impact of literary giants such as Philip Roth, Saul Bellow, Bernard Malamud, Cynthia Ozick, Grace Paley and others. Dr. Krasny shares insights through his personal interviews with many of the authors, providing insight into their more»

Merage JCC Invited to Participate in Global Forum on Connecting the Jewish People

Published Monday, June 2, 2014
Irvine – The Merage Jewish Community Center has been invited to help launch a global Jewish leadership network, “Amitim Fellows”. Coordinated by JCC Global, almost 30 JCCs from the four corners of the world have committed to developing joint global programs of tomorrow. The purpose of the program is to identify inspiring leaders and more»

“The Voice” Season 5 Finalist, Will Champlin, Entertains at the Merage JCC's Celebration Ball

Published Tuesday, April 1, 2014
“The Voice” Season 5 Finalist, Will Champlin, Joins the Merage Jewish Community Center Honoring CHOC; the JCC Preschool Expansion, and Lynne Kaplan Irvine –Merage Jewish Community Center celebrated Brighter Futures for Our Children June 1 at the JCC’s annual Celebration Ball. Chaired by Adrienne Matros and Wendy Stark, the more»

Local Teens Mix Fashion and Fundraising

Published Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Nowadays it’s not unusual to hear about our teens running around the community volunteering and doing good work. It really is the norm. In fact, community service is frequently required for high school graduations. Three local teens, part of the Merage Jewish Community Center’s teen programs, have ventured further than the typical required more»