YIOC - Young Israel of Orange County

About the Shul

We are a “Boutique” Modern Orthodox Jewish Congregation, based in Irvine, California. Call it “Jewish Orange County” or “Jewish Irvine.” As a “Boutique” congregation, we are smaller, more intimate. Our Rav is easily accessible. Our focus is on warmth and friendship, caring and accepting without judging others.

See ya in Shul

We daven our Regular Shabbat Morning services at the beautiful Back Bay Conference Center facilities (second floor at “Irvine Lanes”) along Irvine’s “Synagogue Row”  at  3415 Michelson Drive, Irvine 92612 (NW corner of Harvard & Michelson)

Women’s Classes

Every-other-Sunday morning, we lay out a beautifully elegant brunch as women arrive from throughout Orange County, and beyond — some coming from as far south as San Diego and some as far north as Los Angeles — to attend the most sophisticated, high-intensity class in Judaic Learning available to women anywhere outside New York and Israel. While other institutions’ Women’s classes are more touchy-feely and fluff-oriented, for a wide range of reasons, our Women’s class is profoundly unique. More…