We teach Judaic Learning for your living, not ours.

All YIOC classes are taught in a warm and cozy, intimate and inviting Judaic environment, amid a Judaica library of 4,000 books and Seforim.

Women’s Advanced Judaic Learning

Topical classes studying contemporary issues in Jewish life and practice. Taught with primary-source halakhic materials and Judaic studies hand-outs. Each session is a class in itself, with primary scholarly sources studied directly in the text

Alternating Sunday Mornings
Taught by Rav Fischer

The Babylonian Talmud

Hands-on Text Study of Mesekhet (Tractate)
Brakhot with Rashi and Tosafot commentaries, and with major Halakhic Codes

Thursday Evenings – 6:30 pm – 7:40 pm
Taught by Rav Fischer
(maariv minyan follows)

The Hebrew Language – Track 2

Improving Reading Skills for “Rusty” Readers who would love to improve their davening skills

Monday Evenings – 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Taught by Rav Fischer

Rambam – Mishneh Torah

Textual Study of Jewish Law in Rambam’s Mishneh Torah

Friday Afternoons – during Kabbalat Shabbat at Bameh Madlikin
Taught by Rav Fischer

Siddur Navigation

Learning to Lead the Shabbat Services

Offered in Summer – June-August
Taught by Rav Fischer

Mishneh B’rurah / Shulchan Arukh

The Codes of Jewish Law — Laws of Shabbat, Holidays, and Everyday Practices of Jewish Life

Shabbat Afternoons During PDT — Class Begins One Hour Before Mincha
Taught by Rav Fischer

Weekend Night At The Movies

Jewish -Themed TV Episodes with Young Israel of Orange County
Learning about Contemporary Jewish Issues through TV and Film Media

Hosted Jointly by Rav Fischer with Rebbetzin Ellen

The Shabbat Morning Sermon

Divrei Torah for Real Living in the Contemporary World

Shabbat Mornings – 10:45 am (approximate time)
Delivered by Rav Fischer

The teachings and practices of Harav Yosef Ber Soloveitchik zt”l

Studying the laws, customs, and practices that Rav Soloveitchik (“The Rov”) taught his yeshiva seminary students, many of which have been integrated into contemporary Modern Orthodox practice. We look at and follow how “The Rov” learned text and determined the proper practices and customs that would flow accordingly from that learning

Offered in Summer – June-August
Taught by Rav Fischer

N’vi’im Rishonim

The Early Prophets of Biblical Tanakh
Shoftim (Judges), Shmuel (Samuel I and II), and M’lakhim (Kings I and II) — with classical Commentaries including Rashi, Radak, Malbim

Monthly Class Taught at Rotating Private Homes
Taught by Rav Fischer