Overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Laguna Beach is a white house that is unlike any other. Young Jews in their 20s have been flocking there over the past 14 months, whether it’s to learn how to cook, handle finances, or simply hang out, have a glass of wine, and watch the sun go down.

This house is part of an international organization called Moishe House, which develops houses strategically placed throughout the world for young Jews in their 20s to develop a local community. And for Rae Gross, founder of Moishe House OC, it’s the fulfillment of a quest with her organization, JewC.