January 20: Dr. David B. Ruderman, Professor of Modern Jewish History will speak on “Jewish Messiahs: An Overview”….
March 5: Jonah: A Murder Trial. Are the sailors guilty of attempted murder? Is it ever acceptable to sacrifice one to save many?…
March 21 – Join your synagogue sisters for ceremonial foods and a Haggadah of the Passover Story from a woman’s perspective…
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Save the date!
University Synagogue Annual Gala
Saturday, June 3, 2017
Island Hotel, Newport Beach
We’re celebrating 30 years of US spirit and honoring founding members Hinda Beral, Carol Richmond and David Sandor
Now in its 27th season, the OJFF showcases Jewish-themed feature and documentary films from August through March. Founded by University Synagogue and co-sponsored by 10 partner organizations, the festival welcomes Orange County residents of all faiths and backgrounds.
For info on the 2016/2017 Festival – Click Here
University Synagogue is known for our love of discussion, interesting topics, and our Synaplex Shabbat Speakers Series. Each monthly Shabbat Alive service is followed by a noted speaker, selected to stimulate ideas and engage the audience.
For list of upcoming speakers and topics – Click Here