Current Events

Shabbat Services

August 4, 2017 | 7:00 pm, “The Ten Commitments, Not Commandments” will be Rabbi Rachlis’ topic at Shabbat Services….

Shabbat At The Beach

August 11, 2017 | 6:15 pm, Join us for Shabbat dinner and services at the beach…

Shabbat BBQ and Services

August 18, 2017 | 6:00 pm, Join us for a Shabbat BBQ Dinner and Services….

Read The Rabbi’s Blog

NEW!  Rabbi Rachlis shares his thoughts about current events, Judaism, our community & University Synagogue…small rabbi



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We invite adults age 40-and-Under to enjoy & experience our humanistic, creative and joyous celebration of Judaism for FREE…


Celebrate The New Year

University Synagogue observes the High Holy Days with a unique blend of the traditional and our own special, modern touch…

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Embrace Learning

Grow, learn and connect with our Jewish learning programs for pre-school, religious school and adult education…

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fim-reelOC International  Jewish Film Festival

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


gold starDistinguished Speakers Series

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