Current Events

Shabbat Alive

June 26, 2015 | 6:15 pm, Family Shabbat dinner and musical Shabbat services…

Shabbat With Friends

July 3, 2015 | Share a potluck meal with fellow US members, to make new friendships and celebrate Shabbat….

Shabbat Services

June 10, 2015 |8:00 pm, Shabbat services led by Rabbi Larry Seidman and Steven Hirsch, who will serve as our cantor….

Read The Rabbi’s Blog

NEW! May 1, 2015 Rabbi Rachlis shares his thoughts about current events, Judaism, our community and University Synagogue in his blog.small rabbi



Hear A Speaker

June 26, 2015: Word-famous artist, Laddie John Dill, will speak on “Envisioning and Creating Spirituality Through Art” …


Dedicate Our Ark

June 26, 2015: Join us for dinner and services where we will dedicate our new Ark and Ner Tamid, designed by artist Laddie John Dill…


Come To Services

Welcome Shabbat and Jewish holidays with services filled with participation, beautiful music, learning and celebration…

Ruti at Emilys Bat Mitzvah

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fim-reel25th annual OC Jewish Film Festival

This preeminent showcase for world cinema exploring the Jewish experience, is presented by University Synagogue with support from Temple Beth Emet, Temple Bat Yahm, Temple Beth Tikvah and Congregation Shir Ha-Ma’Alot


For info on the 2014/2015 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