Current Events

Synaplex Shabbat

September 23, 2016 | 6:00 pm, Come and enjoy a delicious Shabbat dinner and musical Shabbat Alive services…


September 24, 2016 | 7:30  pm, Oneg, Havdalah service and Selichot performance help us prepare for the Days of Awe …

Shabbat Services

September 30, 2016 | 8:00 pm, Rabbi Rachlis will answer all questions at our popular “Ask The Rabbi” service…

Read The Rabbi’s Blog

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



Hear A Speaker

September 23: Former journalist, Stephen Glass, on “Shattered Glass: A Story Of Deceit And A Journey Towards Rehabilitation”…


Come To High Holy Days

Join US as we observe the High Holy Days with a unique blend of the traditional and our own special, modern touch…

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Sign Up For School

NEW! We weave Judaic values and traditions into daily activities of fun, creative play and discovery…

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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