Current Events

Yom Hashoah

April 17, 2015 | 8:00 pm, Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial Services and Yizkor led by Rabbi Rachlis & Cantor Braier…

Shabbat Alive

April 24, 2015 | 6:15 pm, Join us for an Israeli Shabbat Dinner and Yom Ha’Atzmaut services…

Annual Gala

April 25, 2015 | 5:30 pm, Enjoy “An Enchanted Evening” and dance the night away at our Gala…

Read The Rabbi’s Blog

NEW! Mar. 16, 2015 Rabbi Rachlis shares his thoughts about current events, Judaism, our community and University Synagogue in his blog.small rabbi



Dedicate Our Ark

April 24, 2015: Join us for Shabbat dinner and services where we will dedicate our new Ark, designed by world-famous artist Laddie John Dill..


Hear A Speaker

April 17, 2015: Marthe Cohn will speak about her book “Behind Enemy Lines: The True Story of a French Jewish Spy in Nazi Germany”…

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April 25, 2015 - Celebrate University Synagogue at our annual gala event honoring Sherry Clark and Richard & Susan Fybel…

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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