Current Events

Shabbat Services

June 24, 2016 | 8:00 pm, Shabbat services led by Rabbi Rachlis and Cantor Braier including our second “Renewal of Vows Ceremony”…

Family Night

July 1, 2016 | 6:00  pm, Join us for our Americana Shabbat BBQ and services…

Shabbat Services

July 8, 2016 | 8:00 pm, “I’m Right, You’re Wrong, Go To Hell!” will be Rabbi Rachlis’ topic at Shabbat services…

Read The Rabbi’s Blog

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



Hear A Speaker

July 18, 2016.: Prof. Marc Epstein will share intricate fiction & surprising truths when he speaks on The Lost Tribes: A Quest”…Marc Epstein

Come To Services

Join US as we welcome Shabbat with services filled with participation, beautiful music, learning and celebration….

Ruti at Emilys Bat Mitzvah

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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 year, the OCJFF showcases Jewish-themed feature and documentary films from September through April. Founded by University Synagogue and sponsored by nine 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