Current Events


Coffee With The Rabbi

October 13, 2017 | 5:45 pm, Informal get together for 40 & under members…

Shabbat Services

October 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm, Services led by Rabbi Rachlis and Cantor Braier..

Synaplex Shabbat

October 20, 2017 | 6:00 pm, Join us for Shabbat dinner and musical Shabbat Alive services…

Read The Rabbi’s Blog

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



Join for FREE!

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


Hear A Speaker

October 13: Political analyst Eli Stokols speaks on “Covering An Administration In Which Truth and Reality Are Increasingly Subjective”…

Celebrate Judaism

October 28: Don’t miss the Women’s Connection sponsored Sephardic Cultural Extravaganza with gourmet food, music, dance and poetry….

fim-reelOC International  Jewish Film Festival

Now in its 28th 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 2017-18 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