Current Events

Shabbat Services

July 18, 2015 | 8:00pm, Rabbi Linda Seidman, who will speak on “The First Four Chapters of Genesis As A Blueprint for Living”…

Summer Dinner

July 23, 2015 | 6:00 pm, Women’s Connection 4th Annual Summer Dinner in Turtle Rock…

Shabbat Services

July 31, 2015 |8:00 pm, Shabbat services led by Rabbi Rachlis & Cantor Braier. David Mark will speak on “Dog Whistles, Walk-Backs and Washington Handshakes”…

Read The Rabbi’s Blog

NEW! June 26, 2015 Rabbi Rachlis shares his thoughts about current events, Judaism, our community and University Synagogue in his blog.small rabbi



Hear A Speaker

July 31, 2015: David Mark, a seasoned political journalist, editor and author will discuss how modern political jargon has evolved…

David Marks

Learn & Grow

In our Religious School students participate in innovative programming—all meant to stimulate and develop a love of Jewish life…small - boy

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-reel26th 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 2015/2016 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