Current Events

Shabbat Services

December 2, 2016 | 8:00 pm, UCI Law School Dean Erwin Chemerinsky will speak about the Presidential election…

Hunger Exhibit

December 9 – 12, 2016 | MAZON’s This Is Hunger Exhibit at University Synagogue….

Shabbat Services

December 9, 2016 | 8:00 pm, Imam Dr. Sayed Moustafa al-Qazwini will dialogue with Rabbi Rachlis…

Read The Rabbi’s Blog

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



Hear A Speaker

December 2: UCI Law School Dean Erwin Chemerinsky will speak about the recent Presidential election’s implicationst…

The Honorable Erwin Chemerinsky - For the Defense

Come To Services

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

Ruti at Emilys Bat Mitzvah

New Year Greetings

Enjoy these Jewish New Year messages from friends, family and fellow University Synagogue congregants…


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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