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An Introduction to University Synagogue and Reconstructionism Shabbat Dinner with Rabbi Rachlis. RSVP.
Thinking About Joining University Synagogue? An Introduction to Reconstructionism and University Synagogue Shabbat dinner with Rabbi Rachlis will take place at University Synagogue as an opportunity for prospective and new members, as well as anyone interested, to learn about Reconstructionism. Rabbi Rachlis will discuss Reconstructionism and share the 30-year evolution of University Synagogue. Congregational leaders will talk about the many ways to become connected to University Synagogue through participation in activities, classes and programs. Please RSVP to the office at…Find out more »
Angels Baseball Game Night Tuesday, September 12 Sponsored by University Synagogue Men's Club Astro’s vs Angels (Angels will be fighting for a Wild Card berth vs Astro's have the best record in the American League) This will be a great event, Family members (spouses, significant others, kids, grandkids) are invited too. Ticket prices will be under $40 Confirmation will happen when we know how many people have signed up. Click here to RSVP to Hal Goldberg with the number of tickets you…Find out more »
7:00 p.m. Havdalah Service led by Rabbi Rachlis and Cantor Braier 7:15 p.m. Singer/Songwriter Daniel Nahmod will perform on Selichot night “Life Song: Love, Legacy and A Life Well Lived.” Daniel Nahmod. Mr. Nahmod has performed his profound, heart-opening original music for over one million people and has sold 100,000 CDs. His poetic and evocative message of peace, love and compassion across all nations, cultures and faiths has found overwhelming acceptance wherever he has performed. Nahmod has been featured on numerous…Find out more »
Our annual Daniel Pearl Music Shabbat service will be led by Cantor Braier. University Synagogue is part of an international musical tribute to Danny’s memory, established by his parents, Dr. Judea and Ruth Pearl, who announced the program when they spoke at University Synagogue many years ago.Find out more »
Chapman University’s Orange County Youth Symphony Orchestra will once again perform at University Synagogue
Chapman University’s Orange County Youth Symphony Orchestra will once again perform at University Synagogue in our Social Hall. This program is for all ages, members and guests, and it’s, of course, free. The performance will include Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony and a French oboe concerto. Thank you to Daniel Wachs, Music Director and Conductor of the Orange County Youth Symphony Orchestra and Director of Instrumental Studies at Chapman University’s Conservatory of Music, for bringing us this program in memory of the…Find out more »
Pre-Thanksgiving service at University Synagogue led by Rabbi Rachlis and Rev. Paul Tellstrom of IUCC.
Pre-Thanksgiving service at University Synagogue led by Rabbi Rachlis and Rev. Paul Tellstrom of IUCC. University Synagogue, IUCC Choirs and Cantor Braier will sing.Find out more »
Professor Jennifer M. Chacón is a leading national expert on the intersection of immigration law and criminal law. Her ongoing research has been funded by the Russell Sage Foundation and the National Science Foundation. Prior to entering law teaching, Professor Chacón was an associate at the New York law firm of Davis Polk & Wardwell and a clerk to the Honorable Sidney R. Thomas of the Ninth Circuit. Prof. Chacón is currently Professor of Law and Senior Associate Dean for…Find out more »
Generations Dinner and Lecture with Rabbi Rachlis. Click here to RSVP to Sari Schreiber or by calling (949) 290-4064. All members are invited to join the Generations Group. We are a group of members who enjoy having fun and are treated to great activities including, but not limited to, the Rabbi’s dinner and lecture, an entertaining cultural program with a spectacular reception and reserved parking for the High Holidays. Please call or email Sari Schreiber for more information or to…Find out more »
4:45 – 5:45 p.m. “Shalom Shul” (parent and me) program taught by our award-winning Pre-School Director, Heidi Kahn, will include art, music, story time. Free for University Synagogue members; $25 per class for non-members. Click here to RSVP to Sue Penn. 5:45 p.m. Tot Shabbat services with singing, dancing and Torah marching led by Rabbi Rachlis and Cantor Braier with storytelling by Pre-School Director Heidi Kahn. 6:15 p.m. Hanukkah Shabbat Dinner. RSVP. 7:00 p.m. Hanukkah Family Services led by Rabbi…Find out more »