University Synagogue

A Spiritual Home For All

This Artistic Metaphor represents the welcoming community that University Synagogue has aspired to be. Open to community members from all backgrounds. This space is Ideal for Weddings, Anniversaries,  Quinceneras, Bar and Bat Mitzvah’s, Corporate Events and Meetings.

University Synagogue is a like an artist’s canvas. This space can be transformed into a Beautiful Masterpiece! Pick your color pallet and subject then transform this space for your special event! This Unique Space has a Modern Feel with High Vaulted Ceilings perfect for draping. Warm the room with special lighting and this space can be your “Starry Night” or “The Village Streets of Auvers”.

The Sanctuary is perfect for your Ceremony or Service. The sanctuary’s ceiling is composed of billowing canvas fabric representing the tent of Abraham and Sarah, in which, according to Jewish tradition, all the flaps were open so Abraham and Sarah could look around in all directions to welcome in any stranger walking by, inviting them in for food, rest and friendship.

Host your cocktail reception in the Modern Foyer with wall to wall glass windows the sunlight will welcome your guests to this modern space of brushed concrete. Imagine this space as Pablo Picasso’s Abstract Blue Period with Architecture influence by amazing Geometric Shapes

Located in the heart of Irvine the University Synagogue is easily accessible from the 405 freeway and Jamboree. The University Synagogue offers free parking for up to 156 vehicles (arrangements can be made for additional parking).

Every great artist needs a mentor. TGIS Catering services and Event Planning Company handles the Events at the University Synagogue. This culinary team, known for their imaginative cuisine and décor can assist you with your Masterpiece.

  • The Social Hall can hold a maximum of 300 guests
  • The Sanctuary can hold a maximum of 500 guests
  • The Library can hold a maximum of 30 guests
  • Classroom can hold a maximum of 25 guests
  • Sanctuary and Social Hall can hold a maximum of 800 guests
  • The Synagogue has Wheelchair access
  • A Dance floor on site
  • Tables and Chairs on site