TheBoard of Trustees and the (WBT) Board of Trustees have made the decision to merge the Los Angeles congregations into one in a preliminary agreement announced November 6.
This expansion plan will create a future Reform Jewish synagogue at the current University Synagogue location in Brentwood, which will take on the new name the Wilshire Boulevard Temple University Campus. The Erika J. Glazer Family Campus and Irmas Campus will still remain in use.
Both congregations share a long, proud history and a deep commitment to Reform Judaism and Tikkun Olam. Between the two congregations, they serve more than 2700 family units.
According to spokespeople at WBT and University Synagogue, both synagogues communicated the news of this preliminary agreement to their respective communities on the evening of November 5.
Following the merger, and once donations are secured, the University Campus will “undergo significant renovation to