Six Outstanding Teens from Across North America Elected to USY 2019 International Board

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Six Outstanding Teens from Across North America Elected to USY 2019 International Board

Posted on January 28, 2019

January 28, 2019 — In December 2018, six outstanding teens were elected as the 2019 International Executive Board for USY, USCJ’s youth movement. Chosen by hundreds of their peers at USY’s 68th International Convention in Orlando, FL, the six teenagers will help impart meaningful Jewish experiences and values to thousands of North American teens over Continue Reading »

USY 68th Annual International Convention in Orlando to Teach Teens How to Make Their Dreams a Reality

Posted on December 17, 2018

USYers to volunteer in the community on Christmas Day New York, NY, December 17, 2018 – This December 23-27, nearly 1,000 Jewish teenagers, educators, and USY staff and alumni will gather in Orlando, FL at USY, USCJ’s youth movement, 68th International Convention. The largest annual gathering of Conservative and Masorti Jewish teens, the convention will Continue Reading »

Six Outstanding Teens from Across North America Elected to USY 2018 International Board

Posted on January 4, 2018

New teen board to shape future of youth movement January 4, 2018—Last week, six outstanding teens were elected as the 2018 International Executive Board for USY, USCJ’s youth movement. Chosen by hundreds of their peers at USY’s 67th International Convention in Chicago, IL, the six will help impart meaningful Jewish experiences and values to thousands Continue Reading »

USY 67th International Convention in Chicago to Focus on Teens as Agents of Societal Change

Posted on December 14, 2017

Grammy-nominated artists Matisyahu to perform at convention New York, NY, December 14, 2017 – This December 24-28, nearly 1,000 Jewish teenagers, educators, staff, and alumni will gather in Chicago, IL at USY, USCJ’s youth movement, 67th International Convention. The largest gathering of Conservative and Masorti Jewish teens, the convention will bring together young adults from Continue Reading »

USY Announces Winners of 2017 Annual Awards for Excellence, Naming Chicago’s Congregation Beth Judea as Chapter of the Year

Posted on November 13, 2017

Temple Emanuel in Massachusetts and Mosaic Law Congregation in California recognized for programming November 13, 2017—USY, USCJ’s youth group, announced the winners of its annual awards recognizing local chapters that demonstrate excellence across the organization’s major areas of focus: social action/tikun olam, religious education, Israel education, membership, and communications. Congregation Beth Judea in Long Grove, Continue Reading »

USY Implements Organizational Changes to Strengthen Capacity for Meaningful Teen Engagement

Posted on May 1, 2017

New York, NY, May 1, 2017–Building on a 60 year legacy of instilling a commitment to inspired Jewish living in teens, United Synagogue Youth (USY), the youth movement of USCJ, has initiated several organizational changes to better support teen engagement on a local level in member synagogues. The changes include doubling field staff, hiring supervisory Continue Reading »

One of the Youngest Survivors of Auschwitz-Birkenau Partners With USY For Unique Yom HaShoah Event

Posted on April 13, 2017

New York Times Bestseller Michael Bornstein will Headline USY’s Zikaron BaSalon Event Series, Bringing Holocaust Survivors into Teens’ Homes New York, NY, April 13, 2017–This Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism’s (USCJ) youth group, United Synagogue Youth (USY), is partnering with Michael Bornstein, one of the youngest survivors of Auschwitz-Birkenau Continue Reading »

Six Exemplary Teen Leaders Elected to Steer North America’s Largest Conservative Jewish Youth Group

Posted on January 4, 2017

January 4, 2017—Last week, six outstanding teens were elected as the 2017 International Executive Board for United Synagogue Youth (USY), the North American youth group of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (USCJ). Chosen by hundreds of their peers at USY’s 66th  International Convention in Dallas, TX, the six will help impart meaningful Jewish experiences Continue Reading »

United Synagogue Youth’s 66th Annual International Convention in Dallas to Focus on Strengthening Teens’ Leadership Capabilities

Posted on December 13, 2016

New Partnership with NOAM Global Masorti Youth Movement to Launch at Convention New York, NY, December 13, 2016 – This December 25-29, nearly 1,000 Jewish teenagers, educators, professionals, and alumni from United Synagogue Youth (USY) will gather in Dallas, TX for five days of Hanukkah celebrations, interactive learning, and hands-on social action at USY’s 66th Continue Reading »

USY Announces Winners of its 2016 Annual Awards for Excellence, Naming New Jersey’s Marlboro Jewish Center as Chapter of the Year

Posted on November 21, 2016

Ohr Kodesh Congregation in Maryland and Moriah Congregation in Illinois Recognized for Programming November 21, 2016—United Synagogue Youth (USY) announced today the winners of its annual awards recognizing local USY chapters that demonstrate excellence across the organization’s major areas of focus: social action/tikun olam, religious education, Israel education, membership, and communications. Marlboro Jewish Center in Continue Reading »