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Youth Groups

USY LogoOur youth group chapters, Teaneck USY and Teaneck Kadima, are local chapters of the United Synagogue Youth (USY) and Kadima organizations associated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism.  USY is open to all high school students (grades 9-12); Kadima is open to middle school students (grades 6-8).
USY is a peer-run organization, with leaders elected and selected from the chapter membership. These leaders work with the Youth Engagement Director to plan, execute, and follow-up on all USY events. Jewish teens and pre-teens from across the area and across the county meet each other, hang out together, and make lifelong friendships while learning about and experiencing Judaism. Click here for a USY membership application form.  Click here for a Kadima application form.
The children and teens also participate in activities that happen at the regional and international level.  USY holds five conventions (kinnusim) during the year; Kadima has three conventions. Each is a great opportunity to spend time with friends, meet new people, and experience an uplifting Shabbat in a comfortable environment. Additionally, USY holds an international convention once per year and leads many summer tour programs.

Loffman

 

Name: Hannah Loffman
Position: President
Birthday: 2/11
Spirit Animal: Elephant– because they rock!
Favorite Flavor of Ben and Jerry’s: Any sorbet

Yoni Ferbank

 

Name: Yoni Ferbank
Position: Membership/Kadima VP
Birthday: 3/9
Spirit Animal: A deer– because I’m sensitive
Favorite Flavor of Ben and Jerry’s: Half-Baked

Emily Knopf

 

Name: Emily Knopf
Position: Social Action/Tikkun Olam VP
Birthday: 9/15
Spirit Animal: Bunny– because I’m small and energetic!
Favorite Flavor of Ben and Jerry’s: Peanut Butter World

Dalia Rotman

 

Name: Dalia Rotman
Position: Communications VP
Birthday:8/13
Spirit Animal: Whale — why not?
Favorite Flavor of Ben and Jerry’s: Anything with Peanut Butter

Jonah Pitkowsky

 

Name: Jonah  Pitkowsky
Position: Religious Education VP
Birthday: 1/17
Spirit Animal: Eagle because I love to fly
Favorite Flavor of Ben and Jerry’s: 
Americone Dream

 

Maya Wasserman

Name: Maya Wasserman,
Position: Israel Affairs VP 
Spirit Animal: swan 
Favorite Flavor of Ben and Jerry’s: 
Imagine World Peace

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Congregation Beth Sholom
354 Maitland Ave.,
Teaneck, NJ 07666
Tel 201-833-2620

© Congregation Beth Sholom
Website by Agile Digital Solutions, LLC