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Congregation Beth Shalom Youth Department

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The Congregation Beth Shalom Youth Department is an auxiliary of Congregation Beth Shalom located in Atlanta, Georgia.

The Youth Department and congregation are part of the Southeast/ HaNegev region of United Synagogue Youth and the Southeast Region of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism

 

                                KUSY 2022-2023 Board:

                                            President - David Kaplan

                                           Vice President - Isaac Weinberg

                                           VP Programming - Ava Shaffren

                                           Secretary - AJ Shakhnovsky

                                           Treasurer - Simon Fabry

 

  KUSY Advisor:                 KUSY Youth Commissioner:

   Rachel Abrams                               Kendra Fabry

 rachel@bethshalom.net

 

 

National USY Website

KUSY” (Kehilla United Synagogue Youth) is Beth Shalom’s youth department, a chapter of USY (United Synagogue Youth), USCJ’s (United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism) youth movement. Our youth department consists of three age groups, with fun programming fostering social connections in a Jewish peer group.

Chaverim   grades 3-5

Chaverim  (Hebrew for “Friends”) is for 3rd through 5th graders. This program provides a social Jewish environment, and builds connections between the public and private school kids of Beth Shalom. Chaverim paves the future for engagement in Gesher and USY. We usually meet about once a month, usually on Sundays from 12:15-2:00.

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gesher    grades 6-8

Gesher (“Bridge” in Hebrew) is USY’s program for middle-schoolers with programming closely tied to USY, including recreational activities, holiday celebrations, leadership development, weekend retreats, community service projects and more. Our Beth Shalom chapter meets about once a month usually on Sundays 12:15-2:00.

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USY    grades 9-12

USY is for teens in 9th through 12th grade. We offer activities several times a month.

USY empowers Jewish youth to develop friendships, leadership skills, a sense of belonging to the Jewish People, a deep engagement with and love for Israel, and a commitment to inspired Jewish living through meaningful and fun experiences based on the ideology of Conservative Judaism.

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In addition to our chapter programming, Gesher and USYers get to participate in programs with other Gesher and USYers from all over our region.

Our programs are open to any Jewish students in the above grades. 
To join any of the Beth Shalom Youth Groups or for more information, please contact our Youth Advisor,

 

 Rachel Abrams

                                                                           

Join today- Membership is free for all Beth Shalom kids grades 3-12.  Fill out application below.

Click Here for the Youth Application

 

Congregation Beth Shalom is pleased to be able to assist families in providing a Jewish experience to their children through the USY Make a Change Fund, the Israel Scholarship Fund, the Klein Family Camp Ramah Scholarship Fund, and other Youth Scholarship Funds pursuant to the criteria on this form.

Click Here for the Youth Scholarship Fund Application

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