|Kadima and United Synagogue Youth (USY) are youth groups that empower Jewish middle-schoolers and high-schoolers to plan and participate in educational, religious, community service, and social events. BEKI Kadima & USY is an inclusive youth group open to all Jewish youth, regardless of synagogue affiliation. Kadima & USY events are planned at the local (Southern Connecticut), regional (Connecticut & Western Massachusetts), and national level.|
A Jewish youth group for 5-8 graders
Click here to learn more or register your middle-schooler for BEKI Kadima!
A Jewish youth group for 9th-12th graders
Click here to learn more or register for BEKI USY!
| So far this year…
Helped with High Holiday preparations
Reached out to other Kadima chatpers in affected by Hurricane Matthew
Made Homemade Ice Cream (in individual plastic baggies!)
Participated in Regional Fun at Sports Center of CT.
Made 173 Thanksgiving pies which were sold to raise money for Tzedakh. 62 pies were donated to Jewish Family Service Food Pantry!
Zipped, Climbed and Jumped on the World’s largest indoor ropes course – that “It” in New Haven, CT!
Made Candles and homemade Latkes (including chocolate chip!) and Soufganiyot!
Celebrated Tu B’Shvat at a collective home hosted Shabbat.
USY has participated in Fall, and Winter Regional Conventions.
Regional Neon Dance
Regional Kadima Shabbaton!
Date: Friday March 31- Saturday April 1
Time: Starts at 4 PM Friday, ends at 9:30 PM Saturday
Where: Emmanuel Synagogue, West Hartford, Connecticut
Register at www.tinyurl.com/hanefesh1617 by March 27 (choose Kadima Kallah option)
Open to Grades 6-8.
For questions or further information contact BEKI USY Advisor, Becky May at USYBEKI@gmail.com.
Next Tikkun Olam Project: Help set up Supper for Abraham’s Tent (hosting several homeless men for a week at BEKI)
Saturday, March 25 4-6 pm at BEKI, 85 Harrison St. New Haven, CT . sign up at http://evite.me/p3mhKa9ycx
Hanefesh USY is pleased to announce
USY Spring Convention – Under The Sea
Join Hanefesh USY and NERUSY for this incredible weekend filled with fun, friends, food, and amazing programming. The flyer is attached to this email.
Dates: May 12-14, 2017
Where: Doubletree Hotel, Milford, MA
Registration: www.tinyurl.com/hanefesh1617 (choose Spring Convention)
Early bird registration deadline – April 5
Registration deadline – April 24
Contact Hanefesh Youth Coordinator, Jason Kay, (email@example.com) with any questions.
Can’t wait to see you there!