Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel

85 Harrison Street, New Haven, CT 06515-1724 | P: 203.389.2108 | office@beki.org

Our banner is based on BEKI’s stained glass, designed in 2008 by Cynthia Beth Rubin. For information on this and other of Cynthia’s work, go to: <a href="http://www.cbrubin.net" target="_blank">www.cbrubin.net</a>. Artisan Fabrication by JC Glass of Branford, CT

BEKI Kadima and USY

BEKI Kadima and USY

Kadima and United Synagogue Youth (USY) are youth groups that empower Jewish middle-schoolers (Kadima: 5-8) and high-schoolers (USY: 9-12) to plan and participate in educational, religious, community service, and social events.  BEKI Kadima and USY is an inclusive youth group open to all Jewish youth, regardless of synagogue affiliation. Kadima & USY events are planned at the local (New Haven area), regional (Connecticut and Western Massachusetts), and national levels.

The advisor is Seth Zabin, who can be reached at sethbekiadvisor@gmail.com with any questions or comments.

Kadima, USY, and Regional Events 2019-2020

USY and Kadima Calendar

October events:

13th: Kadima bowling

16th: Pizza in the hut

November:

8th-9th:  HANER Regional Leadership Retreat at Camp Ramah

9th-10th: Kadima overnight movie night (Shabbat supper with Kadima/BRS then lead into sleepover)

17th: USY pie-baking/sleepover event

20th: Pie pickup

December:

15th: Latke making (USY and Kadima)

22nd-30th: International Convention and Post-Convention in Southern California area (Regional)

January:

5th: Ice Skating (Kadima)

15th: food/coat drive to give to homeless shelter (USY & Kadima)

19th:  Service event in honor of MLK Jr. Weekend, TBD (Kadima)

17th-18th: HANER Regional Freshman Kinnus (Regional)

18th: HANER Regional Snowball Dance (Regional)

26th: HANER Kadima/JR USY event (Regional)

February:

7th-9th: HANER Winter Kallah (Regional)

9th: Abraham’s Tent set up (USY and Kadima)

12th: Discussion of the patriarchs and matriarchs of Judaism (USY)

12th: Abraham’s Tent Dinner (Kadima)

16th: Discussion of the various leaders of Israel (USY)

March:

1st-3rd: AIPAC (Regional)

4th: Purim Program (USY)

11th: Gaga (Kadima)

14th: Tikkun Olam Semi Formal (Regional)

15th: Cookie Competition (Kadima)

22nd: Iron Chef (USY)

April:

10th: Shabbat Dinner at a volunteer’s house (Kadima)

12th: Passover Chocolate Seder (USY)

24th: Shabbat Dinner at a volunteer’s house (Kadima)

May:

3rd: Movie Day (Kadima)

8th-10th: HANER Spring Convention (Regional)

13th: Cookie Baking (Kadima)

17th: HANER Closing Event (Regional)

 

 

Upcoming Events

BEKI Kadima and USY