Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel

85 Harrison Street, New Haven, CT 06515-1724 | P: 203.389.2108 |

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="" target="_blank"></a>. Artisan Fabrication by JC Glass of Branford, CT

BEKI Kadima & USY


USY is a youth group for Jewish high-schoolers (9th-12th grade), regardless of synagogue affiliation!  8th graders are invited to attend USY events in the spring semester.

STOMP IT OUT!…Check it out!

Saturday, December 17, 2016

(Register by December 12, 2016 – no walk ins!)





*** Regional Fall Retreat 2016! ***

USY’s Fall Kinnus (Gathering) this year is November 18-20 at Camp Ramah New England in Palmer, MA. If there are enough participants by the Early Bird Discount Deadline, November 2, there will even be a bus! Deadline is November 11, 2016.

This is a tremendous opportunity to learn leadership skills, generate excitement about Jewish involvement, and meet new friends while having a great time. The ruach (spirit) is amazing!

Questions?Contact: Jason Kay, Hanefesh Youth Coordinator, 609-651-0891,



Past Hanefesh USY Regional events include:

  • Fall Kinnus in Springfield, MA
  • Hanefesh SA/TO Pageant & Dance
  • Hanefesh Convention at Camp Ramah in Palmer, MA
  • Trip to Lake Compounce

Synagogue subsidies available for certain regional events!

Leadership opportunities
BEKI USY events are organized by a board of high-school USYers. Joining USY Board is a great opportunity to develop leadership skills and put your ideas into action.

To become a BEKI USY member, please submit following form and payment to BEKI , or the BEKI USY Advisor. Registration directions can be found on the form. For more questions, please contact the BEKI Youth Advisor at

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BEKI Kadima & USY