USY (United Synagogue Youth) is a youth movement of Conservative Jewish teens across North America that inspires them to become exceptional leaders in their religious and secular communities and to make a positive impact on the world today and in the future.

See also: USY Summer



Far West USY - Darren Klein - 818-986-0907, ext. 1



Beth El Congregation:

Nanci Siegel Manson - 602-944-3359, ext. 123 - nsiegelmanson@bethelphoenix.com

Congregation Or Tzion:

480-342-8858, ext. 110 - youth@congregationortzion.org

Temple beth sholom of the east valley:

Sarah Bochenek - sarah.bochenek@tbsev.org

How can USY benefit your teen?

USY provides a safe, supportive space for teens to:

  • Step away from social and academic pressures of high school

  • Find a sense of belonging in a warm, inclusive community

  • Meet new friends and form lasting bonds through shared experiences

  • Develop confidence and leadership skills

  • Explore and grow into their personal and Jewish identities

  • Experience an authentic and dynamic Judaism

  • Participate in fun and enriching Jewish programming

  • Discover the joy of Judaism and love for Israel

  • Expand their horizons through immersive travel

  • Engage in hands-on learning

  • Give back to their local communities and beyond

  • Gain social action skills needed to make positive change in the world