United Synagogue Youth (USY) held its 65th international convention in Baltimore from Dec. 27-31. More than 700 teenagers, including 25 from Los Angeles, attended. The convention, themed “Think More, Do More, B’More,” focused on advocacy and included sessions on political activism...
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Tag: United Synagogue Of Conservative Judaism
September 3, 2013 | 7:02 am
When Manya Monson was laid off in 2010, she knew she wouldn’t receive unemployment benefits, but she figured she could manage. Then a few weeks later she found out she was pregnant.
“It made things very tough at that point,” Monson said.
Had she been employed at the local...
January 8, 2013 | 2:43 pm
The congregational arm of the Conservative movement ran a cumulative budget deficit of more than $5 million over the past two years, JTA has learned, renewing longstanding concerns for the future of one of the movement's key institutional pillars.
According to a financial audit...
July 11, 2012 | 12:31 pm
A Conservative movement college outreach program has survived potential demise — for now. Responding to an organized outcry by students and alumni, the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (USCJ) voted on June 10 to fund KOACH, its campus program, with $100,000 for the coming...