Congregation Beth Am – USY

Senior United Synagogue Youth 9th – 12th graders meet on a weekly basis with fun and interactive Lounge Nights, monthly Teen Minyans, and monthly Saturday night events. Beth Am USY belongs to the Far West Region of United Synagogue Youth, which includes participation in several regional retreat weekends throughout the year including LTI (Leadership Training Institute), Encampment, and two regional conventions. USY builds Jewish leaders by planning religious, Israel, social action & Tikkun Olam programming in a social setting. Sr. USYers also have the opportunity to participate in International USY events, International Convention & USY summer programs. International USY helps build lasting friendships between Jewish teens across the world.


Starting July 1, 2021, the San Diego Jewish Teen Initiative will be transitioning under the new direction of the Jewish Federation of San Diego County. If you have any questions regarding community partners, grants, or offerings, please reach out to Molly Okun, Donor Engagement Manager.