Schools & Youth

Youth Programs

United Synagogue Youth (USY)/Kadima

Temple Aliyah’s Youth Program (KADIMA & JR USY & SR USY) encompasses a variety of programs and events for children and teens throughout the school year, as well as special summer opportunities (SummerFun, Israel, USA Tours, Jewish Camps, CIT at Camp Yofi), all coordinated by Sarah Hartnig, Director of Youth & Teen Engagement, staff, and the elected peer Board members.

KADIMA: open to 4th – 6th grade

JR USY: open to 7th – 8th grade

SR USY: open to 9th – 12th grade

All KADIMA & JR USY & SR USY are events that bring together our children and teens in a social environment with a Jewish twist. Throughout the year these areas are continuously engaged: Israel, Education, Fun, Religion, Holidays, Social Action, Tikun Olam, Tzedakah, Fun, Leadership, Community Service, and did we say Fun?!!

Contact: Sarah Hartnig, Youth Director, at 818-346-3596 or