Youth Programs

ysThe Temple Aliyah Youth Department – winner of the Far West Region’s “CHAPTER OF EXCELLENCE” for the seventh time – offers a variety of programs and events for children and teens beginning in 4th grade through their college years. These programs encompass a friendly and continuous connection to their Jewish identity and to our synagogue life.

Between the Youth Chapter’s KADIMA, JR USY and SR USY programs, there are ongoing community service events, youth-oriented Jewish Holiday celebrations, summer activities including Israel, and an array of leadership opportunities.

Contact Avi Vogel, Director of Youth & Teen Engagement, at 818-346-3596 or avogel@templealiyah.org for more information.

United Synagogue Youth

United Synagogue Youth (USY)/Kadima (Grades 4-12)

  • KADIMA (Grades 4-6)
  • JR USY (Grades 7-8)
  • SR USY (Grades 9-12)

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College Outreach

College Outreach

The College Outreach Program at Temple Aliyah is intended to help college students maintain a friendly and continuous connection with the synagogue and our Rabbis. The Rabbis sometimes visit campuses and plan events for these students. Read More »

Community Service

Community Service

There are many opportunities through the Youth Department for your teen to participate in and receive Community Service hours. Read More »

Summer Programs

Summer/Israel Programs

The summer programs available for teens are engaging and create lifelong memorable experiences. There are a variety of excellent Jewish camps – overnight and day – Israel teen tours, and USA Tours that our teens should take the time to enjoy, make lifelong friendships, and gain a positive connection to their Judaism. Read More »