North American & Empire Regional Calendar
HAZAK RETREAT 2009
For “Seasoned Youth” … Ages Fifty-Five and Up!
Block and Hexter Camp | June 10-17 2009
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HAZAK RETREAT 2008 on
... The Event Has Passed, but take a look at the video from
the June 2008 retreat, and get ready to attend in 2009! ...
USY’s GREAT ESCAPES 2009
USY on Wheels
Watch the promotional videos for USY's Summer Programs and USY High by right clicking on the links above, and saving the clips to your hard drive. If you have trouble downloading the videos from this email, visit our homepage (http://uscj.org/empire) and download the videos from the website.
Then visit the “Escape with USY” website to learn more about Wheels and Pilgrimage – let us help you develop a plan to promote these programs to your congregation’s teenagers and their parents, and send them off for the experience of a lifetime next summer! (It’s really not too early to start planning for the summer of 2008 today!)
For more information on USY Summer Programs, developing your USY and Kadima chapters, and leadership development for USYers and Youth Commission lay leadership – please contact our youth department at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Camp Ramah in the Berkshires (Wingdale, NY)
July 12-20, 2009
The IMUN PROGRAM is an exciting Study Institute - Retreat designed to strengthen lay religious leadership in United Synagogue congregations. For nearly a generation, IMUN has demonstrated great success in assisting congregations develop lay religious leadership and increased participation.
Take some time, in a retreat setting, to pursue studying:
• Leading Synagogue Services
• Torah Reading
• Chanting Haftarah
• Conservative Jewish Ideology and Theology
• And more
Cost covers housing, all meals, books, supplies, resource materials, transportation to/from New York LaGuardia Airport) (Partial scholarships available.
For more information and to RSVP, please contact:
Rabbi Paul Drazen
United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism
155 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10010