The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, the movement’s umbrella organization, turned 100 last year, but USY, the North American arm of its global youth movement (NOAM), was established in 1951.
After a passionate debate until am at the annual international United Synagogue Youth convention in Atlanta Monday, in the culmination of a year’s research and study, some 42 USY leaders voted to amend its standards of leadership, adding clauses dealing with bullying and But the subject that has the Jewish world abuzz is the amended language for the clause dealing with interdating.
Over 2, 800 boys and girls between the ages of 12 and 16, in 80 American cities and Canada, were questioned.
While 70 percent expressed a desire to visit Israel, few planned to settle there permanently.
There have been many articles in recent years about questions for interfaith couples to discuss before getting married, like this one.
Sometimes, interfaith or intercultural couples have more considerations.