B'nai B'rith Youth Organization (BBYO)
The largest Jewish youth organization for teens in grades 9-12. Jewish youth programs and various activities, including social, athletic, community service, religious and cultural. Provides summer leadership programs and Israel Summer trips.
Contact: Felicia Palen
Organization providing teens with religious and Zionist group activities, holiday celebrations, summer camps, and Israel programs.
Contact: Yaffa Klugerman
Group open to 4th-11th graders. Yearly activities, summer camps, and Israel Programs focus on Labor Zionism.
Contact: Gili Bezalel
National Conference of Synagogue Youth (NCSY)
Teen organization under the auspices of the Union of Orthodox Congregations which offers social, cultural, educational, and religious activities to all Jewish teens in order to inspire Jewish youth to assume leadership positions in the future. Programs include Shabbat retreats, summer camps and Israel experiences.
North American Federation of Temple Youth (NFTY) Teen organization under the auspices of the Reform movement; groups at local temples hold a variety of fun social, cultural, social action, and religious activities. There are also large regional events several times a year, summer camps, and a variety of Israel trips.
Contact: Harriet Sturm
United Synagogue Youth (USY) Teen organization under the auspices of the Conservative movement with chapters at all synagogues. Chapters and regions hold diverse Jewish and social activities, such as summer cross country bus tours, Israel tours, and even a week-long encampment (end of August). Large regional conventions take place in the Fall and Spring.
Contact: Dan Rosenthal
3rd-12th grade Zionist youth movement sponsored by Hadassah. The youth group holds cool conventions, special activities, summer camps, and Israel programs.
Contact: Lisa Wolk