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Our Vision and Mission

The Case for METNY

Rabbi Charles Savenor’s addressed the 2009 synagogue leadership conference and presented “The Case for METNY”, a vision for METNY USCJ for the next three to five years.

You can read a copy of Rabbi Savenor’s talk here or you can download an .mp3 of the talk here.

Our Vision

The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism promotes the role of the synagogue in Jewish life in order to motivate Conservative Jews to perform mitzvot encompassing ethical behavior, spirituality, Judaic learning, and ritual observance.

Our Mission

METNY USCJ, representing the local congregational lay leadership of the Conservative Movement, strives to strengthen our congregations, create passion for and commitment to the principles and practices of Conservative Judaism and build multigenerational communities in our affiliated synagogues.

We work to achieve these goals by:

  • Providing organizational support, leadership training and innovative programs to help our congregations meet the spiritual, educational and social needs of their members
  • Fostering on-going, open communication with our congregations
  • Enhancing cooperation and collaboration with the other parts of the Conservative Movement and Jewish world

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New York, NY 10017

Phone: (212) 533-0800
Fax: (212) 533-0400