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Youth Groups - Congregation Sherith Israel

Youth Groups

Sherith Israel Temple Youth (SITY)

SITY is Sherith Israel’s home away from home for our teens. SITY’s teen leadership plans and runs a variety of social, educational, and service-oriented programs and events throughout the year. Members of SITY also participate in regional events hosted by NFTY (North American Federation of Temple Youth).

Teens can become SITY members by completing a registration form and paying a yearly fee of $150. SITY members get free entry to all events hosted at Sherith Israel and discounted entry to off-site events; non-members must pay an entry fee for all events. Need a scholarship? Scholarships are available, apply here.

Registration for 2018‒2019 SITY membership closes on Friday, October 12, 2018. Please contact Natalie Weizman at nweizman@sherithisrael.org for more information.

2018–2019 SITY Program Series

  • Midnight Society: A film club that meets at Sherith Israel or nearby theaters to watch scary movies.
  • Fandom Friday: Explore the fandoms of fellow SITY members by exploring cult classics from Harry Potter to Stranger Things.
  • SITY Dinner Date: Selected Sherith Israel staffers join SITY members for dinner and conversation.
  • Babysitting Fundraisers: SITY members host babysitting nights for families with young children. All proceeds go to scholarships for SITY and NFTY participation.
  • …and more will be scheduled!

Click here for SITY Membership Form (.pdf).

Sherith Israel Middle Schoolers (SIMS)

Grades 6–7

SIMS at Sherith Israel gives our youngest teenagers the opportunity to build community outside of Studio, our youth education program. SIMS members meet up for fun programs and activities throughout San Francisco, with destinations like Presidio Bowl, Planet Granite, and House of Air. Sixth and seventh graders can become SIMS members by paying a yearly fee of $100. SIMS members get free entry to all events hosted at Sherith Israel and discounted entry to off-site events; non-members must pay an entry fee for all events.

Membership fees for SIMS must be paid by Friday, October 12, 2018. Please contact Natalie Weizman at nweizman@sherithisrael.org for more information.

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