Introducing … CENTER ROCK YOUTH!

CenterRock Youth is Congregation Shir Shalom’s active and award winning  youth group.  For more info, please contact Rachel at

Under supervision of our Youth Director and Youth Committee, these groups are primarily led by our teens – FOR our teens.  Open to 5th – 12th Graders, no synagogue affiliation is needed.


Please welcome and congratulate our new Board (for 2021-2022):

Ruth – President

Russel – Israel Affairs

Eden – Communications / Merger Correspondent

Finola – SATO

Brandon – Rel / Ed

Brianna – 8th Grade Rep


Let’s also say goodbye, congratulations and the best of luck to our graduating Seniors:

Ethen – who is headed to the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy

Harrison – who is headed to Columbia University

Sam – who is headed to Temple University

We additionally couldn’t be prouder of our former co-presidents, Maya and Noy who have been elected to represent us as board members for the EMEK Division!



Attention Parents and Teens

Please see below (or click here) for an important communication from our Youth Advisor:

Mazal Tov to our USY Chapter – on being named the EMEK Division’s Outstanding Chapter of the Year – for the Second Year in a Row!

What an amazing time everyone had at the EMEK Division USY Shabbaton held at NHC.  Special thanks to everyone who helped coordinate this wonderful weekend!


 Contact Information
Please contact CENTER ROCK USY & Kadima Advisor
Phone: 845-708-9181

Important Links

USY & Kadima Membership Application

Join our Facebook Group Page

EMEK Divisional Website


To learn more about USY and Kadima and to answer many questions please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.

None of our children should ever have to miss an event due to unfortunate events of our economy, or any other financial reason.  Please contact our Center Rock USY Youth Advisor or Rabbi Kurland, through the Congregation Shir Shalom Office, to confidentially discuss special arrangements.