A lot has changed since the time Rabbi Adam Kligfeld of Temple Beth Am in Los Angeles, California, served as USY international president in 1990 and 2019 when his eldest daughter Noa stepped into the same role. Here, the two talk about the differences 30 years makes, plus what serving meant/means to them and how one another’s leadership inspires their own.
Also, be sure to watch:
Adam in the 1989 USY International Convention video:
Noa addressing USY International Convention attendees in 2018:
As a teen-led organization, USY gives its members a powerful voice and the skills to make a positive difference in our world. Get to know the current international USY board.