Steve Wernick

New Round Of Layoffs At United Synagogue

Four executives fired in latest belt-tightening at Conservative congregational arm.

02/02/2015 - 19:00
Staff Writer

In the latest belt-tightening move made by a financially strapped Conservative movement, the United Synagogue for Conservative Judaism last week laid off four executives, among them some high-level USCJ employees.

Rabbi Steven Wernick: United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism is making cuts to concentrate on its “core functions.”

Koach Saved For Now

Conservative movement sets aside $100k for campus program.
06/11/2012 - 20:00
Staff Writer

Koach, the college program of the Conservative movement that was to have been defunded for budgetary reasons, was granted a six-month reprieve Sunday by the directors of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism.

Students, Women’s League Rally Behind Campus Program

$225k program may be cut as Conservative movement struggles with shrinking membership.
06/04/2012 - 20:00
Staff Writer

Stunned by the revelation that the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism’s trustees might be on the verge of defunding Koach,  its college program, students have begun a petition drive and fundraising effort to convince them to change their minds at their meeting Sunday.

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