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United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism

The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (USCJ) is the official organization of synagogues practicing Conservative Judaism in North America. It closely works with the Rabbinical Assembly, the international body of Conservative rabbis, and the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, the primary seminary of the Conservative movement.

The USCJ has over 800 congregations. The USCJ works in the fields of Jewish education, youth activities, congregational standards and programming, social action and Israel affairs, and published the magazine "United Synagogue Review". The United Synagogue sponsors a youth group, United Synagogue Youth (USY). There are chapters all over the US, and many are being formed in Israel and other countries. It sponsors Koach, the organization for Conservative Judaism on college campuses.

See also: Conservative Judaism -- Jewish Theological Seminary of America -- Rabbinical Assembly

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