Start Your Child’s Jewish Journey at UT
We strive to create Jewish learning experiences that empower our students and families to live joyful and meaningful Jewish lives. Children from all types of Jewish backgrounds and families feel at home here, including those with special needs.
To find out more, visit the school, speak with the director and let your child sit in on a class. Arrange a visit.
Religious School News
Union Temple's participation in the fantastic and popular PJ Library program will be continuing through 2017 due to a generous grant from the UJA-WRJ YES Fund. Library mails free, high-quality Jewish children's literature and music to families with young children across the continent on a monthly basis. PJ Library is a program of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, made possible through partnerships with philanthropists and local Jewish organizations. Read more...
We are excited to announce that as of May 2015 UT is now part of a cohort of 6-10 synagogues participating in the UJA-Federation Synagogue Inclusion Project “House of Learning for all People: Opening Our Synagogues to Include People with Disabilities. UT will receive support, coaching and funding to enable the development of a more inclusive synagogue community. The 16 month pilot program, funded by the Leo Oppenheimer & Flora Oppenheimer Read more...
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Mindy Sherry, UT’s Director of Youth and Family Engagement, leads the Union Temple Religious School, oversees the Youth Group and PJ Library, and coordinates all family programming. Mindy was born and raised in Miami, Florida. Her passion for working with people led her to a B.A. in Social Work from Florida International University.
Mindy has worked in congregational life for over ten years starting as a preschool teacher. Mindy has an M.A. in Jewish Education from the Rhea Hirsch School of Education at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Los Angeles, and in Jewish Nonprofit Management from HUC-JIR in Los Angeles.
Contact Mindy. or call 718 638-7600.
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