January 21, 2010
Almost 1,000 twentysomething singles have signed up to the community membership programme administered by Tribe, the United Synagogue youth arm.
For a £5 monthly fee, the programme offers full synagogue membership, including burial rights, plus event discounts and special activities.
“It is a myth that the United Synagogue is an old fashioned organisation with nothing to appeal to young adults,” said Tribe executive director Rabbi Andrew Shaw. “We have worked hard to engage with young people.”