Beth El Synagogue Teen Youth (BESTY) is our 9th - 12th grade peer-led youth group. It is affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism's national youth movement, NFTY–the North American Federation of Temple Youth. The region of NFTY that we live in is the Central West Region and includes URJ Camp Newman. Throughout the year there are regional, national and international opportunities available to our teens through NFTY. To keep up with BESTY events, join the Facebook group here and check out the Instagram feed!


Friday, February 9th, 5-8 PM: 
Shabbat Potluck at Liora Ami's House (email Ali G for address)
Saturday, March 10th, 6-9:30 PM: BESTY Late Night Pajama Party, $10
Friday, March 16th- Sunday, March 18th: NFTY-CWR Spring Conclave or Songleading Workshop at Temple Isaiah, Lafayette

BESTY Ice Skating at Oakland Ice

Jewish Berkeley High Students having lunch together!

BESTY Purim Schpeil

BESTY Board for the 2017-2018 year:
President: Jolie Gobler
Programming and Membership Vice President: Eliza Jaffe
Social Action Vice President: Anna Portnoy
Communications Vice President: Eli Waldman
Fundraising and Merchandise Vice President: Sam Reagan
10th Grade Rep: Nitzan Gladstone
9th Grade Rep: Olivia Rokhsar