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Welcome to KOACH

KOACH provides college-age students the opportunity to maintain and develop connections to Conservative Judaism.

KOACH nurtures a love of Torah, the Jewish people, Israel and God through a variety of activities, including social, religious, educational, cultural and social action programs. We seek to create a passionate Jew who is committed to the future of the Jewish people and the improvement of the world.


Storm Update

Our hearts are in the Northeast… prayers for strength and healing to all those in the path of Superstorm Sandy. We’re here to help. See this letter from The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism and the Rabbinical Assembly for ways to support communities and individuals in need.

Project Reconnect

Just because you’re graduating doesn’t mean you have to say goodbye. Link up with other alumni of the Conservative Movement through Project Reconnect. It’s all about networking!

Represent with Koach

Wear your KOACH on your sleeve! Or your water bottle, your back, your front… KOACH introduces our very popular intern T-shirts, now available for everyone. Represent! View the KOACH Apparel Store

Do Not Stand Idly By: A Jewish Community Pledge

A new year, renewed efforts to support everyone in our communities. KOACH invites you to sign on as individuals to Do Not Stand Idly By: A Jewish Community Pledge, created by Keshet, reflecting your personal investment in a fully inclusive community.

USCJ in Transition

The implementation of the USCJ Strategic Plan proceeds apace. Click here for updated information on changes in staff and structure in our parent organization.

Choosing a College Jewishly

In the college selection process? Check out KOACH’s teleseminar on how to look for the right college using a Jewish lens. Geared for high school sophomores and juniors, parents, educators and youth group advisors and directors, you can find it here.

Two Minute Torah

Have a Torah insight you’d like to share? Sign up to record one of KOACH’s Two Minute Torah podcasts and spread your learning across the globe.

Know a New College Student?

Or are you new to campus yourself? Check out this great read on how to make the transition. Keep connected and up to date on the newest and best resources from Conservative Judaism by joining our listserv — drop a note with your contact info to Have a great year!!

WLCJ and Koach

KOACH is thrilled to acknowledge the generous support of the Women’s League for Conservative Judaism, sponsors of the 2012 KOACH Kallah in Boston, MA. Read more and be sure to express your gratitude to all the Women’s League members you know!

Great Learning Opportunity

Tune into an awesome podcast on The Torah of Human Rights, by Shaiya Rothberg of the Conservative Yeshiva.

Koach Kallah 2013

We’re planning the best Kallah ever! Want to join the party planning? Drop a note to David Kaplinsky or Shayna Golkow, 2013 KOACH Kallah Co-Chairs.

MERCAZ and Aliyah News

Curious about life in Israel? Click to learn more.

Concerned about strengthening Zionist connections? Click to learn more.

Visit and for exciting Israel opportunities.

Women of the Wall

Are you following news from Israel? Keep up with the Women of the Wall and their attempts to make the Kotel fully accessible to Jews of all stripes. Join their Facebook Group (Women of the Wall Nashot HaKotel) and raise the profile of their cause here at home.

Study in Israel

Spending next semester in Israel? Stay connected with KOACH and the Conservative Movement through the Center on Campus Program in Jerusalem. Contact Rabbi Ed Romm to learn more about our offerings at Hebrew University and other campuses throughout Israel.

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