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Yom Kippur

Posted on September 29, 2023

Yom Kippur this year starts on Sunday evening, September 24. As you all may have learned, Yom Kippur is a day to look back at your past year and see where you may have gone wrong. It is the perfect time to reflect on your year and see what improvements you may want to make Continue Reading »

LTI Unpacked

Posted on September 18, 2023

Rosh Hashanah & Tashlich

Posted on September 18, 2023

Hi! My name is Shayna and I am so excited to tell you all about our Jewish new year, Rosh Hashanah! We do so much on Rosh Hashanah and I’m going to tell you about some new traditions, and hopefully teach you some new ones.      Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish new year and falls on Continue Reading »

Rosh HaShanah 5784

Posted on September 15, 2023

Rosh HaShanah this year starts on September 15th and ends on September 17th. This holiday is commonly known as the “Jewish New Year.” As there are many aspects of this holiday that are a little unclear to some of us, let’s have a DMC (deep meaningful conversation) about it. Let’s start from the head down: Continue Reading »


Posted on June 12, 2023

USY November Convention

Posted on October 14, 2022

Register Here! What is the USY Convention hosted by Hagalil, Metny & Mizrach (HMM)? This convention is just like any other regional convention that you have been to, but hosted by multiple regions instead of just one.  We will have familiar USY traditions throughout the convention.  This convention is open to all USYers across North Continue Reading »

We Can’t Wait For #USYIC2021!

Posted on December 14, 2021

Editor’s Note: Hi USY! We are counting down the days until #USYIC2021, and we can’t wait to see you there! To pump up the excitement, we asked USYers from across North America who went to IC in the past a few questions to share their memorable experiences. Emilie T., CRUSY Which IC(s) did you attend? Continue Reading »

Chag Chanukah Sameach, USY!

Posted on December 1, 2021

Editor’s Note: Chag Chanukah Sameach, USY! We hope you’re celebrating eight days of joy, family, food, and fun. To spice up your Chanukah, read below as we share with you some intricate Latke & Sufganiyot recipes, a little blurb on the history of Chanukah, and the top songs by the Maccabeats, ranked by our very Continue Reading »

Senior Reflections – Mayah T.

Posted on June 18, 2021

My four years of high school have been the four busiest years of my life. I was involved in so many clubs that I would be lucky to get home before 7:00 at night. Being so busy was definitely not easy, and I desperately needed some sort of escape. That’s where USY came into my Continue Reading »

Senior Reflections – Alana G.

Posted on June 18, 2021

USY has shown me an immense, pure joy I didn’t know existed. My three summer programs gave me experiences I couldn’t get anywhere else and gave me opportunities to travel to incredible, strange, exciting places. But USY isn’t really about the where, it’s the who. It’s the staff I call when I need some advice, Continue Reading »