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The Toxicity of Anti-Israel Rhetoric in Social Media

Posted on October 20, 2020

While antisemitism and anti-Zionism have begun to run rampant throughout social media, I recently saw a post that took me aback. The post discussed “pinkwashing”, which is the idea that the Israeli government sends propaganda to other countries to appear to be a safe place for LGBTQ+ communities. The post then argued that Israel does Continue Reading »

Join Our Friends At Lost Tribe Esports

Posted on September 29, 2020

Our partners at Lost Tribe Esports are changing the game in Jewish teen engagement. Lost Tribe now offers FREE tournaments for ages 13 and over — and so much other great content. All tournament winners take home a $60 game of their choice! Take a look at what’s happening with Lost Tribe Esports for October: Continue Reading »

HaOlam Monthly: T.O. Allocations

Posted on September 10, 2020

Editor’s Note: Hey Hey! It’s been a minute Achshav! Amelia and I are back from our summer slumber to bring you some awesome articles for the MYUSYfi Fall term (Sign up in Regpacks today!). First things first, we need to give a little #throwback to Allocations from August 30th! Let’s give a massive Yasher Koach Continue Reading »

Senior Reflections – Harris Jayson

Posted on July 28, 2020

Editors’ Note: Hey, USY! Today for you, we have a Senior Reflection written by Harris Jayson. In this latest Senior Reflection, Harris discusses how USY has been his home throughout his high school career, along with advice he has for all USYers. From kindergarten through eighth grade, I went to a small Jewish Day School Continue Reading »

HaOlam Monthly: Racial Justice

Posted on June 30, 2020

Why We Should Support The Fight Against Racial Injustice This month, we have seen a huge increase in support for the racial justice movement. It has become increasingly clear that, in order to build an equitable society, we must educate ourselves and be advocates for justice. To some, it may seem as if being Jewish Continue Reading »

Senior Reflections – Morgan Isbitts

Posted on June 24, 2020

Editor’s Note: Hey, Achshav! I think we can all agree 2020 has been a weird year for all of us. It’s easy to point to the negative aspects of the year, but as Morgan Isbitts does in the following article, we will choose to look at the positives. Since 6th grade, each year of USY Continue Reading »

My Community: הקהילה שלי – Rory Sucharov-Gluck

Posted on June 10, 2020

Editor’s Note: Hey USY! Welcome back to our next article in the “הקהילה שלי: My Community” series! Today, we are taking a trip to the true north as ECRUSY’s Rory Sucharov-Gluck tells us how a mariachi band helped her fall in love with USY. I’ve always known that USY is a strong community. Even before Continue Reading »

HaOlam Monthy: Mental Health Awareness Month

Posted on May 31, 2020

Hey USY, welcome to the second edition of HaOlam Monthly! May is National Mental Health Awareness Month! This month has been recognized in the U.S. since 1949 when Mental Health America (MHA) created a mental health week, later turning into a mental health month for the month of May. It was created with the aim Continue Reading »

Tortoises, Cycles, and Shavuot

Posted on May 28, 2020

Editor’s Note: Chag Shavuot Sameach USY! We at Achshav are as excited to receive the Torah as are all of you! But before that, HaNer (Whoop Whoop) Religion/Education Vice President Adeena Bromberg-Seltzer has some wise words to share about… Tortoises and Blintzes? The tortoise may be obsessed with blintzes. I would invite her in for Continue Reading »

Refuat HaNefesh Mental Health Guide

Posted on May 13, 2020

Refuat HaNefesh Mental Health Guide