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HaOlam Monthly: The 2020 US Election

Posted on October 30, 2020

Hey everyone! As you probably know, election day is less than a week away – on November 3rd. As USYers, we know that we can each individually make a big impact in the world with our voices. And in this case, we have to use our voice through our vote. Voting is one of the Continue Reading »

Israel’s Response to a Global Pandemic

Posted on October 23, 2020

Disclaimer: This opinion piece reflects the authentic views of the individual USYer who authored this blog post. The stance on issues brought up in this article is not necessarily representative of the views of USY as an organization.  As a Zionist, so many of the actions made by Israel I look at extra closely. I look Continue Reading »

Benjamin Netanyahu’s Term as Israeli Prime Minister

Posted on October 22, 2020

Disclaimer: This opinion piece reflects the authentic views of the individual USYer who authored this blog post. The stance on issues brought up in this article is not necessarily representative of the views of USY as an organization.  Throughout Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s three terms as a representative of the Israeli government, he has been Continue Reading »

Israel’s Internal Relations With Palestinian Arab Communites

Posted on October 21, 2020

Disclaimer: This opinion piece reflects the authentic views of the individual USYer who authored this blog post. The stance on issues brought up in this article is not necessarily representative of the views of USY as an organization. 50% of Israeli Jews are Sephardi or Mizrahi, which means that they descend from Spain or North Continue Reading »

The Toxicity of Anti-Israel Rhetoric in Social Media

Posted on October 20, 2020

Disclaimer: This opinion piece reflects the authentic views of the individual USYer who authored this blog post. The stance on issues brought up in this article is not necessarily representative of the views of USY as an organization.  While antisemitism and anti-Zionism have begun to run rampant throughout social media, I recently saw a post 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 »