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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 »

Senior Reflections – Beth L.

Posted on June 4, 2021

I don’t know how I would have made it through the last year without USY. With so much uncertainty in the world, USY was a constant. I knew I could always attend USYfi programs, and every month I would look forward to CRUSY lounge nights. My year as chapter president was in no way what Continue Reading »

TBT: International General Board Weekend 2021

Posted on May 27, 2021

Editor’s Note: From March 19-21, USYers on the International General Board came together for the second online International General Board Weekend. While we were not expecting to be virtual again this year, we still engaged in meaningful programs! Read below as one member from each board gives a recap on their impactful experience. “When I Continue Reading »

Senior Reflections – Brad C.

Posted on May 20, 2021

Editor’s Note: Hi USY! Today marks the beginning of Senior Reflections – for the next few weeks, we’ll hear from seniors across USY who will share about their past four years in USY and how it impacted them. Our first Senior Reflection is from Brad Chavin, from HaNer USY. !שלום I started going to USY Continue Reading »

Celebrate the Israeli National Holidays with USY!

Posted on April 1, 2021

Check out the ways all 8-12th graders can observe the Israeli National Holidays with USY! These events are FREE for all current 8-12th graders – you do not need to be a #MyUSYfiSpring Passholder to participate. Zikaron BaSalon – Remembrance in the Living Room Part I – Thursday, April 8th – 8:30 PM ET To Continue Reading »

How To Make Your Passover Seder More Engaging

Posted on March 25, 2021

Editor’s Note: Chag Pesach Sameach everyone! The past year for everyone has definitely been a game-changer. While sitting at our Zoom Passover Seder’s last year, we were not thinking we’d still have to be virtual for this year’s Passover. To spice up your Seder this year and to forget about everything that is going on Continue Reading »

Letter from the Editor – Achshav is Back!

Posted on March 24, 2021

Hi USY! My name is Risa Kampel, and I am currently a Junior from West Orange USY in the wonderful Hagalil region. I am so incredibly excited to be your 2021 Achshav Blog editor! Within USY, I currently serve as the Hagalil Communications Vice President and Chapter President, and previously served as Hagalil’s Newsroom Host Continue Reading »

Welcome to Our USY @ 70 Committee

Posted on January 4, 2021

We would like to welcome the USY @ 70 Alumni Committee that will be helping us celebrate all year long! Get to know our Committee Chairs here: Adam Kligfeld’s journey with USY began as a chapter member and President of Milford/Orange CT USY from 1987-88. In 1988 Adam was elected to serve as the Ct Continue Reading »

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 »