By: Abi Cohen At the end of October, I had the opportunity to attend AIPAC’s Schusterman Advocacy Institute High School Summit, representing USY. Going in, I was curious to find out what I would learn, but, to be honest, I was also somewhat anxious. I was unsure of what would be discussed at the conference, Continue Reading »
In episode 4 of Humans of USY, Michael P. from HaNegev talks about what it means to be a queer Jew. [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YcxS4xG_sS8[/embedyt] Do you want to be featured on Humans of USY? Apply.
In the third episode of Humans of USY, Allison from METNY speaks about how USY has made her more confident in all aspects of her life. [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6ZjwYBquvc[/embedyt] Do you want to be featured on Humans of USY? Apply.
In the second episode of Humans of USY, Ella from Far West speaks about a recent trip to Israel, during which she got involved with an organization called Tzimaon. Do you want to be featured on Humans of USY? Apply.
What is USY Summer Experience? The answer is as simple as A-B-C… A is for Alaska – you’ll visit our Northernmost state on a cruise on USY on Wheels Pacific Northwest! Highlights include awesome glacial views, and hanging out with sled dog puppies. B is for Bus! The preferred method of transportation for Continue Reading »
In the first episode of Humans of USY, Jessica C. from Seaboard discusses her involvement with Interact, a community service club that she’s the president of in her high school. Watch it below. Jessica says that loves how to feels to give back to her community. Learn more about how you can give back with Continue Reading »
Now that summer’s over, International Convention is sooner than you think. Have your registered yet? If not, let me try to convince you. IC is an opportunity to immerse yourself in hands-on volunteering, leadership experiences and Jewish learning, while building long-lasting communities. Not mention, you get to spend five days in Orlando with your best Continue Reading »
By Zachary Zabib, International President #myUSYsummer was definitely one to remember. After going on Israel Pilgrimage/Poland Seminar G4 in 2016, this summer I returned to Israel with USY. I was able to witness Pilgrimage groups explore caves, tend to nature, raft down rivers and spend Shabbat together, just as I had done as a participant. Continue Reading »
By Robin Gilman My son Sam is on a journey of a lifetime on USY’s Eastern Europe/Israel Pilgrimage trip. His trip takes him and his fellow pilgrims from Prague to Berlin, to Poland and then to Israel, visiting the very places that make the need for the State of Israel so important. Two months prior Continue Reading »
By Zachary Zabib, International President One of my main goals this year is to keep you informed on all the things USY and ensure the International Executive Board is transparent. This is your chance to see all the hard work your elected leaders have been doing and offer feedback. In the past few months since Continue Reading »