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Summer Experience Sunday – L’Takayn Olam

Posted on July 28, 2019

Welcome back to Summer Experience Sunday! Presented by the USY Summer Experience Outreach International General Board, each Sunday, check out the blog for the latest vlog from a USY Summer Experience! We’re back with a vlog for L’Takayn Olam, AKA Group 2! LTO is our most unique Israel trip – USYers spend four weeks travel Continue Reading »

Summer Experience Sunday – HaEvent

Posted on July 21, 2019

Welcome back to Summer Experience Sunday! Presented by the USY Summer Experience Outreach International General Board, each Sunday, check out the blog for the latest vlog from a USY Summer Experience! We’re back with a vlog for HaEvent! HaEvent is one of the most anticipated events of the summer for USY Israel Pilgrimage. It’s our Continue Reading »

Summer Experience Sunday – DREAM USY

Posted on July 14, 2019

Welcome back to Summer Experience Sunday! Presented by the USY Summer Experience Outreach International General Board, each Sunday, check out the blog for the latest vlog from a USY Summer Experience! We’re back with a vlog for DREAM USY. This is USY’s 10-day service trip to the Dominican Republic. During their time down in the Continue Reading »

Summer Experience Sunday – USY on Wheels East

Posted on July 7, 2019

Welcome back to Summer Experience Sunday! Presented by the USY Summer Experience Outreach International General Board, each Sunday, check out the blog for the latest vlog from a USY Summer Experience! We’re back with a vlog for USY on Wheels – East. This is the 4-week Wheels program that travels as far north as Toronto, Continue Reading »

Summer Experience Sunday – EEIP 1st Departure

Posted on June 30, 2019

Welcome to Summer Experience Sunday! Presented by the USY Summer Experience Outreach International General Board, each Sunday, check out the blog for the latest vlog from a USY Summer Experience! The first edition is from Eastern Europe/Israel Pilgrimage – 1st Departure, AKA Group 4 2019. Check out their experiences in Prague and Berlin, and stay Continue Reading »

Regional Spotlight: Pinwheel

Posted on June 18, 2019

Editor’s Note: There are very few regions that can claim to have a summer trip entirely within their borders, but alas, Pinwheel Region can claim that honor. It is fitting that our final regional spotlight before our summer hiatus is spinning us to the Pacific Northwest, with Pinwheel region. Pinwheel’s own Robbie Baker shares with Continue Reading »

Meaningful Moments from USY’s 2019-2020 Regional Presidents

Posted on June 16, 2019

Hey USY! My name is Lily Selznick and this year I’m super excited to share USYers “meaningful moments” with all of USY. You’re probably wondering, ‘what is a meaningful moment?’ A ‘meaningful moment’ is a special moment that connected a USYer to their Judaism. This first set of ‘meaningful moments’ comes from your new regional Continue Reading »

Spring Convention Recaps – May/June 2019

Posted on June 14, 2019

New Frontier/Pinwheel – Robbie Baker and Rachel Osband On May 17, USYers from New Fro and PinWheel gathered in Milpitas, California at the Sheraton San Jose to begin an unforgettable weekend. This weekend, we dove deep into Disney with Disney-themed SA/TO programs, creative Shacharit, and ice breakers. Upon arrival, we had loads of time to Continue Reading »

Regional Spotlight: Hagalil

Posted on June 13, 2019

Editor’s Note: If you have been to IC, or any international function for that matter, then you know that any clap you hear is usually preceded by, “She’s from Hagalil!” Our next regional spotlight stop is the North Jersey region, Hagalil, a region known for its sweatpants and flash mobs at IC. Read why Edan Continue Reading »

Chag Sameach! Shavuot Traditions From Across USY

Posted on June 7, 2019

Hi USY! The Religion/Education International General Board is REL/EDiculously excited to showcase more family traditions! For Shavuot, USYers from across North America talked about their traditions! I hope you enjoy! 🙂 -Lily Selznick, Rel/Ed IGB 2019 What exactly is Shavuot? For those of you who don’t know, Shavuot celebrates the giving of the Torah to Continue Reading »