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Senior Reflections: Nina Robins

Posted on May 1, 2019

Editor’s Note: As the 2018-2019 programming year comes to a close, graduating seniors reflect on their USY experience. Nina Robins, a proud alumna of Hagalil, writes about how USY has impacted her life throughout her travels to Israel and other incredible places. She also writes about the friends she has made and  how she is Continue Reading »

Spring Convention Recaps – April 2019

Posted on April 25, 2019

Many regions had their last convention of the year during the month of April. Check out our latest blog post to learn more about what happened at each one!

Regional Spotlight: Far West USY

Posted on April 23, 2019

This year, Achshav is reaching across all parts of North America to find out what makes each region special. Check out this article to learn about one of Far West’s favorite traditions: Far West Mincha!

Chag Kasher v’Sameach: Traditions from Around USY

Posted on April 18, 2019

The Religion/Education International General Board is REL/EDiculously excited to showcase more family traditions! For Passover, USYers from across North America talked about their traditions!

Your Favorite Passover Foods, Ranked

Posted on April 16, 2019

Central Region USY’s Hadas Galili addresses the issue that is on everybody’s mind this Passover season: what is the best Passover food? Find out her witty take on the matter here!

D’var Torah: Parashat Metzora

Posted on April 12, 2019

Far West USY’s Religion and Education Vice President, Tobey Lee, writes about Metzora, this week’s parasha, and the impact of lashon harah or gossip.

‘Humans of USY’ is back!

Posted on April 11, 2019

Humans of USY is back! In this edition, check out SIX new videos from each of our 2019 International Executive Board members. They discuss their interests, how they got involved in USY, why they ran for their respective board positions, and more! Are you interested in creating a Humans of USY video? We are now Continue Reading »

AIPAC Policy Conference 2019 Recap

Posted on April 9, 2019

Editor’s Note: USY sent its largest delegation ever to this year’s AIPAC Policy Conference. Check out this recap from Samantha Brody, our 2019 International Israel Affairs Vice President. At the AIPAC (American Israel Public Affairs Committee) Policy Conference, USYers from across the United States joined together to learn about Israel and how to effectively strengthen Continue Reading »

Tzafon Sprinter Recap

Posted on April 9, 2019

Tzafon USY had a really great sprinter (spring/winter) convention March 15-17 at Temple Adath Yeshrun in Syracuse, NY! USYers came from far and wide to the Jungle to visit the one of the biggest malls in America where we did a ropes course, partake in a Lion Tank (like Shark Tank, but cooler), and raised Continue Reading »

An Unofficial Guide to 2019 USY Regional Elections

Posted on April 9, 2019

Hey USY! With election season just around the corner, we know that a lot of you might be feeling pretty nervous right now. In order to help make this process as smooth and uplifting as possible, we want to share our tips with you on how to deal with the upcoming elections. While we know Continue Reading »