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Ruach n Roll: The Elite Eight!

Posted on March 31, 2020

Welcome back to Ruach n Roll! Today, we are presenting… The Elite Eight: We asked USYers to share what makes the songs they voted for special – here are some of the highlights! “B’shem Hashem is the first ruach song I learned at my Freshman Encampment!” – Abi Cohen, Hagalil “Hamalach Hagoel is my favorite Continue Reading »

It’s time for Ruach n Roll!

Posted on March 30, 2020

Presented by International Religion/Education Vice President Ethan Rogers, it’s time for Ruach n Roll! Over the next few days, USYers will have the opportunity to vote in a best of 16 March Madness-style bracket for their favorite ruach songs. You will also have the chance to share favorite memories related to these songs or why Continue Reading »

Get To Know Your IEB: Jacob and Evan

Posted on March 26, 2020

Editors’ Note: On our next installment of the Achshav’s IEB Q and A’s series, we get to learn about Chicago’s favorite son. No, it’s not Kanye West, It’s everyone’s favorite International Membership and Kadima Vice President Jacob Kline as he tells you about what he does when he’s not convincing you to come to a Continue Reading »

Get To Know Your IEB: Ethan and Michael

Posted on March 23, 2020

Editor’s Note: Have you ever wondered what International Religion/Education Vice President Ethan Rogers does when he’s not leading USYers in thoughtful prayer, or what he thinks about when he’s not hours deep into a Torah study session? Well now, you, yes you reading this, get the chance to learn about Ethan in our next installment Continue Reading »

Get To Know Your IEB: Austin and Becca

Posted on March 22, 2020

Editors’ Note: To kick off the introduction to the 2020 IEB, we have The Man, The Myth, The legend, The dailydose_comedy himself, hailing from Southern California, THE Austin Kaufman! Get ready to learn some facts about your International President, I heard he’s very appealing🍌! *cue laugh track* Name: Austin “Danger” Kaufman (My real middle name Continue Reading »

Have a USY Game Night!

Posted on March 18, 2020

Are you looking for something to do? Maybe you’ve played these games at a USY convention, but now we’re bringing them to your living room! Directly from USY Summer Programs, have a USY Summer Game Night! Print out any or all of these games, play them with your family, and have some fun! Loving our Continue Reading »

AIPAC Policy Conference Recap

Posted on March 17, 2020

Editors Note: March 1-3, USYers had the opportunity to attend a conference in Washington DC about the US-Israel relationship, during which they were able to hear from many diverse and interesting speakers and participate in many educational secessions. These USYers left with more knowledge to bring back to their peers. Benji Himmel, a Junior from Continue Reading »

Chag Sameach! Purim Traditions from Across USY

Posted on March 10, 2020

Editor’s Note: Chag Purim Sameach from everyone over at Achshav! In honor of the holiday that has brought us everyone’s favorite triangle-shaped cookie, it would only be right to look at favorite traditions of some members of the new International General Board. So sit back, relax, spin a grogger, and enjoy all of these different Continue Reading »

Meet Your New Achshav Editors!

Posted on March 9, 2020

USY – who is ready for Achshav content to come back?! Before we dive back into new articles, we wanted to make sure you had the chance to properly get to know your new Achshav Editors – the USYers who will be curating content on the blog through December. If you’re interested in writing for Continue Reading »

Mazal Tov to the 2020 International General Board

Posted on February 12, 2020

We are incredibly excited to announce the members of the 2020 International General Board. Thank you to everyone who applied – expect to see great things from these leaders! International Convention Chairpeople Sam Bloch – Temple Emanu-El (Providence USY), HaNer USY Reena Bromberg Gaber – Congregation Brothers of Israel (Bucks USY), Mizrach USY Jacob Ellenbogen Continue Reading »