Regional Spotlight: Pinwheel

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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 »

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 »

Regional Spotlight: CRUSY

Posted on May 17, 2019

Editor’s Note: Guys, I don’t think you understand how excited I am for y’all to read this. I’ve spent the last three years with the quirky region in the Great Lake states known as Central Region USY. Since then, CRUSY has been my life. In February 2017, I fell in love with this region.  CRUSY Continue Reading »

Regional Spotlight: Emtza Region USY

Posted on May 17, 2019

Editor’s Note: In between the East and West Coast regions, in the middle of the country, the Emtza region reigns. Passing cornfields on the way to a convention is not uncommon, and farmer jokes are constantly made. The region that started it all is the next stop on our regional spotlight tour, and their very Continue Reading »

Regional Spotlight: Hanefesh USY

Posted on May 9, 2019

Editor’s Note: Our next stop on the Achshav Regional Spotlight tour is the region home to the current International Chapter of the Year, the “soul of USY”, Hanefesh USY. Before their exciting merge with NERUSY, sophomore Sam Zuckerman tells us why being in a small region makes his USY experience so much more valuable. To Continue Reading »

Regional Spotlight: NERUSY

Posted on May 5, 2019

Editor’s Note: Our next stop on our journey to every region in USY brings us to the Northeastern United States, where sports teams win championships constantly and Boston accents run wild. I’m talking about NERUSY, of course. Like any region, NERUSY has its fair share of traditions. In this blog post, NERUSY junior Sam Bloch Continue Reading »

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!