Senior Reflections – Mayah T.

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Senior Reflections – Mayah T.

Posted on June 18, 2021

My four years of high school have been the four busiest years of my life. I was involved in so many clubs that I would be lucky to get home before 7:00 at night. Being so busy was definitely not easy, and I desperately needed some sort of escape. That’s where USY came into my Continue Reading »

Senior Reflections – Alana G.

Posted on June 18, 2021

USY has shown me an immense, pure joy I didn’t know existed. My three summer programs gave me experiences I couldn’t get anywhere else and gave me opportunities to travel to incredible, strange, exciting places. But USY isn’t really about the where, it’s the who. It’s the staff I call when I need some advice, Continue Reading »

Senior Reflections – Harris Jayson

Posted on July 28, 2020

Editors’ Note: Hey, USY! Today for you, we have a Senior Reflection written by Harris Jayson. In this latest Senior Reflection, Harris discusses how USY has been his home throughout his high school career, along with advice he has for all USYers. From kindergarten through eighth grade, I went to a small Jewish Day School Continue Reading »

Senior Reflections: Meital Oshri

Posted on June 4, 2019

Editor’s Note: Over the past two months, USY, we’ve heard seniors from regions across the continent share there USY stories. As the last spring conventions have come to a close, and the final chapter boards are being installed, it is finally time to OFFICIALLY say one last goodbye to the class of 2019. For our Continue Reading »

Senior Reflections: Josh Crowley

Posted on May 9, 2019

Editor’s Note: Today, as we continue through our series of senior reflections, we bring you the story of a USYer who has dealt with his fair share of struggles throughout his USY career; he persevered, and he now has the honor of being one of your International Convention Co-chairs for #ICSoCal! HaNegev’s Josh Crowley shares Continue Reading »

Senior Reflections: Alissa Chernin

Posted on May 9, 2019

Editor’s Note: As the end of the year approaches, so does the end of USY career’s of members of the class of 2019. The seniors, looking back on their past 4 (or 7, or more) years in USY, have gained many valuable lessons from throughout their time in USY. Read HaNegev USYer Alissa Chernin’s reflection Continue Reading »

Senior Reflections: Maddie Brim

Posted on May 9, 2019

Editor’s Note: In each article of our continuing series of reflections on USY from outgoing seniors, we try to look at USY from a slightly different perspective. In this installment, CHUSY’s Maddie Brim talks about her USY experience, and how she made sure her USY experience wasn’t defined by her leadership titles. On the outside, Continue Reading »

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 »