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Letter from the Editor: May

Hey USY! My name is Leah Miller, and I’m USY’s blog coordinator. I’m a junior from Hagalil, and I love singing when no one’s home, long naps, and movie theater popcorn! Since it is May, we’re solidly in election season. It can be a tense…

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70 Years Young: Reflections on Israel’s 70th Birthday

By Aaron Schwartz USY International Israel Affairs VP 2017-2018 In 1948 a group of people with a dream and an ambition for autonomy sought to create a homeland. A little sliver of land between the Mediterranean Sea and the Jordan River, rich with history and…

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Shabbat Hagadol: The Great Shabbat

By Zach Zabib, International President Awed. Inspired. Empowered. Hopeful. These are some of the words that came to mind after spending this last Shabbat with USY at March for Our Lives.   I am in awe that I stood with a group of almost two…

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Jumping Into IC Opening Session

By Ari Kwitkin-Close Walking in, the ground is shaking. Israeli music that begs to be danced to surrounds you and there are signs all around the room. Reading NERUSY, Tzafon, Hanegev, New Frontier, and more, they represent the many regions and USYers from across North America….

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Yotzrim B’Yahad: Creating Together

From the same people that brought you Takshivu, the USY Israel Affairs International General Board (IA IGB) is proud to present our newest project, Yotzrim B’Yahad (creating together)!

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USY Summer Experience Giveaway

Last week we announced that we were giving away a USY Summer Experience Prize Pack! We are excited to announce the winners: Nina Robins & Pardes Lyons-Warren Below read their favorite #myUSYsummer memories and make your own memories this summer. Begin your adventure at usy.org/escape!…

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From the Office of the President

Dear USY leaders and staff, For the past nine months, it has been my honor and privilege to serve as the president of this powerful movement. I have met so many passionate teens, all of whom desire to build a better world. I am so…

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