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USY Names Programs After Hannah and Ari Weiss z’l

  During its annual International Convention (IC), held December 23-27, 2018 in Orlando, FL, it was announced that USY, USCJ’s youth movement, would honor the memory of Hannah and Ari Weiss in its programming. Hannah and Ari, along with their parents Leslie and Mitchell, died…

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#IAmUSY Giving Tuesday Recap

Past and present USY participants mobilized and joined forces to help raise over $5,867 for the USY Annual Fund this past Giving Tuesday. Armed with the hashtag, #IAMUSY, past and current USY participants shared their stories and tributes to USY and their involvement in USY…

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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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