USY More Info

USY More Info2017-09-15T11:48:33+00:00

USY is an International organization with over 400 chapters in 17 regions across the United States and Canada. In addition to North America, USY has sister organizations in Israel and Hungry. Nitzachon is the Vancouver chapter of the USY Pacific Northwest (Pinwheel) region. USY offers the opportunity for you to explore various Jewish and social activities while forming friendships that will last a lifetime.

USY is an International organization with over 400 chapters in 17 regions across the United States and Canada. In addition to North America, USY has sister organizations in Israel and Hungry. Nitzachon is the Vancouver chapter of the USY Pacific Northwest (Pinwheel) region. USY offers the opportunity for you to explore various Jewish and social activities while forming friendships that will last a lifetime.

On a Regional level, Pinwheel USY connects Jewish teens from Vancouver, Richmond, Victoria, Calgary, Seattle, Portland, Spokane, and the Tri-Cities. USY is for youth in Grades 9 – 12. From January onward those in Grade 8 are invited to join USY events. We are the only region that is American and Canadian. USYers’ enjoy numerous conventions, week long summer encampment, dances, and special programs. Check out the Regional website.

Additionally, Jewish teens may take advantage of USY’s unforgettable summer programs across North America, Israel Pilgrimage, Costa Rica, and Europe. Any paid member of Vancouver USY who wants to go on a USY summer Pilgrimage program is eligible to apply for a scholarship through the Les Harowitz Scholarship Fund.

USY has an Annual International Convention hosted by a different region every year. Imagine 1,300 Jewish teens taking over an entire city for whole week! International Convention is CRAZY amounts of fun! For more information on summer programs and International USY events, check out the International USY website.

For more information about USY contact Rabbi David Bluman at rabbidavidbluman@bethisrael.ca