Writing Contest

The Norman E. Alexander Award for Excellence in Jewish Student Writing is seeking essays on accomplished women.

Producing My Love Of Israel

Winning isn’t everything when I can make Israel come alive in a video.

There Will Always Be Tomorrow

In difficult times, it is important to remember emunah—you must always have faith.

Would A Trip To Germany Be Off Sides?

The unusual circumstances that brought me and my dad to a Berlin soccer stadium.

Beyond Hoop Dreams At NCSY Kollel

Big-league learning, on and off the court, in an Israel summer program.

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Can You Kill A Culture?

The price of terrorism in Israel. 

In Defense of Israel

I feared speaking out against anti-Israel propaganda, then something within me changed.

The Trump Project

Dozens of teens reflect on the new president and his administration.

Change In Plans

Meeting Israeli teens facing army service compelled me to switch my career track. 

Culture Club

Chopping tomatoes for Israeli salad and drinking chocolate milk out of a bag are fun ways to instill a love for Israel.

What Is Tzniut?

Tzniut, dressing and behaving modestly, is "a mindset that's all mine." 

My Yiddishe Nana

Her love of the language planted the seeds of my Jewish roots. 

Texas Takeover

Thousands of teens gathered — and bonded — in Dallas for USY International Convention.

A Woman Of Vision

Henrietta Szold’s brand of Zionism aided the poor and promoted peace.  

A Proud ‘Dirty Jewess’

Experiencing anti-Semitism in Moscow didn’t weaken me; those words strengthened my Jewish identity. 


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