We are proud to announce the winners of this year's international chapter and programming awards.
Each year, from hundred of chapters across North America, USY names a Chapter of the Year and recognizes chapters that demonstrate excellence in the organization's major areas of focus.  Award recipients are chosen by teen regional presidents and the International Executive Board based upon USY's standards of excellence.
This year's International Chapter of the Year is...
Westport USY The Conservative Synagogue – Westport, CT Hanefesh Region
Congratulations to all of our winners:
International Excellence Awards
  • TBTST - Temple Beth Torah Sha'aray Tzedek – Tamarac, FL – HaNegev Region (Excellence in Israel Programming & Excellence in Communication)
  • AIUSY – Adath Israel – Cincinnati, OH – CRUSY Region (Excellence in Religious/Education Programming)
  • Westport USY – The Conservative Synagogue – Westport, CT - Hanefesh Region (Excellence in Social Action/Tikun Olam Programming, Excellence in Chapter Programming & Excellence in Membership Programming)
Regional Chapters of the Year
Congregation Beth Shalom's CBS USY (CHUSY) | Adath Israel Congregation's AIUSY (CRUSY)  Adath Jeshurun Synagogue's Adath USY (EMTZA) | Congregation Beth El, Congregation Beth Am, and Temple Etz Chaim (Far West USY) | East Brunswick Jewish Center and Beth El Synagogue (Hagalil) | The Conservative Synagogue's Westport USY (Hanefesh) |  Temple Beth Torah Sha'aray Tzedek's TBTST (HaNegev) | Midway Jewish Center's MUSY (METNY) | Adath Jeshurun and Beth Sholom Congregation's OYR (Mizrach) | Temple Israel of Natick's Natick USY (NERUSY) | Congregation Kol Shofar's MUSY (New Frontier) | Herzl Ner Tamid's Seattle Achim (Pinwheel) | Beth El Synagogue's BEDUSY (Seaboard) |  Emanuel Synagogue 's SOONER (SWUSY) | Congregation Beth Shalom-Chevras Shas's Achla (Tzafon)
USY chapters, like those nominated and awarded this year, drive our organization forward and set an example for others to follow. 

We would like thank all our chapters for their continued work providing teens with transformational Jewish experiences on the local level!
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