USY Clubs/Honor Societies

613 Mitzvah Corps

A Group With a Goal of Helping the World…

The 613 Mitzvah Corps is a group that helps Jews all over the world, from India to Israel, Poland to South America, and more. Receive the SATO Newsletter, which informs you about, and give you ideas in the areas of Tikun Olam, G’milut Hassidim, and Social Action. You will also learn about the most recent SATO activities across North America. The cost to join is $6.13. For information please see your chapter, divisional or regional SATO Vice President.


A Club all about Israel…

HeChalutzim (Pioneers) is the USY Israel interest group. For only $10, any USYer can join, and along with that get the Chalutzon, Chalutzim’s newspaper; a membership card; and into any Chalutzim meetings throughout the year. For information please see your chapter, divisional or regional Israel Affairs Vice President.

Heschel Honor Society

A Club all about Torah, Avodah, and Gemilut Hasadim…

The Abraham Joshua Heschel Society is a group of teenagers who are the core of USY. USYers in the Heschel Society receive the Heschel newsletter, Bo’er Ba’esh, a special bronze pin only given to Heschel members, and Heschel members also get to participate in special activities open only to Heschel members.

To become a member, a USYer must show and active involvement in these three aspects of Jewish life: two hours of supervised Jewish study per week, congregational prayer at least four times a month, three of which should be on Shabbat, and once a month, a community service project. For information please see your chapter, divisional or regional Religion/Education Vice President.

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