For the third year, OU Alumni is partnering with JUSTIFI to offer a social justice trip to Thailand for Jewish college students and young professionals. The 10-day program between June 2nd and June 11th will expose participants to Thailand’s rich culture, allow them to understand human trafficking and child exploitation in Southeast Asia, educate and inspire Thai youth, and ride on
Would a world with tzara’at really be so bad? Margot Reinstein, a former advisor from Upstate NY and NJ NCSY, and a former bus head of NCSY GIVE, shares some important thoughts about the different forms of tzara’at, seeing spots, and what it all has to do with Yom Ha’Atzmaut and the Land of Israel.
What’s the connection between Aharon HaKohen and Rabbi Akiva? Rabbi Jesse Horn from Yeshivat HaKotel looks at this week’s parsha and teaches us an important lesson about combating fear, embracing destiny, and becoming a real winner.
At the Pesach seder, we read out something very important in the Haggadah-an open invitation to guests. But who are we inviting? And why? Rabbi Micah Greenland, NCSY International Director, answers these questions, and teaches us about the mindset we need to merit the ultimate redemption. Chag kasher v’sameach!!!
It’s all about R-E-S-P-E-C-T!! Chaim Strassman, advising coordinator for Central East NCSY and an upcoming TJJ bus director, shares with us an approach to relationships that we can learn from just two words in this week’s parsha.
It’s the gift that keeps on giving!!! This week, Natan Brownstein, an alum of Portland NCSY and former advisor & City Director in Upstate NY NCSY, pulls together Purim, the slavery in Egypt, Rosh Chodesh, and the parsha (whew!) to teach us a very important lesson.
This week, Rabbi Moshe Rosenstein, a former national president and NJ NCSY alum, and current head of Tomer Devorah, tells us about the difference between the approaches of Noach and Moshe. They’re both confronted with some unsavory news but how Moshe reacts is what made him so great.
Let your light shine!!! This week, Rabbi Phil Karesh, Director of Education & 12th Grade Specialist for Midwest NCSY, talks about the deeper meaning of menorahs, windows, and even the NCSY logo! Plus, he teaches us what it really means to be a role model.