If you had to describe Israel to a bunch of people who had never seen it, what would you say? Miriam Schwartz, a former advisor for Long Island NCSY, shares the two approaches of the spies we see in this week’s parsha, and gives us all an important mission.
Just two regular guys like us, right? Asher Becker, advisor for Midwest NCSY and NCSY Kollel, gives us some insight into the story of Eldad and Medad in this week’s parsha, as well a way to be inspired no matter where we are.
You say it every day, but do you realize what you’re saying? Erin Stiebel, of NCSY GIVE, teaches us the deeper meaning of Birchat Kohanim, found in this week’s parsha, and how inner peace is more valuable than outer wealth.
Why doesn’t Shavuot have a better name? Rabbi Ari Koretzky, executive director of MEOR Maryland, shares some insights into the true nature of the holiday, and what it can teach us about the role of NCSY alumni.
Relax, don’t worry, Hashem will provide! Kivi Naiman, an advisor for Central East NCSY & NCSY Kollel, brings together Parshat Behar and the Ba’al Shem Tov, Har Sinai and Shemitah, to teach us an important lesson about the amazing abilities of an average Jew.
It’s as easy as 1+1 = 2, right?? Rabbi Moshe Benovitz, from NCSY Kollel, teaches us about the true nature of counting the Omer, which is discussed in this week’s parsha, and how to bundle up seemingly random behaviors into a lifestyle of positivity.
What do basketball, davening doctors, and this week’s parsha have in common? This week, Willie Balk, former TJJ advisor, advisor for the Midwest, West Coast, and Northwest NCSY regions, and Central East alum, teaches us how to enjoy life, infuse it with holiness, and make the small things add up.
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.
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!!!