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  • Ilan Swartz-Brownstein: Beat Box to the Top

    Ilan Swartz-Brownstein: Beat Box to the Top

    Meet this month’s NCSY alumni spotlight, Ilan Swartz-Brownstein. If the name sounds familiar it’s because his name has been buzzing around Jewish communities in the U.S. for the past month. This recent America’s Got Talent star walked on-stage as a proud Jew with a kipa and tzitzis along with his co beat-boxer, Josh Leviton. Ilan,

    posted on July 29, 2016
  • Amanda Esraeilian: Believe in Yourself

    Amanda Esraeilian: Believe in Yourself

    If you mention the name, Amanda Esraeilian, to anyone involved with NCSY an instant smile appears on their face. Though she is so well known now in the NCSY world, Amanda explained that her entire NCSY experience began from her first NCSY shabbaton.  Amanda shared how transformative her first shabbaton was for her, “I was

    posted on February 25, 2016
  • Liran Weizman: Let Your Energy Fly

    Liran Weizman: Let Your Energy Fly

    Liran Weizman is known from by her energetic disposition and desire to conquer the world. When meeting Liran you immediately want to hear her story. She was born in Belgium, grew up in Hong Kong before settling in Boston, Massachusetts with her twin brother, Orel, while her parents remained in Hong Kong. It was when

    posted on January 28, 2016
  • Ari & Chavi (Mayer) Zeitz

    Ari & Chavi (Mayer) Zeitz

    posted on December 8, 2015
  • Halachically Haute – Miriam (Khalili) Rahmani

    Halachically Haute – Miriam (Khalili) Rahmani

        “NCSY opened my eyes to meeting people of all backgrounds. In one Shabbat I met hundreds of teens who had one goal in mind which united us all- growth.” This goal has stayed with Miriam Rahmani until today. As Great Neck’s chapter president while a junior in high school, Miriam made the decision

    posted on November 25, 2015
  • Shalom & Meira (Salamon) Zharnest

    Shalom & Meira (Salamon) Zharnest

    Meira Salamon (NJ NCSY & ICE Israel 14′-15′) & Shalom Zharnest (NJ NCSY & TJJ 13′-15), January 24, 2015

    posted on September 10, 2015
  • Alex Jakubowski: Making a Jewish Home Abroad

    Alex Jakubowski: Making a Jewish Home Abroad

    Alex Jakubowski was the kid who thought he had everything figured out. He was planning on going to law school, becoming a JAG officer or work in the solicitor generals office but he shortly realized that  life has a way of changing your path in ways that you can never expect. Towards the end of his

    posted on August 26, 2015
  • Mayer Simcha & Shira (Prero) Stromer

    Mayer Simcha & Shira (Prero) Stromer

    posted on August 13, 2015
  • Scott Shulman: The Journey of Jewish Leadership

    Scott Shulman: The Journey of Jewish Leadership

    NCSY helped transform Scott Shulman into the Jewish leader he is today. Born and raised in Columbus, Ohio, Scott first got involved with NCSY in 6th grade, joining the Central East region. Scott demonstrated his leadership at a young age by joining the Junior NCSY board in middle school. His NCSY involvement and leadership opportunities

    posted on June 26, 2015
  • Dovi & Lauren (Chornock) Gluck

    Dovi & Lauren (Chornock) Gluck

    posted on June 16, 2015
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