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  • OU-Germany Close Up trip – May-June 2015

    OU-Germany Close Up trip – May-June 2015

    Join fellow alumni, other Jewish college students and young professionals for our 10-day trip during May-June to Germany and meet with the contemporary Jewish community, visit the sites of German-Jewish history, and talk with political and business opinion-makers.

    posted by , on December 22, 2014, with No Comments
  • iLight 2014!

    iLight 2014!

    See all the menorahs and share your lights with us at: https://www.facebook.com/myNCSYAlumni - you could win!

    posted by , on December 3, 2014, with No Comments
  • Rabbi Werfel on witnessing the Har Nof attack, Cheshvan 5775

    Rabbi Werfel on witnessing the Har Nof attack, Cheshvan 5775

    Rabbi Joe Werfel, formerly the Long Island NCSY Assistant Regional Director (1980's), was a member of the minyan during the Har Nof attack, Cheshvan 5775. At Yeshiva Tifereth Jerusalem, Rabbi Werfel shares his face to face encounter with the two Arab terrorists during tefila services.

    posted by , on November 20, 2014, with No Comments
  • The Flame Continues to Illuminate: Rebbitzen Peggy Gopin Weiss, a”h

    The Flame Continues to Illuminate: Rebbitzen Peggy Gopin Weiss, a”h

    By: Rabbi Ari M. Solomont When I was 16 years old, I asked my NCSY regional director Rebbitzen Peggy Weiss if she had faith in me? She responded, with one word. “NO!” I was stunned. However, that was not the end of her shocking two-letter answer. She continued, “I have confidence in you!” “Faith,” she

    posted by , on October 31, 2014, with No Comments
  • Read Reunion Magazine Online! Fall 2014 issue

    Read Reunion Magazine Online! Fall 2014 issue

    Whether you graduated last year, or 55 years ago, alumni of NCSY and the OU NextGen’s programs like Israel Free Spirit-Birthright and JLIC (The Heshe and Harriet Seif Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus), can enjoy Reunion‘s eye-opening features, memorabilia, and spotlights on alumni. And there’s a section where everyone can share their current personal news! To submit

    posted by , on September 11, 2014, with No Comments
  • NCSY Alumni College Fellowship, 2014-15 year

    NCSY Alumni College Fellowship, 2014-15 year

    This year we are launching a new initiative to support NCSY Alumni and their Jewish peers on on college campuses. We’re looking for emerging and established leaders who are looking to make a difference in their community and be a part of this exciting cohort. Fellows will be provided with training and resources, guidance from fellows and mentors, and funding from OU NextGen. Find out more about our partner organization, Heart to Heart, at kahal.theheart2heartproject.org, and let’s work together to build the future of the Jewish community!

    posted by , on August 27, 2014, with No Comments
  • Blogs from Berlin: Revisiting the Past through Present Teshuva

    Blogs from Berlin: Revisiting the Past through Present Teshuva

    By no means did they paint a rosy picture of modern Germany, but they proved that – contrary to the belief of some Jews I have spoken with – not all German are Nazis. The Torah teaches that children cannot be blamed for the sins of their ancestors, that people are capable of doing teshuva, repentance. The Torah’s truths apply here too.

    posted by , on August 18, 2014, with No Comments
  • NCSY Alumni’s Guide to Funding Your Year of INSPIRATION in Israel!

    NCSY Alumni’s Guide to Funding Your Year of INSPIRATION in Israel!

    Scholarships and other resources to help get you to Israel to study after high school.

    posted by , on August 11, 2014, with No Comments
  • Keeping the Sea Down: the Story of Yael Brodsky-Levine

    Keeping the Sea Down: the Story of Yael Brodsky-Levine

    Forget splitting the sea, this Jewish legend is all about keeping it down.   Meet Yael (Brodsky) Levine, a native of Fair Lawn, NJ, a former New Jersey NCSYer and TJJ advisor, and now an urban infrastructure manager, working for New York State’s Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery.   “My job is about preventing damage

    posted by , on June 17, 2014, with No Comments
  • We regret to inform you

    We regret to inform you

    We regret to inform of the passing of Miss Etta Chinskey (LI NCSY) sister of Mr. Matsi Chinskey (LI NCSY). HaMakom yenachem etchem b'Toch sh'ar avlei Tzion v'Yerushalayim.

    posted by , on May 20, 2014, with No Comments