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.
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.
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
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
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!
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.
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