Posted in Dvar Torah, on January 5, 2015

Parshat Shemot – Pay It Back: An Attitude of Gratitude – Dana Sicherman – Atlantic Seaboard NCSY, Director of Institutional Advancement

In this week’s parsha, a new pharaoh has entirely forgotten about Joseph’s legacy and his good governance. This lack of memory and gratitude sets in motion the enslavement of the Hebrews in Egypt.
But that’s old news. When she was on a semester in Israel, Dana Sicherman, director of Institutional Advancement for Atlantic Seaboard NCSY, was introduced to her distant cousins. She was bowled over by their love and caring, how they showed gratitude for chessed her grandmother had done for their grandfather back in Russia. Learn about the lasting influence of this core Jewish value!