Challenge accepted! This week, DL Lavin (Canada, Central East, New York NCSY and TJJ) takes us through some major figures of Jewish history from Avraham Avinu and Queen Esther to Jerry Seinfeld and the Shabbos Project, to teach us an important lesson; it may be a big step, but it will go a long way!
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.
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.
It’s all about R-E-S-P-E-C-T!! Chaim Strassman, advising coordinator for Central East NCSY and an upcoming TJJ bus director, shares with us an approach to relationships that we can learn from just two words in this week’s parsha.
During the events of Parshat Lech Lecha, our patriarch, Abraham, the father of monotheism, is given wine and bread after a military victory by a righteous leader from Jerusalem. What is the point of this simple feast? Rabbi Ari Segal, head of school at Shalhevet High School in Los Angeles and a former advisor for
Shanah Tovah from NCSY Alumni! This Rosh Hashanah, Rabbi Tzali Freedman, director of Central East NCSY, has some realistic advice on how to make it meaningful without being overwhelmed. There are some practical things you can do between now and Yom Kippur to bring you closer to the Creator during these Days of Awe. If
The month of Elul is here and Rosh Hashanah is nearly upon us. Rabbi Arieh Friedner, City Director of NCSY Cleveland, is reminded by this time of year that we must constantly strive towards perfection: undertaking to build ourselves is like planning to build a house. Find out why we don’t need to be perfect,
David was beloved. He was a true Central East NCSY’er through and through. I am told that David also asked himself ‘how can I spread more happiness to others’, while still asking himself the same question. All of these characteristics of David Menachem Gordon teach us all a great lesson: “Make every day count for yourself.” This motto is words to live by, for no one knows what the future holds.