Just two regular guys like us, right? Asher Becker, advisor for Midwest NCSY and NCSY Kollel, gives us some insight into the story of Eldad and Medad in this week’s parsha, as well a way to be inspired no matter where we are.
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.
Let your light shine!!! This week, Rabbi Phil Karesh, Director of Education & 12th Grade Specialist for Midwest NCSY, talks about the deeper meaning of menorahs, windows, and even the NCSY logo! Plus, he teaches us what it really means to be a role model.
In a dramatic moment, feuding brothers Esau and Jacob reunite and greet each-other with an embrace and a kiss. In the Torah, the word 'and kissed' וַׄיִּׄשָּׁׄקֵ֑ׄהׄוּׄ is marked with dots above it, noting that we should pay special attention to the word.
Like any good story, the Torah begins with the origin of EVERYTHING: Bereishit. Just as with Spiderman, ‘with great power comes great responsibility’, but when the people in this first chapter of the Torah are given the chance to take responsibility, they do not. They fail. In this season following Yom Kippur, Sam Zitin, associate