Are you living for this world or for the next? Ari Zucker, advisor for NJ NCSY and TJJ, tells us about Bilaam’s prayer and a life-changing story from the Gemara, and teaches us how to live life to the fullest.
Would a world with tzara’at really be so bad? Margot Reinstein, a former advisor from Upstate NY and NJ NCSY, and a former bus head of NCSY GIVE, shares some important thoughts about the different forms of tzara’at, seeing spots, and what it all has to do with Yom Ha’Atzmaut and the Land of Israel.
This week, Rabbi Moshe Rosenstein, a former national president and NJ NCSY alum, and current head of Tomer Devorah, tells us about the difference between the approaches of Noach and Moshe. They’re both confronted with some unsavory news but how Moshe reacts is what made him so great.
In this week’s parsha, Abraham is seeking to make a shidduch, a match, for his son Isaac. But Abraham is not just the father of Isaac, but of monotheism as well. So he’s stuck in a bind: how does he bring a daughter-in-law into the family and make sure that his children and grandchildren join him
Sukkot is an opportunity for seven days straight of happiness. When else do you get such an opportunity? Rabbi David Markowitz, the COO of Aish HaTorah New York, shares the insight from Rabbi Noach Weinberg z“l that if you can focus on what you have AND if you don’t take any pain in what you don’t,
The Torah is one weighty scroll, and not just when it comes time to lift it. Rabbi Yisroel Kaminetsky, the founding Menahel of The Davis Renov Stahler Yeshiva High School for Boys in Long Island, New York, shares the favorite piece of Torah of his grandfather, Rabbi Dr. Joseph Kaminetsky. In Parshat Ki Tavo, not
On Erev Tisha B’Av, Karen Hochhauser, a NJ NCSY Alumna who made Aliyah, is thinking about the miracle of life in Eretz Yisrael, but also its challenges. A pasuk from Parshat VaEtchanan reminds Moshe and Bnei Yisroel never to forget about doing chesed and good deeds, adding to an outpouring of love over several generations.