Pesach Message

On Pesach, we use stories and ritual to remember and retell the narrative of our collective liberation. We share the ancient Exodus story, year after year, so that it...

March Break Road Trip in New York City

When you think of the following: “teens” and “March Break,” what comes to mind? Whatever was conjured up, you can probably set that aside, now that NCSY is changing...

Purim Message

Purim is a day when we don our masks and costumes and celebrate the victory of the ancient Persian Jewish community over the evil genocidal plans of Haman. While,...

LIVE2GIVE GIRLS GIVE BACK TO NEW YORK CITY

Blankets, Cookies, 9/11, Shabbat. Broadway. What do these have in common? They all had a central place to play in the amazing Live2Give Shabbaton in New York City this...

Jump for Chai Raises $80,000

Three hundred people streamed into Skyzone to support a Chai Lifeline fundraiser this past December, which raised a whopping $80,000 for children suffering from a life threatening illness. The...

My Yarchei Kallah-by Hillel Freiheit

I’ve been an active participant in NCSY since 2016, but Yarchei Kallah stands out for me as one of its more exceptional programs. This was my my second Yarchei...

January Message

Spending time in Israel is always an invigorating experience filled with lessons and inspiration! Recently, I had the privilege of spending some time in Israel together with Rabbi Josh...

THE NCSY CHANUKAH PARTY OF THE SEASON

The turnout was simply fantastic at the NCSY annual Chanukah party at the BAYT! It was the first night of Chanukah and the room was abuzz with a total...

December Message by Rabbi Black

By the time you’ve received this newsletter, I will be on my way to New York for a 5-day trip to attend NCSY’s Yarchei Kallah program. Doing what you...