Hi! We’re Rabbi Josh Stein and Laura Stein, NCSY’s City Directors for Thornhill, and we want to welcome you to the Thornhill Chapter of NCSY!  We have the largest community of Jewish youth in the GTA, offering incredible programs, great times and lasting memories for Jewish teens. 

If you have any questions or would like more details, please email Rabbi Stein at

 Thornhill Programs


JSU-Jewish Student Union

Do you want to get involved in Jewish programming in your school? Look out for signs in your school about the Jewish Student Union (JSU) to get involved. From crazy social events and trips to the USA to sharing pizza (a staple at JSU) with friends, JSU is the place for you!

Learn ‘n Earn

Do you want to learn about any Jewish topic with a mentor and get paid to do it?! Join our Learn ‘n Earn program on Wednesday nights from 8–9 pm at the BAYT, 613 Clark Ave W. This is a semestered program, but, if you wish, you can apply to do the program for only one semester. The first semester will begin in October and run until winter break. The second semester will start in February and run until May. Please email us if you have any questions. Click here to register.

Learn ‘n Earn Plus (Impact)

Have you been a part of Learn ‘n Earn already and you want to step it up? Join Learn n’ Earn Plus this year, which includes a 30-minute class, a Friday night dinner, and a local shabbaton. The program will take place on Wednesday nights from 7:15 to 9:00 PM at the Bayt, 613 Clark Ave. W. And, you get $250 each semester! Final dates are still being determined; keep watching this space for more information.

Click here to register.

Thank you to the Seidenfeld and Rubinstein families for their generous sponsorship of our Learn n’ Earn programs!

JPA (Jewish Professional Alliance)

If you are contemplating going into business or medicine after high school then this program is for you!  Hear stories of success from CEOs, business mentors, chief medical officers, and Canada’s top researchers. Fly with us on exclusive NYC trips to meet executives in some of the world’s most successful companies.

Please email Yosef Kurtz with any questions at