Heightened Sense of Unity for NCSY Teens Visiting Israel During the War in Gaza

August 20, 2014
(Left to Right:) Eli Sider, Kayla Wolnerman and Rachel Gittler from ICE.
(Left to Right:) Eli Sider, Kayla Wolnerman and Rachel Gittler from ICE.

The summer of 2014 will no doubt be known as the Summer of the War in Gaza. But despite the war – or perhaps because of it—for teens who participated in NCSY Summer Programs, they will remember it as the Best Summer Ever.

NCSY is the international youth movement of the Orthodox Union. They sponsor 11 different programs in Israel every summer.

It wasn’t always smooth sailing this year. After all, the war wasn’t far away. NCSY took utmost precautions to keep the teens out of harm’s way while still enjoying the summer.

Read the full story on the OU Israel website.