New Jersey NCSY is the on the move again, sending a delegation of 17 Jewish teen leaders from both public high schools and yeshivas to Boulder, CO from Sunday, October 20-Wednesday, October 23 to assist with flood relief in the area. This will be will be New Jersey NCSY’s twenty-second student leadership disaster relief mission in five years.
NCSY is the international youth program of the Orthodox Union. Its New Jersey Region leads the way nationally in sending out these humanitarian missions to locations far from home.
Rabbi Rael Blumenthal, director of the Bergen County NCSY chapter, will lead students from the Torah Academy of Bergen County (TABC) and local public schools such as Freehold Boro High School, Marlboro High School, and Teaneck High School
The student mission is coordinated with New Jersey NCSY coordinated a carnival in Hoboken, NJ for more than 1,000 children whose homes were impacted by Hurricane Sandy.
A student leadership mission is also planned to return to New Orleans in February 2014.