Rabbi Dave’s Thoughts about Life 47 articles

January is conference month
While December is awesome programs month with Regional Shabbatons, Birthright Trips starting, Yarchei Kallah, visiting three JLIC campuses and their Alumni interns, January is Conference month. I saw hundreds of
Jan 27, 2011
By Rabbi David Felsenthal
January Alumni of the Month: Jason and Yael Gevertzman
Yael and Jason Gevertzman are alumni of Etz Chaim aka New Jersey NCSY. They met in high school and began dating at NCSY Spring Regional 2001. In July of 2009,
Jan 21, 2011
By Rabbi David Felsenthal
Wow What Nachas
It was very hard deciding what to write about this month. I just got back from spending Shabbos with our first Birthright group of the season and I had to
Dec 22, 2010
By Rabbi David Felsenthal
Aaron Horn: December Alumnus of the Month
Aaron Horn, one of this year’s Ben Zakkai inductees, grew up in Twin Rivers, a small town in central New Jersey, where NCSY’s presence proved critical to his growth as
Dec 21, 2010
By Rabbi David Felsenthal
Thanks for our newest alumni
Thanksgiving! Here at OU Alumni we have an amazing list of blessings to be thankful for. The latest blessing that I want to focus on our the new alumni I've
Nov 24, 2010
By Rabbi David Felsenthal
Alumnus of the Month: Jennifer Freiman
Jennifer Freiman grew up in Florida and attended a small Orthodox Jewish school, for eleven years. She switched to a school that was somewhat less religious, and eventually followed her
Nov 22, 2010
By Rabbi David Felsenthal
Making It Come Alive, JerusalemOnlineU.com Style!
by Amy Holtz, President of JerusalemOnlineU.com What does being Jewish have to do with me? Why should I support Israel? These are just a few questions that echo in the
Nov 3, 2010
By Rabbi David Felsenthal
New University of Miami Semester Program Makes Study in...
written by Eugene Rothman, PhD, Executive Director of UGalilee Did you ever try to get credit for a course taken as part of a study abroad program? How about getting
Nov 3, 2010
By Rabbi David Felsenthal
Don’t Let School Get in the Way of Your...
Parsha and Pizza at UCLA, headed by JLIC by Adina Wolkenfeld (2012), Bioengineering major and JLIC Intern The Hillel at UCLA presents a vibrant and diverse array of Jewish experiences
Nov 3, 2010
By Rabbi David Felsenthal
My favorite part
My favorite part of Directing OU Alumni is the chance to dream of great programs and then make them happen. This week, along with International NCSY Director Rabbi Steven Burg,
Oct 23, 2010
By Rabbi David Felsenthal

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