If we don’t understand it, why do we do it? Simon Springer, from Seattle, New York and West Coast NCSY, goes through different opinions in Jewish thought to teach us about the nature of mitzvot and how to use to become better people.
If you had to describe Israel to a bunch of people who had never seen it, what would you say? Miriam Schwartz, a former advisor for Long Island NCSY, shares the two approaches of the spies we see in this week’s parsha, and gives us all an important mission.
Just two regular guys like us, right? Asher Becker, advisor for Midwest NCSY and NCSY Kollel, gives us some insight into the story of Eldad and Medad in this week’s parsha, as well a way to be inspired no matter where we are.
Why doesn’t Shavuot have a better name? Rabbi Ari Koretzky, executive director of MEOR Maryland, shares some insights into the true nature of the holiday, and what it can teach us about the role of NCSY alumni.
Relax, don’t worry, Hashem will provide! Kivi Naiman, an advisor for Central East NCSY & NCSY Kollel, brings together Parshat Behar and the Ba’al Shem Tov, Har Sinai and Shemitah, to teach us an important lesson about the amazing abilities of an average Jew.
It’s as easy as 1+1 = 2, right?? Rabbi Moshe Benovitz, from NCSY Kollel, teaches us about the true nature of counting the Omer, which is discussed in this week’s parsha, and how to bundle up seemingly random behaviors into a lifestyle of positivity.
Would a world with tzara’at really be so bad? Margot Reinstein, a former advisor from Upstate NY and NJ NCSY, and a former bus head of NCSY GIVE, shares some important thoughts about the different forms of tzara’at, seeing spots, and what it all has to do with Yom Ha’Atzmaut and the Land of Israel.