2,000 North American Jewish Teens Gather Together In Israel

Posted on August 6, 2017

YOM NCSYOver 2,000 campers and staff members participating in summer programming of the Orthodox Union (OU) gathered this week at Park Raanana for a celebratory event bringing together participants of 17 different Israel programs organized by the OU’s NCSY.  The event featuring Jewish music superstar Mordechai Shapiro served as the largest ever gathering of NCSYers in one location in Israel and was designed to act as a salute to Jewish unity and strengthening bonds between Diaspora youth and the Jewish state.

NCSY, historically known as one of American Jewry’s renowned educational and social programs uniting both observant and non-observant youth, has been increasingly involved in promoting programming in Israel and instilling a love for the Jewish State as an integral aspect of contemporary Jewish identity.

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