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NCSY's It Takes a Village Program Makes Chicken Soup for BCD

Updated: Aug 4, 2022

NCSY Teens from the Dallas area met at Congregation Shaare Tefilla in its social hall and kitchen to cook chicken soup for patients in local area hospitals and those visiting Dallas for medical treatment. Cooking in the Shaare Tefilla kitchen under the Dallas Vaad HaKashrus, NCSY teens led by Chana Ben-Abraham with the help of NCSY Staff Natan and Sarah Verschleisser-Pittinsky cooked and filled over 200 sixteen ounce containers that will be frozen and delivered to area hospitals to help Jewish patients and their families.

NCSY is currently performing mitzvot through its "NCSY Dallas It Takes a Village Chessed initiative" over the nine days preceding Tisha B'Av.

NCSY teens did the hard work, chopping vegetables, buying the carrots, potatoes, chicken, onions, and organizing an excellent event. BCD gave them a jewish organization to do it for, and a way that people in Dallas facing challenging medical situations could be helped. Help us work together to help more people, click here to donate.

Josh Meer from Bikur Cholim of Dallas was on hand to explain to the teens the impact of their hard work.

Bikur Cholim of Dallas is dedicated to serve the needs of the Dallas Jewish community and those who visit Dallas to receive treatment in its world class hospitals. Our community is lucky to have a number of communal institutions and professionals who serve the community and perform some of the functions of Bikur Cholim through their communities or institutions and our goal is to bring these services together as part of a single organization, a single point of contact for the community's needs. Working together with partners across the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex, Bikur Cholim of Dallas seeks to channel the chesed of the Dallas Jewish community to support patients and their families from near and far. DONATE HERE.

History NCSY is a world-recognized organization that has played a pivotal role in the lives of Jewish teens across the globe. With the vision of Harold and Enid Boxer a”h, the Orthodox Union founded NCSY in 1954 to provide Jewish teens with an opportunity to build a strong connection to their Jewish roots through inspiration and leadership skills.

Mission NCSY and JSU are dedicated to connect, inspire and empower Jewish teens and to encourage passionate Judaism.

Vision NCSY connects with Jewish teens through innovative, cutting-edge social and recreational programs to help them develop positive Jewish identities. NCSY inspires teens through informal education, retreats and summer programs. NCSY empowers teens through leadership development and provides guidance on how to become committed leaders of the Jewish community and instruments for positive change and renewal.

Commitment NCSY is committed to providing a safe space where teens can celebrate their Jewish heritage, embrace their tradition, develop a positive Jewish identity, acquire invaluable leadership skills, connect with dedicated Jewish role models, and learn to live spirited Jewish lives.


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