week 1 | reflections of NCSYers

Nathan Magid sharing about his first week on an NCSY summer program and how he’s been enjoying Euro ICE so far: Everything has been really exciting and new for me because I’m coming from a place that’s not super religious and I want to become


week 1| Review

Tuesday morning we arrived in Amsterdam and were off touring right away. We started off by foot, walking around the beautiful city and then continued on the amazing canal barge boat tour. Wednesday we visited historical sights including the Jewish historical museum of Amsterdam, the


Euro18 | Arrival

We’ve officially begun the BEST.SUMMER.EVER and can’t wait to keep the adventures rolling. From New York to the Netherlands, Ncsy Euro ICE is made for you and me!! We walked, talked, boated, and ate, in the beautiful city of Amsterdam, while getting to know each


Days 18 & 19 in Israel

Dear Mom and Dad, So basically let me tell you about my trip. Yesterday (Sunday morning) we woke up; we packed our stuff from the hotel we were staying at and then we went to this place where we rode donkeys. My friend Rina and


First days in Israel!

Dear Parents, Yesterday we spent the day in Tzfat and shopped in the village. This was my first time learning how to bargain with people. Shortly afterwards, we went golf cart riding in the forest which was a great opportunity to bond with friends! Today


Week 2: Vienna, Salzburg & Prague

Dear Father and Mother, We’ve had a swell couple days here on NCSY Euro Ice. On Monday we went to the Schonnbrunn palace in Austria. The palace was magnificent and the gardens behind the palace were incredible. After the gardens, the palace, and a few


Shabbos in Budapest

Dear Mom and Dad,I had the most amazing weekend in Budapest, Hungary. On Friday night we had Kabbalat Shabbat at the Sasz-Chevra shul in Budapest. From there we were treated to a wonderful dinner. Saturday, we prayed, had wonderful meals, and got to spend time


Day 1&2: Flights, Touring Budapest, Adventureland

Dear Mommy and Tatty, We have arrived!! We arrived in Budapest yesterday after a long 7 hour flight from JFK. We had a short layover in Switzerland and then we landed in Budapest in the afternoon. Although we were exhausted, we fought the jet lag