FAQ’s

What is TEAM NCSY?

TEAM NCSY is NCSY’s marathon team which raises money for NCSY Israel, the premier organization in Israel, dedicated to connect, inspire, and empower teen olim to the Land of Israel by encouraging passionate Judaism through Torah and Tradition. Funds raised will go towards regional and chapter programming as well as the scholarship fund. For more information on NCSY Israel visit their website.

What is the Jerusalem Marathon?

The Jerusalem Marathon is the city marathon of Jerusalem which occurs each year in March. The marathon has become a significant opportunity to support various Jewish and Israeli nonprofit organizations while having loads of fun!

For more information on the marathon, including courses and starting times please see the Jerusalem Marathon website.

What if I can’t run?

Not a problem! You can still join Team NCSY, raise money for the cause and cheer on your fellow runners at the marathon.

Is there a registration fee?

Yes. The 100 NIS registration fee is a tax deductible, non-refundable donation to NCSY Israel. The registration fee will be applied towards your fundraising goal.

How will I reach my fundraising goal?

Email, call and text your friends and family! Experience has shown that it is not only possible, but quite enjoyable as you work to reach your goal. NCSY Israel is a worthwhile organization and our runners are enthusiastic about its mission. You will be surprised how friends, family, and co-workers will respond to your effort to run/walk in a marathon to help this wonderful cause. Remember, you are not asking people to make donations, you are asking them to sponsor YOU and YOUR efforts!

What if I want to raise more than 1,000 NIS?

You can! Simply edit your fundraising goal to a larger amount and go out and fundraise!

How can my friends and family sponsor me?

Online contributions can be made by credit card on the runner’s personalized webpage.  Checks can be made out and mailed using the information below.

From Israel (in NIS):
OU Israel – NCSY
22 Rechov Keren Hayesod P.O.B. 37015
Jerusalem, 91370

From the USA (in USD):
Orthodox Union – NCSY Israel
11 Broadway
New York, NY 10004

Please make sure that sponsors write your name in the memo so we can ensure that you are given credit for the donation. Tax exempt receipts will be sent to every sponsor.

How do I sign up? Is there a deadline for signing up?

You can register by clicking here! The latest date to register is February 28, 2020.

Who can I contact if I am having trouble with my profile page or donations?

If you are experiencing any technical issues with your profile page or donations please email Gaby Novick at novickg@ncsy.org