Emtza is in more places, connecting with more teens, in more ways than ever before!

  • JSU Programming in local public and prep schools
  • Club Emtza Programming in our Local Jewish Day Schools
  • Synagogue programming throughout South Florida in one of our many Synagogue affiliates

If you have interest in either bringing more Jewish Middle school programming to your child’s school or to your local synagogue please reach out to our Emtza Director, Jason Segelbaum at segelbaumj@ncsy.org

Jason Segelbaum- Emtza Director

Jason Segelbaum has over 25 years of dedicated work experience in youth programming and in-depth knowledge of formal and informal Jewish Education. He has been a part of the Southern NCSY team for the last 12 years (Serving as South Miami City Director and Emtza NCSY Director). He has taught
in many schools nationwide.

As Director of Emtza NCSY, Jason has developed a successful and well-attended programs. Through his work with countless synagogues and developing a thriving middle school JSU & Club Emtza program He brings his warm personality, sense of humor and creative genius to us as Emtza Director. In his free time, Jason is an avid marathon runner.

Jason is married to Lauren and has three children, Gabe, Bella and Max.

Partnership Agencies:

Emtza’s success is largely due to its parnerships with synagogues, schools and other organizations.


Young Israel of Kendall

Beth Israel

Temple Moses

Temple Menorah

Young Israel of Bal Harbour

Skylake Synagogue

Beit David Highland Lakes Shul

Young Israel of Aventura

Young Israel of Hollywood

B’nai Sephardim

Boca Raton Synagogue

 Anshei Chesed

Palm Beach Synagogue

JSU Programs

⁠Gulliver Prep Middle School – Miami Dade
Ben Gamla Hollywood – Broward
⁠Imagine Charter Middle School – Broward
North Broward Prep – Broward
Omni Middle School – Palm Beach
Polo Park Middle School – Palm Beach

Jewish Day Schools

Hebrew Academy – Miami Beach
Brauser Maimonidies Academy – Hollywood
Jewish Academy – Hollywood
Donna Klein – Palm Beach