Yesterday, hundreds of NFTYites arrived in Dallas. They participated in welcome activities and mixers, visited the NFTY Shuk, and NFTY’s General Board meeting. In the evening, they welcomed Shabbat and joined together for the Shabbat meal. The night’s programming included a song session, a multimedia conversation with some peers in Israel, and floor meetings.
For photos of yesterday’s activities, check out our Flickr feed.
Highlights for Saturday, February 19th:
- T’filah and Torah Study by NFTY region, Hakafah, and a sermon from URJ President Rabbi Eric Yoffie
- Reports from NFTY’s North American Board
- NFTYites will hear from Jacy Good, who lost her parents in a car crash caused by a distracted driver and who campaigns against “driving and texting”
- Study Theme Sessions in which NFTYites will discuss and reflect on the top of “What Makes a Jew Jewish”
- Special Grade-Level Programming
- Camp, Israel and NFTY Program Receptions
- WRJ Sponsored Evening with musical guests Josh Nelson and Dan Nichols and Eighteen