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NFTY Alumni: New Newsletter for Alumni on Campus

With 75 years under our belt, the wide world of NFTY alumni spans generations. We want to bridge the gap between current NFTY members and the NFTY alumni network by creating resources specifically for our youngest group of alumni: those on campus. That’s why we’ve launched a brand new newsletter just for college students, featuring news, articles and events specifically targeted to this demographic.

Take a look at our first mailing below, share with a friend, and let us know if you want to be on the list for our next mailing in advance of the new school year!

We have just concluded the milestone celebration of NFTY at 75 and it is clear that so many NFTY alumni want to continue to be connected to each other and the Reform movement.

As a NFTY alum in college, you and thousands of your peers bring leadership skills, commitment to progressive Jewish values, and a passion for social justice to campuses around the world. You have helped plant the seeds of our growing NFTY alumni network and we hope that you’ll continue to share your creative ideas and energy with us. Below are some opportunities that we think college students will be particularly interested in.

Please take a minute to complete this survey, developed by NFTY-MAR alumnus Blake Dickler, and tell us what you would like to see from the NFTY alumni network.

We can’t wait to hear from you!

All the best,
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Amy Bebchick
Director, NFTY Alumni Engagement

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Crafting your personal connection to Israel:
A Google Hangout for NFTY Alumni on campus
Wednesday, April 22 at 9:00 pm ET
Israel is complex. Your personal connection to Israel is complex. Israel on campus is complex. We’ll answer your questions, share analysis of current headlines grounded in our Reform values, and provide resources for staying informed. Sign up here.
Be part of the NFTY Alumni ThinkTank!
We are looking for motivated alumni to help us shape engagement in the first-ever NFTY Alumni ThinkTank, which will be part of the URJ Kutz Camp’s 50th anniversary celebration on July 4. Want to be a part of the action? Register for Kutz@50 and let us know you want to be part of the ThinkTank.
Get involved in the 2015 URJ Biennial in Orlando!
The URJ is looking for 50 College Student Volunteers who will play a critical role in the success of the largest religious conference in American Jewish life, which takes place in Orlando on November 4-8. The application deadline is April 24; apply today!
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Cast your vote in the WZO elections!
NFTY past president Evan Traylor has something to say about making a difference in Israel. Read his op-ed about why he voted for ARZA in New Voices Magazine, and cast your vote today!
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Programming ideas for your campus
Check out these end-of-the-year programming ideas from NFTY-PAR alum Alex McKeen, or start planning for next year. Organize a Gift of Life drivewith the Religious Action Center-Gift of Life Bone Marrow Registry partnership, or bring HUC-JIR to your campus to educate and inform your peers on everything from Jews and tattoos to Women of the Wall.

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Job Opportunities

Still looking for something to do this summer? Check out these job opportunities with URJ camps and other youth programs.

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