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NFTY North American Board Elections and Asefah

Shalom NFTY!

After an amazing NFTY Convention, the NFTY North American Board is thrilled to invite you to our mid-term Asefah and Elections on Sunday, March 7.

All NFTYites are welcome to attend Asefah programming. We are happy to share that the different blocks of the day will operate on Gatherly. Because we will be using Gatherly, there will be a small, pay-as-you-can fee associated with the event. As always, the NFTY team is able to support you through any financial barriers. 

Register now to join us for Asefah on Gatherly

Our day will begin with Asefah from 12:00-2:00 ET. We are still finalizing our business meeting agenda. If you are interested in presenting legislation, please be in contact with Fletcher as soon as possible. Finalized legislation must be received by March 2. Again, if you are considering presenting legislation, please reach out to Fletcher before this deadline to discuss your plans. 

Teen leadership is one of the highest priorities within NFTY. It is what makes our movement so strong and unique. As such, there are many opportunities, on local, regional and North American levels, to be involved in peer-to-peer and adult-teen leadership experiences. NFTY is governed by a board of teen leaders who are elected to serve a one-year term.

We are excited to introduce the candidates for the 2021-2022 North American Board

We encourage you to carefully and thoroughly read every candidate’s Bio and Letter of Intent, as well as take the time to watch each candidate's speech. You will play a crucial role in choosing the next leadership of our movement by learning about the candidates and sharing your opinions with an official voting delegate of your region. As you review these materials, please be mindful that every candidate is qualified and has demonstrated tremendous dedication by entering into this elections process. We value every candidate and remember that they are an important part of our Kehillah Kedoshah (holy community).

Beginning at 3:00 pm ET, we will begin our Meet the Candidates session followed by caucus time with your region and voting. Voting delegates must be present for the entire Meet the Candidates block. 

Finally, from 6:00-8:00 ET, NFTY will announce our next North American Board and host a Big Fun on Gatherly!

We are looking forward to seeing you soon, if you have any questions please contact NFTY President, Fletcher Block nftypres@urj.org.

L'hitraot, Fletcher Block, NFTY President
on behalf of the NFTY North American Board