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Announcing the 2021-2022 NFTY North American Board

On Sunday, March 7 we held our annual NFTY Asefah & Elections with over 100 teen leaders in attendance.  Fletcher Block, NFTY President, gave a powerful and important state of NFTY address to the teens inviting them to celebrate all that we have accomplished this year, and looking forward to what is comes next.  Our task forces shared the important work they are doing, including a proposal for sexual harassment training for all our teen leaders.  Finally, we elected the 2021-2022 NFTY North American Board.

I am excited to share newly elected 2020-2021 NFTY North American Board. These young people were chosen by their peers and their terms will formally begin when they are installed in June 2021.

Please join me in congratulating these fantastic leaders.

Lev Mosbacher, President elect


Lev Mosbacher is from New York City, and is currently serving as NFTY-NAR’s President He has also served as NAR’s NYC Subregional Director, and is a proud alum of URJ Eisner Camp. Outside of NFTY, you can find Lev exploring Brooklyn, playing Minecraft or Terraria with friends, playing guitar, binging The Great British Baking Show for the fifth time, or falling down a YouTube blacksmithing rabbit hole.

Sam Goldstone, Programming VP elect


Sam Goldstone is currently serving as the NFTY-NE Programming VP and lives in Massachusetts. Along with NFTY, social justice and meaningful conversations, he’s a passionate lover of Mac and Cheese, sugary candy and staying up past 2 in the morning. In and out of NFTY, Sam sees himself as a teacher, attempting to make an indelible impact on as many future leaders as possible.

Maddy Denker, Social Action VP elect


Maddy Denker is from Pennsylvania and is an active member of her congregation. She served as NFTY PAR Social Action Vice President, is deeply involved with the Relgious Action Cenber, and is a proud alum of both 6 Points Sports Academy, NC and URJ Camp Harlam. When not at a NFTY event you can find her in a park with friends, iced oat milk chai latte in hand.

Owen Thomas, Religious & Cultural VP elect


Owen Thomas is a senior at the largest high school in the country. He currently serves as the NFTY-NAR Religious and Cultural Vice President, is a member of the Israel Education Task Force, and has led North American services and Israel programs. When not playing the bass, he can be found listening to his bops playlist, relentlessly Tweeting, baking chocolate chip pumpkin bread, or reminiscing about Israeli dance at Eisner.

Riley Genevieve Miner, Membership VP elect


Riley Genevieve Miner (she/her) is a senior from El Paso, Texas, and currently serving as NFTY Southwest’s Membership VP and TYG President after serving two years as MSTY’s MVP. When not connecting NFTYites with each other, she can be found meeting with her NHS cabinet, where she serves as the chapter secretary, at temple live-streaming services, reminiscing about her time at Kutz, or rocking a sick pair of crocs from her 10-pair collection!

Jacob Fishman, Communications VP elect


Jacob Fishman (he/him) is a senior from Florida, and currently a member of NFTY STR and 2nd-term TYG President after serving a year as SchZFTY’s CVP. Jacob spends his time songleading for his youth group as well as other NFTY regions, as well as writing his own music. He also enjoys playing virtual games with friends and watching sports on TV.