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The NFTY that teens and adult partners are building NOW is a movement that centers youth leadership; reflects the values, interests, and aspirations of teens and their peers;  partners with Reform synagogues and like-minded communities; welcomes alumni/volunteers to be adult allies;  and creates a vibrant and powerful youth community where all can experience wholeness, justice, equity, love and joy in their Judaism.

NFTY is a movement that builds strong, welcoming, inspired communities through teen-powered engagement. Together, we pursue tikkun olam, personal growth, youth empowerment, and deep connections, all rooted in Reform Judaism.

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Looking Forward After The Collab

Looking Forward After The Collab

On October 7-9, nearly 80 teens from across the country joined together for the URJ Teen Collaborative (The Collab) at OSRUI in Wisconsin for the first in person North American youth get-together since the pandemic began. Since Veida 2020, we have both lost and gained...

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NFTY Has Been My Safe Space

NFTY Has Been My Safe Space

By: Riley Genevieve Miner | NFTY’s 5781-5782 Membership Vice PresidentWhile I wish I could summarize what it means to serve on NFTY’s North American Board, the experience is indescribable. The teens who you serve on board with become your best friends and biggest...

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A Community Organizing Model for Teen Engagement

A Community Organizing Model for Teen Engagement

Da lifnei mi atah omed  -  דע לפני מי אתה עומד Know before whom you stand. (Talmud B’rachot 28b) High schoolers today are creating what Reform Judaism will look like for the next century. We are tuning our guitars and writing the melodies for prayers and songs that...

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