• Finding Home, Connections & Snow at NFTY Veida

    By Lindsey Plotkin, NFTY-TOR When I first heard about NFTY Veida last year at NFTY Convention, I didn’t really know what it was, but I loved the idea of going to another North American event. Living in Texas my entire life, the idea of going to Wisconsin in the middle of February scared me, but.

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  • Leaders Among Leaders

    by Allison Bourd As I boarded my flight home from Veida, I felt rather lonely. Not because my plane buddy Fletcher had boarded three groups before me, but because I had just left a community for the last time – the community that inspired and helped me grow into the NFTY leader I am today.

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  • An Update on Coronavirus From NFTY President Maya Levy

    When all you do is look at your phone and scroll through the news updates, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the fear and panic that is gripping the world around COVID-19 AKA coronavirus. It can feel scary at times, and it’s frustrating to feel helpless, so take a deep breath, wash your hands, and.

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  • An Out-of-This-World Experience

    By: Sam Fetgatter, NFTY Southern Tropical Region Programming Vice President 2019-2020/5779-5780 In many of NFTY’s 19 regions, there is a variation of NFTY that encompasses middle schoolers from across the region, collectively known as NFTY678. Every region has its traditions for this group and its own ways of approaching the next generation of NFTY, but.

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  • NFTY 2020 North American Board Candidates Announcement

    2020 North American Board Candidates

    It is written in the Talmud “It is not the position that honors the person, but the person who honors the position.” Teen leadership is one of the highest priorities within NFTY. It is what makes our movement so strong and unique.

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  • From the President: January Update

    By Maya Levy, NFTY President The RAC’s L’Taken Social Justice Seminars have been an inspiration to me ever since I heard of their existence. Social justice has always been a major part of my connection to Judaism and here was a four-day experience for young, Reform Jews to engage fully in tikkun olam (repairing the.

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  • WZC Elections – The NFTY Regional Competition

    By Maya Levy, NFTY President If you believe that…. All genders should have a place to pray together at the Western Wall Of the hundreds of rabbis that the Israeli government funds, more than nine of those funded should be part of the Reform Movement Orthodox rabbis should not be the only religious leaders allowed.

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  • From the President: December Update

    By Maya Levy, NFTY President CHICAGO, Chicago. It truly is a city that’s exciting and a city that’s inviting.

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  • 2020-2021 North American Board Elections Packet

    Teen leadership is one of the highest priorities within NFTY. There are many opportunities, on local, regional and North American levels, to be involved in peer-to-peer and adult-teen leadership experiences.

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  • Photo with URJ President Rabbi Rick Jacobs at Biennial 2017

    Why I’m Going to Biennial 2019

    When I found out that Biennial was taking place in my hometown, I just had to be there. What’s better than NFTY friends, Judaism and, a Boston Harbor boat cruise to get you through a cold Massachusetts winter.

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