• NFTY Wears Orange!

    On June 2, 2016, NFTYites from all over the country wore orange in honor of National Gun Violence Awareness Day. End gun violence with us at nfty.

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  • Why I Am Wearing Orange on June 2

    Since living in Texas for the past twelve years, I've grown up with the concept of guns being in my friend's houses, being used by my neighbor on his yearly hunting trip, and being on display in a decorative glass box. Until I was thirteen, I didn't know what gun violence was.

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  • NFTY Participates in Wear Orange Day 2016

    As we approach the second annual Gun Violence Awareness Day in the United States, NFTY is again “Wearing Orange” on June 2nd. Last year, NFTY the RAC, and the URJ were founding partners in this important day when people across the country, including politicians, celebrities, sports teams, and thousands of members of the Reform Jewish Movement changed their profile pictures and posted on social media to take a stand against gun violence.

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  • #NFTYCelebrates Passover!

    NFTY is gearing up for Passover, and we’re celebrating by sharing our Passover Survival Packs on social media. Is there something special your family puts on the seder plate.

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  • #NFTYCelebrates Purim

    For Purim this year, #NFTYCelebrates the love and appreciation that we have for our community. This holiday reminds us once again to be thankful for what we have and to rejoice in the survival of the Jewish people.

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  • NFTYites Get Excited to Attend AIPAC Policy Conference 2016

    The AIPAC Policy Conference is coming up this weekend (March 20-22), and the NFTYites attending could not be more excited. The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) is a lobbying group that advocates pro-Israel policies to Congress and Executive Branch of the United States.

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  • Announcing the 2016-2017 NFTY Convention Fellows

    The NFTY Convention Teen Fellowship is a leadership development opportunity for teens to play an intentional and active role in the planning process of NFTY Convention 2017. This exciting new Fellowship will engage a group of committed teens one year out from NFTY Convention to be part of brainstorming and key programmatic decisions.

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  • A Stronger, Vibrant Future for NFTY

    During President’s Day weekend, more than 150 teens from all 19 NFTY regions and 40 staff gathered at the URJ Olin Sang Ruby Union Institute (OSRUI) to take part in our NFTY Veida. Traditionally, Veida has been a weekend solely focused on the business aspects of NFTY, including Asefah to introduce resolutions and hear reports and elections for the NFTY North American Board.

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  • 5 Ways Unplugging Helps the Earth and its Inhabitants

    The National Day of Unplugging (March 4-5, 2016) is fast approaching, and an environmentally-minded NFTYite, such as myself, could not be more excited. Unplugging does more than encourage family connections and outside play--it also helps the environment.

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