• 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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  • How To Make My Successor Better Than Me – The Importance of Building Relationships

    Over President’s Day Weekend, 150 jewish teen leaders from across North America came together for an unforgettable weekend at URJ Olin-Sang-Ruby Union Institute (OSRUI) for NFTY Veida, NFTY’s biennial business meeting. .

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  • What Breaks Your Heart About Racial Injustice? NFTY Veida 2016

    Last week, I found myself once again challenged by progressive programming at NFTY's biennial business meeting, Veida, at URJ Olin-Sang-Ruby Union Institute (OSRUI). My fascination grew as I peeled off my layers of coats and sweaters in front of a long sign asking, "What breaks your heart about racial injustice?".

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  • We’ll See YOU in the Windy City! #NFTYConvention 2017

    We are thrilled to announce that Chicago will be home to our next NFTY Convention and Youth Engagement Summit – February 17-20, 2017. NFTY Convention is a one of a kind experience – bringing together more than 1,000 Reform Jewish teens from across North America.

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  • NFTY Leaders Join Together at Veida Over President’s Day Weekend

    On February 12th-15th, teen leaders from across the the continent will gather at URJ Olin-Sang-Ruby Union Institute (OSRUI) in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin for NFTY’s biennial business meeting, Veida. Happening in the years between NFTY Conventions, these four days provide a unique opportunity for leaders of our movement to gather for learning, collaboration, and to discuss NFTY as it applies to their regions and as well the movement on a North American level.

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  • NFTY SAVP Taylor Represents NFTY at Gun Violence Prevention Gathering in Washington D.C.

    Three years ago, tragedy struck near my home when at the premier of the Dark Knight Rises, a man open fired in a movie theater in Aurora killing 12 people and wounding 70 others. .

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  • My Incredible Experience at Netzer Veida

    What happens when you take a NFTYite, fly them to Israel, and give them the once in a lifetime opportunity to learn alongside Reform Jewish teens from 14 different countries. An unforgettable experience.

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