• Discovering the Power of Love in NFTY Central West Region

    The “region of love” welcomed me warmly this weekend at their first event of the year, C-Dub Smash. NFTY CWR, for those who are unaware, is in their second year away from home, following the Bay Area fires that destroyed Camp Newman’s physical property last year.

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  • Let The Students Handle This One

    In my world, I cannot walk around at night without an escort. In my world, one in five American women and one in 71 men will be raped.

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  • An Exploration in Social Justice Engagement

    My heart was beating fast as I looked out at 120 of my peers, all of whom were busily writing down questions for our speaker. I was sure that none of them were going to be interested in what she had just said.

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  • Why I Chose to Be in the Immigration Cohort at NFTY Convention

    Every day, there are people around the world who aren’t safe and need help getting out of their country to safety. There are people who live where they live because of violence, gangs, and drugs.

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  • NFTY-CWR: Special Report – NFTY Convention

    The first thought that most people have when they hear NFTY Convention is “What is that?” NFTY is the North American Federation of Temple Youth. In February, NFTY held its bi- annual convention in Atlanta, Georgia with 1,000 teens and 300 staff members, or youth professionals, in attendance.

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  • Throwback Thursday: GER Fall and CWR Fallinter

    On opposite sides of the country, NFTY GER and NFTY CWR celebrated awesome events this past weekend. Check out just some of the fun that went down!.

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  • NFTY-MVP: C-Dubb Smash Hit!

    CWR, I want to thank you for welcoming your home to me and making me feel like I’ve been a member there for years. I enjoyed every bit of the weekend, from the cool, camp air to the glow in the dark dodge-ball game Saturday night.

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  • NFTY-CWR: NFTY Tears

    I set out to write a pithy, funny little piece about what being a NFTY Senior means to me, and I start crying. NFTY does that, y’know?.

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  • NFTY-CWR: CWR Goes to NFTY Convention

    Overwhelming. I think this word describes the first few minutes of NFTY Convention perfectly.

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  • Honoring Mark and Peachy Levy

    Because of Mark and Peachy Levy's generosity, more than 20,000 young people have been afforded the opportunity to attend NFTY events, travel to Israel, and enjoy exciting summer camping experiences. However, perhaps their greatest gifts are the time and passion they have dedicated to creating the canvas for immersive, meaningful, and transformative Reform Jewish experiences in which to be created.

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