• NFTY Asefah and Elections: The Outcomes

    Last week, regional leaders from across NFTY’s 19 regions met at Temple Jeremiah outside of Chicago, IL to conduct the business of our movement. The General Board, comprised of the 19 NFTY regional boards, voted on key legislation, discussed NFTY’s direction, and elected next year’s North American Board.

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  • An Unexpected Experience at NFTY Convention

    Waiting in the lobby of the Hyatt Regency in Chicago, I anticipated the arrival of my friends from my region, NFTY Southern California. I walked the perimeter of the first floor of the hotel with my best friend, perusing around for people that I knew were coming.

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  • The Children of Abraham: Learning About Interfaith Relations at NFTY Convention

    As I walked into the prayer space at the Muslim Cultural Center in Morton Grove, I gazed up to a magnificent chandelier that resided in a bronze dome. It had hundreds of lights, each representing a name for G-d.

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  • #NFTYConvention 2017

    Check out what's happening at #NFTYConvention 2017 from the eyes of the participants!.

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  • Winners Announced: Wendy Blickstein Memorial D’var Torah Competition, Winter 2017

    We are pleased to announce that Joe Lichtenstein, a sophomore from Temple Emanuel in Roanoke, VA (NFTY Mid-Atlantic Region), is this year's winner of the Wendy Blickstein Memorial D'var Torah competition. Joe's D'var Torah, titled, "The Quiet Message" focuses on leadership and authenticity in relationship to Parashat Yitro.

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  • Yitro: Unpacking Leadership though Delegation

    The Wendy Blickstein D'var Torah Competition recognizes achievements in D'var Torah writing on a particular theme. This year's theme was leadership and authenticity in relationship to Parasha Yitro.

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  • Israelites and Influence: Creating Change Within NFTY

    The Wendy Blickstein D'var Torah Competition recognizes achievements in D'var Torah writing on a particular theme. This year's theme was leadership and authenticity in relationship to Parasha Yitro.

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  • Seven Days, 14 Countries, and an Important Lesson

    “History has its eyes on you.” Whether you’re a Hamilton fan or active on Twitter, you’ve probably seen this quote before. Its message is simple yet profound; actions have real consequences on us and the people around us, both now and in the future.

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  • Coalition of Jewish Teens Statement on a Changing World

    We are inspired to assemble as NFTY, USY, NCSY, BBYO, and Young Judaea, united under the shared goal of providing teens with meaningful Jewish experiences. We, the peer-elected leadership of national and global Jewish youth movements, representing tens of thousands of Jewish teens, are observing the traditions and evolution of American democracy closely.

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  • I Want to Know: Are Guns Allowed on Campus?

    When looking at colleges, I looked at factors like the school’s scholarships, study abroad opportunities, Hillel atmosphere, and many other features as I tried to find my perfect fit. However, in a day in age where we often hear about shootings on college campuses, my friends and I found that we have to consider school’s safety policies that aim to keep students safe, policies like campus carry laws.

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