• NFTY-SO: Bringing the Holy Home – NFTY Southern’s Social Action Day

    At NFTY Southern Institute, teens worked together to define what makes NFTY Southern a kehillah kedoshah, a holy community. To wrap up the weekend, we sent them with the charge of “bringing the holy home” – taking the holiness that they create in our NFTY regional community, and sharing it with the communities they are a part of.

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  • #ThrowbackThursday: NEL, NAR, NE, NW, SO, OV, PAR, SAR Fall!

    Eight, count 'em, EIGHT NFTY regions celebrated fall events this weekend, the most so far in one weekend this year. You will not want to miss out on the fun!.

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  • NFTY-TOR: #TORnvn14 Shmooze!

    Now we know that no one opened the Shmooze thinking "I want to hear someone rant about hatred or unnecessary deaths." But in the spirit of thinking deeper at NVN, the board wanted to make you think a little about ways we can make the world a better place. So from playing Australian baseball to giving tzedakah, how are you going to fix the world?.

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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 TBT: MV SLIID and SoCal Fall

    NFTY events are back. Check out the awesome fun going on at NFTY-MV SLIID Fall Kallah and SoCal Fall Kallah this past weekend!.

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  • NFTY-NAR: The Potential Energy of Jewish Leadership

    We Jewish teens left the summit with a single challenge echoing in our minds: “to embrace change and take risks in order to redefine Jewish youth engagement.” These dreams of expanding Jewish youth engagement and shaping a socially just world are only possible with great leaders at the helm.

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  • MVP Monday: Get SMART!

    Every good youth group event started with a goal. Whether this goal was numerical or experiential, it was a goal nonetheless.

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  • MVP Monday #6: TYG Starter Guide Month 5

    Finally, the end to a long but rewarding process: the fifth month to creating your working TYG. During this month, you’ll find that it’s important to begin adding more educational aspects to your programs, and to make sure that two people co-chair the event planning process.

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  • NFTY-RCVP: A Reflection and a Thank-You to NFTY Northeast

    The event was wonderful. The board did a great job, I loved being able to meet the participants, whether it was one new songleader from a recently disengaged youth group, AISH, the two boys from Concord, NH, or the well-known Presidents of larger TYGs.

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  • NFTY-NEL: Derech Atid 2014, An Event of Firsts

    Every year, NFTY NEL brings together the leaders of the region for a weekend full of leadership training, learning, singing, dancing, and of course, AsehFUN at an event we like to call Derech Atid.

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