• NFTY-MARite blogs about Invisible Children Campaign

    Invisible Children, the non-profit organization that aims to educate the world about the longest-running armed conflict in Africa, is back in the news after their powerful new documentary film about Joseph Kony has gone viral. While many people are just learning about this important organization, Invisible Children is no stranger to NFTY.

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  • NFTY Mid-Year Board Meeting Update

    On behalf of the NFTY Board and staff, we are delighted to share highlights from NFTY’s recent mid-year board meeting (NFTY Veida) at Henry S Jacobs Camp in Utica, MS. .

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  • Israel: From a Cerebral to an Emotional Connection

    Until two weeks ago, I was a Jewish Youth Worker who had never been to Israel. It’s not that I didn’t want to go – between college, jobs over college vacations and working at camp in the summers, finding 10 days to cut myself off from the world and head to Israel just felt impossible.

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  • Social Action: “Tradition, Tradition!”

    This past weekend brought on many gatherings for various traditions. Thousands of Americans huddled in front of their TVs, wings in one hand remote in the other, to watch Superbowl 46.

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  • NFTY-PAR: WINSTY – Spiritual Meaning Shared Together

    It is difficult to describe a weekend like this past one. When a record-breaking one hundred sixty five teens come together from all around the Pennsylvania Area Region to give back to our community, it leaves everyone with a feeling of extreme satisfaction, happiness, and meaning.

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  • Packing for Home

    My bags are (almost) packed: old gym shoes, a NFTY staff baseball cap, a stack of t-shirts from my six summers at Kutz. I’ve got the pink tallis my grandparents gave me when I became a Bat Mitzvah and, perhaps against my better judgment, a fanny pack.

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  • Video: I Believe in Friendship

    My name is Miranda, and I believe in friendship. No, not the cliché, over exaggerated movie recreation of what a friendship should be, but rather a pure, honest form of the word.

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  • NFTY Goes to Netzer Veida: The Dead Sea!

    A day into the trip and living on very little sleep, I was dozing off by the time we reached Ein Bokek. Best known as a resort district home to the Dead Sea, it was precisely what Austin and I needed to jolt us back into full attentiveness.

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  • Follow the NFTY Board at Netzer Veida!

    Follow along as NFTY President Forrest Yesnes and NFTY Religious and Cultural Vice President Austin Zoot travel to Israel for the Netzer Veida!.

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  • NFTY’s SAVP Visits NFTY-NE’s December Institute

    Last week, I traveled to NFTY Northeast’s December Institute at URJ Eisner Camp, where I once again found myself thinking: “This is what it’s all about.”.

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