• NFTY-GER: Understanding the Pressing Topics

    The RJVNJ(Reform Jewish Voice Of New Jersey) is an organization that, in partnership with NFTY-GER, Rutgers and a few clergy members from the region aimed to teach teens about the pressing topics in our state and enable them to stand up for what they believe in. .

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  • HarlAm Shake at NFTY Convention 2013

    Have you seen the Harlem Shake. It has taken YouTube by storm.

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  • NFTY-GER: Continuing to Turn, Turn, Turn

    "To everything there is a season and a time for every purpose under heaven." Not only was this made famous by Pete Seeger and The Byrds, but it is a verse from a book of the Jewish bible, the Tanach Thayer read every year on Sukkot, Ecclesiastes. .

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  • NFTY-GER New Member Kallah: A Community of Superheroes

    With the NFTY year in full swing, I was extremely excited to visit NFTY-GER for their New Member Kallah this past weekend. From the moment that the participants arrived at beautiful URJ Camp Harlem in Kunkletown, PA to the moment the buses slowly departed, the NFTYites of Garden Empire Region created an amazing kehillah kedosha – a holy community.

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  • 5 Days Changed The Path of My Journey

    NFTY Convention gave me the opportunity to see NFTY on the North American level, and it really made me feel more connected to NFTY as a whole. Seeing how big NFTY really was and what an impact we can all make, made me want to step outside of my comfort zone.

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  • NFTY-GER: Our Year Comes to a Close

    By Pamela Schuller, NFTY-GER Youth Programs Manager It’s hard to believe the NFTY year has come to an end. While we have lots of great plans in the works for the upcoming year, I’d like to take a moment to remember some of our great events over the past 10 months.

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  • NFTY-GER: Oh The Places You Will Go

    By Becca Anolick, NFTY-GER That was the theme of NFTY-GER’s Spring Kallah 2012, which took place this past weekend.  It was a weekend filled with love, laughter, and of course tears.

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  • NFTY-GER: LIT Team Corner

    So imagine waking up the day before a Kallah feeling horribly sick. Imagine spending 24 hours having your parents tell you that you should start getting accustomed to the idea that you’ll just have to skip Hagigah.

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  • NFTY-GER: Changing Before Your Eyes

    I have always been entranced by the flame of a Havdallah candle. Staring into the fire, I find myself filled with feelings of bliss, serenity, and comfort.

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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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