• Kutz Camp Teen Activists Lobby NY State Legislators to Support GENDA

    The teen activists of the URJ Kutz Camp, who participated in Alison Stamm's Political Advocacy minor last week, created these slideshows as a way to lobby NY State Legislators on the issue of transgender rights. They urged NY State Assemblyman Brabenec & NY State Senator Bonacic to support the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (A.

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  • Countdown to NFTY Convention 2015: How NFTY Inspired My Daughter

    As every parent knows, when your child’s heart is bursting for joy, yours is, too. When your child’s heart is bursting for joy in anticipation before an event occurs, you’ve scored a gold mine.

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  • How Can We Redefine Leadership?

    NFTY is made up of over 7,000 Jewish teens from across North America. In each of the 19 regions, there is a wide range of teens who serve on their regional board.

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  • The Makings of a Leader

    What does it mean to be on Regional Board. Most of us would probably say that to be on Regional Board is to be an exceptional leader and role model.

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  • It Takes a Sisterhood: WRJ and Youth

    Not a day goes by when Paul Reichenbach doesn't cherish the opportunity to help enable thousands of children to have an extraordinary camp experience, a gift he was given as a 17 year old.

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  • NFTY-GER: Sharing my Love of Kutz

    Sara has a love of Kutz that many alumni share. In this post, she takes us through the highlights of her summer and how she found her role in NFTY.

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  • NFTY-NAR: S.S. I Don’t Even Go Here

    Being able to walk in a community and feel so at home really says something. On Thursday, October 25th, after three planes, some birds in the way, hour-long delays and a detour in Chicago, I was able to experience this first hand.

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  • Nashir: A Musical Journey

    Ever since I was born, I have been listening to Jewish music. My mom used to only have Jewish CDs in the car so whenever we drove anywhere we were listening to Jewish music.

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  • NFTY-NAR: The Summer of a Lifetime

    Picture this - It’s late June, an extremely hot day, your entire body is shaking because you are so nervous, you're walking through the gates of a place you've only attended with your NFTY region, and have no idea what was going to happen.

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  • NFTY Convention: How I Made it Happen!

    The end of summer 2006 was a mixture of “see you in February!” and “you better request me for housing!” All of these departing words were, of course, in reference to Convention in Philadelphia that coming year.

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