• LEADership, Community, and Traditions: My Weekend with NFTY-MAR

    I was so lucky to be welcomed into the NFTY-MAR community at their recent LEAD (Leadership Exploration and Development) event. I had the privilege of meeting so many participants and learning plenty of traditions from the Mid-Atlantic Region, known for its high energy and exciting programs.

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  • Thank you, NFTY

    You may not realize yet but something inside you is calling. Somewhere deep inside, you know that something needs to change.

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  • NFTY North American Board’s Statement on Israel’s Nation-State Law

    We can no longer stand idly by in the face of oppression. We call upon NFTY and the reform Jewish community to voice their critique of Israel, for the sake of true, critical Zionism, and to push Israel back into the sight of our vision for a democratic, pluralistic Jewish state.

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  • Asefah Legislation – Mechina 5778

    Electing the leaders of NFTY is an integral part of our movement and by enacting instant runoff voting we can ensure that our regions are allotted more time to carefully decide the future of our movement where the time is currently spent counting votes after each runoff election.

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  • An Open Letter from NFTY on Israel

    It has recently come to our attention that there was an open letter addressed to NFTY regarding our response to the events taking place in Gaza. The URJ and NFTY have been working hard to address the complexities of this issue.

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  • WUPJ: Catalyzing Global Progressive Jewish Citizenship

    In a world that is increasingly more global and interconnected, the value and importance of a global progressive Jewish movement is more important than ever. The World Union for Progressive Judaism (WUPJ) is the international umbrella organization for reform, progressive, liberal, and reconstructionist communities around the world, spanning 50 countries, and representing nearly two million individuals.

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  • Let’s Commit to Ending Sexual Violence

    Since 2001, April has been recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). This year, the Reform movement has asserted its position as a leader in sexual violence prevention work with the unanimous passing of NFTY’s Resolution Affirming Stance on Preventing Sexual Violence and the URJ’s Resolution on Student on Student Sexual Violence in Schools (co-sponsored by NFTY).

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  • NFTY North American Board’s Statement on the Attack of Reform Rabbis at the Western Wall

    Last week, a group of 150 Reform Jewish leaders were attacked at the Western Wall in Jerusalem. The group included Rabbi Rick Jacobs (Union for Reform Judaism), Gilad Kariv (Reform Movement in Israel), and Anat Hoffman (Israel Religious Action Center and Women of the Wall), alongside the Board of Governors of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.

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  • NFTY Condemns Violent Gun Massacre in Texas

    Once again, death tolls have inserted themselves into our nation's headlines in wake of Sunday's mass shooting in Texas. With the full and united power of our movement, NFTY sends our prayers and commitment of action to the families of the victims and Sutherland Springs, Texas, as they attempt to cope with the senseless thievery of their beloveds' lives — a theft that was made all too easy by nearly unchecked access to firearms.

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