• NFTY Convention 2013 Shabbat Morning D’var Torah

    Union for Reform Judaism President Rabbi Rick Jacobs and NFTY President Evan Traylor delivered a joint D’var Torah during Saturday morning T’fillah at NFTY Convention 2013.

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  • What is Netzer Olami?

    At the end of every NFTY cheer, you may have heard NFTYites all around you chant, "Noar Tzioni, Tzioni Reformi" over and over again. But what exactly does this mean.

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  • Reflecting on Tragedy

    On this Shabbat, as we celebrate the seventh night of Hanukkah, we take comfort in the light of the candles and in the arms of our friends and families. At the same time our hearts turn towards those affected by the senseless acts of violence that occurred earlier this week in Oregon, and this morning in Connecticut.

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  • Why Do I Care? -Mental Health Awareness Week

    Why do I care so much about the NFTY action theme R'Fuat Hanefesh - Caring for the Soul: NFTY Addresses Mental Health. Sure I’m a social worker and that’s what my training is in, but why do I really care?.

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  • Marlee’s Jewish Journey

    At a young age, I had a craving for knowledge. It was the fuel on which I fed.

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  • NFTY, a Foundation for Your Life

    As the school year comes to an end, there are hundreds of NFTYites who will be graduating and taking their Judaic leadership to the next big thing. Whether that is Hillel at a University campus, some form of religious education or forming one’s own religious identity, there will most definitely be a transition period.

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  • Leading Beyond our Terms

    One of my favorite characters in Jewish history is Yitzhak Rabin. In our entire history, we have never gotten closer to peace between Israel and Palestine as we were during his time as Prime Minister.

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  • NFTY Veida D’var Torah

    This D’var Torah was presented by Austin Zoot, NFTY Religious & Cultural Vice-President, during NFTY’s Veida at the URJ Henry S. Jacobs camp in February.

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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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  • NFTY-OV Study Kallah: Prayer and Perspective

    Alongside all of the standard Winter Kallaot, Junior Youth Group retreats, and Social Action weekends, one event particularly piqued my interest. Ohio Valley hosts a Study Kallah every year at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion at their campus in Cincinnati.

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