• What is Youth-Adult Partnership in NFTY

    NFTY is, at its core, a youth-powered organization that works to help teens develop themselves as Jews and as leaders in our communities. Since its inception almost 80 years ago, NFTY’s mission has been to cultivate a space where teens can truly take ownership of their Judaism and lead the way to create and drive our movement in activism, learning, and sacred community.

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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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  • NFTY’s Statement on the Fatal Shooting of Parkland Survivors’ Father

    Again and again, we are reminded that all that gun violence does is take. It takes the sanctity and safety of our communities, it takes our peace of mind in the places that are meant to be sanctuaries, and it takes our loved ones-- our people.

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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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  • NFTY SOCAL: Looking for Lasting Change in Our World

    This past weekend I traveled to JCA Shalom in Malibu, California for an amazing social justice kallah with NFTY SOCAL. From the first mixer of the night to departing on Sunday morning, I was absolutely floored by the engaged community that surrounded me.

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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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