• 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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  • My Visit to NFTY Northeast: A Region Like No Other

    For most NFTYites, it is difficult to envision that across the country, there are different NFTY regions with their own traditions, personalities, and communities. You may have heard bits and pieces about regional differences, but you can’t really see the differences until you get to actually experience them.

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  • An Open Letter to NFTY on Hurricane Harvey

    Hurricane Harvey has already had an impact on the lives of over 2. million people living in eastern Texas and has made it’s way towards Louisiana.

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  • Learn about NFTY Committees (And How to Apply!)

    This year, NFTY’s cabinet was made official through North American legislation at Mechina, and will be playing an ever-more-involved role in the work of our movement, so we’re looking for you to join in and bring committees objectives to life!.

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  • NFTY North American Board’s Response to Charlottesville

    The NFTY North American board strongly condemns the xenophobic, racist, antisemitic, and islamophobic nature of the white supremacist, Neo-Nazi demonstration that occurred on Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia. We additionally extend our condolences to the family of Heather Heyer, a counter-protester who was murdered during the clashes.

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  • A D’var from the Incoming NFTY President

    Following Zachary’s election to serve as the next NFTY President, his rabbi reached out to him to have a celebratory Shabbat service for the special occasion. He was asked to write the D’var for the service.

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  • On Being Intelligently Pro-Israel

    This past week I spent four days in Washington, DC, attending the 2017 AIPAC Policy Conference. As a Reform Jew and a liberal young adult, I tend to struggle with some of the ideas that AIPAC embraces.

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