• Mental Health Awareness Week and NFTY

    This year’s action theme, “R'Fuat HaNefesh- Caring for the Soul: NFTY Addresses Mental Health” can be a little tricky to navigate. This may be attributed to the fact that we know very little about the topic of mental health, and even less about what it means to take action accordingly.

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  • Wherever You Go

    At every Passover Seder we have in my home, my mother always begins with the same shpeel, “Seder means order, we have to do it in this specific order like the all of the other Jews around the world!”!” Growing up I always found that to be kind of a romantic thought.

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  • Joy’s NFTY Journey

    Everyone is from somewhere. Where we’re from helps to shape who we are, and who we become.

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  • Experiencing Camp Jenny

    By Avra Bossov, NFTY Social Action Vice-President 2011-2012 “There’s more to see than can ever be seen; more to do than can ever be done.” – Circle of Life, Lion King Goodbyes are hard. Goodbyes mean something is ending and another thing will replace it; that it is time to move on whether or not.

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  • The Social Action Spring Break

    Being immersed into a brand new environment with people you don’t really know beyond name and where they’re from. Not being sure of what is going on around you, but going with the flow, along for the ride.

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  • NFTY Veida Board Report

    By Avra Bossov, NFTY Social Action Vice-President People. Pathways.

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  • NFTY’s SAVP Visits NFTY-NE’s December Institute

    Last week, I traveled to NFTY Northeast’s December Institute at URJ Eisner Camp, where I once again found myself thinking: “This is what it’s all about.”.

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  • Human Divides: All Around Us, All Up To Us To Bridge

    NFTY SAVP Avra Bossov reflects on the the difficulties each of us may face as we attempt to connect to those that may be different from us.

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  • How the URJ Camps Prepared Me To Be A NFTY Leader, part 3

    In honor of this month's URJ communication theme, "Focus on Youth," each of our NFTY North American Board members will be examining how their URJ camping experience shaped their Jewish lives and leadership styles. This Week we hear from Avra Bossov, NFTY SAVP, who grew up at URJ Camp Coleman.

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  • Checking In with the NFTY SAVP

    NFTY's North American SAVP, Avra Bossov, shares an update on her involvement in the Campaign for Youth Engagement and Food Day, a joint project of the RAC and URJ.

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