• Days of Awe Through Civic Engagement

    for Reform Jews of Every Age + National High School Voter Registration Week Regional Competition The ten days between Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur, otherwise known as the Days of Awe, challenge us to live the values of teshuvah, or repentance, by reflecting on what we can change in the coming year, t’filah, or prayer.

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  • NFTY High Holiday Programs

    Join Reform Jewish teens for a meaningful, month-long High Holidays experience. Through fun and engaging virtual programming, we will focus on the core theme of betterment – of yourself, your community, and the world.

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  • 2020-2021 North American Board Elections Packet

    Teen leadership is one of the highest priorities within NFTY. There are many opportunities, on local, regional and North American levels, to be involved in peer-to-peer and adult-teen leadership experiences.

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  • Mark Your Calendar for NFTY Convention 2021… at URJ Greene Family Camp!

      We’re beyond excited to announce that that NFTY Convention is going to camp. We know it’s more than a year away, but we hope you’ll plan to join us February 12-15, 2021, at URJ Greene Family Camp in Bruceville, TX, where we’ll bring all our favorite parts of camp to NFTY Convention.

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  • Applications are now open for NFTY Task Forces!

    We are thrilled to announce that NFTY’s Task Force applications are now open. As an official Task Force member, you can help guide NFTY and congregations on topics important to teens and our Movement.

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  • Statement from NFTY in Response to the Deadly Shooting at Chabad of Poway

    On the last night of Passover and six months after the tragedy of the Tree of Life Synagogue, news of a shooting at a Chabad in San Diego shook our movement. The shooting claimed one life and injured several: one injured was under the age of 18.

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  • NFTY Stands with the Women

    Yesterday, a New York Times article was released called, “Michael Steinhardt, a Leader in Jewish Philanthropy, Is Accused of a Pattern of Sexual Harassment.” As members of the Reform Jewish community, fiercely committed to the fight against sexual violence, this news is jarring. The women quoted in this article are our teachers and our leaders,.

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  • This is Our Work

    My own social justice journey largely began my freshman year of high school, as a member of NFTY’s Southern Tropical Region. The summer of 2015, as a participant at a Union for Reform Judaism summer camp, I sat in the lobby at camp and watched President Obama give the eulogy at Reverend Clementa Pinckney's funeral.

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  • This is Our Fight: What’s Next for NFTY’s Gun Violence Prevention Efforts

    By Jess Becker and Zoe Terner A year ago this March, our lives changed forever. We marched on Capitol Hill, we walked out of our schools, we demanded that our representatives listen.

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  • “We’re Not Just Teens, We’re Changemakers”

    On Wednesday, March 13, Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, met with the NFTY Social Action Vice President-elect Jess Becker to discuss their shared visions for the Reform Movement's commitment to social justice. Their conversation - which covered gun violence prevention advocacy, the power of the youth vote, the Torah's teachings on pursuing justice, and more - highlights the power of the adult-teen partnership.

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