• NFTY Remains Committed to Creating a Safe and Accepting Community

    Shalom, NFTY. In the past week, a number of issues within Jewish youth groups such as NFTY have been brought under public scrutiny in an article by New Voices, namely relating to sexual harassment and assault.

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  • Announcing the 2021-2022 NFTY North American Board

    On Sunday, March 7 we held our annual NFTY Asefah & Elections with over 100 teen leaders in attendance. Fletcher Block, NFTY President, gave a powerful and important state of NFTY address to the teens inviting them to celebrate all that we have accomplished this year, and looking forward to what is comes next.

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  • Spring Update from NFTY President

    Fletcher Block, NFTY President On March 7, the NFTY General Board met to participate in our annual mid-term Asefah to elect our next NFTY North American Board and celebrate all of our successes in a year full of unprecedented challenges. Our amazing NFTY leaders across North America have put tireless effort into building community and.

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  • 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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  • 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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