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NFTY is a movement that builds strong, welcoming, inspired communities through teen-powered engagement. Together, we pursue tikkun olam, personal growth, youth empowerment, and deep connections, all rooted in Reform Judaism. NFTY’s Central West Region includes northern and central California, Nevada, and Hawaii.
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A Community Organizing Model for Teen Engagement
Da lifnei mi atah omed - דע לפני מי אתה עומד Know before whom you stand. (Talmud B’rachot 28b) High schoolers today are creating what Reform Judaism will look like for the next century. We are tuning our guitars and writing the melodies for prayers and songs that...
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. For our friends in Parkland, for our siblings, for our children, for our teachers,...
Helping Teens Find Their Voice
As many people in NFTY know, if I hadn’t become a NFTY regional director, I would have become a music teacher. I have been incredibly lucky to have had opportunities to build meaningful relationships with students through teaching music in various capacities over the past decade. There is something so gratifying about facilitating other people’s personal growth.
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NFTY is a Movement that builds strong, welcoming, inspired communities through teen-powered engagement. Together, we pursue tikkun olam, personal growth, youth empowerment, and deep connections, all rooted in Reform Judaism.