Mid-Atlantic Region

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Welcome to NFTY MAR!

NFTY’s Mid Atlantic Region (NFTY-MAR) includes North Carolina (excluding Charlotte), eastern West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, and Washington DC. We work in partnership with Union for Reform Judaism affiliated congregations to provide meaningful Jewish experiences for middle and high school students.

Save the dates for 2024-2025 NFTY-MAR events!

NFTY The Collab
9-12th Grades
October 18-21st, 2024
Camp Coleman, Georgia
Registration is NOW open!


NFTY-MAR Fall Kallah
8-12th Grades
November 15-17th, 2024
beth el hebrew congregation, alexandria, virginia


NFTY-MAR Winter Kallah
8-12th Grades
January 17-20th, 2025
Wakefield, Virginia


NFTYx Dance Marathon
8-12th Grades
March 1-2nd, 2025
Raleigh, North Carolina

Is your youth group or congregation interested in hosting a NFTYx event in the 24-25 school year? Reach out to us! We are looking for more hosts for smaller events throughout the school year. Contact nftymar@urj.org with questions


Contact info

Hannah Demick (She/her)

President: Leah Lipsitch
Programming VP: Jared Dansky
Membership VP: Shir Inbari
Religious & Cultural VP: Madden Levine
Social Action VP: Fiona Bennear
Communications VP: Mica Karotkin
Development & Fundraising VP: Joshua Cooper

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NFTY is a Movement that builds strong, welcoming, inspired communities through teen-powered engagement. Together, we pursue tikkun olampersonal growthyouth empowerment, and deep connections, all rooted in Reform Judaism.