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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 New York Area Region includes New York City, Long Island, Westchester County, NY, and Fairfield County, CT.


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President: Nadine Katz

 Programming VP: Barak Landis

 Social Action VP: Isobella Gordon

 Religious and Cultural VP: Rebecca Last

 Membership VPs: Mali Cooper and Lily Mansell

Communications VP: Mason Zelenko

 Long Island Subregional Director: Solomon Graf

 Westchester Subregional Director: Hadley Courtenay


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Everything is Bigger in Texas

Everything is Bigger in Texas

I swear NFTY Convention was the best thing I have ever done. I made new connections, learned how to improve my community, reflected on important topics, and had the most fun of my life, so far. Every moment was incredible, from morning Zumba and yoga, to Havdalah with our neighboring regions, and so much more. I already can’t wait for my next NFTY event, and will never forget my time in Dallas with more than 1000 of the most amazing people I have ever met.

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From NFTY Nashir to Songleading Onstage at NFTY Convention

From NFTY Nashir to Songleading Onstage at NFTY Convention

To stand on stage in front of so many Jewish teens, advisors, speakers, and more and lead a song I grew up singing at my summer camp less than 20 minutes from my house was unlike anything else I have ever done.  As we came together to pray for peace for the Jewish people and for the entire world, I couldn’t keep the smile off my face.

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NFTY Convention: An Experience Unlike Anything Else

NFTY Convention: An Experience Unlike Anything Else

NFTY Convention gave me opportunities I would have never gotten anywhere else: meeting friends from across North America, exploring new ideas, learning more about causes I’m passionate about, and so much more. I’m truly grateful that I got to have this experience.

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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.