• MVP Monday: Top Five Tips to Leadership

    MVP Monday is all about what it means to be a Membership Vice President. This form of leadership is something I’ve learned to be so crucial while being a MVP.

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  • NFTY-PVP: Our Promised Land

    This new year is our Promised Land; it is a brand new beginning, and a year full of promise. This Yom Kippur, don’t just say sorry, reflect on your year as a whole and prepare for a promising land ahead in 5775.

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  • NFTY-NEL: Derech Atid 2014, An Event of Firsts

    Every year, NFTY NEL brings together the leaders of the region for a weekend full of leadership training, learning, singing, dancing, and of course, AsehFUN at an event we like to call Derech Atid.

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  • NFTY-MVP: MVP Monday #5

    Now that the first couple of months how to grow your TYG has been covered, it’s time to move onto month 3 and 4. Just as crucial as the first two, these two months are where the TYG leadership is established and another membership event is planned.

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  • Let’s Commit to Creating “Good Viral” for the New Year

    Let’s make 5775, not just a year that begins in goodness, but also a year that is marked by goodness. Let’s make a commitment to make a difference in the lives of others, in our communities, and in the world.

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  • MVP Monday #3: Getting Your TYG Started

    There are between 400 and 500 TYGs across NFTY right now. At Mechina, NFTY’s leadership experience, the North American Board challenged each Region to engage more teens from congregations who are not active in NFTY.

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  • NFTY-PAR: United Donations

    NFTY brings thousands of Jewish teenagers from across the country together. People might ask the significance of NFTY and one might answer, “to form friendships” while another might say, “to learn about Judaism.” It took me a while to realize what made NFTY special to me as an individual.

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  • NFTY-PAR: Starting From the Bottom

    Just over a week ago NFTY-PAR’s Summer Leadership Kallah, affectionately called SLK (slick), occurred at URJ Camp Harlam. The PAR Board was extremely excited for the four-day event centered around building our future leaders in PAR.

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  • NFTY-MVP: Coming to a Blog Near You

    COMING SOON TO A BLOG NEAR YOU: MVP MONDAY. I’ve come to realize that in NFTY, we often say we should “start with why,” a quote taken from Simon Sinek’s informational TedTalk (insert link here).

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  • The Balance of Tu B’Av

      Hope Chernak is the Director of Youth and Informal Education at Temple Shaaray Tefila. Today is Tu B’Av.

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