• NFTY Convention: Where Complete Acceptance Trumps “Mean Girls”

    Take two post-it notes, and write on them your top two concerns, anxieties or agitations about leaving home and family as you go off to college. Stick them on the wall.

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  • Honoring Mark and Peachy Levy

    Because of Mark and Peachy Levy's generosity, more than 20,000 young people have been afforded the opportunity to attend NFTY events, travel to Israel, and enjoy exciting summer camping experiences. However, perhaps their greatest gifts are the time and passion they have dedicated to creating the canvas for immersive, meaningful, and transformative Reform Jewish experiences in which to be created.

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  • NFTY Competition Winners Announced

    Winner, winner, chicken dinner. At tonight's plenary session, we announced the winners of a few competitions.

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  • Remember Who You Stand For

    This d'var Torah is the winner of the Wendy Blickstein Memorial D’var Torah Competition, which was established in memory of Wendy Blickstein, a former member of NFTY’s Mid-Atlantic Region whose years were cut far too short because of cancer. The Blickstein family established this competition for aspiring teen writers to share their words of Torah with our NFTY Convention community and beyond.

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  • Where Prayer is Spine-Tinglingly, Bone-Shakingly Inspiring

    This is not your grandfather's davening. Our NFTY teens sang energetically, chanted meaningfully and swayed with joy and abandon.

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  • A Man’s World Ain’t Nothin’ Without a Woman or a Girl

    This essay is the winner of Women of Reform Judaism's Centennial Essay Competition. Women of Reform Judaism established this essay contest in honor of their Centennial celebration.

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  • Getting Ready: Four Questions Before NFTY Convention

    "In a few hours, we’ll be hopping off a plane at LAX with a dream and a cardigan, but right now we’re an involved teen and a youth professional getting excited about attending NFTY Convention and the Youth Engagement Conference, respectively. The Assistant Director of Education & Youth Programs at my temple interviewed me a bit about NFTY Convention before we arrive!".

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