• 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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  • NFTY-MV: Israel in Three Sentences

    Knowing what types on conversations we will face is the starting point to increasing discussion on the conflict, and this program showed me that NFTYites are truly up to the task.

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  • NFTY-SW: Not Your Typical Israel Trip

    Following graduation, my summer began and went on as normal, but I felt that something was missing. Throughout high school I became very involved in the North American Federation of Temple Youth (NFTY).

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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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  • MVP Monday: Netzer Olami

    Netzer Olami shares a special connection to NFTY, and more specifically, the membership of NFTY. We, as members of the largest Snif in Netzer, have a responsibility to keep the movement thriving.

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  • Throwback Thursday: NW, MI, SAR

    Leadership was everywhere this weekend. NFTY-Northwest, Southern Area, and Michigan all hosted Leadership-events.

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  • NFTY-STR: Ice Cubes and Rocks

    This past Wednesday, September 3, SchZFTY (Congregation Schaarai Zedek's temple youth group) hosted their first open house, a forum for our teens to simply hang out and get to know one another on a much more personal level. As decided by our youth advisor, Lindsey Morgan, and myself, at each open house of the 2014-2015 year, SchZFTYites will have the unique opportunity to participate in a 30 to 45 minute program addressing a social action theme correlating to either NFTY-STR SAVP (Social Action Vice President) Noah Baker's Monthly Mitzvah Theme, or a congregation-wide tzedakah theme.

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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-PVP: Visiting My Home Region

    It was such a pleasure to be back in NFTY-Southwest to see their LTI in action. I am so proud of the region’s willingness to be inclusive, their desire to lead, and their love of NFTY.

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