• NFTY-RCVP: Finding Family in Boise

    On Friday night, NFTY NW prayed with the local congregants and the awesome Rabbi Dan Fink. It was apparent that from the second NFTYites stepped foot into the synagogue the CABI community was rejuvenated The Jews in southwestern Idaho are, for the most part, not teenagers.

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  • NFTY-TOR: Winter Conclave Shmooze

    This month, TOR's enjoying its second TYG-hosted event of the year, Winter Conclave in Houston. Because events are even more special when a host TYG like BIFTY puts on an amazing event, the regional board remembered its favorite memories from Conclaves.

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  • NFTY-PAR: My Introduction to ARZA

    During NFTY-PAR’s social action oriented event, WINSTY, I learned something new that will now impact my Reform Jewish experience forever. Rabbi Jack Paskoff, the Rabbi at our host synagogue, introduced me to ARZA (ahr-tzah), the Association of Reform Zionists of America—who they are, what they do, and why it is important that we act now to support them.

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  • NFTY-PAR: Making a Difference with a Small Donation

    Being a part of the NFTY-PAR community has affected me in many different ways. I have made life-long friendships, learned many Jewish values, including helping others that are less fortunate.

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  • NFTY-MV: “Do Not Stand Idly By”

    At Winter Chavurah, Regional Board worked with Jonah Freelander, the Assistant Director of Mitzvah Corps, to run a program based on the teaching “Do not stand idly by while your neighbor’s blood is shed.” (Lev. 19:16).

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  • NFTY-SO: Keep Moving

    Look around. For every step forward, a privilege is recognized, and for every step back we acknowledge a challenge that not everyone faces that makes our road to success bumpy.

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  • NFTY-NAR: We Made Services for the Community at NFTY-NAR’s Fall Kallah

    And I left them with a message, for that service, for that Kallah, and for their life: despite your tears and your sympathy, do not let these stories let you lose hope. This community around you will enable you to make a difference.

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  • NFTY-SAR: To Inclusion and Beyond!

    This year, one of NFTY’s Social Action themes is inclusion. NFTY’s policies and outlook are morphing in an effort to accommodate, accept, and involve every Jewish teen in NFTY, as well as promoting inclusion beyond NFTY.

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  • Netzer Veida: Investing in the Issue

    Like many Jewish teens, I was raised to love Israel. Dayschool education, Sunday school, URJ camps – all were components of my identity as a Reform Zionist Jew, and all taught me the ties, both emotional and historical, that bound me to Eretz Israel.

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  • Netzer Veida: One Community, One Family

    The world shrunk this weekend. Three days ago, France was millions of miles away, Australia was on a different planet, and Israel was light years away.

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