• NFTY-TOR: Fall-ish Conclave Shmooze!

    NFTY-TOR's Fall-ish Conclave is over, but our lives as superpowered AvenJews is just beginning. In the spirit of the event's focus on building community through our own values, the regional board decided to discuss the value of inclusion.

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  • MVP Monday: Finding Opportunities for Leadership

    NFTY Leadership is a great experience that few get the opportunity to enjoy. We have both been blessed with the privilege of being a part of our respective regional boards; however, there are moments where everyone has the chance to shine as a leader.

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  • Countdown to NFTY Convention 2015: How NFTY Inspired My Daughter

    As every parent knows, when your child’s heart is bursting for joy, yours is, too. When your child’s heart is bursting for joy in anticipation before an event occurs, you’ve scored a gold mine.

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  • NFTY-PAR: Going out on a Limb

    I saw in full action at Fall Kallah. I witnessed emerging leaders in the region try new ways to engage their peers, new ways to quiet a room, new ways to teach an old lesson, and much more.

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  • MVP Monday: This I Believe

    The sole reason I love NFTY is because it is changes lives. NFTY is my favorite program I have taken part in because of the people who are willing to go farther, think deeper, and feel more.

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  • NFTY-SAVP: Thank You NFTY-SAR

    First and foremost, thank you for showing me some true southern hospitality. I had a truly special weekend attending your Fall Kallah at Congregation Dor Tamid in Duluth, Georgia.

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  • NFTY-PAR: As Jews We Hold On To Hope

    Hope can get complicated in our modern world. What are we supposed to hope for.

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  • MVP Monday: Socials and Mixers Gone Wrong

    Believe it or not, not all programs go as planned. In all honesty for MVP’s this is especially true, and for some pretty frequent, when it comes to mixers and socials.

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  • NFTY-SO: Bringing the Holy Home – NFTY Southern’s Social Action Day

    At NFTY Southern Institute, teens worked together to define what makes NFTY Southern a kehillah kedoshah, a holy community. To wrap up the weekend, we sent them with the charge of “bringing the holy home” – taking the holiness that they create in our NFTY regional community, and sharing it with the communities they are a part of.

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  • NFTY-GER: But Where is “Forth”?

    I have no doubt there are pieces of God within each of us that enable us to be kings in our own right. We have strengths and weaknesses beyond our knowledge and the only way to tap into these or overcome them is to recognize our own inherent power, inherited from generations of men and women who too have gone forth and have been good, have been great, but above all, have been Jews.

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