Posted on 17 February 2013.
Posted on 07 October 2012.
This year’s action theme, “R’Fuat HaNefesh- Caring for the Soul: NFTY Addresses Mental Health” can be a little tricky to navigate. This may be attributed to the fact that we know very little about the topic of mental health, and even less about what it means to take action accordingly.
Posted on 08 August 2012.
At every Passover Seder we have in my home, my mother always begins with the same shpeel, “Seder means order, we have to do it in this specific order like the all of the other Jews around the world!”!” Growing up I always found that to be kind of a romantic thought.
Posted on 10 July 2012.
Everyone is from somewhere. Where we’re from helps to shape who we are, and who we become. In every NFTY name game, we mention, without fail, our own TYG.
Posted on 11 June 2012.
By Avra Bossov, NFTY Social Action Vice-President 2011-2012 “There’s more to see than can ever be seen; more to do than can ever be done.” – Circle of Life, Lion King Goodbyes are hard. Goodbyes mean something is ending and another thing will replace it; that it is time to move on whether or not you’re prepared for it; that you’re leaving one instance and going back or going to something new. And so I found myself outside the chadar ochel at URJ Camp Coleman, three coach buses lined up, full of Camp Jenny campers, ready to depart, despite the [...]
Posted on 29 March 2012.
Being immersed into a brand new environment with people you don’t really know beyond name and where they’re from. Not being sure of what is going on around you, but going with the flow, along for the ride. This is the situation I have found myself in since coming back from Greensburg, Kansas with a group of ten peers from GW on an alternative spring break.