Archive | Regions

BDS pic 1

“If You Had the Attention of the URJ President…”

By Matt Mandel, NFTY-NAR New York City Membership Vice President 2014-2015 A few days ago I was going about a regular day during my first week at the Union for Reform Judaism’s Kutz Camp. It was time for chuggim, or electives, so I looked at the Expo board in the dining hall and at the top of the list was a very intriguing choice called: “If you had the attention of the URJ President…” I hurried over because, initially, I thought Rabbi Rick Jacobs was leading the chug. To my slight dismay, I only found a few camp participants and […]

Read the full story

Posted in Uncategorized, NFTY-NAR, NFTY RCVP, Campaign for Youth Engagement, Israel, NFTY SAVP, NFTY North America0 Comments

Ethan pic 2

Thank You for Being My Brother’s Keeper

The following is a transcript of a speech delivered during Saturday morning services by Zak Kadish, NFTY Ohio Valley Programming Vice President, at NFTY Mechina last week.
356 days ago, the lives of my brother Ethan Kadish, my family, and myself were changed forever by a freak weather incident, a bolt out of the blue. When my brother was struck by lightning, our entire world was shattered, replaced by an impermeable darkness and fear for the future.

Read the full story

Posted in NFTY-OV, Campaign for Youth Engagement, Reform Blogs0 Comments

Par confirmation 11

Confirmation: a Time to Reflect on Jewish Experiences (NFTY-PAR)

How My Jewish Journey Will Continue On After Confirmation
Written by: Congregation Shaarai Shomayim Confirmation Class of 2014, Lancaster, PA

Read the full story

Posted in Youth Highlights, Uncategorized, NFTY-PAR, Campaign for Youth Engagement0 Comments

NFTY-STR: TYGs Come Together for Big Event

Our goal was to be inclusive and welcoming to all who wished to participate. With over 60 Jewish teens, we were successful.

Read the full story

Posted in TYG, NFTY-STR0 Comments

NFTY-PAR: Building Up BESTY

When I first started as Director of Youth and Family Programs at Beth Emeth, there was no teen youth group program. It was my duty to change this, which is something I set as a personal goal. By the end of the school year I wanted to have a full teen board for our youth group BESTY.

Read the full story

Posted in NFTY-PAR0 Comments

NFTY-CAR: Danielle Wright Talks Torah

The following is a selection from a D’var Torah given by Danielle Wright at NFTY-CAR Kolbo, May 3rd, 2014.

As I completed my thought process, I reflected on my NFTY experience.I remember one particular topic. B’tzelem Elohim. In the image of G-D. (It also happens to be my favorite Dan Nichols song!) None the less, after pondering my original reaction to the Torah portion, I began to wonder about how I am looked at by G-D. Because I perceived this Torah portion to be a little ADHD, does that therefore make me ADHD? I also had an initial reaction to this portion being egocentric. Does this make me an egocentric person?I then wondered that if G-D is Holy and One, are WE, then, Holy and One?

Read the full story

Posted in NFTY-CAR, NFTY North America, Uncategorized0 Comments

Page 1 of 5612345...102030...Last »

#NFTY on Instagram

loading...

Follow us on Twitter

NFTY’s Photostream

Listen Live: Jewish Rock Radio

Jewish Rock Radio

Facebook

Archives