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Finding Uniqueness in My NFTY Region

I am a part of a NFTY, a North American movement which holds close to its core the pursuit of justice. In a very finite way, because of my NFTY region’s geographic location in the south, we have a unique quest for justice. While all nineteen NFTY regions convened at URJ Kutz Camp to become a unified general board, the events of NFTY Mechina led me to think more deeply about what it means to be a member of NFTY who lives in the deep south.

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Making a Difference in DC: The Social Action Leadership Trip

SALT (The Social Action Leadership Trip) is a NFTY North American event which allows teens who represent their NFTY region, through Social Action, to travel to DC and work with the RAC to further their leadership and advocacy skills.

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Why I Am Wearing Orange on June 2

Since living in Texas for the past twelve years, I’ve grown up with the concept of guns being in my friend’s houses, being used by my neighbor on his yearly hunting trip, and being on display in a decorative glass box. Until I was thirteen, I didn’t know what gun violence was.

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5 Ways Unplugging Helps the Earth and its Inhabitants

The National Day of Unplugging (March 4-5, 2016) is fast approaching, and an environmentally-minded NFTYite, such as myself, could not be more excited. Unplugging does more than encourage family connections and outside play–it also helps the environment.

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How To Make My Successor Better Than Me – The Importance of Building Relationships

Over President’s Day Weekend, 150 jewish teen leaders from across North America came together for an unforgettable weekend at URJ Olin-Sang-Ruby Union Institute (OSRUI) for NFTY Veida, NFTY’s biennial business meeting.

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What Breaks Your Heart About Racial Injustice? NFTY Veida 2016

Last week, I found myself once again challenged by progressive programming at NFTY’s biennial business meeting, Veida, at URJ Olin-Sang-Ruby Union Institute (OSRUI). My fascination grew as I peeled off my layers of coats and sweaters in front of a long sign asking, “What breaks your heart about racial injustice?”

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