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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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A Clarification: What Exactly the High School Participants are Doing at URJ Biennial 2015

A Clarification: What Exactly the High School Participants are Doing at URJ Biennial 2015

The exact same things as everyone else! This year’s Biennial is the first where high school participants are granted full access to all programs and are able to choose our own paths. The only true difference is in our registration.

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NFTY-MAR: Spring Kallah 2015 D’Var Torah – Tazria Metzora

This week’s parsha, Tazria and Metzora, continues the discussion of the laws of tumah v’taharah, ritual purity and impurity. First, outlined is childbirth. If a women gives birth to a boy she will be impure for a total of 40 days, yet for a girl she will be impure for a total of 80. Ding, ding, ding. Off goes my NFTY alarm. This years NFTY action theme is Shivyon, equality. Why is it that if a girl is born, the mother is “impure” twice as long as if she had bore a boy?

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How I Brought EIE Home

How I Brought EIE Home

The spring semester of my sophomore year of high school, I went on NFTY-EIE High School in Israel. I initially found out about the program through a friend of mine in my temple youth group (TYG) who had gone the previous year. After learning more, I was enthralled!

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NFTY-MAR: A Summer at Harlam

I have spent two straight summers at URJ Camp Harlam and both were truly spectacular. There are too many amazing things that I did to list them all, but the most important part of camp to me is the people.

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PAR and MAR Boards at PAR’s Fall Kallah

NFTY-PAR and NFTY-MAR Board Leadership Exchange Experience

At Mechina, NFTY-PAR President Isaac S. didn’t think that his regional board would grow particularly close with anyone outside of their region. He found though, that they forged a deep bond with their neighbor region, NFTY-MAR. Read how the boards came together at a recent PAR event.

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