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Shabbat in NFTY: The Kutz Experience

Shabbat in NFTY: The Kutz Experience

Shabbat is not a singular word. Every Jewish individual defines this twenty-four hour period in a different way, in both action and words. From Shomer Shabbos to driving to Saturday morning services, Shabbat is, in essence, a spectrum of ideas and observances.

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NFTY Veida Shabbat

NFTY Veida D’var Torah

This D’var Torah was presented by Austin Zoot, NFTY Religious & Cultural Vice-President, during NFTY’s Veida at the URJ Henry S. Jacobs camp in February. Shabbat Shalom. As our Torah readers so beautifully just read, this week’s Torah portion is Mishpatim, which is our first portion after the giving of the 10 commandments. After we see the big ten, we see a progression of what seem to be random laws. When you take a closer look, though, three of the most random elements of this text actually link together to strike a significant chord to our community that we have […]

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NFTY Northern

NFTY-NO: Thoughts for Shabbat

In 1885 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the Reform Rabbis pledged to “recognize Judaism as a progressive religion, ever striving to be in accord with the postulates of reason.” In Columbus, OH, in 1937, Reform Rabbis agreed that “The perpetuation of Judaism as a living force depends upon religious knowledge and upon the Education of each new generation in our rich cultural and spiritual heritage.”

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Shabbat in Israel

Shabbat Shalom from Israel!

This Shabbat is special for me, because I am spending it with the NFTY President, NFTY Religious and Cultural Vice President, and our NFTY Director of Education and Special Projects in Eilat.

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NFTY-MAR: Erev Shabbat D’var Torah Slam Poem

NFTY-MARites Aaron Kreizman and Allana Geoffrion wrote and performed a unique D’var Torah for NFTY-MAR’s Fall Kallah. Check out their creative slam poetry.

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NFTY-SW D'var Torah

NFTY-SW D’var Torah

Congregants of Congregation Ner Tamid and fellow NFTYites, Shabbat shalom! My name is Dori Singer. I have the honor of being the NFTY-SouthWest Programming Vice President and I am thrilled to be giving this week’s D’var Torah.

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