Posted on 17 February 2013.
Posted on 30 April 2012.
Our second annual Junior Youth Kallah, otherwise known as JYK, took place at Camp Harlam this past December. Current 6th-8th graders, who live within our region, were invited to participate in the JYK. It is structured like a NFTY-PAR event weekend; we have services, educational and recreational programs, song session, social activities and more! The goal of the weekend is to provide our junior youth groupers with an opportunity to meet other JYG members from across Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey. The weekend is planned by two TYG Advisors who collaborate with a team of TYG Advisors and active NFTY-PAR […]
Posted on 25 April 2012.
By Hope Chernak, MARE, RJE, Director of Youth and Informal Education at Temple Shaaray Tefila, New York, NY. Originally posted on the Reform Judaism Blog Temple Shaaray Tefila has taken another step toward strengthening our congregation’s ties to the land and people of Israel. We have a new partnership with Kehilat Ohel Avraham, a Reform congregation in Haifa that is closely associated with the Leo Baeck Education Center. So, what is a partnership? According to Wikipedia, a partnership is an arrangement where parties agree to cooperate to advance their mutual interests. If you asked our two teen leaders who were part of our delegation that went […]
Posted on 08 March 2012.
Invisible Children, the non-profit organization that aims to educate the world about the longest-running armed conflict in Africa, is back in the news after their powerful new documentary film about Joseph Kony has gone viral. While many people are just learning about this important organization, Invisible Children is no stranger to NFTY
Posted on 01 February 2012.
Today, we all logged onto Facebook to find that there was a certain video which had been shared numerous times. Looking back a few months, we can remember the idea for this video just being tossed out during a meeting with one of youth group advisors, Jodi Miller. The idea to make a NFTY Missouri Valley It Gets Better video was an instant hit with all of us.
Posted on 19 January 2012.
My name is Miranda, and I believe in friendship. No, not the cliché, over exaggerated movie recreation of what a friendship should be, but rather a pure, honest form of the word.