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Creating a More Inclusive Environment in the NFTY Community

On Tuesday, July 14th, two communities joined together at a Jewish Community Center in Connecticut. kutz ramah blog3The URJ Kutz Camp met up with Camp Ramah of New England, located in Massachusetts. While Kutz is a Reform Jewish camp and Ramah is a Conservative Jewish camp, both have very similar programs to bring in teens who have special needs. Their program, Machon, and our Mitzvah Corps program spent the day together swimming, eating lunch, playing games, and most importantly singing karaoke.

Our Lives, Our Votes, Our Jobs, Our Schools Matter

Our Lives, Our Votes, Our Jobs, Our Schools Matter

NAACP, along with partners, including the URJ and NFTY, from all across the country are unifying under this theme for the next six weeks as we take part in America’s Journey for Justice. Beginning on August 1st, hundreds of people embarked on a march starting in Selma, Alabama, which will end 860 miles later in a rally in Washington DC on September 15th.

Kutz Camp Teen Activists Lobby NY State Legislators to Support GENDA

Kutz Camp Teen Activists Lobby NY State Legislators to Support GENDA

The teen activists of the URJ Kutz Camp, who participated in Alison Stamm's Political Advocacy minor last week, created these slideshows as a way to lobby NY State Legislators on the issue of transgender rights. They urged NY State Assemblyman Brabenec & NY State Senator Bonacic to support the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (A.4558-A/Gottfried)(S.61-A/Squadron).

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NFTY-RCVP: A Reflection and a Thank-You to NFTY Northeast

01 October 2014

The event was wonderful. The board did a great job, I loved being able to meet the participants, whether it was one new songleader from a recently disengaged youth group, AISH, the two boys from Concord, NH, or the well-known Presidents of larger TYGs. NFTY Northeast’s LTI was a few hours packed with enough kavannah, neshama, and ahava to last months.

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NFTY-NEL: Standing Resolute

30 September 2014

NFTY-NEL has the ability to change the world. Since I joined NFTY over a year ago, this sentence has been said to me time and time again, but for a long time it seemed as if it was more of a dream than a reality. Changing the world is such a massive project, and I couldn’t comprehend how a two hundred teenagers would be able to do this.

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NFTY-SAVP: Sports Teams take up Social Action

30 September 2014

Each major sports league has charities and foundations that they have either created or are heavily involved with. Each team of that league has their own initiatives. Many players on those teams take part in charitable work, as well. Two common threads of these leagues, teams, and players is their involvement with 1) the youth and 2) healthcare.

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NFTY-NEL: Derech Atid 2014, An Event of Firsts

29 September 2014

Every year, NFTY NEL brings together the leaders of the region for a weekend full of leadership training, learning, singing, dancing, and of course, AsehFUN at an event we like to call Derech Atid.

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NFTY-MVP: MVP Monday #5

29 September 2014

Now that the first couple of months how to grow your TYG has been covered, it’s time to move onto month 3 and 4. Just as crucial as the first two, these two months are where the TYG leadership is established and another membership event is planned.

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NFTY-MV: Israel in Three Sentences

24 September 2014

Knowing what types on conversations we will face is the starting point to increasing discussion on the conflict, and this program showed me that NFTYites are truly up to the task.

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