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Top 5 Ways to Celebrate the High Holy Days as a Teenager Why NFTY is My Land of Oz 7 Reasons Why NFTY Convention is the Event of the Year
 
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Top 5 Ways to Celebrate the High Holy Days as a Teenager

Long services, packed synagogues and fasting – let’s be honest, the High Holy days can seem unfamiliar and difficult to connect with, especially if you are accustomed to interactive and exciting NFTY services. Here are a few tips to make the High Holy Days a little less foreign, and maybe even inspirational.

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Why NFTY is My Land of Oz

In The Wizard of Oz, Dorothy’s world in Kansas begins in black and white; the minute she steps foot in Munchkin lands, her world turns to color. She takes it in for a moment and she whispers to Toto, “We must be over the rainbow!” When I attended my first NFTY North American event, NFTY Convention 2015 in Atlanta, GA, the color of my world was beautifully enhanced. I traveled over the rainbow.

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7 Reasons Why NFTY Convention is the Event of the Year

Every year we look forward to NFTY events. We get to see our friends again, participate in cool activities and most of all, learn about Judaism. This year however, is special. We get to add one more NFTY event to our calendar than usual: NFTY convention. As we approach early bird registration i'd like to present you with 7 Reasons why NFTY Convention is the event of the year:

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NFTY Alum Makes It Big: Guster Lead Singer Ryan Miller and band Guster kick off NFTY Convention

15 February 2015

Just before sunset and the beginning of our Shabbat celebration, NFTY welcomed the alternative rock band, Guster, to officially kick off Convention! With one hand on their phones, and the other waving in the air, teens danced and sang along to well-known Guster songs, like “Satellite” and “Two Points for Honesty.”

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BBYO and NFTY Conventions Unite for the First Time

BBYO and NFTY Conventions Unite for the First Time

14 February 2015

In a historic moment, BBYO and NFTY brought their conventions together for a historic moment, with over 3,500 Jewish teens learning, sharing, and playing together.

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NFTY Convention: NFTY Convention: 1,200 Shabbat Experiences

NFTY Convention: NFTY Convention: 1,200 Shabbat Experiences

14 February 2015

Every Shabbat is special, but at NFTY Convention, 1,200 teens, staff, and youth professionals all gathered together to celebrate a beautiful evening together.

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NFTY Convention: Let’s Get the Party Started!

13 February 2015

After months of preparation, we are finally ready for #NFTYConvention 2015!!

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Arrival at NFTY Convention 2015!

13 February 2015

NFTY Convention is finally here! Our teens are so excited to be here, and have started to adventure to Atlanta!

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Quote Collection: NFTY Staff looks forward to NC15

12 February 2015

Even our staff cannot wait for NFTY Convention to begin! We asked what the NFTY and URJ staff were most looking forward to in the next six days. Take a look!

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