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5 Things I Saw In Israel During Elections

This past week I took an amazing family trip to Israel. We started in the north and travelled around the country for about 9 days. Our trip happened to fall on Israel’s federal elections. It was an interesting time to be in Israel, and these are a few things my family and I experienced while we were there.

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NFTY-CWR: Special Report – NFTY Convention

The first thought that most people have when they hear NFTY Convention is “What is that?” NFTY is the North American Federation of Temple Youth. In February, NFTY held its bi- annual convention in Atlanta, Georgia with 1,000 teens and 300 staff members, or youth professionals, in attendance. The theme “Myself, My Community and My World” was the perfect definition of everything that we were about to explore in our journey throughout the weekend.

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NFTY SOCAL D’var Torah: Knowing Whom We Stand Before

“Leadership.” This word, the theme of our weekend together, has been tossed around a lot lately. But more often than not, we talk about leadership as some big, vague concept and rarely actually talk about the meaning behind it. One of my favorite Jewish teachings talks a little bit about the meaning of leadership:

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D’Var Torah: Extending NFTY’s Tabernacle

16 February 2015

Logan Kramer is the winner of the Wendy Blickstein Memorial D'var Torah Competition. Below is a transcript of her winning piece. Logan is a senior from NFTY-TOR.

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BBYO and NFTY Make History by Teaming Up

16 February 2015

For the first time, NFTY and BBYO Conventions came together for an incredible moment, with over 3,500 Jewish teens all sharing an afternoon of learning together. This is just some of what NFTY teens and youth professionals had to say about their experience:

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NFTY Convention Takes to Atlanta!

15 February 2015

NFTYites traveled across Atlanta to learn about our host city and help to make a difference. Take a look at just some of the incredible fun!

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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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