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Why I Am Wearing Orange on June 2

By Maddie Newman, NFTY Texas Oklahoma Since living in Texas for the past twelve years, I’ve grown up with the concept of guns being in my friend’s houses, being used by my neighbor on his yearly hunting trip, and being on display in a decorative glass box. Until I was thirteen, I didn’t know what gun violence was. I was in my fifth summer at the URJ Greene Family Camp when my counselors were told about the deadly movie theatre shooting in Aurora, Colorado where twelve people were killed. I remember the shock on their faces and surprise we all […]

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NFTY Participates in Wear Orange Day 2016

As we approach the second annual Gun Violence Awareness Day in the United States, NFTY is again “Wearing Orange” on June 2nd. Last year, NFTY the RAC, and the URJ were founding partners in this important day when people across the country, including politicians, celebrities, sports teams, and thousands of members of the Reform Jewish Movement changed their profile pictures and posted on social media to take a stand against gun violence.

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30 Days 30 Events – April is NFTY’s Busiest Month of the Year

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NFTY Social Action Vice President (SAVP) Candidates

17 November 2015

Hello! My name is Lucy Brown and I am a senior from Washington DC, currently serving as NFTY-MAR’s head songleader. This is my fourth year participating in my TYG board and NFTY and I am an alum of the URJ Kutz Camp.

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NFTY Religious and Cultural Vice President (RCVP) Candidate

17 November 2015

Shalom NFTY! My name is Matthew Sampson and I currently serve as NFTY-NEL RCVP. I enjoy planning and leading creative services as well as working with my temple as a student and volunteer in Hamilton Ontario.

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NFTY Communications Vice President (CVP) Candidates

17 November 2015

Deni Budman is a senior from Norfolk, Virginia, NFTY MAR’s Communications Vice President, and a three time alum of the URJ Kutz Camp. When she’s not attending or promoting NFTY events, she works at her temple’s Religious School, is captain of her dance team, produces videos as an aspiring filmmaker, and works to save the Chesapeake Bay. She is a big fan of Netflix, Nutella, pretending to play ukelele, and her cat, Morgan. Letter of Intent   Dina Steinlauf: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat. Dina has created a cohesive, clean brand across these platforms in NFTY SOCAL. She understands the power of strong marketing and […]

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NFTY Programming Vice President (PVP) Candidates

17 November 2015

Jordan Iserson is a senior at Pittsford-Sutherland HS in Rochester. He has been involved in the Jewish community his entire life, and is the current NFTY-NEL Global Outreach Chair. When he’s not hugging trees during the three warm months of the year, Jordan contemplates the universe and its big questions.

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NFTY President Candidates

17 November 2015

Kathryn Fleisher is the current NFTY Northeast Lakes President and a senior at Strongsville High School in Cleveland, Ohio. She is a proud alumna of both the URJ Kutz Camp and URJ GUCI.

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A Clarification: What Exactly the High School Participants are Doing at URJ Biennial 2015

A Clarification: What Exactly the High School Participants are Doing at URJ Biennial 2015

08 November 2015

The exact same things as everyone else! This year's Biennial is the first where high school participants are granted full access to all programs and are able to choose our own paths. The only true difference is in our registration.

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