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NFTY-GER: Strength Found in Will

This portion has weighed heavily on me. At first glance, we are faced with themes of ostracizing and isolation, embarrassment and shame. This text details long exiles from a beloved community. It is depressing and disappointing, especially because the Torah is intended to be a reservoir of hope and encouragement at all times. Where is the light?

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NFTY Alumni: It’s Not Too Late to Make a Difference on Campus

The end of the academic year is upon us, but that doesn’t mean campus programming and engagement has to come to a halt. NFTY Alum Alex McKeen, Ithaca College class of 2017, shares some ideas you can bring to your campus.

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Getting Involved: The Importance of a Phone Call

Getting Involved: The Importance of a Phone Call

I’m pretty much the perfect target for Hillel. I’m Jewish (duh), in college (freshman at Northwestern University), and quite active in Jewish activities but, like NFTY, sometimes being a good fit doesn’t mean you will automatically be involved.

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Cantor Ellen Dreskin

Cantor Ellen Dreskin Appointed Coordinator of the Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music Cantorial Certification Program

Mazal tov to NFTY Life Member and Kutz Camp 45th Anniversary Honoree and alumna Cantor Ellen Dreskin. Ellen has been appointed the Coordinator of the Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music Cantorial Certification Program at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York City. Ellen has been a vibrant part of the NFTY and Kutz communities for more than thirty years. Originally posted by Hebrew Union College — Jewish Institute of Religion Cantor Ellen Dreskin (SSM ’86) has been appointed Coordinator of the Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music Cantorial Certification Program. Cantor Bruce Ruben, Director of the Debbie Friedman […]

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Austin Zoot with Friends at Indiana University

Wherever You Go…

Austin Zoot, NFTY North American RCVP, discovers that the comfort of community that Judaism provides extends beyond the limits of High School.

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