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NFTY-PAR: As Jews We Hold On To Hope

Hope can get complicated in our modern world. What are we supposed to hope for? Hope for peace in the Middle East? Hope to get an A on our math test? Hope that this D’var is over soon? I can’t answer those questions for you. We all hope for different things. What I do hope is that we can all strive to follow the Golden Rule “do not unto others as you would have them do unto you”. No matter what types of people we encounter, it is our purpose as Jews to hold onto hope for a better world and mutual understanding among all people.

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NFTY-GER: But Where is “Forth”?

I have no doubt there are pieces of God within each of us that enable us to be kings in our own right. We have strengths and weaknesses beyond our knowledge and the only way to tap into these or overcome them is to recognize our own inherent power, inherited from generations of men and women who too have gone forth and have been good, have been great, but above all, have been Jews.

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NFTY-CAR: Danielle Wright Talks Torah

The following is a selection from a D’var Torah given by Danielle Wright at NFTY-CAR Kolbo, May 3rd, 2014.

As I completed my thought process, I reflected on my NFTY experience.I remember one particular topic. B’tzelem Elohim. In the image of G-D. (It also happens to be my favorite Dan Nichols song!) None the less, after pondering my original reaction to the Torah portion, I began to wonder about how I am looked at by G-D. Because I perceived this Torah portion to be a little ADHD, does that therefore make me ADHD? I also had an initial reaction to this portion being egocentric. Does this make me an egocentric person?I then wondered that if G-D is Holy and One, are WE, then, Holy and One?

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celia – song winner

NFTY Competition Winners Announced

Winner, winner, chicken dinner! At tonight’s plenary session, we announced the winners of a few competitions. Check our their work and give them a “mazel tov!” in the comments, if you’re so inclined.

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Jacob

Remember Who You Stand For

This d’var Torah is the winner of the Wendy Blickstein Memorial D’var Torah Competition, which was established in memory of Wendy Blickstein, a former member of NFTY’s Mid-Atlantic Region whose years were cut far too short because of cancer. The Blickstein family established this competition for aspiring teen writers to share their words of Torah with our NFTY Convention community and beyond.

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NFTY-SW D'var Torah

NFTY-SW D’var Torah

Congregants of Congregation Ner Tamid and fellow NFTYites, Shabbat shalom! My name is Dori Singer. I have the honor of being the NFTY-SouthWest Programming Vice President and I am thrilled to be giving this week’s D’var Torah.

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