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NFTY Veida Shabbat

NFTY Veida D’var Torah

This D’var Torah was presented by Austin Zoot, NFTY Religious & Cultural Vice-President, during NFTY’s Veida at the URJ Henry S. Jacobs camp in February. Shabbat Shalom. As our Torah readers so beautifully just read, this week’s Torah portion is Mishpatim, which is our first portion after the giving of the 10 commandments. After we see the big ten, we see a progression of what seem to be random laws. When you take a closer look, though, three of the most random elements of this text actually link together to strike a significant chord to our community that we have […]

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Posted in NFTY Veida, NFTY Board, NFTY RCVP, ShabbatComments (0)

Midwest Mash-Up

Melissa’s D’var Torah: Judges and Justice

NFTY leaders from the Chicago Area, Michigan, Missouri Valley, Northeast Lakes, Northern, and Ohio Valley regions collaborated at Goldman Union Camp Institute in Zionsville, IN, for the inaugural Midwest Mash-up Leadership Boot Camp event. Melissa Frey, director of Kutz Camp and associate director of NFTY, delivered the d’var torah based on parasha Shoftim. Just a week ago, I was at a place many of us have called home, the URJ’s Kutz Camp in Warwick, NY. I was working with our staff preparing camp for impending Hurricane Irene, when I received a call that the EIE Fall semester departure flight had […]

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Posted in NFTY North America, NFTY-NEL, NFTY-MV, URJ Kutz Camp, NFTY-MI, NFTY-CAR, NFTY-OV, NFTY-NOComments (1)

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