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NFTY Goes to Netzer Veida: MLK Day at Har Hertzl

NFTY Goes to Netzer Veida: MLK Day at Har Hertzl

As the sun was dawning on Martin Luther King Jr. day in the United States, the Netzer Veida delegates were engaged in a tour of Mount Herzl and the Herzl Museum in Jerusalem. During one of the presentations, we were asked for one name of some leader who we believed to be inspirational. As we went around and shared our responses, I, as well as another delegate from London, mentioned MLK. Interestingly enough, the very next section of the discussion moved on to Herzl’s views on Israel, with the famous words “If you will it, it is no dream.” This […]

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NFTY President & NFTY RCVP in Tel Aviv

NFTY Goes to Netzer Veida: The Trip

Within a 20 hour travel day, I crossed the ocean, covered three continents, and traveled over 6,200 miles to travel from Indianapolis to Tel Aviv. We traveled to experience Netzer Olami’s Veida, which will happen throughout next week.

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This is My Campaign: The NFTY President Reflects on his Biennial Experiences

This is My Campaign: The NFTY President Reflects on his Biennial Experiences

After having the unbelievable privilege of meeting and speaking with President Obama about 30 minutes before he spoke to the URJ Biennial participants, I had a feeling he was going to say something about NFTY.

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NFTY-SW Fall Kallah: Community in the Desert

NFTY-SW Fall Kallah: Community in the Desert

I would say it took me nearly two years of event attendance and Facebook conversations with its members to become comfortable in NFTY-Northern. So when I packed my bags for my trip to NFTY-Southwest, I wondered how I was to reach that same level of comfort in just four days of being with them.

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Presidents Appearing at Biennial

Which President is scheduled to appear at the URJ Biennial?

We are thrilled to share with you the exciting news – President Obama is scheduled to speak at the URJ Biennial! All teen delegates to the NFTY Leaders Assembly at Biennial will be a part of this historic moment.

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How the URJ Camps Prepared Me To Be A NFTY Leader, part 5

How the URJ Camps Prepared Me To Be A NFTY Leader, part 5

Concluding our series on the formative impact that URJ camping had in shaping the leadership of the North American Board, Forrest Yesnes, NFTY President, talks about learning to love Kutz Camp while embracing becoming a Jewish leader.

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