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NFTY-RCVP: Finding Family in Boise

On Friday night, NFTY NW prayed with the local congregants and the awesome Rabbi Dan Fink. It was apparent that from the second NFTYites stepped foot into the synagogue the CABI community was rejuvenated The Jews in southwestern Idaho are, for the most part, not teenagers. During the Saturday morning service led by NW RCVP Sarah Freyd, and NW Songleader Michael Fishman, the congregation got on their feet, smiling, and seemingly refreshed. I have never seen a community as impacted and genuinely happy to see so many teenagers storming through their doors.

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NFTY-PVP: Our Promised Land

This new year is our Promised Land; it is a brand new beginning, and a year full of promise. This Yom Kippur, don’t just say sorry, reflect on your year as a whole and prepare for a promising land ahead in 5775. Let’s make this a year that we’ll be proud of. Let’s make this a year in which we will be inscribed in the Book of Life.

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Throwback Thursday Mechina Edition

A little over a week ago, NFTY’s general board arrived at the URJ Kutz Camp for five days of learning, praying, and growing. While the event might be over, it’s time to throw it back to all of the incredible people and events that made the long weekend unforgettable. t

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NFTY-OV Study Kallah: Prayer and Perspective

Alongside all of the standard Winter Kallaot, Junior Youth Group retreats, and Social Action weekends, one event particularly piqued my interest. Ohio Valley hosts a Study Kallah every year at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion at their campus in Cincinnati. As a Religious and Cultural Vice President, I definitely fit the stereotype: this event sounded like one that I most definitely should attend.

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Human Divides: All Around Us, All Up To Us To Bridge

Human Divides: All Around Us, All Up To Us To Bridge

NFTY SAVP Avra Bossov reflects on the the difficulties each of us may face as we attempt to connect to those that may be different from us.

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Taylor Lyles and Joey Falk

How the URJ Camps Prepared Me To Be A NFTY Leader, part 1

In honor of this month’s URJ communication theme, “Focus on Youth,” each of our NFTY North American Board members will be examining how their URJ camping experience shaped their Jewish lives and leadership styles. First up, NFTY MCVP Taylor Lyles chronicles her journey from URJ Jacobs Camp to Kutz.

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