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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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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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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

New Year’s Eve is one of my favorite nights of the entire year. I love watching the ball drop in Times Square, hearing the fireworks booming in the night sky, and wearing the crazy glasses and hats to ring in the New Year. It’s a time to look forward to a clean slate.

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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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NFTY Regions: 19 Lights Among the Nation

NFTY Regions: 19 Lights Among the Nation

NFTY RCVP Austin Zoot Travelled to Vashon Island, Washington for the NFTY-Northwest Fall Kallah. Here he recounts the warmth, compassion, and community he felt while at the event, and discusses lessons learned from the event.

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