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NFTY-STR: Ice Cubes and Rocks

This past Wednesday, September 3, SchZFTY (Congregation Schaarai Zedek’s temple youth group) hosted their first open house, a forum for our teens to simply hang out and get to know one another on a much more personal level. As decided by our youth advisor, Lindsey Morgan, and myself, at each open house of the 2014-2015 year, SchZFTYites will have the unique opportunity to participate in a 30 to 45 minute program addressing a social action theme correlating to either NFTY-STR SAVP (Social Action Vice President) Noah Baker’s Monthly Mitzvah Theme, or a congregation-wide tzedakah theme. As SchZFTY’s SAVP, one of my responsibilities is to collaborate with Lindsey and our programming team to write and conduct these programs.

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NFTY-PAR: United Donations

NFTY brings thousands of Jewish teenagers from across the country together. People might ask the significance of NFTY and one might answer, “to form friendships” while another might say, “to learn about Judaism.” It took me a while to realize what made NFTY special to me as an individual.

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NFTY-PAR: Operation Inclusion

During Summer Leadership Kallah, participants were able to sign up for two sessions of board workshops. Workshops varied from teaching about how to turn something negative in your life to a poistive to evaluating what body language means to teaching the value and importance of clear communication. My workshop was about one of the three North American campaigns NFTY is focusing on in the upcoming year. These campaigns include discussing LGBTQIA rights, taking a stand on gun violence, and, NFTY’s guide to inclusion.

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NFTY’s SAVP Visits NFTY-NE’s December Institute

NFTY’s SAVP Visits NFTY-NE’s December Institute

Last week, I traveled to NFTY Northeast’s December Institute at URJ Eisner Camp, where I once again found myself thinking: “This is what it’s all about.”

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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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NFTY-NO Social Action Newsletter

Every month I am planning on putting up a blog post to inform you of some social justice issues going on in our world today. Through this, I hope that you will be able to find and issue that you feel really passionate about and will inspire you to fight for change.

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