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Not Four Years but Forever

Not Four Years but Forever

School’s out for summer… or at least Hebrew school is! My son Lathan, while waiting to graduate secular high school at the end of June, officially completed 13 years (including kindergarten) of Hebrew school, which he lovingly refers to as “Jew school.” In those 13 years, Lathan has seen countless changes in our synagogue’s staffing and structure, including the merger of our congregation with another. He also served as a madrich for the third grade class, helped paint a mural in the school wing, and had amazing Hebrew High School experiences, including a trip to Germany to learn about survival, history, and the Holocaust.

It was the Hebrew High School curriculum that allowed my out-of-the-box thinker son to thrive. While still structured, the curriculum allowed for open discussions, where no topic was taboo. He challenged his classmates, teachers, and the clergy – sometimes just because it was fun to do. He brought his classroom discussions home, challenging my wife, daughter, and me, and into his secular high school, challenging his teachers and classmates there.

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NFTY-STR: TYGs Come Together for Big Event

Our goal was to be inclusive and welcoming to all who wished to participate. With over 60 Jewish teens, we were successful.

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The Makings of a Leader

What does it mean to be on Regional Board? Most of us would probably say that to be on Regional Board is to be an exceptional leader and role model. But really, what does that mean? What does it mean to be a true youth leader?

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Avi Mayerhoff, NFTY-NO

NFTY-NO: Leading by Example

While NFTY-Northern prepares for Spring Kallah in April, the Temple Youth Groups (TYG) that make up our region are busy with their own events.

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TYG Tuesday! This week we visit with NFTY-NO’s KRAFTY and check out everything they’re up to and what we can expect in the future.

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NFTY-NO: The impact of Temple Youth Groups (TYG)

TYGs (Temple Youth Groups) work hard to create events for participants to enjoy. Their effort and passion is clearly evident in their planning process, outreach, and final product.

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