• Save the Dates! NFTY-SW 2017-2018 Regional Event Calendar

    NFTY is a community for Reform Jewish high school students. Participants build friendships, lifelong Reform Jewish identities, and leadership skills through community building, worship, social action, and experiential youth-led Jewish educational programming.


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  • NFTY-SW Spring Kallah 2017 Highlights

    Our Spring Kallah at the Holiday Inn was a fantastic way to end the year! The weekend was filled with learning, Judaism, friends, and fun. We elected and installed the 2017-2018 NFTY-SW Regional Board and said goodbye to the senior class of 2017. Read on for highlights of the weekend.


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  • Social Issues are Jewish issues

    Earlier this week, I posted on social media pictures of two women I met while exploring Chicago before attending NFTY Convention 2017. I included the following text:


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  • Taking Care of Ourselves

    More than three weeks have passed since NFTY-SW left Winter Kallah, where we learned about mental and physical health in Scottsdale, Arizona. Throughout the weekend we participated in educational and interactive programs while learning about our mental and physical health.


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  • Awareness of Silent Disabilities

    At this past NFTY-SW Winter Kallah , we worked together to raise awareness about silent disabilities and ways we, as a NFTY region and as individuals, can be better allies to those with silent disabilities.


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  • Top 10 Moments from NFTY-SW Winter Kallah

    NFTY-SW spent our very first Winter Kallah in Scottsdale, AZ reuniting, learning about physical and mental health, and working on community service projects. Our first Winter Kallah was a true success and we are excited for many more in the upcoming future.


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  • Support NFTY Today!

    Growing up, our parents seem to chose our path of Judaism. Hebrew school, B’nei Mitzvah, Confirmation… but NFTY is what we choose for ourselves.


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  • Words of Advice for New Members

    Your first few NFTY events can be little overwhelming. Starting off your journey in NFTY-SW may be challenging, however, you will be surrounded by an amazing Kehillah Kedoshah (holy community) to help get you started and support you.


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  • I Can’t Vote Yet, But I Can Help Influence Others

    On October 19th, I was fortunate enough to attend the third and final Presidential Debate of the 2016 election. Sitting on floor level, I listened as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton talked about multiple issues, including Immigration, National Debt, Foreign Affairs, and the Supreme Court.


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  • Reflecting on Yom Kippur

    It’s been around three weeks since NFTY-SW left Fall Kallah, in Prescott, AZ. During Fall Kallah, Max Cohen, our Religious & Cultural Vice-President led the region in a program called,“Preparing for the High Holidays.” During Max’s program, NFTYites explored the meaning of Yom Kippur and why it is significant to each of us.


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