• 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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  • Highlights from Fall Kallah 2016

    It’s already been over two weeks since we said goodbye to the beautiful Prescott Pines where we spent Fall Kallah. Around 180 NFTYites attended Fall, and it was definitely a weekend to remember. Fall left us missing our special NFTY-SW community, and ready for Winter Kallah to come. Read on for some of the weekend highlights…


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  • Rising Leaders at Leadership Training Institute

    When I think of NFTY, I think of a tight-knit community of leaders who are willing to do anything to make an impact on the world around them. Honestly, I did not have a complete understanding of this idea until I attended Leadership Training Institute (LTI) in El Paso, Texas.


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