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Wherever you find Reform Jewish teenagers, you'll also find NFTY! As the youth arm of the Union for Reform Judaism, NFTY (North American Federation of Temple Youth) brings together teens from over 450 Temple Youth Groups (TYGs) throughout the United States and Canada. These TYGs are in turn divided into 19 regions. NFTY Regional events bring teens together throughout the year for learning, fun, worship, community service and fellowship. Our programs help young Jewish adults to build and strengthen lifetime ties with each other and Reform Judaism.

NFTY was founded in 1939 as the youth arm of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations (now Union for Reform Judaism). It was created at the urging of the National Federation of Temple Sisterhoods on order to provide an outlet for young people to engage in the life of their synagogues . 

NFTY Chicago Area Region
Congregations in NFTY-CAR
NFTY-CAR brings together Reform Jewish Teens from the suburbs and surrounding cities of Chicago, as well as northwestern Indiana.

NFTY Missouri Valley Region
Congregations in NFTY-MV
NFTY-MV brings together Reform Jewish Teens from Missouri, Iowa, Illinois (outside of Chicago), Nebraska, Kansas, Wyoming and Colorado.

NFTY Northeast Lakes Region
Congregations in NFTY-NEL
NFTY-NEL brings together Reform Jewish Teens from Northern Ohio, Western Pennsylvania, Western and Upstate New York and the province of Ontario (except for Windsor).

NFTY Ohio Valley Region
Congregations in NFTY-OV
NFTY-OV brings together Reform Jewish Teens from Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, Central and Southern Ohio and western West Virginia.

NFTY Michigan Region
Congregations in NFTY-MI
NFTY-MI brings together Reform Jewish Teens from all over Michigan.

NFTY Northeast Region
Congregations in NFTY-NE
NFTY-NE brings together Reform Jewish Teens from Upstate New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine and Montreal, Canada.

NFTY Northern Region
Congregations in NFTY-NO
NFTY-NO brings together Reform Jewish Teens from Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota and the central provinces of Canada.

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