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A Jewish Teen First, a NFTYite Second
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Blake Dickler from NFTY's Mid Atlantic Region participated in a joint meeting with teen leaders from BBYO and NFTY. After this experience, his thoughts and beliefs about being involved in a Jewish youth movement completely changed. "It isn't the specific youth movement that matters; what matters is that we, as Jewish teens, have a community to which we can turn." Read more »

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Rabbi Rick Jacobs: "NFTY and BBYO: We Can Make Each Other Stronger">

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URJ Camp Chazak at Eisner and Crane Lake

Shayna has attended Camp Chazak for the last two summers, and she has one word to describe camp: "Awesome." Camp Chazak is a one-week program for children with various special needs, giving them the opportunity to have a Reform Jewish camp experience. Read more »

Camp Colemen Announces a New Program for Young Adults with Disabilities>

Superman Sam
A Real 8-year-old Superhero  cat-camps2 cat-nfty2
URJ Camp Newman

Sometimes being a superhero doesn’t have anything to do with a cape. Not to say that capes aren’t fashionable, but everyday superheroes seem to be changing the world without them. Superman Samuel Sommer showed us all what a true superhero looks like. Read more »
Zakary Kadish is his brother's keeper
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URJ Goldman Union Camp Institute

When Zakary Kadish was overseas last summer on a teen tour with NFTY, his younger brother, Ethan, was struck by lightning while playing Frisbee at Goldman Union Camp Institute. The strike left Ethan with a devastating brain injury and a long, unknown road to recovery. It has not only changed the family but cast Kadish, 16, into the role of passionate advocate for his brother. Read more »
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NFTY-EIE High School in Israel

As the NFTY-EIE Spring 2014 students prepared for their first all-day tiyul, there was a communal excitement that flowed through the entire group in anticipation of an amazing day of walking, learning and exploring. Upon arriving at the Tayelet, they were greeted by an absolutely incredible view of the City of David. Read more »

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