A Jewish Teen First, a NFTYite Second
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 »
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 »
Sometimes being a superhero doesnt have anything to do with a cape. Not to say that capes arent 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 »
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 »
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.
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