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New Year, New Teen Leadership Opportunities

Michelle Shapiro Abraham, MAJE, RJE
October 20, 2020
Now more than ever, our world needs strong leaders. And now, more than ever, our teens – who are looking for purpose and direction – need support to become the leaders they want to be. 

Announcing NFTYx: A Space for Teens to Create

Fletcher Block
Michelle Shapiro Abraham, MAJE, RJE
August 18, 2020
For NFTY teen leaders and staff, this summer has been all about brainstorming, strategizing, and planning for the future of NFTY. We are thrilled to announce the launch of NFTYx, a space where teens can turn their ideas into experiences for others.

Leadership Lessons in the Time of Corona from URJ Heller High

Rabbi Loren Sykes
April 16, 2020

While evaluating my role in handling the situation, I found that the leadership skills I acquired over the years in different organizations and settings served me well in dealing with COVID-19. Most of these skills were learned as a camp counselor.