For 75 years, NFTY has offered thousands of young people the opportunity to explore and live Reform Judaism. Through programs that are offered by nearly 500 Reform congregations, 19 geographic NFTY regions, and on a North American level, teens are encouraged to forge Jewish identities in consonance with the values of Reform Judaism. Participation in NFTY helps teens build confidence, friendships and leadership skills through experiential youth-led educational programming including social justice projects, worship, and community-building initiatives. NFTY is open to teens in grades 6 to 12.
Every two years, one thousand Jewish high school students from all over North America spend five incredible days together at NFTY Convention. They attend over 200 interactive workshops on current events and hot topics, hear from well-known speakers, sing and dance during concerts and song sessions, and celebrate Shabbat. Learn more.