• L’dor V’dor Kallah Legislation

    Next weekend at L’dor V’dor Kallah we will have our first Asefah – General Board Meeting. Members of NFTY-NEL have submitted the following legislation which will be discussed:


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  • 7 Incredible Opportunities For You and Your NFTY Friends

    Registration is open for Summer 2018 and more! From two new specialty summer camps, to leadership and social justice opportunities, to Israel and beyond. Visit urjyouth.org for your road map to adventure! 


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  • Elections Information

    Annually at our Spring Boards event, we host NFTY-NEL’s Regional Elections. The NFTY NEL Regional Board is comprised of a President, Programming Vice President, Social Action Vice President, Religious and Cultural Vice President, Membership Vice President, Communications Vice President and a unique 7th appointed position called the Nebbish.


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  • Submit a Piece of Legislation for Asefah at Winter Kallah!

    It’s the time of year when we start to figure out the future of the region. We are preparing for our business meeting at Winter Kallah. At this event we will be holding an Asefah, a full region board meeting.


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  • We’ll See YOU in the Windy City! #NFTYConvention 2017

    NFTY Convention is a one of a kind experience – bringing together more than 1,000 Reform Jewish teens from across North America. Come join us and be part of something bigger (it’s NFTY’s biggest event!), experience shaping a Movement, and have a great time.


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  • Understanding Hunger: It Takes More Than Empathy

    The SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) Challenge is a way for people like you and me to experience what it would be like to live off of the average daily food stamp benefit. You are given only $28.70 to buy a week’s worth of food, or $4.10 a day.


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  • We Can Do It

    “How does it feel to be a teen at the URJ Biennial?” The tell-tale green strip at the bottom of my name tag that reads “High School Attendee” evokes this question from most adults I find myself engaged in conversation with. As I give my typical response about how wonderful it is to be surrounded by 5,000 people that are passionate about Reform Judaism and to be able to fully participate in programs with these 5,000 people, the adult I am speaking with typically nods politely and moves the conversation away from the particular subject matter.


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