• Experiencing the Start-Up Nation For a Summer

    By the time I graduated high school, I had spent thirteen summers at Jewish camps, eight summers at Jewish overnight camps, and attended 21 NFTY events.  Despite all of these years of Jewish programming, I was missing a connection to Israel. I had learned about and admired Israel for my entire life, but hadn’t traveled to the country, and subsequently lacked a deep connection to the land. 

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  • 45 NFTY Events

    While driving back to Cincinnati from Chicago after Thanksgiving, my fiancee and I played a fun little game, counting the number of NFTY events each of us had attended. I am a product of the Chicago Area Region, she a Southwest alum.

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  • NFTY College Alumni in DC Event Recap

    As many NFTY alums will attest, NFTY never truly leaves you. Between the incredible memories, powerful Jewish moments, and friends that last a lifetime, the impact of NFTY continues for many years after you graduate from high school.

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  • August 2016 Newsletter: Let’s Get Together and Feel Alright!

    Meet NFTY alum Evan Traylor, who is the URJ’s first Presidential Fellow for Millennial Engagement. In this exciting new role, Evan will focus on engaging college students and young adults in Jewish life.

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  • NFTY Parents Class of 2016: The Connection Continues

    Consider making a gift to NFTY in honor of your child’s graduation. For gifts of $54 or more, we’ll send your child (or you!) a NFTY alumni T-shirt.

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