• NFTY-PAR 2019-2020 Regional Board Candidates

    We are thrilled to announce the 2019-2020 Regional Board Candidates!! Register for Elections on March 16 and have your voice heard as we elect our future leaders.


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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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  • Bringing Mini-Thon to NFTY-PAR

    Mini-Thon has always been such a huge part of my school’s culture. It is a major point of focus from the beginning of of the academic year until the Mini-Thon itself in February.


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  • On Hosting a NFTY Event: Our Congregation Beams with Pride

    Over MLK Weekend, Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel had the honor and pleasure of hosting NFTY-PAR’s WINSTY event. In true NFTY form, the idea of hosting came from our teens who brought the idea to our advisor last Spring.


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  • JYK: Then, Now, and Always

    Early this past December, NFTY-PAR held an event called Junior Youth Kallah. It was open to 6th-8th graders and was held at Camp Harlam. I was able to work with seven other teens to make this event possible and the experience was truly amazing.


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  • NFTY-PAR Presidential Address

    Over the last two years I have been privileged to have served this community. I have seen the impact we have on each other. I have seen the magic. Why do we do what we do? Why are we all here? This community is so unique. The conversations we have, the relationships we have, the fun we have, we too often take for granted. I know I did.


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  • How Do We Ensure Our Programs Are Inclusive

    Let’s take a brief moment before moving any further to take a quick survey. If you feel uncomfortable answering one of these questions that’s fine, however you should know that oftentimes stepping out of your comfort zone allows you to grow as a person. This is the point of being here after all, to learn and grow together. Simply raise your hand if you believe the situation applies to you.


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  • General Board Structure for 2016-2017

    This year, the NFTY-PAR General Board has been restructured with the intention of having stronger, more engaged leadership. This will allow the voices of PAR members to be better heard and will give many people valuable experiences on the regional level. Each member of the regional board will work hand-in-hand with committees that will help


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  • NFTY-PAR Recruitment and Retention Chairs Application

    Do you want to expand your leadership? Do you want to help NFTY-PAR grow and flurish? If the answer is yes, then you should run for one of our elected General Board positions, either our Recruitment or Retention Chair! Applications are due Friday, April 1. Retention and Recruitment Chair Application


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  • Walking into the World of NFTY

    Written by: Liam Anthony, AEFTY member MLK weekend, I attended WNSTY, my first NFTY event. Unfortunately, I am not an incredibly socially adept person. I have to rehearse my order a few times before the waiter comes, I struggle with public speaking, and my peers know that I am far from the most talkative person. So of course I


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