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Mindy Lee is awarded with NFTY-TOR Life Membership 0

Mindy Lee is awarded with NFTY-TOR Life Membership

Posted on Apr 19, 2019 in From the Blog

Last weekend, the NFTY-TOR regional board passed a resolution to grant Life Membership to our very own Assistant Director, Mindy Lee. NFTY-TOR Life Membership is the region’s highest honor, and the region awarded it to her in honor of the service and impact she has had on hundreds of teens throughout her years of service to the region. Read the Resolution below: Resolution to Grant Life Membership to Mindy Lee Submitted to NFTY-TOR at NFTY-TOR Spring Kallah 2019 WHEREAS ​Article VI, Section D of the NFTY Constitution states “The NFTY General Board may honor any individual or individuals by granting them Life Membership”; and, WHEREAS​ individuals considered for NFTY Life Membership must meet the following criteria: 1. The individual must have committed no less than seven years of direct service to NFTY so that all are tangibly impacted, in some way, by the gifts of this individual. 2. The individual must have demonstrated a combination of hands-on and support-role membership. 3. The individual must embody NFTY’s Thirteen Principles, and be seen as a role model to NFTY’s constituents; and, WHEREAS​ Mindy has gone above and beyond in her role as NFTY-TOR Regional Director; and, WHEREAS​ her contributions of knowledge, experience and mentorship to her fellow NFTY-TOR Youth Workers has...

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The Future is NOW! GFC Construction Update 0

The Future is NOW! GFC Construction Update

Posted on Mar 28, 2019 in From the Blog

Cabin A is now complete! New floor space has been added thanks to built-in storage cubbies and windows. All exterior walls have been replaced with weather- resistant Hardieplank along with a fresh, multi-colored paint job. The cabin has also had blow-in foam insulation added and a new roof.

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Meet the 2019-2020 NFTY-TOR Regional Board Candidates 0

Meet the 2019-2020 NFTY-TOR Regional Board Candidates

Posted on Mar 23, 2019 in From the Blog

The teen Spring Kallah track at Spring Camp will feature the very best our region has to offer with spirited and musical Shabbat celebrations, fun and interactive teen-led mixers and programs, and an unforgettable NFTY Prom and “After Prom” Kikar Party that will feature a glow-in-the-dark silent disco, a foam tent, and interactive video game truck as well as a food truck and Steel City Pops. Amid great programming and enjoying time on camp, we will be celebrating the senior class and welcoming 8th graders into our NFTY-TOR community.

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GFC Goes To Washington: RAC L’Taken Seminar 0

GFC Goes To Washington: RAC L’Taken Seminar

Posted on Mar 14, 2019 in From the Blog

The weekend of March 1st, teens from GFC joined with teens from across the United States for the L’Taken Seminar, a social justice weekend in Washington DC hosted by the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism. The social justice weekends combine hands-on Jewish learning and advocacy in our nation’s capitol. Throughout the weekend, teens visit the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, they join together with over 400 participants for a spiritual Havdalah experience at the Jefferson Memorial, and they learn about the Jewish Reform movement’s stance on social justice issues.

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