• 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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  • NFTY-NAR 2017-2018/5777-5778 Events Calendar

    We are so excited to share our regional event dates for the 2017-2018 school year!


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  • Announcing NFTY-NY Area’s Candidates for Regional Board, 5777-5778/2017-2018

    We are thrilled to announce this year’s candidates for NFTY-NAR’s Regional Board! This year we have 14 excellent candidates running for positions on our Executive Board and Board of Directors.


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  • BetterTogether – Fine Arts, Temple Beth David, Commack, NY

    BetterTogether – Fine Arts, a branch of URJ Better Together, is an inter-generational visual arts program. During this program, teens and seniors shared stories and learned how to translate those stories into beautiful works of fine art that were displayed through an end-of-year exhibition at Temple Beth David.


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  • BetterTogether – Bubbe and Zayde’s Kitchen, Temple Shaaray Tefila NYC

    Bubbe and Zayde’s Kitchen, a branch of URJ Better Together, is an inter-generational culinary arts program. During monthly sessions, teens and seniors meet and work with a professional chef and Jewish educator to explore their passion for cooking, discuss how Jewish foods serve as a legacy for Jewish heritage, and share their personal stories about Jewish food.


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  • BetterTogether – Adopt-A-Survivor, Temple Sinai of Roslyn

    Adopt a Survivor, a branch of URJ Better Together, is a Holocaust Education program that brings together 7th graders and Holocaust survivors to learn about our Jewish past and transfer the survivor’s powerful stories that make up our modern Jewish narrative.


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  • Save the Dates! Next Year’s NFTY Calendar!

    We are excited to publicly share the official 2016-2017 NFTY NY Area Regional Calendar. While the calendar looks similar to previous years, we want to take a moment to highlight some of the changes to next year’s calendar as well as some new strategies that will help our region continue to grow.


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  • Apply Today for the 2016-2017 NFTY NY Area Regional Cabinet!

    As we continue to evolve as a region, we are thrilled to announce the cabinet structure for the 2016-2017 NFTY year. The NFTY-NAR cabinet structure provides many leadership opportunities for members of our region, and helps us continue to move along our path of reaching our goals of more than quintupling the number of Jewish teens involved in NFTY NY Area regional programming and events by 2020.


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  • Why haven’t I been asked for NFTY dues?

    Yes – you’ve heard right, NFTY is in the process of removing the requirement of NFTY dues in order to open our doors more fully and allow more teens to participate in the incredible experiences that we provide.


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  • What do you stand for?

    On March 6th & 7th, 45 Jewish teens representing over 20 URJ congregations from the NY Area went to Albany to lobby our state legislators on social justice issues that matter to us as NFTYites. After spending Sunday learning about four different issues – Gun Violence Prevention, Economic Justice, Transgender Rights and Education – we prepared lobby speeches and met with our State Assembly Members and Senators.


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