NFTY-NAR Albany Advocacy Day

Sunday, March 17 - Monday, March 18, 2019
The New York State Capitol, Albany, NY

Join us as we travel up to the Capitol Region on Sunday to learn about the issues, governement, and how to lobby, and to prepare our speeches. On Monday, we'll go to the Capitol to meet with our representatives.

We will happily provide absence notes for those missing school and 15 hours of community service.

  • User your voice to advocate for causes you care about and lobby your local elected officials
  • Learn from teen leaders, RAC staff and local experts about lobbying & advocacy
  • Meet new people and see your friends from NFTY, Camp, Israel and Mitzvah Corps
  • Participate in meaningful social action opportunities

Early Bird: $220 USD
Register by, Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Regular: $245 USD
Register by Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Space Available: $260 USD
Register after Wednesday, March 6, 2019
(must be approved by regional director)

This event is open to any Jewish teen in grades 9 to 12.


  • Meals included in the cost of the event.
  • Registration will be accepted after March 6, 2019 on a space-available basis.
  • Teens are expected to participate in the entire event. Fees are set at a full package rate and unfortunately we cannot prorate registration.
Participants may attend by bus or be driven to the event by an adult.

Bus Stop/Location Address Departure Time
Temple Israel of New Rochelle 1000 Pinebrook Blvd. New Rochelle, NY 9:15 am
Temple Beth Abraham 25 Leroy Avenue, Tarrytown, NY 9:45 am
Temple Beth Sholom 228 New Hempstead Rd, New City, NY 10956 10:15 AM
Temple Shaaray Tefila 250 E 79th Street, New York, NY 9:30am
Temple Sinai of Roslyn 425 Roslyn Road, Roslyn Heights, NY 8:45am

Participants and their families will receive a confirmation email prior to the event with additional information.
If you need to cancel, the registration fees you paid will be refunded as follows:

Through February 21, 2019 – 90%

Through February 28, 2019 – 75%

Through March 7, 2019 – 50%

After March 7, 2019 we will not be able to issue any refunds for cancellation. If you have a documented medical emergency and must cancel after March 7, 2019 you will be refunded 75% of the registration fees you paid. Please note that we cannot offer credits in exchange of refunds.

All cancellation must be in writing. We will accept cancellations by email to nftynar@urj.org. We’re sorry, but we cannot accept cancellations over the phone. Please allow up to six weeks after the conclusion of the event for your refund to be processed.