• Mental Health Hopscotch: Repairing The World Through Sidewalk Chalk Art…One Smile at a Time

    My name is Carter Matheny and I designed the Mental Health Hopscotch. A Mental Health Hopscotch is a researched-based sidewalk chalk art that helps hoppers improve their mental health. When participants jump on the squares and do the tasks, they are doing activities that are scientifically proven to help boost their mood. Participants do activities


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  • Spring Kallah Update

    NFTY-TOR, As you have seen, Spring Kallah has been cancelled. This was a painful decision, but the health and safety of our community always comes first. The regional board is already hard at work planning virtual experiences, both for the weekend of Spring Kallah and in the immediate future. While we will not be gathering


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  • Camp Magic Extends Beyond the Summer

    By Emery Johnson-Bell Every year my friends would try to convince me to go to year-round events at Greene Family Camp, but I never signed up. I was scared that going to camp for only a few days would somehow take away from the magic of the summer because it had always been this sacred


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  • NFTY Teens Rejoice At URJ Greene Family Camp

    The following article appeared in the September 12, 2019 edition of the Jewish Herald-Voice and can be accessed online on their website. By Cameron Samuels, 2019-2020 NFTY-TOR Social Action Chair While many spent their Labor Day weekend at home barbecuing, Reform Jewish teens from Texas and Oklahoma enjoyed a “Summerpalooza,” packed with ’90s-themed fun. The


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  • Introducing our new Website

    Dear NFTY-TOR, Hello from our own NFTY-TOR website, after all this time. I hope you can feel my excitement through the screen, because it’s definitely here. This URL means so much to this community. The creation of a NFTY-TOR website has been a sky-high goal present in Regional Board candidates’ platforms for years. The idea


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