• NFTY-TOR Teens Advocate at Texas Capitol for Voting Rights with the URJ Religious Action Center

                              My name is Cameron Samuels, and I am a high school student from Houston, Texas where I serve on the RAC-TX Core Team as the NFTY-TOR Social Action Vice President. As a young person who will soon be 18-years-old later this year,


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  • NFTY-TOR 2021-2022 Regional Board Candidates

    Meet the candidates for 2021-2022 NFTY-TOR Regional Board   Elections will be held virtually on RJ On The GO’s NFTYx platform. Sign up for the events below, and click the “Join Now” button at the time the event starts. Meet the Candidates – Friday, April 23rd from 7:00pm to 9:00pm Central Regional Board Elections –


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  • Regional board election packets are now available!!!

    Regional Board Elections packets are out! If you or anyone you know wants to be on the 2021-2022 regional board, download the NFTY-TOR Elections Packet for the 2021-2022 program year from the link below. If you have any questions please reach out to NFTY-TOR President Camille Trawick tor-president@nfty.org or NFTY South Area Manager Rabbi Andrew


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  • Make Your Voice Heard in the Texas State Legislature this Year with RAC-TX!

    Make Your Voice Heard in the Texas State Legislature this Year with RAC-TX! By Erin Solka, NFTY-TOR Social Action Vice President 2020-2021 Shalom NFTY-TOR! We have many exciting opportunities planned for 2021, and one that I want to share with y’all is our involvement in the Texas Religious Action Center’s (RAC-TX) Legislative Campaign. RAC-TX is


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  • 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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