• It’s Time to Talk About It: Racial Injustice in America

    As June 1st marks the end of my first term and the beginning of my second term as NFTY-GER’s Social Action Vice President, I cannot help but reflect on the state of the world, our country, and our movement. We are undoubtedly living in a painful moment of time. Our worldview has been reshaped by


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  • Liam’s Leadership Lessons: Chapter 6 – Elevating Leadership

    Hi, NFTY! I’m Liam Klass, NFTY-GER PVP, back for my final blog post in my series. It has been quite a year to say the least. Now that we have worked through yet another program year, it is important that we elevate the future leadership of our movement. Whether it be on the NFTY-GER (regional)


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  • Liam’s Leadership Lessons: Chapter 5 – Communication is Key!

    Hi friends! Welcome back to Liam’s Leadership Lessons! In this chapter, we will be reviewing how communications play a big role in Temple Youth Group (TYG) leadership. Members must be notified about a TYG’s events, dinners, and community service opportunities, but how? There are many ways that TYGs communicate. Whether it be by social media


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  • Introducing the Candidates for 5780-5781 NFTY-GER Regional Board

    Listed below are the candidates for the upcoming NFTY-GER Regional Board Elections. If you aren’t registered already, sign up today and join us on Sunday, March 22 at Barnert Temple in Franklin Lakes, NJ and help decide the future direction for our region! Liam Klass is a junior from Marlboro, NJ and is excited to


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  • Liam’s Leadership Lessons: Chapter 4 – Recruit Yo’ Self

    Hi everyone! It’s Liam Klass, your Programming Vice President, back again for another blog post. Before we dissect this month’s leadership topic, I wanted to debrief a bit on recent events in NFTY-GER. The Rutgers Hillel Shabbat Services and Dinner experience was truly incredible! Being able to sing loudly and proudly with current GERites and


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  • Run for 2020-2021 NFTY-GER Regional Board!

    Dear GERites, We invite you to consider running for NFTY-GER’s 2020-2021 Regional Board. Being a Regional Board member is a big commitment, but it’s also an incredibly exciting opportunity for you to contribute your talents to our community and serve your fellow GERites. Please take a look at the NFTY-GER Elections Packet 2020. It has


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  • Liam’s Leadership Lessons: Chapter 3 – Creative Service Planning

    Hey y’all! It’s Liam Klass, your Programming Vice President! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season full of cheer, latkes, gift giving and receiving, and sleeping in! I am excited to see how we grow and thrive in this new year and new decade! I was also pumped to see you all at URJ


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  • Liam’s Leadership Lessons: Chapter 2 – Social Action 101

    Hey NFTY-GER! It’s Liam Klass, your Programming Vice President, signing on for another leadership lesson! This month’s lesson is very important to the foundations of Judaism and NFTY…social action! What do you think of when you hear the phrase “social action”? Do you think of Tikkun Olam (Repairing the World) and Tzedakah (Justice and Equity)?


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  • NFTY-GER’s Influencer Codes

    When registering for an event, did you wonder what those “influencer codes” were all about? These influencers are members of NFTY-GER who help spread the word about different NFTY-GER events by talking to friends, Temple Youth Groups, and also by posting on social media!  Influencers are given a code that participants can use during event


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  • Join a NFTY-GER Committee!

    Hi everyone! My name is Caroline McKinnon, and I am NFTY-GER President this year. Part of my goal for this year was to restructure our leadership team. Part of this means redefining what committees mean in NFTY-GER. This year, we are offering 5 different and unique committees! They are as follows… Taste of NFTY Committee-


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