Why I Stand For Gun Violence Prevention

The Clipboard: News from the URJ Youth, Camp & Israel Programs

January 28, 2016 | 18 Shevat 5776

Why I Stand For Gun Violence Prevention Why I Stand For Gun Violence Prevention
NFTY Southwest

Eva Turner was 12 years old when Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was shot outside of a grocery store located just 20 minutes from her temple in Tucson, AZ. Three years later, Eva joined other teens at the URJ Kutz Camp to take action in support of gun violence prevention. Read more »

How I Raised $10,000 for ALS How I Raised $10,000 for ALS
NFTY New York Area

When Ian Myer took on a mitzvah project as part of becoming a Bar Mitzvah, he didn’t know he would get to have phone conversations with star players from the Yankees. What he got in turn was a way to bring his longtime passion to life while discovering the courage to change the lives of others. Read more »

How the Religious Action Center (RAC) Magnified Our Social Impact How the Religious Action Center (RAC) Magnified Our Social Impact
NFTY Central West

When one NFTY region decided to partner with the RAC to plan their fall event, they were able to delve into important issues like homelessness, LGBTQ rights, and mental health in new ways like never before. Teens gathered in social action tracks to research policy, propose political action, and write letters to congress. Read more »

63 Teens Arrive in Israel as the Spring 2016 Semester Begins 63 Teens Arrive in Israel as the Spring 2016 Semester Begins
NFTY-EIE High School in Israel

In spite of the incredible snowstorm that brought transportation to a standstill last weekend, the spring 2016 semester of the NFTY-EIE High School in Israel commenced this week. Read more »

My Incredible Experience at Netzer Veida My Incredible Experience at Netzer Veida
NFTY

One passionate Reform Jewish teen was part of NFTY’s delegation to the Netzer Veida in Israel, joining a group of 30 young adults from all over the world to connect, learn and inspire. She shares her six days on the field, where she got to witness the refugee crisis with her very own eyes. Read more »

Working at Camp Prepared Me to be a Sports Journalist Working at Camp Prepared Me to be a Sports Journalist
URJ Camp George

In crossing over from camp to career, one dedicated Camp George staff member writes of the lessons she learned from the summer grass fields to covering stories on the field in professional sports. Attending to campers and interviewing sports players may have more things in common than you’d think. Read more »

We're Jewish, But...Paperclips: More Stories from Around the Web paperclips

Union for Reform Judaism Youth Programs
Find a Youth Program  •  Campaign for Youth Engagement

Join us on social media