Landing in Israel

Landing in Israel

By Jacqueline Herman, Bus 5 Participant Stepping foot on the plane to Israel for the second time, but my first time with friends was such a special feeling. Everyone was having mixed emotions, but mostly excitement. For most of my friends this is their first time...
On the Wings of Eagles

On the Wings of Eagles

By Rabbi Rich Kirschen, Director So much of our trip this summer is dedicated to experiential Jewish learning and Jewish identity formation. NFTY in Israel presents an itinerary that tells the epic, 3,000-year-old, story of the Jewish people; or what Israelis call...
NFTY in Israel: A Reform Jewish Journey

NFTY in Israel: A Reform Jewish Journey

By Rabbi Rich Kirschen, Director As you are reading this, our teens are preparing for Shabbat services in the Galilee, on the Mediterranean coast, in Jerusalem and even in Krakow, Poland. This has been an intensive week for all our participants who have been exploring...