• The Obligation of Asking Questions

    By Rabbi Rich Kirschen, Director Tonight, some of our teens will be spending Shabbat in the city of Krakow, Poland while others will be experiencing morning prayer in the Negev desert. Other teens will be saying kiddush surrounded by the rolling hills of the Galilee, and then there are those teens who will be saying […]


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  • Instagram Takeover

    This summer, we are having each bus takeover the @nftyisrael Instagram page for one day! Check out the schedule to follow along the journey:  


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  • Meet Your Staff, West Coast in Israel!

    Hey West Coast in Israel, are you excited to depart for Israel tomorrow?! Here is a quick look at your staff for the summer.


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  • A Step-by-Step Guide for Departure Day

    Our first buses leave for Israel in less than 4 weeks! This means we’re about to facilitate 470 teens transferring through our various gateway airports on their way to Israel or Europe. Fortunately, they’re not all traveling on the same day!


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  • Tangible Memories: The NFTY in Israel Travel Journal

    By Dan Garwood, North American Coordinator If you asked me what I’m most excited for this summer, one of my answers would be the incredibly creative ways that participants will use the NFTY in Israel Travel Journal! We’ve mailed a copy of the Travel Journal to every participant, so everyone on the trip this summer […]


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  • Ready for Summer 2019? Here’s how to follow along the journey

    Welcome families! This summer, your teen will embark on the journey of a lifetime with NFTY in Israel! Our team, in New York and Israel are working tirelessly to prepare for another amazing summer! As you prepare for the departure of your teen, we want to take a moment to share with you how you can stay in touch and share in their experience this summer.


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