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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

St. Louis teens appointed NFTY Regional Board officers

St. Louis teens appointed NFTY Regional Board officers

JEWISH LIGHT STAFF June 6, 2021

NFTY Missouri Valley has announced its 2021-2022 Regional Board officers. They are: • President: Sarah Malter, an incoming junior who attends Parkway Central High School and United Hebrew Congregation. • Programming vice president:...

Fifty-one teens from St. Louis and 50 others from BBYO’s Mid-America Region took part in BBYO’s International Convention in 2018.  

St. Louis youth groups build sense of community among Jewish teens

By Halle Wasserman, Sophomore, Whitfield School October 10, 2019

Jewish youth groups are important to many Jewish teens across St. Louis. Youth groups can encourage teens to get more involved in Jewish activities. There are four youth groups across the St. Louis area: NCSY, NFTY, USY and BBYO. Sarah Kline, a junior...

Students involved in NFTY enjoy their Winter Chavurah at United Hebrew Congregation.

United Hebrew Congregation hosts NFTY convention

BY GABE FLEISHER, FRESHMAN, JOHN BURROUGHS SCHOOL February 8, 2017

United Hebrew Congregation in Chesterfield hosted about 180 Jewish teens from around the Midwest for a National Federal of Temple Youth (NFTY) Chavurah. UH’s  youth group busily prepared for the event, which took place from Jan. 13 to 16.“I [was]...

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