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Tzedek, Tzedek Tirdof

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My name is Ethan Stone, I am the President of NFTY Missouri Valley, and while I write to represent NFTY Missouri Valley, the views expressed here are my own. I just now got off the “Unpacking Race Relations in the United States” webinar run by NFTY. I had the pleasure of hearing the familiar voices of NFTY Staff and special guests Rabbi Randy Fleisher, a rabbi from Central Reform Congregation in Greater St. Louis; and Zoey Fleisher, Rabbi Fleisher’s daughter, co-President of Central Reform Congregation’s youth group CRFTY, and a good friend of mine. Topics that were discussed included the events in Ferguson and Staten Island and the worldwide repercussions of those events, the meaning of privilege and the applications of that knowledge in our daily lives, and different forms of racism.

MVP Monday: Finding Opportunities for Leadership

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NFTY Leadership is a great experience that few get the opportunity to enjoy. We have both been blessed with the privilege of being a part of our respective regional boards; however, there are moments where everyone has the chance to shine as a leader. Before running for our positions as MVPs, we both had been given the ability to be leaders without a title.

NFTY TBT: MV SLIID and SoCal Fall

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NFTY events are back! Check out the awesome fun going on at NFTY-MV SLIID Fall Kallah and SoCal Fall Kallah this past weekend!
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