Shalom and welcome to NFTY's Southwest Region! NFTY is a movement that builds strong, welcoming, inspired communities through teen-powered engagement. Together, we pursue tikkun olam, personal growth, youth empowerment, and deep connections, all rooted in Reform Judaism.NFTY’s Southwest Region (NFTY-SW) encompasses Arizona; New Mexico; Las Vegas, NV; and El Paso, TX. More about NFTY-SW >

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After a 5 year hiatus we will be returning to Camp Stein for Fall Kallah. We need staff! Apply today and save the date.
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High Hopes for the High Holidays

By Shir Attias,  NFTY-SW Religious and Cultural Vice-President I remember the high holidays as a kid very well: huge dinner tables laden with soups, meats, and deserts; long winded services telling us to ask for forgiveness and look forward to a new year. I remember the long sermons prompting introspection, and I remember twiddling my thumbs unable, as a child, to fathom the concepts of new beginnings.  As a kid, all Rosh Hashanah meant was eating delicious honey cakes, and all Yom Kippur meant was eating delicious honey cakes while taunting my parents. But as my friends and I outgrew […]

Becoming the Leader of Me

The NFTY-SW Leadership Training Institute took teen leaders from workshop to workshop, program to program, but one in particular stood out to me. Lynne Butner, our NFTY-SW Regional Director, wrote a program on the Science of Character where she utilized the Let it Ripple video by Tiffany Shlain on character building.

This Is Where I Belong

NFTY-Southwest has never been a quiet region. We sing loud and we cheer even louder. There was no better place for us to show that spirit than at this year’s Leadership Training Institute (LTI) at Temple Emanu-El in Tucson, AZ. Wildcat country.
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