• Join NFTY Chicago Area Region (CAR) as we kickoff the school year on Sunday, August 30th at 5 PM central! We will have so many fun activities, including a virtual escape room, Kahoot, Israeli dancing, a concert with NFTY alum and current teen songleaders, “Are you than a 5th Grader”, and more! This event is

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  • Celebrate Shabbat With NFTY

    Join NFTY songleaders from around the country for a special Shabbat service. This service will be led by NFTY songleaders that have met every Friday since quarantine began in March, and they are excited to lead the NFTY community in prayer. This service is open to teens, youth group advisors, parents, and alumni. For questions,

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  • Be A Leader in NFTY-CAR: Apply to be on the Va’ad

     NFTY is an organization built on teen leadership and we need you all to continue to thrive! It is our goal to offer as much leadership as possible for any teen interested. To do so we have NFTY-CAR Va’adot! Formerly known as the NFTY-CAR Cabinet or Committees, being on the NFTY-CAR Va’ad will provide you

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  • NFTY Make a Change #BlackLivesMatter

    To the Jewish community that I value so much, The world needs your help. The world needs you to share your voice. Right now in this world, we are experiencing a tremendous amount of hate and acts of violence solely because of the color of a person’s skin. As a community that has/is been targeted

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  • NFTY Chicago Virtual Events

    We know that many in our community are home right now and we know that at a time like this, community is more important than ever.  Coming together – whether by doing activities, learning or just being, is a great way to connect even as we are physically separated. The NFTY Chicago community is coming

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  • Mazel Tov Class of 2019!

    Last weekend, NFTY CAR joined together for their last event of the year, Kolbo. Kolbo is always bittersweet because although we get to welcome so many new faces into our community, we also need to say goodbye to our beloved seniors. Each graduating member of NFTY has impacted our community in more ways than one

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  • My Son Discovered His Jewish Identity at NFTY

    To find a place in this world is a treasure. To feel that something matters in this world is a gift. To sense that one is a part of something far greater than oneself might offer us purpose in life. In the book of Proverbs we read, “Train up a child in the way they should go, and when they are old, they will not depart from it.”

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  • Meet the Candidates for the NFTY-CAR Regional Board

    NFTY CAR is governed by a board of teen leaders who are selected to serve a one-year term. We are excited to introduce the candidates for the 2019-2020 Regional Board! Elections will be on March 31st from 3:00 – 8:00 PM at Beth Tikvah. They are open to 8th-12th graders.

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  • Why We Loved NFTYpalooza 2018!

    Shalom NFTY-CAR! On September 3rd we had our annual kickoff event.  This year’s theme was NFTYpalooza. Some highlights included: inflatables (like a jousting arena and human hungry hungry hippo), R & B City DJ, and live music from Six on Friday, our favorite local band.  It was a fun way to start off the new year, see all of our friends, and connect high schoolers in NFTY with teens from NFTY678, our middles school program.

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