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  • URJ and NFTY sued over sand fly bites on Israel youth trip

    By Jared Sichel

    May 21, 2015 | 5:10 pm

    Parents of four Jewish high school students in Los Angeles County filed a lawsuit on May 4 alleging that the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) and its youth movement, the North American Federation of Temple Youth (NFTY), did not adequately warn and protect their children from infected...

  • NFTY’s Unintentional lesson

    February 20, 2013 | 12:24 pm

    Hundreds of Jewish teens who arrived in Los Angeles on Feb. 15 for the North American Federation of Temple Youth’s (NFTY) biennial convention got a taste of both activism and irony.

    Although the theme of this year’s convention was one of social activism — “Clout and Influence” —...

  • Labor activists protest NFTY convention

    February 15, 2013 | 3:43 pm

    Nine-hundred students at this weekend's North American Federation of Temple Youth (NFTY) convention at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport hotel got a first-hand look at social action when they found themselves in the middle of a real-time, all-Jewish labor dispute. 

    Friday morning,...