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Join us for GESHER CALL-AH May 15th-17th!









NFTY CWR, what a year it’s been. We know in many ways this spring was not at all what any of us were hoping for, but one thing is for sure– this community is vibrant, resilient, and so filled with love. We hope you’ll join us for our final virtual gathering of the year, Gesher CALL-Ah! Take a look at our schedule below to learn about what we’re offering y’all May 15th-17th! 


Friday, May 15th, 7:00-7:45 PM– Final CWR Candlelighting & Fun Games! – Register Here 

Saturday, May 16th– The Best of NFTY CWR Program Showcase 

1:30-2:30 PM:

Self-Care 101 with Brandon & Ollie- 1:30-2:30 PM, Register Here

Homelessness in Light of COVID-19 with Becky & Ella- 1:30-2:30 PM, Register Here

Communications Tips & Tricks with Sam & Miranda- 1:30-2:30 PM, Register Here

3:00-3:30 PM: 

Oodles of Doodles, a Creative Exploration of Learning Styles with Cat & Libby- 3:00-3:30 PM, Register Here 

Color in Your Judaism with Maddie & Kena- 3:00-3:30 PM, Register Here & print the coloring sheet

Merchy Merch, Like Chopped but with Merch Design with Leah & Isaac- 3:00-3:30 PM, Register Here 

5:00-6:00 PM

Senior Program, Register Here

6:00 PM-

Final Siyyum & Havdalah, Register Here

Sunday, May 17th 5:00-6:00 PM- Installations– Register Here


Friday, May 15th, 7:00-7:45 PM– Final CWR Candlelighting & Fun Games! 

Join our community to welcome in Shabbat together by lighting candles & getting to know one another (new to NFTY? This is the perfect time to get to know this community!). Bring some candlesticks & let’s have a little fun as a community. Register Here 

Saturday, May 16th– The Best of NFTY CWR Program Showcase 

Join us to get NFTY! The outgoing & incoming Regional Boards have planned an amazing series of programs. We’ll have 2 different program blocks and YOU (yes, you!) get to choose your own adventure! See what’s in store below & register for your programs in advance! 

1:30-2:30 PM: 

Self Care 101 with Brandon & Ollie: During this time, self care is more important than ever– but what does the term ‘self care’ really mean? How does it look different in different people? Join outgoing Programming Vice President, Brandon Folb, & incoming PVP, Ollie Rokhsar for a deep dive into self care. Register Here

Homelessness in Light of COVID-19 with Becky & Ella: This is a difficult time for all of us, but how does COVID-19 impact some of the most vulnerable in our society, those without homes? Join outgoing Social Action Vice President, Becky Marcus & incoming SAVP, Ella Seaman to explore the impact of COVID-19 on the homeless population, and what we can do about it. Register Here

Communications Tips & Tricks with Sam & Miranda: Come join Sam Taxay, outgoing Communications Vice President, & Miranda Ward, incoming CVP, to learn about tips and tricks to up your social media game! How does certain music set the tone for different videos? What message does the picture you want to post send? Join them to learn more. Register Here

3:00-3:30 PM

Oodles of Doodles: A Creative Exploration of Learning Styles: Join your outgoing Membership Vice President, Catherine Orange, & your incoming MVP, Libby Ross, for a deep dive into how you learn! Are you more of a visual learner? Auditory? Reader/writer or experiential? Cat & Libby are excited to help you uncover these answers through the wonderful world of doodling! Register Here

Color in Your Judaism: Interested in Judaism? Love to color? Join outgoing Religious & Cultural Vice President, Maddie Langbein, & incoming RCVP Makena Barshack to color in YOUR Judaism! Walk away with a visual representation of the parts of Judaism that resonate and exist in your life, and learn about yourself along the way! Please print out the coloring sheet in advance. Register Here and print out this coloring sheet in advance!

Merchy Merch: Like Chopped, but with Merch Design: Are you big into NFTY merch? Have an eye for creative and cool designs, or maybe wanna give it a go? Join outgoing Finance & Merchandise Vice President, Leah Atkins, and incoming FMVP Isaac Harlem to go head to head in merch designing competition! Register Here 

5:00-6:00 PM- NFTY CWR Senior Program: Seniors, this one is just for you! Join your NFTY CWR family to reminisce on your NFTY experience with just your class, celebrate each other, and say farewell to NFTY one last time. Plus, there may or may not be a special surprise waiting for you on this call… We can’t wait to see you!  Register Here

6:00 PM- Havdalah, Friendship Circle, & Siyyum: Join your region one last time as we say farewell to Shabbat, to our seniors, and to each other for this NFTY year! Plus, join us to see the premiere of the end-of-year slideshow & senior strip video.  Register Here

Sunday, May 17th 5:00-6:00 PM- Installations

Join NFTY CWR for an important moment for our community– installations. Hear from this year’s Regional Board one last time, and get ready to welcome our incoming board for 5780-5781. This ceremony is sacred to our community, and we want all members of our community to join us for it. Open to teens, parents, youth professionals, and alumni! We hope to see you there. Register Here