We are so excited for our upcoming NFTY-MAR Spring Kallah, May 21-23, 2021. We hope you will join us for this end of year event! We will elect our new board for next year to help ensure the future of NFTY-MAR. We will also have meaningful services, a fun program to end out our year together, and time to celebrate our seniors. We are excited to be using both Zoom and Gatherly to make this an event to remember.
Friday, May 21 (on Zoom)
6:30- 7:10 pm Mixer: Help us to kick off our event with a fun mixer. This is your chance to meet new people, talk with your friends, and create a fun collaborative digital yearbook.
7:10- 8:05 pm Services: Join us as we welcome in Shabbat! Together we will begin exploring our theme of Myths, Tales, and Legends.
8:05- 8:35 pm Connection Time: You won’t want to miss the conclusion to our first evening of fun where there will be a chance to hang out with some structured social time. This will be a fun, easy way to meet new people and have great conversations.
Saturday, May 22 (on Zoom & Gatherly)
9:00-9:30 am Morning Optional: Join us for some Mystical Magic Meditation as we enter into day 2 of Spring Kallah in a cool, calm, and collected fashion.
9:30-10:45 am Services: This is the last NFTY-MAR style service of the school year, and will include some hands on moments and time to come together as one community.
10:45-11:00 am Break- Time to eat a quick snack before we start elections!
11:00-12:25 pm Elections: Here we will have a chance to meet the candidates for 2021-2022 Regional board. There will be time to caucus with your Temple Youth Group before we vote.
12:25-1:00 pm Break- Lunch time! Grab your lunch and hang out with friends on Gatherly.
1:00-1:45 pm Elections– Join us for in electing of next year’s Regional Board as we elect our future MAR leadership.
1:45 – 6:30 pm BREAK
6:30-7:30 pm Myths, Tales, and Legends Program: Join us for this program where we will look at Jewish traditions and folklore and have mind blowing revelations.
7:30-7:55pm Havdalah Join us for our last regional Havdalah of the school year as we end Shabbat together.
7:55-8:20 pm Installations: Help us to say goodbye to our outgoing board and welcome in the new one as we hear our final speeches from the old board and install the newly elected regional board.
8:20-8:40 pm Program/Service Awards: Join us in celebrating the achievements of all of the amazing Temple Youth Groups in MAR and the terrific experiences they have created throughout this year.
8:40-9:40 pm Big Fun: This will be nothing less than spectacular and will be a hype way to end out our year.
9:40-10:00 pm End of Event Celebration: We love our end of year traditions! This will be the formal ending of our event, with optional activities to follow.
10:00-10:30pm Passdowns: Help us continue our beloved MAR tradition of passdowns and hear from our seniors as they reflect on their time in NFTY.
10:30-11:00 pm Senior Circle: This program is exclusively for our graduating seniors and will focus on our time spent together in MAR. Warning: may be emotional and pensive.
Sunday, May 23 (on Zoom)
10:00-11:00 am Social Action program: This is our last formal program of the event.
11:00-12:00 pm Email to future self program: To continue the reflective energy created earlier in our event, we will be writing emails to our future selves as we think about the end of our year together.
12:00-12:30 pm Friendship Circle: Join us as we conclude our event with friendship circle. This will include some classic MAR songs, sending nice messages to friends, and enjoying our last moments of the school year together.