NFTY is an international organization within the Union of Reform Judaism.  NFTY is a movement that builds strong, welcoming, inspired communities through teen-empowered engagement.  There is a wide variety of opportunities to get involved in St. Louis through NFTY. Shaare Emeth (SETYG), United Hebrew (NFTY UH), Temple Emanuel (TEDY) and Temple Israel (TIFTY) are all Temple Youth Groups in the St. Louis Area.  Each youth group has individual events such as lounge nights, Shabbat services, and weekend events throughout the school year.  

All teens are eligible to attend NFTY Missouri Valley events.  Upcoming events:


Lee Rosenberg

Director of Youth Engagement, United Hebrew Congregation

13788 Conway Road; St. Louis, MO 63141

(w) 314 469-0700

(c) 314 827-4533

Rabbi Jonah Zinn 

Congregation Shaare Emeth

14645 Ladue Road, St. Louis, MO 63141


Jody Gerth 

Interfaith Outreach Coordinator and Youth Group Advisor

Congregation Temple Israel

314-432-8054 x 271

Subie Banaszynski 

Education Director, Temple Emanuel

12166 Conway Road

St. Louis, MO 63141

314-432-5877 is an entry point to Jewish life, designed to expose our community to the wide variety of Jewish opportunities for teens in St Louis. It is a project of the Reform Teen Initiative whose member congregations include United Hebrew Congregation, Congregation Shaare Emeth, Central Reform Congregation, Congregation Temple Israel, and Temple Emanuel. The Initiative is funded in part by a grant from the Jewish Federation of St. Louis.