TOUCHY (9th-12th)

TOUCHY: The Original United CHarter Youth

Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh and Twelfth Grades
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TOUCHY fosters leadership skills through a balance of community building, worship, social action, weekend retreats and experiential Jewish programming planned and facilitated by our teens, for our teens. TOUCHY is an active part of NFTY, the North American Federation of Temple Youth and our region, NFTY-STR (Southern Tropical Region). TOUCHY meets on Wednesday nights. Our Temple Youth Group (TYG) is run by an elected Board of Officers who plan events such as our Creative Shabbat Service, Ice Skating, Minute to Win It, holiday-themed programs, and community service and fundraising events. Through joint TYG and regional events, TOUCHY is aware of a larger Jewish world while learning how to become an active and influential part of it.


If you want to check out our activities, RSVP for one of our fun events and give it a try. It’s a great way for teens to make friends in our community, whether they attend Religious School, are new to town or just want to meet new friends their age. It is a group for anyone and everyone with a good attitude. You do not need to be a member of Temple Dor Dorim to join TOUCHY.

For more information contact Jamie Mafdali, Youth Director at 954-389-1232, Ext. 107.

2016-2017 DATES

TOUCHY meets regularly on WEDNESDAYS and some of these other important dates!
Saturday, Aug. 27: TOUCHY’s Surprise Opening Program – 3:00 – 10:30 PM
Fri.-Sun. Oct. 14-16: NFTY-STR Fall Kallah in Orlando, FL
Sunday, Oct. 23: Sukkot Mitzvot – 9:30 – 11:45 AM
Friday, Nov. 4: Lucky’s Cafe – Services and Dinner – 6:00 PM
Friday, Dec. 16: Sub-Regional Shabbatukah Event: Chanukah/Hanukkah/Chanukkah Dance Party
Mon.-Fri. Dec. 26-30: NFTY-STR Winter Regional Convention in Orlando
Saturday, Feb. 11: Mystery Bus Ride
Fri.-Mon. Feb. 17-20: NFTY Convention – Chicago, Illinois
Fri.-Sun. Mar. 3-5: NFTY-STR Spring Kallah in Fruitland, FL
Wednesday, Mar. 8: TOUCHY Elections 5:30-8:30 PM, Candidates must arrive before 5:00 PM.
Friday, Mar. 10: BART (Broward Area Reform Temples) Shabbat – Hosted by Temple Dor Dorim
Wednesday, Mar 12: TDD Purim Celebration 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM for TOUCHYites – Service Hours Available
Saturday, Mar. 25: Islands of Adventure
Friday, Mar. 31: TOUCHY’s Creative Service & Camp Jenny Night
Fri.-Sun. Apr. 28-30: NFTY-STR Liz Leadership Training Institute (LLTI) – Clearwater, FL
Wednesday, May 8: TOUCHY & ATID Banquet – 6:30 PM
Thurs.-Mon. May 25-29: Camp Jenny

Please refer to email updates for more information on each program!

Become a member: Religious School and Youth Programming Application (PDF)

TOUCHY Constitution (PDF)

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