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 & Informal Education Director at 954-389-1232, Ext. 107.

2017-2018 DATES

TOUCHY meets regularly on WEDNESDAYS and some of these other important dates!
Saturday, Aug. 26: TOUCHY’s Opening Program at Tigertail Lake – 1:30 – 12:30 PM
Sunday, Aug. 27: TOUCHY Carwash at TDD’s Welcome Brunch – Teens arrive at 9:30 AM
Sunday, Oct. 1: Sukkot Mitzvot – 9:00 – 12:00 PM
Fri.-Sun. Oct. 13-15: NFTY-STR Fall Kallah
Friday, Nov. 17: Lucky’s Cafe – Services at 6:30 PM and Dinner at 7:30 PM
Wed.-Sun. Dec. 6-10: URJ Biennial – Boston, Massachusetts
Tues.-Sat. Dec. 26-30: NFTY-STR Winter Regional Convention in Orlando
Sunday, Jan. 14: Magic Kingdom
Fri.-Sun. Feb. 16-18: Give Kids the World: Social Action Weekend
Sunday, Feb. 25: TDD Purim Celebration Hosted by TOUCHY – Service Hours Available
Sunday, Mar. 4: TOUCHY Elections – 4:00 – 7:00 PM, Candidates at 3:30 PM
Fri.-Sun. Mar. 16-17: NFTY-STR Spring Kallah
Wed. Apr. 4: CPR Certification – 5:30 – 9:30 PM – RSVPs Required
Fri.-Sun. Apr. 20-22: NFTY-STR Liz Leadership Training Institute (LLTI)
Friday, Apr. 27: TOUCHY’s Creative Service & Camp Jenny Night
Wednesday, May 9: TOUCHY & ATID Banquet – 6:30 PM
Thurs.-Mon. May 24-28: 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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