NFTY-OV Winter Kallah

Friday, January 25 - Sunday, January 27, 2019
Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, OH

NFTY-OV Winter Kallah is a weekend of learning, growing, laughing, and building meaningful relationships with other Reform Jewish teens. The entire weekend of programs, activities, prayer, and fun is planned by teens in collaboration with HUC-JIR, for teens.

  • Meet new people and see your friends from NFTY, Camp, Israel and Mitzvah Corps
  • Enjoy a fun, interactive Saturday night activity
  • Wrestle with hot topics and challenge your assumptions during interactive teen-led programs
  • Sing your heart out at song sessions
  • Enjoy a delicious Shabbat dinner with your friends from across Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, and Tennessee

WE NEED HOST FAMILIES:

It is expected that families that live within 30 minutes of HUC-JIR will volunteer as host homes. To learn more about the requirements for housing and to sign up, please go to https://ohiovalley.nfty.org/housing

Early Bird: $155 USD
Register by Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Regular: $175 USD
Register by Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Space Available: $185 USD
Register after Wednesday, January 9, 2019
(must be approved by regional director)

This event is open to any Jewish teen in grades 9 to 12.


  • Meals are included in the cost of the event.
  • Teens are expected to participate in the entire event. Fees are set at a full package rate and unfortunately we cannot prorate registration.
  • All fees are in US Dollars
Travel is arranged by your local congregation/temple youth group advisor. Please be in touch with them directly to determine your travel or if you have any travel related questions.

Every participant must travel to/from the event with an adult over the age of 21 (advisor, parent/guardian), including to and from the bus stop. No participants may drive themselves to, from, or during the event. This is NFTY policy to ensure the safety and well-being of our teens.

By Car: If you are being dropped off/picked up by an adult, please plan to be dropped by 5:30PM on Friday and picked up at 11:00AM on Sunday. Please be on time.

Further information will be sent 1 week before the event that will include important information regarding the event as well as a complete packing list.

Please do not bring anything valuable as NFTY is not responsible for any personal belongings.

If you need to cancel, the registration fees you paid will be refunded as follows:

Through December 27, 2018 – 90% Through January 3, 2019 – 75% Through January 10, 2019 – 50%

After January 10, 2019 we will not be able to issue any refunds for cancellation. If you have a documented medical emergency and must cancel after January 10, 2019 you will be refunded 75% of the registration fees you paid.

All cancellation must be in writing. We will accept cancellations by email to nftyov@urj.org. We’re sorry, but we cannot accept cancellations over the phone. Please allow up to six weeks after the conclusion of the event for your refund to be processed.