Zachary Herrmann

Zachary Herrmann from Congregation Kol Ami in Vancouver, Washington, is the 2017-18 president of NFTY: The Reform Jewish Youth Movement. Zach was previously president of NFTY's Northwest Region (NW) and is an active member of his local Jewish community. He has a passion for change, working as both a leader and team player. He gives much of the credit for his determination and drive to his years at the URJ Camp Kalsman, URJ Kutz Camp, and NFTY-NW. Zach is committed to everything he does, always striving to perform to the best of his abilities, and is ready to proudly represent the voice of Reform Jewish teens across America.

Searching Oneself on the Way Forward

D'Var Torah By: Rabbi Stephen S. Pearce, Ph.D.

In Lech L’cha, God commands Abram and to travel on a physical journey “to the land that I will show you.” At the same time, God instructs Abram to look within, taking an inner spiritual journey within himself.