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The best way to have fun, make friends, and gain leadership experience during your high school years!

We invite and encourage all 9th - 12th graders to become WHECTY members and take part in the wide assortment of programs and opportunities we offer. WHECTY has never been better, and now is the time for you to be part of the amazing memories.

WHECTY is part of NFTY-MAR, the North American Federation of Temple Youth - Mid-Atlantic Region, and we participate in conventions throughout the year that bring together hundreds of teens from around our region.

WHECTY Shabbat Dinner & Town Hall Meeting


Date: Friday, May 3
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: Julia Bindeman Suburban Center.
Cost: $15 

Students in grades 8-12 are invited to celebrate Shabbat as one big happy family with a traditional Shabbat dinner. Enjoy matzo ball soup, chicken, kugel, and more.

Following dinner, we will hold our annual WHECTY Town Hall meeting where all candidates for the 2019-2020 WHECTY Board will have the opportunity to introduce themselves to the group. More information can be found in the WHECTY Selections packet. This event is for all candidates and for everyone who cares about the future of WHECTY!

Please click here to register for this event.

WHECTY Senior Celebration


Date: Monday, May 13
Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Location: Julia Bindeman Suburban Center
Cost: $20; free for graduating seniors

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Get the Kleenex ready - it's time to say goodbye to the Class of 2019! Join us for dinner, roasts of our WHECTY senior board members and graduation for our Post Confirmation seniors. Parents, you are welcome to join us for graduation from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. No tickets or RSVP is necessary for parents.

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WHECTY Surprise Party


Date: Sunday, June 2
Time: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Location: SURPRISE! (We will depart from and return to Temple at the times listed above)
Cost: $70 if you sign up by May 16; $80 after May 16.

What’s a surprise party? An amazing and unforgettable day that you don’t want to miss! The surprise is that you won’t know exactly what we’re doing until we get there! Be on the lookout for clues on social media throughout the Spring to see if you can figure out where we’ll be and what we’ll be doing.  

Cost of the program includes all of the activities, snacks, some treats, and bus transportation. You will need to bring money for lunch (most students will spend less than $20) and you may want some additional money just in case ($20 should be enough for this as well). 

This event is limited to 35 participants!

Please click here to register for this program.

**While we encourage all participants to experience the whole day/program, if a student needs to leave early or arrive late, please be in touch with Ira ( to find out the various opportunities where meeting up may be possible. Parents, you will be sworn to secrecy if you make arrangements to pick up/drop off your child during the program!**

Upcoming Events

April 25, 2019 / Thursday
NFTY-MAR Spring Kallah
12:00 AM—11:59 AM

NFTY-MAR’s final event of the year is a chance to say farewell to the senior class, elect new leadership and spend some time reflecting on the year that…

April 26, 2019 / Friday
NFTY-MAR Spring Kallah
12:00 AM—11:59 AM
April 27, 2019 / Saturday
NFTY-MAR Spring Kallah
12:00 AM—11:59 AM
April 28, 2019 / Sunday
NFTY-MAR Spring Kallah
12:00 AM—11:59 AM
May 3, 2019 / Friday
WHECTY Shabbat Dinner & Town Hall Meeting
6:30 PM—8:00 PM
May 13, 2019 / Monday
WHECTY Senior Celebration
6:30 PM—8:30 PM