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CLTC 5 Update: Inductions

Posted on 07/19/2013 @ 12:23 AM

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Tonight at CLTC the teens were inducted into the International Order. Here is what they had to say about this meaningful experience!

"Being inducted into the International Order means so much to me as a BBG. I know I'll treasure it always." - Sarah Balis, NTO

"The B’nai B’rith Girl inductions tonight reinforced our sisterhood and love for BBG. Now I feel even more connected to my sister B’nai B’rith Girls." - Sophie Levy, CSR

"I am so proud and honored to uphold my BBG inductions pin!" - Diana Freedman GJHRR

"I'm so excited to have a BBG pin and candle of my own!" - Lily Vaysberg, MAR - North Star

"Being internationally inducted was one of the most meaningful experiences I’ve had in BBYO. The cheer circles further bonded my relationship with my newfound brothers." - Max Marcovitch, Southern - Atlanta

"The induction program opened my eyes to how important legacy in BBYO can be." - Michael Scilken, CSR

"Fun was had, friends were made, and the bonds will last forever." - Daniel Elias, Michigan

"I cannot imagine a greater experience to share with my brothers, it could never be duplicated." - Jake Sherman, RMR


CLTC 5 Update: Texas Hoedown

Posted on 07/17/2013 @ 11:00 PM

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Tonight at CLTC we had a Texas Hoedown to get the teens excited for IC 2014 in Dallas, Texas! It was a fun night spent by the pool, complete with a hayride around camp! 

"The hoedown got us excited for IC! We got to have a pool party, we got to go on a hayride, and hang out with our friends." - Jonathan Friedman, PWR

"Tonight really got me excited for IC, I'm so excited it’s going to be in Texas this year!" - Caitlin Haskett, KIO

"Tonight made me want to go to IC even more than before. We had so much fun at the hoedown!" - Justin Williamson, PWR

"We had such a great day at the pool, especially after a hot day! I've made so many new friends at CLTC and I can't wait to see them at IC." - Julia Weingarden, Michigan

"Having my birthday at CLTC was one extra extra special day!" - Eliza Stein, RMR

"The hoedown made me really excited to have IC in my hometown, Dallas!" - Jessie Sureck NTO


CLTC 5 Update: July 16th 2013

Posted on 07/16/2013 @ 11:21 PM

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The teens shared their thoughts on their CLTC experiences!

"I liked how we all got the opportunity to plan a program, just like we would at home. I learned what we should and shouldn't do." - Davis Apseloff, Southern - Atlanta

"I finally understand why people say CLTC is the best 12 days of their lives." -Jake Rosenblum, NSR

"Meeting so many people from all over the world and sharing a Jewish connection is an experience of a lifetime." - Ally Harendorf, LOR

"It's great getting to bond with new people each day. I've made friends I know I’m going to talk to and meet again in the future." - Ally Burton, KMR


CLTC 5 Update: July 15th 2013

Posted on 07/15/2013 @ 11:57 PM

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Here is what the teens have to say about their experiences at CLTC!

"The March of the Living program made me realize how important it is to keep the remembrance of the Holocaust alive." -Tammy Schisler, NTO

"When you really think about the families of the Holocaust, you feel like part of the family, and realize the importance of passing down their stories." -Matias Levy-Hara, LOR

"Today my chapter planned a program about the women at the Western Wall, and learned a lot ourselves while planning it." -Harrison Leitner, CSR

"Seeing how the whole program came together with the stories really opened my eyes on the Holocaust, and March of the Living from what I heard today sounds like a great opportunity that I would love to take. The March and the visiting of Poland and Israel would be a great experience that I hope to see in the future." -Hannah Wieselthier, NFR

"I learned today that chapter programming is an important part of BBYO considering how big of an impact you can have on people."- Ira Gotliboym GJHRR


CLTC 5 Update: July 14th 2013

Posted on 07/14/2013 @ 11:07 PM

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Here are some thoughts the teens shared about their experiences at CLTC!

"There is no place I'd rather be spending my summer, and I can't wait to bring all the things I learned back to my chapter and region at home." - Karli Manko, NSR

"CLTC is helping me to become more confident in my public speaking abilities." - Avi Botwinick, Southern - Atlanta

"It's been really cool to learn about the culture and traditions of the regions from all over the world, and make new friends from those places." - Jessie Sureck, NTO

"Ever since I joined BBYO I've been looking at pictures at summer programs. It's so unbelievable and unfathomable that I'm finally here and learning what these great leaders have learned." - Diana Freedman, GJHRR

"CLTC has taught me about leadership and BBYO in general. I've learned a lot from the AZA coordinator Alex Blum." - Jacob Finke, KIO

"I haven't felt more myself before, this is where I was supposed to be. I've never made more friends and felt so accepted and at home." - Alexis Sinder, KIO

"CLTC allows us to see the global community from a different viewpoint." - Adam Shaw, GMR

"Before CLTC I would have never thought I could meet someone from a different part of the country and feel an instant connection." - Dawn Edelman, NSR


CLTC 5 Update: July 13th 2013

Posted on 07/13/2013 @ 11:07 PM

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Here are some thoughts from the teens on their CLTC experience!

"I've made a lot of friends. Every day is filled with new adventures and I'm learning more each and every day. I know this is going to be the best 12 days of my life." - Rachel Seligstein, CSR

"CLTC changes the way I think about leadership." - Adam Shaw, GMR

"Being at camp on Shabbat is so peaceful. Being with your friends and sharing your lives with each other is a refreshing experience." - Emily Leventhal, LSR

"CLTC really opened my eyes to different ways to lead a group." - Parker Alperin, CSR

"I never knew I could make a such a strong connection with my new brothers and sisters in five days." - Rachael Borman, GCR

"CLTC gives you a new way to view leadership." - Matias Levy-Hara, LOR


CLTC 5 Update: July 11th 2013

Posted on 07/11/2013 @ 11:32 PM

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Here is what the teens had to say about their experiences at CLTC 5 so far!

"Our chapter chose our Stand Up cause tonight and it made our chapter even closer." - Lauren Keats, Westchester

"Today I got in touch with my Judaism." - Ben Weintraub, NTO

"Today I made lasting friends who I will forever stay in touch with. Choosing a Stand up Cause was a serious and meaningful experience that helped bond the chapter." - Max Marcovitch, Southern - Atlanta

"It's a great experience with a great group of people." - Jake Zimmerman, Wisconsin

"Choosing a Stand Up cause was an emotional process for my chapter. We ended up choosing Thyroid Cancer Awareness." - Charlotte Fron, CRW


CLTC 5 Update: July 10th 2013

Posted on 07/10/2013 @ 11:39 PM

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Here are some thoughts from the teens about CLTC 5!

"So far CLTC has been a great experience and I've learned a lot about how to help my chapter, Okeon AZA." - Joshua Bender, CSR

"I learned how to associate BBYO history with something fun like using to ice cream to learn the Cardinal Principles" – Aaron Zucker, NSR

"It's been overwhelming but exciting at the same time because you're meeting so many different people from all over the world." - Sarah Resnick, GMR

"Even though its only the second day I know I've already made friends that will last a lifetime." - Sara Robinson, NRE – No.Va


First Day of CLTC 5 2013!

Posted on 07/09/2013 @ 11:50 PM

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Today was the first day of CLTC 5 and here is what the teens had to say about it!

"Throughout the day CLTC got more fun, and I'm happy to be here!" - Lily Vaysberg, MAR - North Star

"We're sisters inside and outside of the classroom." - Rebecca Kaminsky, NRE - Baltimore

"CLTC is giving me opportunities that never would have arose in a chapter setting." - Brandon Gordon, PWR

"CLTC is a great opportunity to meet people from around the country and around the world." - Sam Lichy, CRW


Welcome to CLTC 5!

Posted on 07/09/2013 @ 05:00 PM

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Everyone has arrived safely and CLTC 5 has officially begun!

The next 12 days are going to be the best days of our lives! Make sure to check back here for updates!


CLTC 5 2013 is Almost Here!

Posted on 07/02/2013 @ 05:00 PM

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CLTC 5 2013 is almost here! Make sure to check back here for blog updates and below for pictures!

Here's to an epic #BBYOSummer2013


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