Calling all Charleston Teens
The Ladies of Iris Baker Ahava BBG and the Men of CHAZA invite all Jewish teens in the Charleston area to join them in a day of fun in the sun.
This celebration of summer is open to all Jewish teens entering the 9th through 12th grades; and will be held Sunday, May 22nd from 11am - 2pm at the Isle of Palms County Park. Be sure to invite all your friends, whether they are currently BBYO members or not. There's no better way to greet the summer than playing in the surf and sand. We look forward to seeing you all there!
Please contact Nicole Snyder at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
Experience the March of the Living
Check out the 2011 BBYO March of the Living Delegation Blog Chronicling the Experience
Nearly 150 representatives from BBYO took the journey from darkness to light and history to destiny as a part of the 2011 BBYO March of the LIving delegation. The March is an international, educational program that brings Jewish teens from all over the world to Poland on Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Memorial Day, to march from Auschwitz to Birkenau, the largest concentration camp complex built during World War II, and then to Israel to observe Yom HaZikaron, Israel Memorial Day, and Yom Ha'Atzmaut, Israel Independence Day.
The goal of the March of the Living is for these young people to learn the lessons of the Holocaust and to lead the Jewish people into the future vowing Never Again.
Click here to read the 2011 BBYO March of the Living Blog with photos and testimonials of the experience.
Genocide and Human Rights Summit in DC
On June 26-28, 2011, teens from across North America are invited to Washington, DC, to take part in an extraordinary experience – a Jewish Teen Summit on Human Rights and Genocide.
For three days, a diverse group of Jewish teens will come together in the nation’s capitol to learn about Genocide and how they can stand up and speak out against these worldwide atrocities. They will hear from activists, meet with their Members of Congress, and most importantly, they will walk away from this PANIM Institute summit armed with increased knowledge about human rights and genocide, enhanced skills as a community leader, and a greater understanding of their own civic responsibility.
Learn more or register here!
Dixie Council joins BBYO in J-Serve 2011!
Dixie Council joined roughly 10,000 Jewish teens from across North America, Europe, and Israel in a day of community service and improvement projects as part of J Serve, a National Day of Jewish Youth Service on April 16, 2011.
The Susan G. Komen Savannah Race for the Cure was one of over 100 projects internationally, where teens participated in a variety of different projects as they explored the Jewish values of gemilut chasidim, acts of loving kindness, tzedakah, just and charitable giving, and tikkum olam, the responsibility to repair the world.
This year marks the seventh year in which Jewish youth turned out in force for J Serve, the Jewish service component of the annual Global Youth Service Day of Youth Service America.
Next year's Susan G. Komen Savannah Race for the Cure will be held April 21, 2012. We hope to see you all there.
Partnership with Kaplan Test Prep Provides $200 off in May
Committed to preparing Jewish teenagers for their future, BBYO is excited to announce that this month only Kaplan is offering $200 off Kaplan Test Prep programs of $999 or more. To learn more about BBYO’s partnership with Kaplan Test Prep, click here.