Toledo BBYO had a wonderful showing at the Ohio Northern Regional Convention 2014: Lights! Camera! ACTION! where 14 teens enjoyed a weekend full of movie themed programs, regional elections and an energetic dance party.
The recently formed Milwaukee Jewish Youth Council is attempting to maintain the integrity of pre-existing area youth groups while fostering togetherness. The MJYC convenes four area youth groups, and its aim is to promote working together and communication amongst them.
Under what circumstances might the Likud party join forces with Meretz? Or Shas with the Jewish Home? Campers at BBYO Chapter Leadership Training Conference (CLTC) are confronting these questions this summer, thanks to the new Model Knesset program.
On May 18, local teen members sold boxes of orange juice, bagels and cream cheese, cookies and other items bought from local businesses, to which all of the proceeds were donated to Susan G. Komen® of Chicago.
During their high school years, most teenagers wrestle with what seems like endless questions, and very few answers. Questions that, as I now look back, allowed me to explore and connect with my heritage and culture, and to develop my Jewish identity.