On April 29, aboard a bus leaving the Nazi death camp at Majdanek, Marlboro teen Emily Dubin composed a poem intended to honor victims of the Holocaust and to freeze her feelings at that moment so they will never be forgotten.
The March of the Living is a two-week educational trip in which teens and adults from all over the world travel from Poland to Israel to learn about the Holocaust and beyond. On Yom HaShoah, thousands of teens and adults march the three-kilometer distance from Auschwitz to Birkenau.
On Sept. 12-14, over 60 Orlando teens attended BBYO's All-Florida Convention in Palm Beach Gardens. The convention brought together nearly 300 teens plus advisors, staff, guest educators, and alumni for a historic weekend of local Jewish teen engagement.
On Sunday, Sept. 7, teens from Temple Sholom’s Judah BBYO chapter, along with the Greenwich synagogue’s teen choir and JTeen of Westchester, gathered in New Rochelle to volunteer for Habitat for Humanity of Westchester.
More than 200 BBYO teen leaders, volunteer advisors and staff from the Connecticut Valley, New England, Westchester and Big Apple regions gathered for a week of learning and training in preparation for the coming year.