Leading up to BBYO International Convention (IC) 2015, Jewish teens around the world are invited to share their innovative ideas for how to engage more Jewish teens in Jewish life by submitting a video application.
To celebrate the conclusion of the “Can-Tribute” campaign launched by BBYO and DoSomething.org, BBYO Baltimore Council and various local organizations hosted a prescreening of the “Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1.”
Just before the lights dimmed at an exclusive showing of the newest Hunger Games movie the night before its mass release last week, Evan Finkelstein and Leah Kay led a theater filled with about 200 of their teenage peers in a pledge to fight world hunger.
Ninety-three teens from the Greater Orlando area, along with 11,000 Jewish teens in 80 communities across 16 countries, participated in a day of community service and improvement projects as they took part in J‑Serve, the International Day of Jewish Youth Service.
Two years ago, Todd Kay started a golf tournament to raise funds for BBYO’s Ohio Northern Region. Kay, senior regional director of BBYO’s ONR, died Jan. 26 at age 37, and the event has been renamed in his memory.
To mark Yom Hashoah—the Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day. Re’ut led their own Holocaust Remembrance Service at Congregation B’Nai Tikvah- Beth Israel inSewell, taking a chance to lead their synagogue and opening it to BBYO members.