More than 4,000 of the Jewish community’s top teen leaders, educators, professionals and philanthropists from around the world are coming to the Inner Harbor for IC 2016 to experience the community that BBYO creates. And this is just a taste of the BBYO experience. This year, BBYO will reach more than 80,000 teens in 35 countries with an AZA and BBG membership that will surpass 19,000 leaders. These teens plus more than 400,000 alumni make up the BBYO family. Playing host to this powerful movement is a turning point for BBYO in Baltimore.
Since 1987, hundreds of volunteers have traveled to dozens of countries around the world as part of the Global Jewish Service Corps.
Now, in a global partnership between JDC and BBYO, two participants are stationed in a corner of the world where JDC Entwine has not worked before: Scandinavia.
A New Orleans BBYO reunion weekend is being planned around the theme of reconnect, renew and rebirth - reconnecting with old friends and renewing those relationships, while supporting the rebirth of BBYO in New Orleans.
BBYO Portland City Director Sam Swire told us about BBYO regional presidents in the Evergreen Region, which includes Oregon, Washington, Montana and parts of British Columbia. Ayla Bussel, Regional BBG, N’siah youth president, is a senior at Henry D. Shelton High in Eugene. Sol Nudelman, AZA, Godol president presides over the boys chapters and is a senior at Lake Oswego High.