On Thursday, Nov. 21, BBYO Lonestar Region brought together more than 200 middle school and high school students from across Houston to see an exclusive pre-screening of the new “Hunger Games: Catching Fire” movie and to raise awareness about hunger in the community.
On Dec. 5, BBYO honored Rachel Kronowitz and Mark Plotkin with the Philip Berg Distinguished Alumni Award at the ninth annual Celebration of BBYO for their involvement in both the international Jewish youth organization and the D.C. community.
Brittany Bruck recently returned from coordinating BBYO’s Fall Teen Issue Summit, Hunger Is Not A Game: A Teen Issue Summit on Hunger Awareness and Advocacy, where nearly 80 teens met in Detroit, Michigan to learn, volunteer and advocate to fight hunger.
Just before the lights dimmed at an exclusive showing of the newest Hunger Games movie the night before its mass release, Evan Finkelstein and Leah Kay led a theater filled with about 200 of their teenage peers in a pledge to fight world hunger.
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.