They were nearly 80 strong. They came from all across the region. They brought sleeping bags and stayed the night to speak out in solidarity and gain more awareness about an issue that all Americans should be concerned about. No, it wasn’t Occupy Wall Street, or even Occupy Cincinnati… it was Occupy the JCC, a program that was conceived of and led by members of the Jewish youth group, BBYO, ...
BBYO members of Agudas Achim Congregation in Alexandria, and Rabbi Jack Moline, protested the arrest of Alan Gross outside the Cuban Interests Section in the District on Monday. Protests to pressure Cuba to free Gross are held on a weekly basis.
Thanks to their recent study on New York area Jewish teens, Brandeis University’s Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies has joined others in calling attention to the fact that teens are “dropping out” of Jewish life following the bar/bat mitzvah experience.
Young philanthropists came to the Jewish Federation of Greater Middlesex County in South River to participate in the local effort of J-Serve: A National Day of Jewish Youth Service — helping the homeless, sick children, and American soldiers.