For three days, Laurel Cohen of Maitland, FL was one of two leaders BBYO's Human Rights & Genocide program, which brought together Jewish teens in Washington, D.C., to learn about genocide and how to speak out against it so they can make a difference.
TORONTO — Jesse Freedman says he and fellow Jewish teens have a responsibility to prevent atrocities from happening again. A Grade 11 student at Crestwood College in Toronto, Freedman, 16, recently participated in the March of the Living, the annual Holocaust educational program that takes place in Poland and Israel. “The trip was powerful, but we can’t let the trip just end,” he told The CJN.
Olathe, KS—April 20, 2011 is a big day in the lives of people battling brain cancer. That's because it's a big day in the life of a teenager who has become their champion. Reaching 4 Excellence Young Achiever Meryl Engle's unique fund raising project is bringing in more than $40,000 for her to donate to Head for the Cure.
This story comes to us from BBYO, the leading pluralistic teen movement aspiring to involve more Jewish teens in more meaningful Jewish experiences. For 90 years, BBYO has provided identity enrichment and leadership development experiences for hundreds of thousands of Jewish teens.
Travel restrictions imposed by the FAA on U.S. airlines servicing Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport are now in their second day with no indication when they will be lifted. Of course, that is causing all kinds of trouble for people trying to get to Israel or fly back home.