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.
More than 200 BBYO teen leaders, volunteer advisors and staff from the Connecticut Valley, New England, Westchester and Big Apple regions gathered for a week of learning and training in preparation for the coming year.