Jake Levy is prepared for his freshman year at the University of Pennsylvania. Beyond his clothing, his academic supplies and his dorm necessities, he is very clear about his Jewish identity. He declares without hesitation, “I love all things Jewish.”
Entering her sophomore year at Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School, Dana was chosen as council shaliach by Baltimore’s BBYO chapter. The position entails keeping the members connected to their religion and organizing social action and community service opportunities.
A Jewish teen's story on how a trip to Bulgaria familiarized him with the challenge Jews face in Bulgaria. His knowledge of the inability of Bulgarian Jews to express their heritage led him to appreciate his freedom to be able to express his heritage.
Five area teens from the Keystone Mountain Region of BBYO recently returned from a trip to Bulgaria, where they learned about Jewish life in the former communist country, and performed a variety of community service projects.
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.