Aliya Droker, 16, of Bellevue, center, gets help cleaning whipped cream off her face by her laughing friends, from left, Sabrina Kavesh, Emma Graham, Alex Lowenson, and Whitley Pearson, right, after getting a pie in the face at the annual Purim Carnival at the Stroum Jewish Community Center Sunday March 16, 2014. Purim is a celebration commemorating the salvation of the Jewish people in 4th century Persia; it is custom to wear costumes, give gifts to the poor and feast. At the carnival, different Jewish organizations raise money by running booths like this with games and prizes. The girls belong to a BBYO Jewish all-girls youth group chapter called Halom #1240. Their mascot is a cow.
Hamantashen pastries are tradition at the annual Purim Carnival at the Stroum Jewish Community Center.
BBYO is more than a youth group. We are a movement striving to create and educate strong Jewish leaders. This year, South Jersey Region has been stronger than ever. Currently at our race to 600 members, we are all working hard to reach our goals.
As the worldwide community acknowledged and celebrated Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM) last month, our efforts to raise awareness and champion the rights of people with disabilities continues each and every day
Close to 400 BBYO Connecticut Valley Region teens and staff gathered in Hartford for the annual Winter Kallah Convention. This year’s theme was “Free to be you and me: A celebration of diversity in the Jewish Community.”
The Legacy Willow Bend was honored to welcome student members from BBYO (formerly B'nai B'rith Youth Organization, now BBYO, Inc.) who recently visited the senior living community for a unique intergenerational event, which that offered valuable interactions that positively impacted the lives of everyone involved.
Two Maryland teens have been elected to the board of BBYO International, with Baltimore’s Rebecca Sereboff serving as international president, or n’siah, and Montgomery County’s Allie Kalik as international vice president of membership, or aym ha’chaverot