More than 700 of the world's leading Jewish communal thinkers – all 18 years of age or younger – gathered in the Chicago-area from Feb. 14-18 for BBYO's largest International Convention in its 80+-year history.
More than ever, presidential hopefuls are scrambling after the youth vote, the term widely used to refer to voters ages 18-34. With the Facebook/YouTube/iPod generation positioned to make an enormous impact on the upcoming election, the trend has trickled down, and teens who are not yet old enough to vote, still want to have their say.
On October 11, more than 150 BBYO alumni and entertainment industry professionals joined together at BBYO's first annual Los Angeles Gala where the Inspiration Award was presented by Garry Marshall to Henry Winkler for his dedication to the Jewish community throughout his more than 30-year career in the entertainment industry.
With a goal of addressing one of the Jewish community's most pressing issues, the Jim Joseph Foundation has just awarded BBYO, the world's leading pluralistic Jewish teen movement, up to $2.5 million to implement a major professional leadership development initiative.
Hundreds of future doctors, rabbis, politicians, business executives and Jewish community leaders will gather at Greene Family Camp in Bruceville, Texas, February 15-19, for the largest-ever International Convention of BBYO.
A delegation of almost 300 teens representing BBYO, the world’s leading pluralistic Jewish teen movement, joined people of all ages, religions and political affiliations in New York City on September 17 as part of Save Darfur: Voices to Stop Genocide.
A 25-person delegation of Jewish teens representing BBYO, the world's leading pluralistic teen movement, traveled from all over the United States to Washington, DC, March 5-7, to participate in the largest-ever annual Policy Conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee.
At a special Board Meeting held in Israel to mark the Foundation’s 10th anniversary, the San Francisco-based Jim Joseph Foundation awarded more than $13.6 million in new grants, one recipient being BBYO.
On Friday, August 14, 2015, the Executive Leaders of the Aleph Zadik Aleph (AZA) and the B’nai B’rith Girls (BBG), the high school leadership fraternity and sorority of BBYO, passed a motion to ensure BBYO continues to be fully gender inclusive and pluralistic.