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Welcome to Greater Jersey Hudson River Region!

About Our Region

GJHRR is proud to be the home of the most amazing chapters and teens in BBYO! Serving Albany, Rockland County, and New Jersey from Bergen County to the Jersey Shore, we welcome any and all Jewish teens looking to partake in meaningful Jewish experiences, leadership opportunities, and community service with their friends. Please use this page to learn about BBYO, local, regional, and international events on the horizon, and how you can help support BBYO. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at our main office in Linden at 908.925.0310.

Proudly serving as 2016-2017 Regional Coordinating Committee (RCC)
Adam Goldman
Sage Linsky
Sam Sternstein
Lauren Tancer

Regional Calendar

Regional Leadership Training Institute: August 21 – August 24
Regional Kick-off Dance: October 8

To view our entire Regional Calendar 2016-2017, please click here.
To view our updated Parent Handbook, please click here.

Teen Leaders

Congratulations to everyone elected to the 2015-2016 Council Boards!

Central Council AZA
Adam Goldman  (Marlboro AZA), Godol
Avi Zucker (Chaverim BBYO), S'gan
Evan Kanterman (Marlboro AZA), Moreh
Palmer Stolly (East Brunswick BBYO), MazGiz
Ari Goldberger (MS Manalapan AZA), Shaliach

Central Council BBG
Sage Linsky (T'sahal BBYO), N'siah
Emily Cohen (Yad B’Yad BBG), S'ganit
Carly Belasco (Yad B’Yad BBG), Morah
Lauren Wasserman (Chaverim BBYO), Mazkirah

Northern Council AZA
Sam Sternstein (Livingston AZA), Godol
Ethan Schiffman (Palisades AZA), S'gan
Addison Abramowitz (Palisades AZA), Moreh
Matthew Jankowitz (Wise BBYO), MazGiz
Harry Zuckerman (Pascack Valley AZA), Shaliach

Northern Council BBG
Lauren Tancer (Pascack Valley BBG), N'siah
Molly Edwards (Livingston BBG), S'ganit
Rebekah Hess (Palisades BBG), Morah
Leah Yaker (Pascack Valley BBG), Mazkirah
Jessica Posnock (Livingston BBG), Sh'licha

Chapter Events

Tikvah Chapter Meeting

May 09, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

T'sahal BBYO Chapter Elections

May 10, 2017 @ Scotch Plains JCC 7:30 PM

PVBBG Chapter Meeting

May 10, 2017 @ Temple Emanuel 7:15 PM

Chaverim Board 2017-2018 Elections

May 15, 2017 @ CBI 7:00 PM

Tikvah Board Elections

May 16, 2017 @ Brooke Podos' House 5:30 PM

LAZA Chapter Meeting

May 16, 2017 @ Temple B'nai Abraham 7:00 PM

T'sahal BBYO Board Meeting

May 17, 2017 @ Panera Rt 22 (Springfield) 7:30 PM

PVBBG Chapter Meeting

May 24, 2017 @ Temple Emanuel 7:15 PM

T'sahal BBYO Chapter Meeting

May 24, 2017 @ Scotch Plains JCC 7:30 PM

T'sahal BBYO Board Meeting

May 31, 2017 @ Hope's House 7:30 PM

Regional Events

GJHRR LIFE Convention 2017 (PC 3050)

May 19, 2017 @ Wayne Y 7:15 PM

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May 20, 2017 @ Wayne Y 6:30 PM

GJHRR Council and Chapter Presidents Training (PC 8001)

August 20, 2017 @ Camp Nah Jee Wah 10:30 AM

GJHRR RLTI Convention (PC 8001)

August 21, 2017 @ Camp Nah Jee Wah 3:00 PM

International Events

(Int) CLTC 1 2017

June 06, 2017 @ Beber Camp 1:00 PM

Israel Journey #1

June 13, 2017 @ Israel

(Int) CLTC 2 2017

June 13, 2017 @ Bethany Campus 1:00 PM


Travel with BBYO this summer!

Want to travel this summer? Check out BBYO's Summer Passport Experiences! Go to for more information.

We also have some information about scholarships available for specific Passport experiences for residents in different GJHRR areas. Click here to read the e-mail that was sent out on December 28th, 2011, which has all the info!


Judi Youngman, Senior Regional Director

Amanda Minkoff, Regional Director

Main phone number - 908-925-0310

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