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Greater Jersey Hudson River Region

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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 2015-2016 Regional Coordinating Committee (RCC)
Gideon Abramowitz
Ira Gotliboym
Meredith Harris
Tori Sciara

Regional Calendar

Regional Leadership Training Institute: August 23 – August 26
Regional Kick-off Dance: September 26

To view our entire Regional Calendar 2015-2016 , 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
Ira Gotliboym  (T'sahal BBYO), Godol
Matthew Grosswald (Chaverim BBYO), S’gan
Adam Goldman (Marlboro AZA), Moreh
David Ehrenthal (T'sahal BBYO), MazGiz
Sam Golden (Marlboro AZA), Shaliach

Central Council BBG
Tori Sciara (T'sahal BBYO), N'siah
Mia Reingold (Yad B’Yad BBG), Morah
Ariella Pasman (East Brunswick BBG), Mazkirah
Natalie Turner (East Brunswick BBG), Sh'licha

Northern Council AZA
Gideon Abramowitz (Palisades AZA), Godol
Harry Goldstein (Pascack Valley AZA), S'gan
Matthew Steinberg (Livingston AZA), Moreh
Ethan Schiffman (Palisades AZA), MazGiz
Jeff Zachem (Pascack Valley AZA), Shaliach

Northern Council BBG
Meredith Harris (Livingston BBG), N'siah
Lauren Tancer (Pascack Valley BBG), S'ganit
Brielle Shapiro (Livingston BBG), Morah
Sara Fleischer (Wayne BBG), Mazkirah
Samantha Brunn (Pascack Valley BBG), Sh'licha

Chapter Events

PVBBG Chapter Meeting

May 25, 2016 @ YJCC 7:00 PM

SHBBYO Chapter Meeting

May 29, 2016 @ Temple B'nai Jeshurun 2:30 PM

LAZA Chapter Meeting

May 31, 2016 @ Temple B'nai Abraham 7:00 PM

Chaverim Connect Soccer and Frisbee

June 05, 2016 @ Congregation B'nai Israel 1:00 PM

Palisades AZA chapter meeting

June 05, 2016 @ JCC on the Palisades 5:00 PM

Palisades BBG Chapter Meeting

June 05, 2016 @ JCC on the Palisades 4:00 PM

Wayne BBG Chapter Elections

June 07, 2016 @ Wayne Y 8:00 PM

Wayne BBG Chapter Meeting

June 07, 2016 @ Wayne Y 8:00 PM

Palisades BBG Board Meeting

June 07, 2016 @ Rebekah Hess's House 5:30 PM

Wayne BBG end of the year party

June 12, 2016 @ 12:00 AM

Regional Events

GJHRR RLTI 2016 President & Council Overnight (PC 3000)

August 20, 2016 @ Camp Nah Jee Wah 10:30 AM

GJHRR RLTI 2016 (PC 3000)

August 21, 2016 @ Camp Nah Jee Wah 11:00 AM

International Events

(Int) CLTC 1 (2016)

June 07, 2016 @ Beber Camp 9:00 AM

CLTC + Stand UP DC 2016

June 07, 2016 @ USA

CLTC + Stand UP DC 2016 1

June 07, 2016 @ USA


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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