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Great Midwest Region

About Great Midwest Region

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Welcome to GMR! Proudly Serving Jewish Teens in the Chicagoland Area. The Great Midwest Region is part of the international order of BBYO, Inc. It is composed of chapters all across the Chicagoland area. We have a total of 14 chapters and span from Homewood to Highland Park, from Evanston to Elgin, and many places in between. Click on our menu to the right to find out more!



Shabak AZA Wednesday Chapter Meetings

September 01, 2013 @ Buffalo Grove JCC 7:00 PM

Armand Hammer Regular Meeting

September 11, 2013 @ Buffalo Grove JCC 7:00 PM

Aviva Regular Meeting

September 11, 2013 @ BG JCC 6:00 PM

Palmach Regular Meeting

September 12, 2013 @ Heller JCC 7:00 PM

Haganah Regular Meeting

September 15, 2013 @ Haganah house 7:30 PM


GMR Invite Convention- 3010

January 24, 2014 @ Hyatt Regency O'Hare 6:00 PM


Israel Family Journey 9

December 20, 2013 @ Israel

AZA BBG IC 2014 + Execs, GPS, CJT

February 12, 2014 @ Hyatt 3:00 PM

AZA BBG Execs, GPS, CJT 2014 (Add on)

February 12, 2014 @ Hyatt 3:00 PM


Mailing Address
300 Revere Drive, Northbrook, IL 60062
(224) 406-9261 P

Celia Bernstein, Program Director
(224) 406-9259 P

Marty Shankle, Program Directorr
(224) 406-9260 P


BBYO-JCC Partnership

BBYO is a proud partner with JCC Chicago. As part of the partnership, many BBYO programs occur at JCC facilities and BBYO collaborates with JCC on teen programming whenever possible. The teen years are all about being with friends, so send your kids to the “J.” They can get together with friends they may not go to school with and extend their social circle. From intramural sports to Maccabi to social action activities to camping to Teen Adventure Trips and open lounge nights, there’s something fun waiting for your teenagers and pre-teens at JCC Chicago. Find out more about JCC Chicago at

2020 K St. NW, 7th Floor
Washington, DC 20006
P: 202.857.6633 / F: 202.857.6568

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