Mar 04 2019

Inside Philanthropy

“Space to Lead.” Behind a Historic Gift for Jewish Girls’ Leadership

A $25 million gift recently pledged by Chicago industrialist Ted Perlman and his wife Harriette to the international Jewish teen organization BBYO is by far the single largest donation that the venerable youth group has ever received.

Mar 01 2019

Lost Tribe eSports

New Game in Town: Lost Tribe Esports Celebrates Launch at Massive BBYO International Convention in Denver

We connected with over 1,000 gamers, ran tournaments, and provided over 20 hours of free gaming during IC.

Mar 01 2019

STL Jewish Light

STL teens in top BBYO roles; NJT’s next season; Sing for Siteman

Three St. Louis-area teens are taking on major leadership roles on an international Jewish platform.

Feb 28 2019

Washington Jewish Week

$25 million pledged to BBYO

Theodore Perlman, a Chicago-based philanthropist, industrialist and founder of the HAVI Group, pledged to donate the sum to launch the Anita M. Perlman Women’s Leadership Initiative.

Feb 28 2019

Texas Jewish Post

Local teens make global impact through BBYO

More than 120 teens from the BBYO North Texas Oklahoma region gathered with more than 3,000 Jewish teens from around the world at the organization’s International Convention in Denver over President’s Day weekend

Feb 28 2019

eJewish Philanthropy

In Honor & Celebration of JDAIM. . .We March On

One of the most important Jewish values we’re taught is to advocate for people who need help and justice.

Feb 27 2019

Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle

Teens at BBYO convention urged to use their voices for social change

Thousands of teens from around the world were energized to take action and make a difference. Pittsburgher Kaylee Werner has already begun.

Feb 27 2019

The Jewish Outlook

Austin Teen Named BBYO International N’siah

Austin BBYO teen Emily Kolodney has been elected the organization’s 75th International N’siah at the organization’s International Convention in Denver, Colorado.

Feb 19 2019

Jewish Insider

Dispatch from Denver: What it takes to produce ‘SXSW for Jewish teens’

Pulling off a five-day gathering in a sprawling convention center with hundreds of speakers at plenary and breakout sessions is no easy feat.