Jan 01 2020

Jewish Community Voice

Global Shabbat honors local women leaders making a difference

As 2020 quickly approached, there were only a few Shabbats left in 2019. And on December 13, South Jersey Region (SJR) BBYO planned and hosted a community Shabbat event at Cong. Beth El in Voorhees.

Dec 19 2019

Baltimore Jewish Times

Ambassadors to Ukraine: An Unforgettable Experience

From the moment I stepped foot in Kiev, I could tell that I would be forever changed by the next few days. Surrounded by new friends in this gorgeous city, I immediately felt connected. I was there to learn — and learn I would.

Dec 13 2019

The Jewish Chronicle

Youth movement aims to 'fill gap in the market' in Herts provision

BBYO is setting up a new chapter in Watford to fill what its leaders believe is “a gap in the market for Jewish youth provision”.

Dec 06 2019

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Disabled and Chronically Ill Parents Can Get Free Help and Support for their Children

Raised in a home with a disabled mother, Tia Einhorn grew up with a sensitivity for the needs of others. This holiday season, Tia is ready to help children that need a little something extra: a listening ear, a friendly smile.

Nov 30 2019

Hadassah Magazine

Embracing Video Games to Engage Jewish Teens

If community organizers have been using athletics to engage Jewish youth for decades, why not adapt with the times and try electronic sports, i.e., video games?

Nov 21 2019

Jewish Federation of Greater Washington

A Q&A with Local Leader Drew Fidler

Drew Fidler, Director of BBYO’s Center for Adolescent Wellness, is a noted child wellness expert with experience educating, promoting, and implementing policies and practices to support childrens’ and adolescents’ physical, mental, and emotional health.

Nov 20 2019

Jewish Community Voice

SJR BBYO teens inspired by NYC trip to see Auschwitz exhibit

Members of South Jersey Region BBYO had the opportunity to participate in a truly special trip to New York on Nov. 7. Spending the day (and evening) in the city, teen participants visited the Museum of Jewish Heritage, Times Square, Madison Square Garden, and more.

Oct 30 2019

BuzzFeed News

At 6, She Lost Her Best Friend In The Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting. At 7, She’s Still Struggling With Trauma

A year after 11 of their own were killed in an anti-Semitic attack, Jewish children and teens in Pittsburgh are still coping with the trauma: “This will affect her her whole life — it’s not something that will just go away.”

Sep 25 2019

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Great activities kick off new year at South Jersey Region BBYO

South Jersey Region (SJR) BBYO’s 2019-2020 programming year is in full swing, as its chapters have spent the last few weeks planning, promoting,