Jul 01 2020

Jewish Community Voice

Summer BBYO programs switch to a virtual setting

Each summer, teens from around the world look forward to engaging in summer programs with BBYO. However, due to the pandemic and the cancellation of summer trips, BBYO has shifted its programing to a virtual setting.

Jun 24 2020

eJewish Philanthropy

When is the Right Time to Return to In-Person Programming

As an organization grounded in delivering in-person experiences for Jewish teens, things shifted quickly for us this March when we pivoted to provide the power and impact of BBYO to Jewish teens in innovative ways via our new virtual platform, BBYO On Demand.

Jun 22 2020

The Jewish Outlook

BBYO Holds Virtual Convention

BBYO Lonestar Region gathered for their first Spring Virtual Convention, May 1-3. More than 170 teens from Austin, College Station, Houston and San Antonio participated in the weekend-long event.

Jun 04 2020

Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle

Playing the long game: Lost Tribe connects Jewish youth through esports

When Lost Tribe Esports was launched in 2016, some people questioned the organization’s founder, Lenny Silberman, on the likelihood of teens congregating online, for prolonged periods, with limited in-person activity.

Jun 03 2020

ejewish philanthropy

Include Us in the Conversation: COVID-19 and Teen Mental Health

Over the last few weeks, there have been tons of articles written about the effects of COVID-19 on the long-term mental health of teens. Will we experience more anxiety, depression, or post-traumatic stress? What will the future of our mental health look like? How can professionals and other...

May 20 2020

Jewish Community Voice

Region cheers accomplishments of chapters and members

On Sunday, May 3, South Jersey Region BBYO (SJR BBYO) celebrated the end of the year with our annual State of the Region Ceremony.

May 15 2020

Arizona Jewish Post

Two Tucsonans elected to BBYO regional board

Two Tucson teens, Gabe Friedman and Rachel Rudner, have been elected to the BBYO Mountain Region board.

May 13 2020

The Jewish News

Years After BBYO, One Friend Gives Another the Gift of Life

Alicia Chandler and Lesley Miles met as teens at BBYO. Alicia went to North Farmington High School and Lesley went to Berkley. After graduation, they each went their separate ways.

May 08 2020

Heritage Florida News

Hillel International and BBYO to offer virtual college visits for high school seniors

Hillel International and BBYO are connecting graduating high school seniors with current college students for virtual campus visits and question-and-answer sessions.