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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

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

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 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 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.

Feb 15 2019

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$25 million pledge made to help empower Jewish teens, women

The daily flow of #MeToo hasn’t ebbed much since the movement began, and there are still daily accusations of wrongdoings from the government level down to celebrities.

Feb 15 2019

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BBYO receives historic $25 million Pledge to Support Women’s Leadership and Empowerment

Chicago industrialist/philanthropist Ted Perlman and his wife Harriette have pledged $25 million to accelerate BBYO’s initiatives for young Jewish women and teens. 

Feb 15 2019

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Chicago industrialist donates $25 million to BBYO to empower Jewish young women and teens

 A Chicago industrialist has pledged $25 million to a national Jewish youth group to promote initiatives for young Jewish women and teens.

Feb 15 2019

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Largest donation to youth group yet made to BBYO

Chicago industrialist Theodore Perlman and his wife, Harriette, announced a $25 million gift in Denver at the organization’s international conference, attended by 5,500-plus teens and adults.