Austin BBYO teen Emily Kolodney has been elected the organization’s 75th International N’siah at the organization’s International Convention in Denver, Colorado.
Pulling off a five-day gathering in a sprawling convention center with hundreds of speakers at plenary and breakout sessions is no easy feat.
A Chicago industrialist has pledged $25 million to a national Jewish youth group to promote initiatives for young Jewish women and teens.
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.
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.
Chicago industrialist/philanthropist Ted Perlman and his wife Harriette have pledged $25 million to accelerate BBYO’s initiatives for young Jewish women and teens.
More than 3,000 teens will converge upon Denver for the BBYO international convention over Presidents’ Day weekend, February 14-18.
On Dec. 7, BBYO celebrated the 2018 Global Shabbat with an unprecedented interfaith Shabbat dinner, inviting teen youth groups of many faiths to come together in peace to build community.
I was at an Active Jewish Teens (AJT) convention that brought together nearly 450 Jewish teenagers from 15 countries, mostly in the former Soviet Union, to celebrate being Jewish and learn about their traditions and history.