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Mar 13 2014

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BBYO Great Midwest's Kevin Friduss receives leadership award

BBYO Great Midwest Region is thrilled to announce that Kevin Friduss of Highland Park, and Shabak AZA advisor, was recently awarded the International BBYO David Bittker AZA Advisor of the Year, for his work with the Aleph Zadik Aleph (AZA), BBYO’s renowned leadership development program and...

Mar 13 2014

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Houston teens attend largest IC in BBYO’s 90-year history

Over Presidents’ Day weekend, nearly 100 Houston, Austin and San Antonio teens attended BBYO’s largest annual International Convention in Dallas. 

Mar 06 2014

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Jewish Enrichment in Action: A First Hand Look at BBYO’s International Convention

Several weeks ago, I spent a few days at BBYO’s International Convention (IC) in Dallas, Texas. As others have written, IC was an inspiring gathering of 1,800 Jewish teens, the largest recent gathering of Jewish teens on record.

Mar 05 2014

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BBYO to honor Tina and Irwin Sheinbein

The Mountain Region of BBYO will honor Tina and Irwin Sheinbein at a brunch 10-11:30 a.m. Sunday, March 23, at the Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center, 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale.

Mar 05 2014

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Local BBYO delegation inspired at Lone Star State national convention

A roomful of 2,000 passionate Jewish teens from around the world scream at the top of their lungs, excited about the five-day conference full of speakers, Judaism and good times. This is the opening ceremonies of BBYO’s annual International Convention in Dallas, TX.

Feb 20 2014

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The beat will go on

Nearly 2,000 Jewish teens participated in an afternoon service project Friday, Feb. 14 in Frisco. They not only learned hands-on CPR training, but also took the Jewish values of tikkun olam and mitzvot to heart.

Feb 19 2014

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Thousands learn CPR at Memorial Stadium in Frisco

Students from Frisco ISD and around the world spent part of their Valentine’s Day learning how to save hearts.

Feb 19 2014

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Facebook’s Sandberg recalls identity-building BBYO experience

Social media giant’s COO tells youth group’s conference that her involvement in the movement helped her stay close to being a Jewish woman

Feb 19 2014

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A Jewish Teen First, A NFTYite Second

This past week I had an incredible opportunity to attend the BBYO International Convention (IC) in Dallas, Texas. Yes, I—a diehard NFTYite—attended a BBYO event. Even more important, I am very happy I chose to do so.