Feb 14 2020

Press Now

A high-schooler struck back at anti-Semitism the best way she knew how: On Instagram

Abby Adams was given her first Star of David when she was in elementary school, but at the time, she says, it was just a pretty necklace to her - she didn't really understand the symbol's significance.

Feb 12 2020

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A responsibility, a gift to embrace Jewish culture around the world

The 11 days I spent in Natz, Italy, on a BBYO cultural exchange titled ZWST Winter Machane, included some of the most incredible, humbling and eye-opening experiences of my life. ZWST is BBYO’s partner movement in Germany.

Feb 10 2020

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Teen of the week: Mechanicsburg senior focuses on leadership, helping others

Sarah Levy has been involved in a wide range of activities throughout her high school career, from model United Nations to BBYO and being a varsity lacrosse goalie. But through it all, two consistent themes come through: leadership and helping others.

Feb 04 2020

The Times of Israel

Ambassadors to Ukraine: Uniting a Movement

As a member of BBYO, I consider myself part of “AZA and BBG, The Teen Movement,” a group of thousands of Jewish teens connected through membership in an organization.

Jan 20 2020

New York Jewish Week

A Trip to Ukraine Shows How Teens Are Solving Jewish Divisions

Last month, after a tearful goodbye with my parents, I headed off on a life-changing Ambassadors to Ukraine trip with BBYO. Typically, I wouldn’t use such an impactful word to describe a week-long trip, but, in this case, it seems fitting.

Jan 15 2020

Jewish Exponent

Opinion | Ambassadors to Ukraine: Together as One

Five hundred teens. Fifteen countries represented. Dozens of languages. Four days. One community. One religion. And an event that none of us will ever soon forget.

Jan 06 2020

Jewish Boston

Strengthening Jewish Partnerships Across the World

BBYO New England Region and Active Jewish Teens in Dnipro, Ukraine, engage in inaugural exchange.

Jan 01 2020

Jewish Community Voice

Local BBYO member experiences Jewish life in Ukraine

I woke up with mixed emotions before my first trip to Ukraine. I was anxious for what the next week would hold in store for me as I prepared for my Ambassadors to Ukraine journey, an eight-day trip to Kiev,

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.