Jan 02 2018

Connecticut Jewish Ledger

BBYO at work…and play

“Together We Will” was the theme of the BBYO Connecticut Valley Region Fall Convention, which brought together more than 250 teens at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Danbury for a weekend focusing on Jewish values and Jewish identity.

Dec 29 2017

Baltimore Jewish Times

Exploring the Place of My Family’s History

As I began to unravel the scroll and learn about the history of my ancestors, I was fascinated by just how many of my family members came from the former Soviet Union.

Dec 22 2017


BBYO Trip to Ukraine a life-changing experience

Two weeks ago, I traveled, with 13 other BBYO members from across the United States, to Ukraine. We joined Active Jewish Teens (AJT), BBYO's partner in the former Soviet Union, at its fourth international conference.

Dec 21 2017

Texas Jewish Post

We teens will build strong Jewish future

Today, a resurgance of Jewish life is taking place in the land of our heritage. After centuries of destruction and hatred for Jews in Europe, we have a glimmer of hope.

Dec 19 2017

e-Jewish Philanthropy

Ambassadors to Ukraine 2017 – Teen Reflection

Pitching the idea of going back to the country they desperately tried to leave in order to attend a conference with Jewish teens sounded crazy to them at first.

Dec 14 2017

The Mercury News

Los Gatos teens celebrate ‘Global Shabbat’ with Syrian refugee focus

Thousands of Jewish teens from around the world celebrated Global Shabbat on Dec. 8, with Bay Area residents joining the worldwide movement from the Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center in Los Gatos.

Dec 06 2017

Jewish Community Voice

South Jersey Region reaches out for #GivingBBYOday

South Jersey Region gathered on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving to delve into a night of fundraising on #GivingBBYOday.

Nov 22 2017

Jewish Community Voice

South Jersey Region already excited about BBYO Summer 2018!

South Jersey Region recently held its second BBYO Night of the programming year. This BBYO Night had a twist to it, however, as it was Summer Program themed.

Nov 21 2017

Connecticut Jewish Ledger

KOLOT –Busy Times for BBYO!

September and October were an exciting and busy time for BBYO Connecticut Valley Region. To prepare our community of advisors for the year, more than 40 volunteers from New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts gathered in Windsor for BBYO’s annual Northeast Advisor Training.