South Jersey Region BBYO is a special place. We are a close-knit community of Jewish teens inclusive to all regardless of backgrounds and abilities.
More than 40 Central Florida teens, 16 educators and youth directors, and five Jewish community leaders gathered at Congregation of Reform Judaism on election eve for "Decision 2016: Your Voice, Your Vote, Making a Difference."
Adath Israel Congregation hosted an initiative on Tuesday, November 8, to get Jewish teens together from all groups and areas of the city to watch the election results, have meaningful political discussions and spend time with one another.
One weekend earlier this month, 250 BBYO teens from the group’s Connecticut Region gathered at the Sheraton Hotel at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks for their Fall Convention.
Participants at the Tidewater Jewish community’s 3rd Annual Mitzvah Day on Sunday, Oct. 30 demonstrated the benefits of a can-do attitude, working together to strengthen Jewish identity and improve life for those less fortunate.
B'nai B'rith Youth Organization chapters in South Florida hosted two "Voice Your Vote" election night parties on Nov. 8 to emphasize the importance of being "game changers," as BBYO teens call themselves, who are teens who are committed to community service.
BBYO hosted students at Solon High School on the evening of Nov. 8 to discuss the election and hear from speaker Jackie Cruz, a Dominican-American actress best known for her role on “Orange is the New Black,” on pursuing their goals.
For the 130 Jewish children gathered at Dave & Busters, a restaurant and entertainment center located in Homestead, the chance to observe televised results of the presidential election among their peers amounted to an endorsement of a democratic process they hope to join in the near future.
The final Presidential Debate between Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican candidate Donald Trump was on TV and over 40 teens were gathered at the Katz JCC to watch.