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Mar 01 2016

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Toledo BBYO Update

The year began with Regional Exec v2, where the executive boards of B'not Shalom and BSN received training from the Regional Board and then had time to plan out calendars for the rest of the spring

Feb 28 2016

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Four Perspectives on Disability and Inclusion in Jewish Teen Life

I found myself in a packed room at my first BBYO International Convention watching a popular filmmaker and YouTube creative lead a workshop on, “Ideas are easy, execution is everything.”

Feb 26 2016

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Local high school senior recognized at BBYO's International Convention

Forty-one teens from BBYO's North Florida Region joined more than 4,000 teen leaders, educators, professionals and philanthropists from 48 states and 27 countries for BBYO's International Convention (IC) in Baltimore from Feb. 11 to Feb. 15. 

Feb 25 2016

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Local teen elected international BBG president

Ellie Bodker has been elected international n’siah, or president, of B’nai B’rith Girls (BBG). While others from the area have served in a variety of positions on BBYO’s international scene, it is believed Ellie is the first person — male or female — from the...

Feb 25 2016

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Indie Bands and Intellectuals Highlight the Woodstock of Jewish Identity

Back in high school, I happily attended Jewish day school, spent summers at a Jewish camp, went on a group Israel trip and took part in a few youth group events. 

Feb 25 2016

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Memphis BBYOers travel to Baltimore for BBYO International Convention

A delegation of Memphis BBYO teens joined more than 4,000 teen leaders, educators, professionals and philanthropists who gathered in Baltimore from February 11 -15 to hear from distinguished change makers and break a Guinness World Record for the largest Shabbat dinner ever at BBYO International...

Feb 25 2016

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Loaves of Love Shared with Howard County Seniors

When it comes to homemade food, freshly baked challah has always held a special place in the Jewish tradition, and several Howard County parents are giving back to the community with the braided delight.

Feb 25 2016

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Youth reign at annual BBYO ‘Woodstock of Jewish identity

In the past few years, what was once just a youth movement meet-up has evolved into a high-energy event rivaling anything ‘grown-ups’ mark on the Jewish calendar

Feb 24 2016

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Claire Wineland Speaks at BBYO International Convention

Claire Wineland, 18-year-old founder of Claire’s Place Foundation, a nonprofit organization providing support to children and families affected by cystic fibrosis, spoke to more than 4,000 teen leaders, educators, professionals and philanthropists from across the world at the BBYO...