BBYO in the News  





Feb 12 2016

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David Brooks at BBYO

BBYO kicked off their annual International Convention at the Baltimore Hilton with over 2,400 teenagers from 700 communities worldwide in attendance (we’re told a 182% increase from 2012) as well as 2,000 adults, including philanthropists, alumni, thought leaders and educators, providing...

Feb 11 2016

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International BBYO convention to bring record number of attendees

Several St. Louis area participants say that one of the greatest benefits of BBYO is the chance to meet Jewish high school students from all over the world. 

Feb 08 2016

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Reunion aims to renew BBYO spark for next generation in New Orleans

Sam Laufer knew from a young age that he would eventually join BBYO. It was practically a given. His father, Jeff, was a member as were his cousin, uncle and grandfather. The old Harry Laufer AZA chapter in New Orleans was named after his great-great uncle.

Feb 08 2016

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From the Mouths of Teens: BBYO Participants Say Youth Group is New Skills, Lifelong Friends and a Passion for Jewish Life

From inspiring and challenging to community and leadership, BBYO teens says the organization is providing them with the skills, friendships and Jewish future they didn’t have before and don’t think they could find anywhere else other than within this open-tent organization.

Feb 03 2016

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Fall flew by with many exciting events—and spring awaits

With the New Year comes a new term for South Jersey Region BBYO. Our fall term flew by and here we are excited and ready for a fantastic spring.

Jan 28 2016

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Dedicated youth leader Jacob Klaven selected Memphis BBYO director

Dedicated youth leader Jacob Klaven selected Memphis BBYO director BBYO Cotton States Region welcomed on January 4 its newest member of the team- Jacob Klaven.

Jan 22 2016

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Baltimore Plays Host to Nation's Jewish Teens

Our Jewish future lies with our teens, yet we know today that only a small percentage of post b’nai mitzvah youth are being engaged in Jewish life.

Jan 20 2016

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Friendships and connection to Judaism grow at SJR Winter Retreat

South Jersey Region BBYO gathered December 11-13 for our Winter Retreat, a newer tradition for the region that combines our Judaism-focused convention (called Kallah) with the respective Brotherhood and Sisterhood overnight events.