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Mar 04 2015

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BBYO Runs in the Abes Family

Sandy Springs resident Julie Abes knows all about what her daughter, Amanda, is experiencing as the president of Atlanta Council BBYO, even beyond the joys of International Convention, summer programs and local activities. 

Mar 04 2015

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Galanti Extends BBYO Winning Streak

Atlanta Council B’nai B’rith Girls president, Amanda Abes, nominated 17-year-old Meredith Galanti of Sandy Springs for BBG international mazkirah (secretary) from the floor of the convention at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Atlanta.

Feb 28 2015

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Two Jewish Teens Honored for Leadership

The Lappin Foundation is pleased to announce its inaugural awards for teen leadership and Israel advocacy to two BBYO teens. 

Feb 26 2015

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‘A modern camp with an old soul’ celebrates its bar mitzvah

Camp JORI is celebrating its bar mitzvah this summer. It’s hard to believe that Rhode Island’s only Jewish overnight camp has been at the Worden’s Pond location in Wakefield for 13 years already.

Feb 26 2015

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Two Columbus Teens Elected to BBYO International Board at BBYO IC 2015

The JCC extends warm congratulations to Hunter Cohn and Jake Davis, who were recently elected to the BBYO International Board at the BBYO International Convention (IC) 2015.

Feb 26 2015

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A trip to BBYO’s International Convention

It’s Marc Altman here, Beber’s Director of Sustainability and Engagement, with an update from a recent trip to BBYO’s International Convention in Atlanta, GA. 

Feb 25 2015

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Jewish youth groups discover importance of unity and building bridges

When 2,200 BBYO teens joined forces with 1,000 members of NFTY — the North American Federation of Temple Youth represents the younger cohort of the Reform movement — for a day of joint learning sessions in Atlanta on Feb. 14, Christiansen found that the teens had more in common than...

Feb 24 2015

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Why BBYO is Our Partner

Around four years ago, BBYO became a part of the Westchester community, bursting onto the scene, and expanding to over 200 teens seemingly overnight.

Feb 24 2015

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A New Kind of Hope

From Bulgaria to Canada, Argentina to Macedonia, there is an unbelievably diverse Jewish population out there that, despite centuries of assimilation threats and persecution, has formed strong communities that are deeply committed to sustaining Jewish life