BBYO in the News  





Nov 19 2014

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What’s Trending? Jewish Teens! Video Contest

Leading up to BBYO International Convention (IC) 2015, Jewish teens around the world are invited to share their innovative ideas for how to engage more Jewish teens in Jewish life by submitting a video application.

Nov 13 2014

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J-SERVE, the International Day of Jewish Youth Service

J-SERVE, the International Day of Jewish Youth Service, held in Pittsburgh each spring and attended by more than 200 teens annually, will be planned together this year by BBYO, the Agency for Jewish Learning, the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh’s Volunteer Center and Repair the World.

Nov 12 2014

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Jewish teens repair the world through Stand UP initiative

One of BBYO’s initiatives, Stand UP, empowers teens to identify a cause that inspires them and allows them to create their own campaign to affect positive change in their local and global community.

Nov 09 2014

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JPRO Network to Honor Alan Gill, Young Professionals

The JPRO Network will honor JDC’s Alan Gill and a dedicated group of young professionals at its annual Awards Ceremony and Program, as part of the General Assembly of The Jewish Federation of North America.

Nov 06 2014

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Learning to Lead

Little did I know that in Mukwonago, Wisc., 739 miles away from my home, I would learn valuable life lessons and make some of the best friends I have today. This past summer, I was able to attend a Chapter Leadership Training Conference (CLTC), which is one of the many summer programs that BBYO...

Nov 06 2014

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Gabe Baskin trains guide dogs for the blind

When Gabe Baskin was preparing for his bar mitzvah, he wanted to find a community service project that would tie into his Torah portion of Re’eh, meaning, “to see.”

Nov 04 2014

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Temple Sholom teens volunteer time for Habitat for Humanity

On Sept. 7, teens from Temple Sholom’s Judah BBYO chapter as well as Temple Sholom’s teen choir, and JTeen of Westchester gathered in New Rochelle to volunteer for Habitat for Humanity of Westchester.

Oct 29 2014

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BBYOers spend weekend honing leadership skills

South Jersey Region BBYO has always stressed leadership development as one of the most important parts of a prosperous region, and through its importance, SJR has thrived. 

Oct 17 2014

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J-Serve Teen Task Force announced

Thirteen teens were selected to be a part of Orlando's J-Serve Teen Task Force 2014-2015. The Teen Task Force is a unique leadership opportunity for Jewish teens in grades eight through 12 to plan the community's annual J-Serve day of teen community service.