BBYO in the News  





Sep 17 2014

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Greenwich teens dig in for a good cause

On Sunday, Sept. 7, teens from Temple Sholom’s Judah BBYO chapter, along with the Greenwich synagogue’s teen choir and JTeen of Westchester, gathered in New Rochelle to volunteer for Habitat for Humanity of Westchester.

Sep 10 2014

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Growing BBYO leaders in Windsor

Although campers had already packed up their knapsacks and headed home, on August 18 the Mandell JCC’s Camp Shalom in Windsor once again was filled with kids, when more than 200 BBYO teen leaders, volunteer advisors and staff from the Connecticut Valley, New England, Westchester and Big...

Sep 09 2014

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JCC and BBYO join forces and recalibrate shared teen focus

In a push to strengthen Jewish teen outcomes and the South Hills community, the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh and the Keystone Mountain Region of BBYO announced an expanded strategic partnership and a joint effort to raise $2 million.

Sep 05 2014

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BBYO celebrates director’s 13 years of service with a virtual “Bat Mitzvah”

Ellen Goldstein has served the BBYO Eastern Region of North Carolina and Southern Virginia’s Jewish communities for the past 13 years as BBYO Eastern Region’s regional director.

Sep 04 2014

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BBYO off to roaring start

Houston BBYO is gearing up with the start of the new school year. On Aug. 17, the teen organization hosted its 2014 Fall Kickoff White Out Party. The event was attended by more than 200 Houston-area teens, including many high school freshmen, who are set to join chapters.

Sep 03 2014

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SJ teens focused on Jewish leadership at BBYO summer camps

As another summer comes to a close, it’s time to reflect on the amazing summer experiences that BBYO has to offer. While each of these summer experiences offers different environments and different programs to learn from, they all focus on Jewish life and how to become a better Jewish leader.

Aug 31 2014

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Creating Ambassadors for the Global Jewish Community

Many of us have read recent accounts of a resurgence of Anti-Semitism throughout Europe. While this is an unfortunate reality in some places, these pieces seem to have perpetuated a one-sided view of Jewish life in Europe.

Aug 30 2014

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Charleston native to chair BBYO board

Charleston native Walter Solomon has been elected chairman of BBYO's International Board of Directors.

Aug 29 2014

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Acquiring My Name: A Jewish Journey

Hayley Krolik is a rising junior at Henry M. Gunn High School in Palo Alto, California. She has been a proud member of BBYO for over two years and recently returned from BBYO’s International Kallah, a program dedicated to helping members discover their Jewish identity.