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Jul 23 2014

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Ambassadors to Bulgaria program offers life-changing summer experience

Some teens go down the shore over the summer; others go to camp. I, however, had the unique opportunity of visiting the country of Bulgaria from June 23 to July 2 with BBYO’s Ambassadors to Bulgaria summer experience.

Jul 16 2014

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Asking the Right Questions

During their high school years, most teenagers wrestle with what seems like endless questions, and very few answers. Who are the right friends for me? What activities should I get involved with?

Jul 13 2014

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Thirty Jewish Leaders Go to Camp for Reverse Field Trip

Last week, 30 leaders from more than 20 organizations in the Jewish communal world across North America visited BBYO’s International Leadership Training Conference (ILTC) at B’nai B’rith Perlman Camp to join nearly 250 of BBYO’s top teen leaders, as well as staff, from...

Jul 09 2014

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A look back at a successful year for South Jersey Region BBYO

A memorable year for South Jersey Region BBYO has come to a close. This year proved successful when SJR’s numbers surpassed goals with over 400 teens from 8th to 12th grade active in our youth movement. Teens participated in a multitude of events, conventions and fundraisers throughout the...

Jun 26 2014

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Bailey Dinman coordinates community service day for 200 teens

Bailey Dinman was surprised when she learned that homelessness was a struggle for many in the affluent Washington, D.C., suburb where she lives.

Jun 25 2014

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BBYO member’s pen pal program connects local teens to Israelis

When Wendy Sherman sought out Israeli pen pals for her BBYO chapter, the idea was simple enough; she wanted to educate her friends and herself about Israeli culture. What better way than learning from fellow teenagers?

Jun 24 2014

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Beber Camp Has Purchased B’nai B’rith Perlman Camp

Lake Como, PA June 23, 2014 – Through the generosity of Theodore and Harriette Perlman, the Perlman Family and two visionary foundations, Beber Camp has purchased B’nai B’rith Perlman Camp – a residential children’s camp and home to BBYO, at which it runs two summer...

Jun 13 2014

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Time to be with friends

Filling up the Mandel Jewish Community Center’s basketball courts in Beachwood Wednesday nights from 6 to 10 was the Cleveland Jewish Basketball League, run by BBYO. Teenage boys from Jewish youth groups including NFTY, NCSY, USY and BBYO formed the 12 teams. An Akron team buses in every...