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Apr 10 2017

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400 teens celebrate at BBYO Connecticut Valley Region Kallah

Close to 400 BBYO Connecticut Valley Region teens and staff gathered in Hartford for the annual Winter Kallah Convention. This year’s theme was “Free to be you and me: A celebration of diversity in the Jewish Community.”

Apr 10 2017

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A Thank You Letter To My Youth Group

To the incredible organization that shaped me to be who I am today, I want to say thank you. Thank you for the experiences, the friends, the way you shaped me to be who I am today. I wouldn’t be a “damn proud B’nai Brith Girl” without the four years I had with you.

Apr 06 2017

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Teens Have the Power to Boost Jewish Community

The book, Tuesdays With Morrie, relates a story about a big wave and a little wave. The little wave is enjoying its beautiful day in the blue ocean until it sees the waves before it crash to the shore.

Mar 30 2017

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Teen entrepreneurs compete in BBYO’s ‘Shark Tank’-style innovation showcase

Young entrepreneurs gathered on Tuesday March 21 at the Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club to participate in Impact L’Atid’s culminating event.

Mar 29 2017

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Teens pitch the next great idea

The Passover story of the ancient Israelites journey from slavery to freedom will play out in Nashville this month in a modern context when Jewish Family Service co-sponsors a performance of “Freedom Song,” a musical workshop focusing on redemption from the slavery of addiction.

Mar 29 2017

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Teen Leadership at JHSC

The Jewish High School of Connecticut (JHSC) is making a name for itself as a home to many young women leaders. Through the skills they develop now, these young women will go on to become the future leaders this world so desperately needs, both within the Jewish community and in the broader world.

Mar 15 2017

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Andrew Paull - Young Pioneers Award 2017 Recipient

Andrew Paull is the Senior Regional Director for the Manhattan Region of BBYO. As the founding director of BBYO’s newest region, Andrew launched a vibrant, pluralistic Jewish teen program across Manhattan, engaging more than 350 teens in less than three years.

Mar 15 2017

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Embracing Inclusivity on the Ground: A case study in making it work

As the worldwide community acknowledged and celebrated Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM) last month, our efforts to raise awareness and champion the rights of people with disabilities continues each and every day

Mar 15 2017

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The Legacy Willow Bend Hosted BBYO Students for Unique Intergenerational Experiences

The Legacy Willow Bend was honored to welcome student members from BBYO who recently visited the senior living community for a unique intergenerational event, which that offered valuable interactions that positively impacted the lives of everyone involved.