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Feb 19 2017

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BBYO SEEKS ‘RENAISSANCE OF JEWISH TEEN LIFE’

Some Jewish 5,000 teenagers, community leaders and activists from across the globe gathered in Dallas, Texas, for a five-day international convention scheduled to end Monday hosted by Jewish youth group BBYO.

Feb 18 2017

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Convention draws Jewish youth from far and wide to Dallas, but biggest delegation is right at home

Hundreds of Jewish teens from around the world converged on a downtown Dallas hotel this weekend to draw strength in their common faith and unity in their differences.

Feb 18 2017

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Generations converge: Students share cookies and conversation with Plano seniors

The members of Legacy Willow Bend retirement community opened their doors and their bingo cards to a busload of teen volunteers Thursday morning. This weekend was the annual international convention for BBYO, an international youth philanthropy organization with chapters and groups all over the...

Feb 16 2017

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BBYO teens come together to celebrate diversity

BBYO’s annual winter Kallah, held at the Hilton Hartford Hotel in Connecticut in late January, drew 85 New England Region teens and 240 from the Connecticut Valley Region for a weekend of celebrating Shabbat, learning about leadership, themselves and the world around them, becoming closer...

Feb 12 2017

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In Ukraine, Finding Home and Rewriting History

I‘m astonished that Jewish life in Odessa and other former communist countries is thriving and almost unrecognizable to the stories of my youth.

Feb 10 2017

BBYO teens come together to celebrate diversity

BBYO’s annual winter Kallah, held at the Hilton Hartford Hotel in Connecticut in late January, drew 85 New England Region teens and 240 from the Connecticut Valley Region for a weekend of celebration.

Feb 09 2017

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BBYO IC comes to North Texas

BBYO’s 93rd International Convention will take place downtown from Feb. 16 through Feb. 20, with more than 2,500 teenagers arriving, as well as huge numbers of staff, volunteers and guests. It will be the largest conference in the program’s history.

Feb 08 2017

BBYO Regional Director Honored

Arielle Buxbaum, one of the Liberty Region’s B’nai B’rith Youth Organization’s (BBYO) regional directors, was named recipient of the Arnie Weiner Award at BBYO’s annual Professional Staff Conference.

Feb 02 2017

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Free to Be You and Me: BBYO Celebrates Diversity

On January 27th, 325 Jewish teens gathered at the Hilton Hartford Hotel in Hartford, Connecticut. For what? A weekend of BBYO. 85 New England Region (NER) teens and 240 Connecticut Valley Region (CVR) teens joined forces for their annual Winter Kallah, themed “Free to Be You and Me.”