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Apr 14 2017

Jewish News

Local teen elected to BBYO International board; area chapters shine at BBYO Eastern Region Spring Convention

BBYO International Convention 2017 and Eastern Region’s Spring Convention served as dynamic meeting places and real-world classrooms to provide teen leaders opportunities for shared leadership resources and new skills to help change the world.

Apr 11 2017

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Central Jersey teens participate in J-Serve

Organized by The Jewish Federation in the Heart of Central Jersey, more than 150 youth participated in J-Serve, an international day of community service

Apr 11 2017

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Beyond the classroom – life lessons for teens through travel

At 15 years old, most American teenagers are learning calculus, reading Shakespeare and tweeting about the most recent pop-culture trend. 

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.