Press Releases

BBYO Expands Presence in Vancouver, Launching New Partnerships and Programs in Thriving Jewish Community

BBYO is announcing plans to significantly expand its year-round AZA and BBG programs in the greater Vancouver area.

BBYO Names Michael A. Leven, Chairman and CEO of the Georgia Aquarium as Alumnus of the Year

BBYO is proud to announce Michael A. Leven as the recipient of the distinguished Alumnus of the Year Award. A native of the Dorchester/Mattapan area of Boston and alumnus of BBYO New England Region, Leven received the award while addressing more than 3,000 Jewish teens at BBYO International Convention (IC) in Orlando, Florida on February 15, 2018.

BBYO to Expand Jewish Learning Across Broad Platform of Events and Experiences with $3.9M Maimonides Grant

BBYO is pleased to announce the awarding of a grant of $3.9 Million by the Maimonides Fund. This award will strengthen BBYO’s ability to deliver meaningful Jewish experiences by investing in people who can deliver inspiring content across the broad range of experiences that BBYO offers to tens of thousands of Jewish teens annually.

Declaring "Together We Will," Thousands of Teens to Gather to Build a Global Movement

BBYO hosts International Convention (IC) 2018 February 15–19, one of the largest and most iconic teen cultural events in the world

Across 20 Countries and Hundreds of Communities Around the World, Thousands of Jewish Teens Celebrate BBYO’s Biggest “Global Shabbat” Experience Yet

From across the United States, to Canada, throughout Europe and South America, and everywhere in between, hundreds of local BBYO chapters and communities across 20 countries took part in BBYO’s Global Shabbat 2017.

Thousands of Jewish Teens Shatter Records by Registering for BBYO International Convention in First 48 Hours

Within the first 48 hours of registration opening for this year’s IC (February 15–19, 2018), over 3,000 teens registered to attend. IC attracts more than 5,000 attendees including teen leaders, top philanthropists, celebrities, thought leaders, and business executives who support BBYO’s programs and teens.