Mensch Madness, hosted by NRE: DC AZA and Hillel at the University of Maryland on the afternoon of Sunday, March 22nd, provided over 50 Alephs with intimate educational experiences with mensches from across the spectrum of community leadership. Attendees chose from 5 leadership tracks, including an interactive workshop with a Maryland state legislator and a tour of UMD’s student tech incubator, all of which provided valuable lessons on how to be a positive change-maker in one’s community. Read More
Mid-America Region: St. Louis Council has had an amazing year for recruitment. The Alephs hit their end of the year AZA membership goal mid- February right before IC making them the first in the entire Order! The 3 chapters in MAR: St. Louis are the reason for this. Read More
Jake Goldman of Greater Kansas City AZA #2 has been recognized as FOX 4 Kansas City's Young Achiever of the week for his work on the event "Seven Days, Make a Ripple, Change the World."
Each year, BBYO, the world's leading pluralistic youth movement, sends its two democratically elected teen leaders to meet with their peers in Jewish communities around the world. For four weeks, starting on December 15, Amanda Freedman (Toronto, ON) and Sam Perlen (Nashville, TN) traveled to nine countries across Europe and the Middle East.
J-Serve Atlanta is one of more than 200 international projects in which teens will participate as they explore the Jewish values of gemilut chasidim (acts of lovingkindness); tzedakah (just and charitable giving); and tikkun olam (the responsibility to repair the world) this April.