Connecticut Valley Region

Connecticut and Western Massachusetts

About Connecticut Valley

Connecticut Valley Region is comprised of chapters throughout Connecticut and western Massachusetts. We have chapters in Stamford, Greenwich, Fairfield, Woodbridge, Madison, New London, Cheshire, West Hartford, Ridgefield, Southbury, and Springfield, MA representing over 800 Jewish teens in our area. By becoming a member of Connecticut Valley Region, teens are afforded the opportunity to experience local programming in their communities, regional programming such as dances, community service days, sports events, and weekend-long conventions, and international programming at large scale conferences and BBYO Summer Experiences.

Our chapters hold events every other week at locations around the region. Events are planned by teens, for teens, and programming ranges from fun activities like bowling and making s’mores over a bonfire, to more serious programming around social justice or leadership development. A parent, advisor, or regional staff­ member is always on hand to ensure safety and health.

Fun Fact: CVRs colors are blue and yellow and our mascot is a goat!

Through youth-led and staff-supported programs, BBYO Connecticut Valley Region gives our members opportunities to develop leadership skills and positively affect their communities, the world, and themselves. We constantly strive to provide more Jewish teens with more meaningful Jewish experiences each and every day, so that they may become the future Jewish leaders in their communities and in the Jewish world at large.


Join us for BBYO Connecticut Valley Region's Voice Your Vote: Drive-in Movie Kick Off (in partnership with Voice Your Vote)

Join us as we start the year by getting involved with the 2020 election. No matter who you support, this is your opportunity to join others and support the 2020 election process. You can register to vote, help others register, staff polling stations and more. Join your friends, and your elected officials as we kick off this important year with civic duty and drive-in movies. See when CVR’s Regional Drive-in Movie Kickoff is coming to your community below.

Cheshire BBYO - 10/08 Registration and Details Here

Fairfield BBG (girls)  - 10/14 Registration and Details Here

Fairfield AZA ( boys)- 10/28 Registration and Details Here

Greater New Haven AZA (boys) - 10/22 Registration and Details Here

Greater New Haven BBG (girls) - 10/07 Registration and Details Here

Greenwich BBYO - 10/06 Registration and Details Here

Madison BBYO – 10/18 Registration and Detail Here

Newtown BBYO - 10/29 Registration and Details Here

New London BBYO - 10/17 Registration and Details Here

Norwalk BBYO - 10/24 Registration and Details Here

Ridgefield BBYO - 10/17 Registration and Details Here

Springfield BBYO - 10/18 Registration and Details Here

Stamford BBG (girls) - 10/25 Registration and Details Here

Stamford AZA (boys) - 10/26 Registration and Details Here

West Hartford BBG (girls) - 10/17 Registration and Details Here

West Hartford AZA (boys) - 10/17 Registration and Details Here

Westport BBYO – 10/17 Registration and Details Here

Open to all Jewish teens in 8th – 12th grade. Masks are required and social distancing protocols will be in place. Pre-registration will be required as space is limited due to social distancing. Contact [email protected] or [email protected] with questions.

Board Members


  • Aym Ha-Chaverot: Jenna Z

  • N'siah: Ellie C

  • S'ganit: Carly F

  • Mazkirah: Samantha H

  • Sh'licha: Olivia F

  • Gizborit: Ruthie P

  • Ozeret: Emma G


  • Godol: Nathan Z

  • Moreh: Jacob L

  • Mazkir: Miles L

  • Shaliach: Ethan D

  • Gizbor: Leo K

  • Ozer: Evan G


Jennifer Kruzansky
Regional Director

Josh Cohen
Senior Regional Director


Programs & Events

Connecticut Valley Region Chapters

Achva BBG # 124

Since 5/16/1945
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  • Color Wars with Achva !!!
    November, 01 2020 @ 2:00 PM EST

Adirah BBG # 2662

Since 6/5/2015
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Chelsea J Cohen BBYO # 5301

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Exodus AZA # 1372

Since 5/10/1961
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  • CVR Presents Exodus Tailgate Edition
    November, 01 2020 @ 1:00 PM EST

Gottlieb AZA # 2196

Since 4/25/1980
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Judah BBYO # 5395

Since 5/17/2018
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L'Chayim BBYO # 5393

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  • CVR Presents Springfield BBYO Kickoff
    November, 08 2020 @ 12:30 PM EST

Leviticus AZA # 2387

Since 3/2/1987
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Nadav AZA # 110

Since 5/24/2018
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Noah Pozner BBYO # 5299

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Ruach BBYO # 5114

Since 5/24/2018
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  • Fake Pumpkin Painting And Flyers
    November, 01 2020 @ 2:00 PM EST

Salty BBYO # 5002

Since 6/2/2016
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  • MIT/AIT event
    November, 08 2020 @ 2:00 PM EST

Samuel D. Arons BBG # 1547

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Simcha BBYO # 5055

Since 2/1/2018
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  • CVR Presents Ridgefield BBYO *virtual* Movie Kickoff
    November, 01 2020 @ 6:00 PM EST

South Windsor BBYO

Since 7/21/2020
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Tikvah BBG # 1233

Since 12/29/1961
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Yachad BBYO # 5405

Since 6/5/2015
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  • Beth-El Crossover Service
    November, 06 2020 @ 6:00 PM EST

Yofi BBYO # 5056

Since 1/23/2018
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