Ohio Northern Region

Cleveland, Akron, Canton, Toledo and Youngstown

About Ohio Northern Region

BBYO Ohio Northern Region is comprised of chapters in Northern Ohio. We have 13 chapters repesenting over 600 Jewish teens in our area. By becoming a member of Ohio Northern 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 week at locations around the region. Events are planned by teens, for teens and programming ranges from fun activities like ice skating, 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: ONR's mascot is The Cat in the Hat

Through youth-led and staff-supported programs, BBYO Ohio Northern 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.

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Board Members


  • S'ganit: Amelia P

  • N'siah: Eliana G

  • Mit Mom: Liv A

  • Sh'licha: Ellie M

  • Gizborit: Rachel G


  • Godol: Sam B

  • S'gan: Ben G

  • Shaliach: Ethan D

  • Gizbor: Ethan W

  • Mazkir: Adam H

  • Moreh: Morgan K


Lindsey Rosenberg
Senior Regional Director

Rebecca Kahn
Associate Regional Director

Mac Kahn

Joshua Schalk
Regional Director

Hunter Thomas
City Director

Madison Isenberg
City Director


Programs & Events

Ohio Northern Region Chapters

Achot BBG # 2542

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Beresheit BBG # 2412

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B'not Shalom BBG # 0407

Since 2/18/1952
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Brown Smullin Neufeld AZA # 0070

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Chaia BBG # 0220

Since 1/19/1947
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Since 7/7/2019
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David Ben Gurion AZA # 495

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David Berger AZA # 1823

Since 12/21/1972
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Dodi Li BBG # 0069

Since 8/16/1945
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Exodus AZA # 2425

Since 3/19/1991
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Genesis AZA # 2433

Since 6/20/1991
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Hillel BBG # 0614

Since 6/7/1957
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Ma'alah BBG # 1166

Since 4/20/1961
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Portage Trail AZA # 0114

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Samson AZA # 2076

Since 3/31/1978
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Sigmund Nisenson AZA # 0169

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Star of David BBG # 0673

Since 6/5/1958
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Vivian Brown BBG # 0512

Since 3/21/1955
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