Pacific Western Region

Los Angeles County, Ventura County, San Diego County and Santa Barbara County

About Pacific Western Region

BBYO Pacific Western Region (PWR) is comprised of over 15 chapters throughout Southern California, representing over 400 Jewish teens in our area. By becoming a member of PWR, 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 most weekends at locations around the region. Events are planned by teens, for teens and programming ranges from fun activities like laser tag to more serious programming around social justice, brotherhood and sisterhood, advocacy, and leadership development. A parent, advisor, or regional staff member is always on hand to ensure safety and health.

Fun Fact: PWR's spirit color is purple and our mascot is the wolf. We are the PWR Wolf Pack!

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

Interested in volunteering? 
Do you want to make a significant impact in the lives of Jewish teens? Consider becoming a BBYO advisor, and help a generation of Jewish teens to reach their full potential! Advisors work in partnership with professional staff to supervise and guide AZA and BBG chapters. Advisors serve as positive Jewish role models, exploring challenges and seeking solutions with (not for) the teens, and encouraging BBYO members to strive for excellence.

Contact [email protected] for more information!

Board Members


  • N'siah: Liana F

  • S'ganit: Julia S

  • Sh'licha: Blossom B

  • Mazkirah: Heather M

  • Gizborit: Jessie N


  • Godol: Benji S

  • S'gan: Jake N

  • Moreh: Kamden K

  • Shaliach: Brandon W

  • Mazkir: Benjamin L

  • Gizbor: Matthew R


Jillian Spiegel
Associate Regional Director

Elizabeth Weisman
Regional Director

Jason Lobenstein
City Director


Programs & Events

Pacific Western Region Chapters

Ashrey BBG # 1969

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Barak BBYO # 5057

Since 7/27/2020
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  • Barak Inductions and MIT
    November, 22 2020 @ 7:00 PM EST

Beth Shean BBG # 1153

Since 3/13/1961
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D'Vash BBG # 956

Since 5/26/1959
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Echad BBG # 2462

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Ema Shelcha AZA # 2495

Since 11/11/1998
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Erik Weisz AZA # 2460

Since 4/21/1994
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Gal Chadash BBYO # 2350

Since 2/26/2019
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  • Gal Chadash BBYO Camp Night
    November, 07 2020 @ 7:00 PM EST

Galilee AZA # 2246

Since 3/31/1981
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J.F.K. AZA # 456

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Knesset AZA # 2511

Since 1/17/2001
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Kochavim BBG # 2513

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  • Kochavim BBG's MIT
    November, 29 2020 @ 4:00 PM EST

Lilith BBG # 324

Since 7/7/1950
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Orange County BBYO

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Santa Barbara BBG

Since 3/12/1968
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TLC BBYO # 5138

Since 3/16/1983
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Zion AZA # 983

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