South Jersey Region

From Cherry Hill to the Shore and everywhere in between

About South Jersey Region

BBYO South Jersey Region (SJR) is comprised of 14 chapters in Southern New Jersey from Princeton to Cape May and from the Jersey Shore to the Delaware River, representing over 600 Jewish teens in our area. We have 6 BBG chapters (girls), 5 AZA chapters (boys), 1 BBYO (co-ed) Special Needs Inclusion chapter in the Greater Cherry Hill Voorhees area, 1 BBYO chapter in Gloucester County, 1 BBYO chapter in the Princeton/Mercer County area, and we are creating new opportunities for teens in the South Jersey Shore Area. By becoming a member of SJR, 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 two to three weeks at locations around the region. Events are planned by teens, for teens and programming ranges from fun activities like Big League Dreams, pool parties, and ice skating, to more serious programs around social justice, leadership development and sisterhood and brotherhood bonding. A parent, advisor, or regional staff­ member is always on hand to ensure safety and health.

Fun Fact:  South Jersey's colors are red and black, and our Mascot is Sammy (Samuel Jacque) the tomato and he travels to all of our events!  We are also blessed to have our own Torah which we use at regional conventions.

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

Staff

Barrie Mittica
Regional Director

Sara Nussbaum
Associate Regional Director

Contact

Programs & Events

South Jersey Region Chapters

Chapel AZA #245

Since 5/23/1935
Chapter Mascot Image

Chevrah

Chapter Mascot Image

Next Event

  • Ohevrah's Friendsgiving Shabbat (Chevrah)
    November, 22 2019 @ 5:00 PM EST

Dafna

Since 12/31/1960
Chapter Mascot Image

Dubrow

Chapter Mascot Image

Galim

Since 7/24/2018
Chapter Mascot Image

Next Event

  • Galim Challah Bake
    December, 14 2019 @ 6:00 PM EST

Koach

Chapter Mascot Image

Marlcrest

Since 11/1/1979
Chapter Mascot Image

Next Event

  • Marlcrest's Crestgiving
    November, 22 2019 @ 6:00 PM EST

Masada

Since 5/22/1992
Chapter Mascot Image

Neshef

Chapter Mascot Image

Ohev

Chapter Mascot Image

Next Event

  • Ohevrah’s Friendsgiving Event
    November, 22 2019 @ 5:00 PM EST

Otzma

Chapter Mascot Image

Next Event

  • Otzma Bowling Event
    November, 23 2019 @ 6:00 PM EST

Princeton BBYO

Chapter Mascot Image

Re'ut

Chapter Mascot Image

Shemesh

Since 3/16/1945
Chapter Mascot Image

Tovah

Chapter Mascot Image

Next Event

  • Tovna’s Friendsgiving
    November, 24 2019 @ 5:00 PM EST

Woodcrest

Since 12/28/1960
Chapter Mascot Image