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Welcome to Spring Convention 2021! We are excited to be welcoming over 170 teens to our final convention of the year school year. Make sure to be on time to all programs so that you do not miss out on connecting with new and old friends, hearing from guest speakers, celebrating our graduating seniors, taking part in electing our next Regional Board, and participating in amazing teen led programs throughout the weekend! Whether you are a part of the Innovate, Creativity, or Movement track you are sure to have an epic weekend and help as GMR BREAKS THE INTERNET!

Below you will find our full convention schedule. When it is time to log in, just click the program name to find your zoom link. The zoom password for the weekend is gmrspring. Don’t forget to learn more about our convention leadership team below and to click on our Meet the Candidates tab to learn more about all of our 2021-2022 Regional Board Candidates prior to elections.

To receive real time updates and reminders throughout the weekend, be sure to join our convention GroupMe.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

6:00pm - 7:15pm

Convention Opening!

Welcome to Spring Convention 2021: GMR Breaks the Internet! Join us as we kick things off with Master Magician & Mentalist Jamie Skelton as he performs his mind-blowing virtual show “Digital Deceptions”!  Please eat dinner before this session, or feel free to eat during the show!

7:15pm - 7:45pm

Shabbat Services

 

7:50pm - 8:50pm

Onegs

Come meet other teens from across GMR through fun community building Oneg experiences led by GMR teens!

Zodiac Roundtable | Mix, Mingle, Meme & Mafia | Rock Family | Israeli Krav Maga and Safety

9:00pm - 10:30pm

Lives

Help us celebrate our graduating seniors and hear from our Regional Board members about their BBYO Journeys

AZA Lives | BBG Lives

10:30pm - 11:30pm

Shabbat Shira (featuring Eric and Happie)

Join teens from over 20 BBYO regions for a song session to close out the night!

LEADERSHIP TEAM

Convention Coordinators

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Leo Auerbach
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Callie Berthold
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Aiden Holstein
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Ella Rubinstein


2020-2021 Regional Board

Grant Katzenstein - Regional Godol

Zack Cohen - Regional S'gan

Brett Kessel - Regional Moreh

Blake Finkel - Regional Shaliach

Zachary Parks - Regional Mazkir

Eli Gould - Regional Gizbor

Sara Schwartz - Regional N'siah

Dani Holstein - Regional S'ganit

Jolie Ring - Regional MIT Mom

Rachel Krzesinski - Regional Sh'licha

Anna Cohen - Regional Mazkirah

Daniela Ostrov - Regional Gizborit


Track Leaders

CREATIVITY

Track Lead - Daniel Radner and Riley Rosenthal
Steering - Tamar Agam, Lindsay Katai, Josie Mandrea, Sigi Shure

 

INNOVATE

Track Lead - Gabi Josefson and Megan Orgler
Steering - Jacob Blackman, Eli Jobrack Lundy, Abby Rabin, Sari Sugar, Morgan Taitel

 

MOVEMENT

Track Lead - Riley Ablin and Evan Lieber
Steering - Ezra Erlebacher, Kaitlin Footlik, Jonny Sasson, Joshua Schwartz, Sydney Traub, Abby Zucker

 

ONEGS

Steering - Stephanie Goldberg, Hannah Goldwin, Max Greenberg, Ryan Lemberg, Sarah Lieber, Noa Maeir, Brandon Mesirow, Caoilainn Sack, Isabel Straus, Lucy Traub

SHABBAT
Friday Night – Sarah Lieber, Caoilainn Sack
Havdalah – Riley Ablin, Lindsey Goldberg
Song Leader – Riley Rosenthal