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Identity

Read about how AZA and BBG are shaping identities around the world.

Identity

June 18, 2024

Reflecting on Rubel

Gal Rubel

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Identity

June 14, 2024

Who Am I?

Sarah Begun

Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States

Identity

June 11, 2024

I Just Lost Elections, What Now?

Amy Hornstein

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Identity

May 30, 2024

I Got Covid and Missed IC

Rachael Meldman

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

Identity

May 28, 2024

Keeping Pace: Reflections from Israel

Courtney Saxe

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Identity

May 28, 2024

Stereotypes Shouldn’t Affect Your Religion

Ella Marks

Northbrook, Illinois, United States

Identity

May 28, 2024

It ends today.

Quinn Willett

Milford, Connecticut, United States

Identity

May 22, 2024

My Path in BBYO

Mihaela Grigorova

Sofia, Bulgaria

Identity

May 22, 2024

Everybody Makes Mistakes

Avery Fox

Ashton, Maryland, United States

Identity

May 10, 2024

4 things I learned in 4 years of BBYO

Violeta Saul

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Identity

May 9, 2024

The Mitzvah Of Showing Up

David Sternfeld

Charleston, South Carolina, United States

Identity

May 6, 2024

Kaveret and Arik Einstein: Two Revolutionary Israeli artists and Their Importance to Israeli History

Billie Lieber

Bethesda, Maryland, United States

Identity

May 2, 2024

The Connection Of IC

Gabby Hasko

Wayzata, Minnesota, United States

Identity

May 1, 2024

Letting Go

Ashley Feder

Torrance, California, United States

Identity

April 22, 2024

The Importance of J-Serve

Madi Brand

Bellmore, New York, United States

Identity

April 21, 2024

80 Years of History

Courtney Saxe

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Identity

April 19, 2024

Pesach, a Story of Freedom in a Time of Captivity

Ruby Borer

Sydney, Australia

Identity

April 8, 2024

The First Israeli In The Elections

Eliya Hajjaj

Be'er Sheva, Israel

Identity

April 2, 2024

My Journey of Becoming a Madricha

Lea Mordkovich

Berlin, Germany

Identity

March 29, 2024

Parashat Tzav: Igniting Your BBYO Spark

BBYO Weekly Parsha

AZA & BBG

Identity

March 22, 2024

Strength In Unity, Unity In Strength

Joaquin Salomon

Montevideo, Uruguay

Identity

March 20, 2024

My Experience Going On CLTC This Summer And How It Changed Me

Sam Toledano

Oceanside, New York, United States

Identity

March 19, 2024

How Wearing BBYO Merch Can Lead To New Friendships

Becky Machlovitz

Boca Raton, Florida, United States

Identity

March 12, 2024

Wave of Pride

Gal Rubel

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Identity

March 12, 2024

Refilling Your Self-Worth

Jenna Barr

Longmeadow, Massachusetts, United States

Identity

March 12, 2024

Wearing My Identity Around My Neck

Chloe Beal

Rye Brook, New York, United States

Identity

March 6, 2024

Burnout is Real

Rayna Levine

Johns Creek, Georgia, United States

Identity

March 4, 2024

A Love Letter To S’ganit

Sarah Begun

Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States

Identity

March 1, 2024

Parsha Ki Tisa: Everybody Makes Mistakes

BBYO Weekly Parsha

AZA & BBG

Identity

February 27, 2024

Why Is BBYO All You Talk About?

Madi Brand

Bellmore, New York, United States

Identity

February 27, 2024

Planning "BBYO University"

Rachel Katoni

South Orange, New Jersey, United States

Identity

February 20, 2024

Appreciating The Diversity of Judaism

Daniel Ovadia

Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States

Identity

February 7, 2024

How BBYO Has Changed Me

Sari Gross

St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Identity

February 6, 2024

How 4 Days Of Gadna Changed My Perception Of The IDF

Billie Lieber

Bethesda, Maryland, United States

Identity

February 5, 2024

My Jewish Experience in Rome

Avery Fox

Ashton, Maryland, United States

Identity

January 29, 2024

What It’s Really Like Being in a BBYO Chapter

Abby Fisher

Scottsdale, Arizona, United States

Identity

January 26, 2024

What Is It Like To Live In A Country With 120 Jewish People

Tamara Ossandon

San Salvador, El Salvador

Identity

January 26, 2024

Parshat Beshalach: Leadership From Within

BBYO Weekly Parsha

AZA & BBG

Identity

January 16, 2024

What Being Jewish in Alabama is Like

Aubrey Engel

Birmingham, Alabama, United States

Identity

January 14, 2024

100 Days

Emma Gornstein

Ardsley, New York, USA

Identity

January 12, 2024

Parshat Va’era: And I Appeared

BBYO Weekly Parsha

AZA & BBG

Identity

January 12, 2024

I Became Chapter N’siah After 5 Months In BBYO

Miley Haik

Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada

Identity

January 9, 2024

To Wish Upon

Ashley Feder

Torrance, California, United States

Identity

January 4, 2024

Parshat Shemot: What Emerges From Within

BBYO Weekly Parsha

AZA & BBG

Identity

January 3, 2024

The Impact of A Role Model

Sarah Colton

Long Island, New York, USA

Identity

December 20, 2023

How Serving as Morah Changed My Life

Lindsey Shrager

Los Angeles, California, United States

Identity

December 20, 2023

My Love Letter to Judaism

Elizabeth Zabarsky

Denver, Colorado, United States

Identity

December 19, 2023

One Hundred Times Special

Zach Miller

San Antonio, Texas, United States

Identity

December 18, 2023

Life After High School

Candela Lopatin

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Identity

December 18, 2023

Dealing With Burnout

Rina Kopylev

Arlington, Virginia, United States

Identity

December 18, 2023

Finding the Balance

Rayna Levine

Johns Creek, Georgia, United States

Identity

December 18, 2023

What It's Like to Start a New Chapter

Rachel Katoni

South Orange, New Jersey, United States

Identity

December 18, 2023

The Power of Posting

Lucy Laves

Austin, Texas, United States

Identity

December 14, 2023

Balancing Your BBYO Life and Your School Life

Lilly Horowitz

Jericho, New York, United States

Identity

December 14, 2023

The Impact of One Trip Around the Sun with BBYO

Lexi Herbst

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Identity

December 14, 2023

How My Trip to Israel Changed Me

Leah Heimer

Kent, Connecticut, United States

Identity

December 14, 2023

Judaism in My Life

Amy Hornstein

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Identity

December 14, 2023

Be the Light Amidst the Darkness

Sofie Glassman

Long Island, New York, United States

Identity

December 14, 2023

Hanukkah: The Disconnection

Sarah Begun

Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States

Identity

December 14, 2023

How Will Holiday Celebrations Look Different This Year Based on Antisemitism?

Camelia Schwartz

Alameda, California, United States

Identity

December 11, 2023

Dear Future BBG

Madi Brand

Bellmore, New York, United States

Identity

December 11, 2023

Dear New Members…

Audrey Bowman

Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

Identity

December 6, 2023

What I Learned About Running for Regional Board

Maren Hettler

Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

Identity

November 30, 2023

Why Everyone Should Go On A Summer Program

Sari Gross

St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Identity

November 30, 2023

How Summer Camp Inspired Me to Rebuild My Chapter

Jenna Barr

Longmeadow, Massachusetts, United States

Identity

November 29, 2023

Putting Yourself First

Ethan Smith

Manalapan, New Jersey, United States

Identity

November 29, 2023

The Inbar Unit, A Group of Israeli Special Forces Veterans, Protects Families in Israel

Daniel Ovadia

Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States

Identity

November 28, 2023

The Mentor You Didn’t Know You Were

Julia Megibow

Commack, New York, United States

Identity

November 28, 2023

My Unique MIT Experience

Megan Bowen

Marietta, Georgia, United States

Identity

November 27, 2023

New Member Weekend Two Years Later

Emily Schenkel

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

Identity

November 27, 2023

Life in a Non-Jewish Community During the War in Israel

Rachael Meldman

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

Identity

November 21, 2023

Tips and Tricks For Going to IC For The First Time

Sam Toledano

Oceanside, New York, United States

Identity

November 20, 2023

How Each of Us Affect The Jewish People and Israelis

Elizabeth Zabarsky

Denver, Colorado, United States

Identity

November 20, 2023

Jews on Christmas: Explained

Aliza Young

Van Nuys, California, United States

Identity

November 17, 2023

4 Weeks Later, I Am Constantly Reminded That Never Again is Now

Abby Thaler

Freehold, New Jersey, United States

Identity

November 16, 2023

Empowering Jewish Youth: The BBYO Experience

Ryan Melder

Farmington Hills, Michigan, United States

Identity

November 15, 2023

Reflecting on Kallah

Rina Kopylev

Arlington, Virginia, United States

Identity

November 15, 2023

How Scary it Can Be to Join BBYO Not Knowing Anyone

Rachel Katoni

South Orange, New Jersey, United States

Identity

November 15, 2023

The March I Will Never Forget

Shayna Horwitz

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Identity

November 10, 2023

You Are Not Alone in the Current Rise of Anti-Semitism

Lilly Horowitz

Jericho, New York, United States

Identity

November 9, 2023

Life is What You Make It to Be

Ashley Feder

Torrance, California, United States

Identity

November 8, 2023

A Letter to Those I Love

Audrey Bowman

Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

Identity

November 7, 2023

The Home I Love From Afar

Mia Tsur

Mexico City, Mexico

Identity

November 3, 2023

Post-Convention Thoughts: Life Without BBYO?

Reid Kaplan

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Identity

November 3, 2023

Overcoming a Walkout of Hatred

Shayna Horwitz

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Identity

November 3, 2023

Antisemitism: Coping with the Harsh Reality

Sofie Glassman

Long Island, New York, United States

Identity

November 3, 2023

Reflecting on My Summer in Israel After October 7

Heather Feuerstein

Potomac, Maryland, United States

Identity

November 3, 2023

How My Trip to Israel Changed My Life

Maren Hettler

Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

Identity

November 2, 2023

Parshat Vayera: Overcoming Challenges

BBYO Weekly Parsha

AZA & BBG

Identity

November 1, 2023

Those Who Forget Their History are Bound to Repeat it

Violeta Saul

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Identity

October 30, 2023

Empowering Youth Activism: BBYO’s Role in Making a Difference in Israel

Emma Gornstein

Ardsley, New York, USA

Identity

October 30, 2023

There's No Book About the Future

Gal Rubel

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Identity

October 27, 2023

Parshat Lech Lecha: Go Forth

BBYO Weekly Parsha

AZA & BBG

Identity

October 25, 2023

My Experience at a Summer Pre-College Program

Becky Machlovitz

Boca Raton, Florida, United States

Identity

October 25, 2023

The Power of a Book

Hannah Owens

Agoura Hills, CA, United States

Identity

October 19, 2023

La Importancia de No Quedarse Callado

Joaquin Salomon

Montevideo, Uruguay

Identity

October 19, 2023

Power of Hope

Baylie Ofman

Scottsdale, Arizona, United States

Identity

October 18, 2023

Hope Dies Last

Ema Kalo

Sofia, Bulgaria

Identity

October 18, 2023

Why We Are Stronger Than Fear

Lea Mordkovich

Berlin, Germany

Identity

October 17, 2023

The War: Dealing With it Throughout the Generations

Blake Ablin

Irvine, California, United States