Vice Presidents of Programming
AZA: S'gan | BBG: S'ganit
Aidan Jacoby, 94th Grand Aleph S'gan
Emily Kolodney, 74th International S'ganit
We're beyond excited to work with with you this year to take BBYO's programming to the next level. Our job, all of us, is to bring the best programs possible to our chapters and communities. We're going to do our part by bringing you all the resources you'll need to be a successful programmer. There's a lot to learn, and a lot to do, but if you can't find what you're looking for, connect with us!
We're working to strengthen programming across the Movement. Here's what we're focusing on during our term.
To make every program a "WOW" experience, we're ensuring that you have the tools to lead, program, and grow the Movement.
We want to reinvent the celebration of AZA & BBG Founders' Days with chapter-centered program models.
We'll streamline and advance convention planning for IC Steering to support and sustain our Movement's biggest moment.
We'll build on existing Movement and Chapter Initiatives and create meaningful ways to celebrate BBG's 75th anniversary.
We're all about program excellence, and we've got the tools to achieve it together. Below are our seasonal picks to kick off the 2018-2019 year. Of course, this is just the start. Explore the toolbox for more. If you're looking to really deepen your skills, explore the Programming priority hub.
Whether you're new to planning or are a programming pro, everyone can benefit from this form.
Explore the strengths, improvement areas, and potential opportunities for your previous and future programs.
Stay up to date with IC 2019Hello Denver
Even if you think you know everything, a quick refresh won't hurt.
In 1928, Boris D. Bogen introduced the Five Folds to AZA. The Folds encourage members to offer well-rounded programs that incorporate many of AZA and BBG's values. High-quality programming is a part of what makes BBYO special.
The Six Folds of the B’nai B’rith Girls are Jewish Heritage, Community Service, Social Action, Recreation, Creativity, and Sisterhood.
The Five Folds of the Aleph Zadik Aleph are Athletic, Community Service/ Social Action, Education, Judaic, and Social.
Learn more about how to utilize these folds in your programming.
Great programs don't plan themselves. This resource walks you through all the steps on your way to a wow programs.Explore
Be sure to align your community calendar's with what's happening in and out of BBYO. Here are some helpful reminders of dates to mark down.Explore
Chairs and committees are excellent ways to spread leadership roles in your community. Learn about the different kinds of opportunities you can create for members.Explore
High quality programming is a part of what makes BBYO special, but it can be difficult to write better programs without knowing what to look for. Using this guide, to elevate the experience for your members.Explore
Learn everything you need to know about our Founders' Day Movement Initiative.Explore
Learn the different ways to facilitate reflections during your programs and meetings.Explore
Master how to elevate and deepen our programmatic experiences and then teach it to your members.Explore
Take inspiration or run the AZA/BBG separates programs from August Executives Conference.Explore
We set goals all the time in AZA and BBG—about membership, programming, fundraising, and more. If you're setting goals, be sure they're SMART ones.Explore
Use the Five W's of Programming anytime you begin planning. Talk through these questions—who, what, when, where, why (and a bonus, how)—with your programming team before filling out your Program Planning Form.Explore
Large scale community-wide engagement events offer an ideal entry point into BBYO, and the MRIHA funnel, by providing a unique and highly engaging social experience open to any and all Jewish teens. Learn the ins and outs of how to turn a WOW event from a dream to a reality.Explore
We want to celebrate you for the creative programs you plan in your communities. Let's inspire others by sharing the best of what AZA and BBG have to offer. Post on Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #SganimWins and we'll feature our favorites right here for the world to see.
Manhattan held their first RLTI and it was beyond successful.
Michigan ran an 8th grade kickoff with an enormous turnout.
NoVA had a record shattering attendance at their kickoff.