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Opinion
April 6, 2020

Shoa y Holocausto, ¿Son lo Mismo?

Muchas veces nos referimos a la Shoá como Holocausto, pero algo que omitimos es que la traducción de esta palabra está mal. Bajo ninguna circunstancia deberíamos referirnos a la Shoá como Holocausto.

Sol Fiterman
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Update
April 6, 2020

A Landmark Year for Israel Advocacy in BBYO

The 2019-2020 calendar year will go down as one of the best years BBYO has had when it comes to Israel Advocacy.

Ethan Fine
Plano, TX
Opinion
April 6, 2020

The Great Gatsby Opinion Piece

A retrospective piece analyzing one of my favorite novels.

Ben Koch
Scarsdale, New York
Connection
April 6, 2020

With Great Freedom Comes Great Responsibility

We celebrate our freedom on Passover, but what, especially this year, does that mean for us and the responsibility it instills?

International Sh’lichim
AZA & BBG
Watch
April 3, 2020

NRE RC 2020

Take a look at my RC experience!

Elena Rubens Goldfarb
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Connection
April 3, 2020

Parshat Tzav

Thoughts on this week's parsha to guide us through this time

BBYO Weekly Parsha
AZA & BBG
Spotlight
April 1, 2020

Beauty of a B’nai Brith Girl: 1210’s Inspiring 6-Fold Program

To end off the term, CSGAY BBG #1210 held an inspiring 6-fold program about confidence and self-love.

Tess Rittenberg
Denver, Colorado, United States
Rewind
April 1, 2020

Tournies: SJR’s All Night Spirit Convention

An overview of SJR’s 12-hour night of hype and what happened this year.

Charlie Rosin
Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States
Identity
March 30, 2020

Reclamamos Memoria, Verdad y Justicia Virtualmente

Nunca más

Olivia Zuzenberg
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Opinion
March 30, 2020

Student Debt in the United States: A Growing Crisis

A bold look at how shocking the student debt crisis actually is.

Perri Schwartz
Sandy Springs, Georgia, United States
Connection
March 27, 2020

Parshat Vayikra

Learn more about this week's Torah Portion!

BBYO Weekly Parsha
AZA & BBG
Rewind
March 25, 2020

How ILTC Made Me Stand Up for What I Believe In

I went to Perlman camp, not knowing how mindful I would become.

Naomi Tamir
Cologne, Germany
Connection
March 23, 2020

Advisor Appreciation in the Time of Social Distancing

Learn more about how you can hype up your advisors from home!

Fana Schoen
Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
Identity
March 23, 2020

The Similarities Between the Jewish and Chinese Cultures Based on Our Shared Identity

Learn more about the intersections of these two cultures in my life.

Clementine Assayag
Beijing, China
Connection
March 20, 2020

Parashat Vayakhel Pekudei

Take a closer look at this week's Torah portion

BBYO Weekly Parsha
AZA & BBG
Identity
March 16, 2020

Celebrating the Holiday Season - Interfaith Style

Learn more about my experience growing up in an interfaith household.

Alexa Kupor
San Jose, California, United States
Opinion
March 16, 2020

Winter Activities

Some fund things to do while it's cold out!

Lauren Katz
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Spotlight
March 16, 2020

Meet NTO’s 36th Regional Board!

Presenting to the order, the 36th Regional Board of North Texas Oklahoma #74!

Lily Shane
Dallas, Texas, United States
Identity
March 16, 2020

Hosting Zikaron BaSalon

My experience planning and hosting a Zikaron BaSalon event in my community

Anna Schulman
Medfield, Massachusetts
Watch
March 16, 2020

Interviewing BBYO Staff

Get to know a little bit more about what it's like to work for BBYO! We are so lucky to have such hardworking staff to support us.

Perri Schwartz
Sandy Springs, Georgia, United States
Spotlight
March 12, 2020

From Rural Living to Capitol Hill: My Experience at Jewish Disability Advocacy Day

I will never forget February 4th as the day that made my purpose come clear and my future aspirations boundless

Ivy Seligman
Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States
Connection
March 9, 2020

Transforming One’s BBYO Experience: An Interview With an ILN Member

Want to join the ILN, but hesitant to apply? Read about an interview with a BBG serving this year, and if eligible, apply!

Andrew Goldberg
Stamford, Connecticut, United States
Opinion
March 9, 2020

Emphasizing Unity to Combat Hate

In 2020, it is urgent our Jewish community comes together to fight antisemitism.

Josh Elkin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Connection
March 9, 2020

55 Years of Friendship

Take a look inside this cute story of how my grandparents met their good friends 55 years ago.

Lauren Heller
Clarksburg, Maryland, United States
Watch
March 9, 2020

Body Image

A video curated to address this pressing topic.

Zoe Sher
Kansas City, Kansas, United States
Connection
March 9, 2020

Top 10 Reasons to Recruit a New Member this Year

Spring ecruitment season is here! Read this article to find 10 reasons as to why you should start recruiting!

Hannah Cantor
Denver, Colorado, United States
Opinion
March 9, 2020

Staying Active Year Round

For teens in the Northern Hemisphere, winter has arrived making it harder to go and get active outside. Here are just a few ways to continue to say active in the colder months.

Jenna Shaps
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Identity
March 4, 2020

Hanukkah Is Family Time

Reflecting on why I love the holiday season!

Benji Lookatch
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Opinion
March 2, 2020

Dreams, Thoughts, and Wishes Related to the New Year.

Hi again! In this article, you'll get to know more about me and you'll see what my dreams are about the new year.

Angel Andreev
Sofia, Bulgaria
Identity
February 28, 2020

My Last Regional Convention

I never imagined my last Regional Convention.

Adina Ichilov
San Antonio, Texas, United States
Opinion
February 28, 2020

Change Does Well

Although it can be frightening, change can be a good thing.

Mia Scaliter
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Opinion
February 28, 2020

Antisemitism in Austria- Will We Ever Move On?

Here in Vienna, antisemitism is resurfacing more than ever and there is no one and nothing to stop it. How will we move on?

Alix Gilkarov
Vienna, Austria
Connection
February 28, 2020

Kriger BBG and Okeon AZA Adopt a Classroom for the Holidays

Here’s how two chapters in Memphis, Tennessee worked to help an impoverished community within their city.

Ashley Faber
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Connection
February 28, 2020

Parshat Terumah

Take a closer look at this week's Torah portion!

BBYO Weekly Parsha
AZA & BBG
Rewind
February 28, 2020

Sablosky BBG and Lewis AZA Unite Against Anti-Semitism

Reflecting on Sablsoky BBG and Lewis AZA Global Shabbat.

Gabriella Mitchell
Dallas, Texas, United States
Identity
February 28, 2020

My BBYO Bucket List

As a second-semester senior, I wanted to look back on my accomplishments in my last 3 and a half years in BBYO.

Jessica Budin
Delray Beach, Florida, United States
Opinion
February 28, 2020

Your First International Convention: What to Expect

If this upcoming IC is your first one, you are in for a treat.

Jeremy Hasson
Rockville, Maryland, United States
Opinion
February 26, 2020

Tips and Tricks to Improve Your Elections

3 ways you can ensure that the next time you run for the board, you make it count.

Danny Tow
Clarksville, Maryland, United States
Connection
February 26, 2020

It’s a Small World After All

Connecting with the Jewish community even while out at sea!

Alana Gordon
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Identity
February 26, 2020

BBYO Argentina at IC

What does a strong delegation involve? Well, maybe you want to check out a great example and analyze its qualities.

Solana Wainstein
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Connection
February 26, 2020

Relics from the Past, Leading the Way for the Future: Life Talks with Trudy Album

An enlightening perspective from a holocaust survivor and all-around BBYO celebrity, Trudy Album at Camp Perlman.

Max Coppola
Long Island, New York
Opinion
February 26, 2020

How to Balance BBYO with Life

Life can get crazy sometimes, but it can be managed hand and hand with BBYO.

Heather Saxe
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Spotlight
February 18, 2020

BBYO Celebrates: A Concert to Remember

IC wraps up with an unforgettable concert and dance

Ashley Faber
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Identity
February 18, 2020

Popping Up the Judaism

Teens were able to explore their Judaism through the pop-ups at the J-Lab throughout IC

Sarah Goldman
West Bloomfield, Michigan, United States
Spotlight
February 16, 2020

Experiencing Texas Two-Step

We spent a fun day engaging in Texan culture

Maya Elden
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Spotlight
February 16, 2020

Sightseeing Art: Past and Present

A look at my day at the Kimbell Art Museum and the Fort Worth Museum of Modern Art

Perri Schwartz
Sandy Springs, Georgia, United States
Update
February 16, 2020

AZA & BBG Election Results Are In!

Meet the teens who will be leading our Movement for the next year

AZA & BBG
Movement Updates
Connection
February 16, 2020

A Night of Honors and Havdallah

Teens spend their Saturday night uniting with Havdallah and celebrating International Award winners

Sarah Goldman
West Bloomfield, Michigan, United States

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