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April 7, 2021

Maybe Next Year in Person

Passover was our first major Jewish holiday in lockdown, but we’re hoping this time it can be the last.

Jess Daninhirsch
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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Dreaming of a Latin American Regional Convention

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Purification Rituals and Law

This week's parshiyot, Tazria and Metzora concern the biblical disease of Tzara'at. This disease serves as a consequence of committing sins and going through a purification process to rejoin their communities once having understood the effect of their negative actions.

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April 9, 2021

Staying in the Tent

Parshat Shemini contains the rules of the Tabernacle, and Aaron and his sons' duty to stay in the tent for the first seven days. This past year we have been faced with "staying in the tent," and it is up to us to stay committed and do what is asked from us so that we can look forward to more normalcy.

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April 2, 2021

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The recreation and intriguing history of Saskatoons BBYO.

Millia Shiffman
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April 2, 2021

Why Israeli Food is the Best Food

Israeli food is the best because of its health benefits, history, and its unique history.

Tal Weiss
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April 2, 2021

The Top 5 Things to Do When Visiting Toronto

Visiting a big city can be overwhelming, so here are the top 5 things to do when visiting Toronto from a born and raised Torontonian.

Gillian Beck
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
March 26, 2021

Standing UP For Upstanders Update

Learn more about COVID-19, ways to prevent COVID - 19 spread, and how YOU can get involved!

Standing Up For Upstanders Task Force
AZA & BBG
March 26, 2021

The Modern-Day Exodus

For this parsha we are reflecting on the story of Passover, sacrifice, and freedom. Viewing the story in a lens of social justice makes us look at the world around us, and seeing the struggles of other communities and how we can help. 

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AZA & BBG
March 22, 2021

Snow Days Need to Stay

Especially during virtual learning, snow days are important to give students time to take a break from the repetitiveness of school.

Rebecca Safra
Rockville, Maryland, United States
March 22, 2021

The Newest Programming Fold: Health

A sixth and seventh fold has been added to the original five AZA and six BBG programming folds, respectively, as part of an effort to highlight health.

Sarah Eisenberg
East Meadow, New York, United States
March 19, 2021

Growth During Difficult Times

Parshat Vayikra mentions the Jewish philosophy and purpose surrounding sacrifice. Nowadays, we have a lot to learn about the deeper understanding of sacrifice and how it leads to growth.

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AZA & BBG
March 18, 2021

A Year in Rewind

This past year was definitely crazy! I learned a lot about myself as a leader and grew throughout the programs I attended in BBYO.

Maddie Marlowe
Scarsdale, New York, United States
March 18, 2021

An Interview with a Chapter Advisor: Learn More About Their Role in BBYO!

Learn more about advisors in BBYO through the eyes of a chapter advisor who has helped her chapter thrive for the past three years!

Sarah Eisenberg
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March 15, 2021

10 Intense Degrassi Storylines

These are 10 jaw-dropping moments on Degrassi, in no particular order.

Opal Cohen
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March 15, 2021

My Experience Hosting Teens During Global Ambassadors Week

A recap of my experience hosting teens throughout the week leading up to International Convention!

Aliyah Schwarz
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March 15, 2021

First Time Being on Board? Here Are Some Tips

Being on board for the first time can be a bit overwhelming, confusing and stressful, so here are some tips to make board as fun and smooth as possible!

Rebecca Safra
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March 15, 2021

Traveling Through the Pandemic: Scary or Not?

Learning what it is like to travel through an airport and on a plane during the pandemic.

Hilary Gottlieb
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March 12, 2021

The Best Gluten-Free Sandwich-Cookie

Follow me on my journey to find which is the better gluten-free sandwich-cookie: Oreo, Glutino, or Joe- Joe’s!

Maddie Marlowe
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March 12, 2021

A Day in My Life: IC Edition

Come along with me and experience the amazing time I had at IC, day by day.

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