BBYO

  • A proud Jew

    Sean Frazier is the winner of BBYO’s AZA Oratory Contest, the results of which were announced at BBYO’s International Convention 2012, which ended Sunday in Atlanta, Ga. He addressed the prompt: “Am I a Jewish American or American Jew? Jewish Canadian or Canadian Jew? Whenever you live, does your Judaism come before your nationality?” More ▸

  • The Jewish struggle

    Michaela Brown was the winner of BBYO’s BBG Oratory Contest, the results of which were announced at BBYO’s International Convention 2012, which ended Sunday in Atlanta, Ga. She addressed the prompt: “What makes Judaism unique and why is it important to me?” More ▸

  • BBYO and Panim to merge

    After months of speculation, two teen-focused Jewish organizations, the Panim Institute for Jewish Leadership and Values and B’nai B’rith Youth Organization, merged on Sept. 1. Panim has become a division of BBYO that will aim to offer compelling content and experiences to Jewish institutions and teens focused on service, advocacy and philanthropy. The idea is… More ▸

  • Adapting to the economy: B’nai B’rith Youth Organization

    A couple of years ago I wrote about the rebirth of BBYO, the century-old, nondenominational teen youth group that after years of decline picked itself out of the nonprofit ashes and revamped its organizational structure and product. So it’s not a surprise that as the nonprofit world now tries to figure out how to keep… More ▸

  • BBYO and Panim exploring merger, but is it a done deal?

    The Washington Jewish Week has a story about a potential merger between the national youth group BBYO and Panim: The Institute for Jewish Leadership & Values, a Maryland-based young leadership training program. By the end of the summer, reports the newspaper, BBYO will absorb most of Panim’s staff, who will then integrate the organization’s programming… More ▸