BBYO centennial draws thousands of Jewish teens to Orlando convention

 

Thousands of Jews attended the BBYO's International Convention in Orlando, Fla., from Feb. 15-19, 2024. Credit: Courtesy of BBYO.

(JNS) - Thousands of Jewish teens and adults from 46 countries gathered at a Rosen Shingle Creek hotel in Orlando, Fla., for BBYO's annual international convention.

Held from Feb. 15-19, the convention, themed "Forever Young," celebrated BBYO's centennial anniversary.

Founded as the B'nai B'rith Youth Organization, BBYO includes the leadership programs Aleph Zadik Aleph, a fraternity, and the B'nai B'rith Girls, a sorority.

Throughout the five-day event in Orlando, young people mingled; heard from and met celebrities and high-profile speakers; celebrated Shabbat; attended learning sessions; he...



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