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  • BBYO teens on front lines of the last survivor generation

    November 19, 2015 | 11:46 am

    Michele Rodri was 7 years old when a pair of Nazi storm troopers plucked her out of a game of hopscotch outside her Paris home. 

    Telling her story to a group of Southern California teens at Shabbat dinner on the evening of Nov. 6, Rodri lifted her plastic plate to demonstrate the...

  • Left dripping at the mikveh

    May 21, 2014 | 2:02 pm

    What is your most powerful Jewish memory? Your bubbe’s creased hands as she covered her eyes before the flickering Shabbat candles? The sharp bite of maror and the sweet taste of grape juice at your parents’ seder table? Your first kiss at summer camp?

    These moments form...

  • Obama video message opens BBYO conference

    February 15, 2013 | 5:08 am

    President Obama launched this year's BBYO international convention with a video greeting.

    "This gathering gives you a chance to affirm your faith and recommit yourselves to the enduring values this organization represents," Obama said in the video screened Thursday night at the...

  • World BBYO leaders unite in L.A.

    February 22, 2011 | 6:34 pm

    Los Angeles played host not only to NBA All-Stars last weekend, but also to all-stars in the Jewish community, as more than 750 delegates from across the United States and around the world participated in BBYO’s 85th annual International Convention (IC) at the Hilton Los Angeles...

  • Complaints ‘too late’:  California scholastic debate tournament still set for first night of Pesach

    July 12, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Tournament Schedule Stifles Debate

    Like many Jewish students, Jenny Lester likes to argue -- so she joined the debate team at Taft High School in Woodland Hills. But even if she qualifies for next year's statewide tournament, the junior won't be able to compete because it begins on...