Moreh/Aym Ha’haverot Harris Bailey Clark Derrington Bryna Oleshansky Megan Weiss -re-education, retention, recruitment - “Mit Moms” “AIT Dad”: training -working with parents—call/email
What is BBYO? B’nai B’rith Youth Organization Jewish Youth Organization Youth led High School Students International Order Drug/ alcohol free Jewish teens get together and relate fun activities back to Judaism –Programming-community service –Business meetings-social Strong group of friends to last throughout high school
AZA Boys Section Aleph Zadik Aleph (Ahava Tzedakah Achdut) Founded by Sam Beber Omaha Greek Fraternity– Hebrew Letters Spread internationally Rabbi Isaac Winick AZA
1) Judaism 2) Fraternity 3) Filial Love 4) Purity 5) Patriotism 6) Conduct 7) Charity 1) Education 2) Judaism 3) Community Service 4) Social 5) Athletic 7 Cardinal Principles Five Folds AZA, CONT.
BBG Girls Section B’nai Brith Girls Anita Perlman 1927 San Fran Feminism Reform Movement
BBG, Cont. 8 Menorah Pledge Principles: 1) Citizenship 2) Jewish Heritage 3) Community Service 4) Philanthropy 5) Inter-Faith Relations 6) Tradition 7) Good Sisterhood 8) Prayer for World Jewry 6 Folds 1) Creativity 2) Jewish Heritage 3) Social Action 4) Community Service 5) Sisterhood 6) Recreation
Roles in BBYO The Member The Member Most important job Most important job Attend all functions Attend all functions Vote Vote Plan programs Plan programs Chapter Board 1)Godol/ N’siah (President) 2) S’gan/ S’ganit (Vice President) 3) Moreh/ Aym Cha Haverot (AIT Dad/ MIT Mom) 4) Gizbor/ Gizborit (Treasurer) 5) Mazkir/ Mazkirah (Secretary) 6) Shaliach/ Shalicha (Judaic Coordinator/ Social Action Chair) 7) Historian Leadership Opportunities -plan/lead a program -serve on a committee -vote in chapter decisions -plan a regional program -attend a summer program -chapter/regional/international board
Food Chain Member ->Chapter -> Council-> Region ->International
RABBI ISAAC WINICK AZA #420 Boys chapter in Knoxville Founded in 1940’s by Rabbi Winick Woody Award Winning! –1 st + second CSR Judaic –1 st CSR Educational –Best Brotherhood –Co-Champions in 2007 CSR Basketball Tournement Godol: Will Brody S’gan: Zack Kramer Moreh: Harris Bailey and Clark Derrington Gizbor/Mazkir: Britt Sturm Shliach: Sam Bendriem Advisor: Aaron Sauers
Winick’s Upcoming Events Barbara Bernstein - Rabbi Isaac Winick AZA Shabbat Call-A-Thon Battle of the Sexes Maccabi Games/ Israel Fest – Volunteer Sweetheart Dance
Gertrude Weinstein BBG #636 Girls Chapter in Knoxville Founded in 1957 Named after Gert. Weinstein Gertie the Duck We are the Gert Weinstein B'nai B'rith Girls, We are the best there is in all the world, Our mascot's Gertie and our number is 636, Gert Weinstein hey rah! 6-3-6 BBG Knoxville Tennessee hey, 6-3-6 BBG Knoxville Tennessee hey, In her hair she wore a blue blue ribbon. She wore it out to breakfast (practice) and she wore it out to play, and if you ask her why the heck she wore it, she'd say because Gertie's the winning way, hey, Gertie's the winning way, Gertie's the winning way, hey!
Gert, Cont. N’siah: Hannah Kline S’ganit: Alex Galvin Aym Ha-Chaverot: Megan Weiss & Bryna Oleshansky Mazkirah: Mara Hahn Gizborit: Olivia Talman Sh’licha: Emma Silver- Alford Awards -1 st Place 6-fold -2 nd Place Social Action -1 st and 3 rd Place Jewish Heritage -Best Sisterhood 2007 -Most Improved Chapter 2007 Upcoming Events: Alex Galvin
MIT/AIT First regional program for freshmen Only freshmen Introduction to region Meet/ greet new friends Establish relationships So much fun! Mara Hahn
Why Should Your Teen Join? Gain Jewish IdentityGain Jewish Identity Active Role in Jewish CommunityActive Role in Jewish Community Leadership OpportunitiesLeadership Opportunities Travel OpportunitiesTravel Opportunities Parli ProParli Pro Plan eventsPlan events Make friends from around the worldMake friends from around the world SecuritySecurity
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