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TEEN TOPICS | April 25, 2014

BBYO Photography Event

On April 7, 13 members of Louisville BBYO met with Yochanan Kishon, an Israeli high school photography teacher as part of the Partnership 2Gether program. Partnership 2Gether is a Jewish Agency for Israel Program that is meant to form deeper ties between Israelis and Americans in which Louisville has been participating since 1997.

Kishon told the teens about what life is like for high schoolers in Israel and encouraged them to start a photography project in partnership with his high school students.

BBYO Progressive Dinner

On Friday, April 11, Louisville BBYO joined together for a Progressive Dinner. Appetizers were hosted by Sarah Hyman; the main course was hosted by Audrey Nussbaum; and dessert was hosted by Bradley Schwartz.

After dinner, the girls searched for Fruit Loops at Audrey’s house and the boys watched a movie at Bradley’s house. Fun was had by all.

Louisville BBYO Receives International Teen Awards

Jay Levine BBG and Drew Corson AZA were recently notified that they received Chapter Excellence Awards. Jay Levine BBG received the Miriam Albert Chapter Excellence Award and Drew Corson AZA received the Henry Monsky Chapter Excellence Award.

The Miriam Albert Chapter Excellence Award is the most prestigious honor a BBG chapter can earn. It requires that the chapter represent top quality in all areas of chapter operations – a growing membership, diverse and rich programming, healthy chapter organization, and consistent contributions as well as participation in the initiatives and programs led by the International Order.

The Henry Monsky Chapter Excellence Award is the most prestigious honor an AZA chapter can earn. It requires that the chapter represent top quality in all areas of chapter operations – a growing membership, diverse and rich programming, healthy chapter organization, and consistent contributions to, as well as participation in the initiatives and programs led by the International Order.

In addition, Daniel Segal received the Bronze Shield of David Award, the Silver Shield of David Award and the Tree of Life Recruitment Award; Eli Gould received the Bronze Shield of David Award and the Silver Shield of David Award; and Becca Lustig received the Eternal Light Recruitment Award.

The Shield of David Award, recognizes Alephs who throughout their tenure in Aleph Zadik Aleph have displayed outstanding leadership contributions, a consistent commitment to the fraternity that is AZA, and a consistently participated across all tiers of the Order – Chapter, Council, Regionally and Globally.

The Tree of Life Recruitment Award is an honor given to those Alephs who have played a significant and lasting part in growing the Aleph Zadik Aleph. As a result of their efforts, they have contributed to the strengthening of our Order’s future. Open to all Alephs in good standing, these young men leave a legacy in their Chapters, Councils, Regions and Countries – embracing a new generation to love, cherish and preserve the traditions of the Aleph Zadik Aleph and BBYO.

The Eternal Light Recruitment Award recognizes those BBGs who have played a significant and lasting part in growing the B’nai B’rith Girls. As a result of their efforts, they have contributed to the strengthening of our Order’s future. These young women leave a legacy in their Chapters, Councils, Regions and Countries – embracing a new generation to love, cherish and preserve the traditions of the B’nai B’rith Girls and BBYO.

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