2021-2022

INTERNATIONAL
LEADERSHIP NETWORK

OUR MOVEMENT'S CORE LEADERSHIP

About the International Leadership Network (ILN)

The Grand Board of the Aleph Zadik Aleph and the International Board of the B’nai B’rith Girls lead, manage, and support the
Movement’s teen leadership and membership via the International Leadership Network (ILN). The ILN is the core of the Movement
around the world—it builds, shapes, and leverages the power of AZA & BBG and Jewish teens worldwide.

Learn about the different areas of the ILN and explore current opportunities that exist below. New opportunities to serve on the ILN will pop up on the Lead Hub throughout the year. The largest wave of opportunities open in June. See who is currently serving on the ILN leadership team for this school year.

The Grand Board of the Aleph Zadik Aleph & International Board of the B'nai B'rith Girls

Networks

Groups of teens with similar leadership responsibilities.

N
etworks have regular communication to support Movement goals and growth. Every officer is a part of a Counterpart Network.

★ Elected

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Committees

Groups with a defined
purpose and clear outcomes.

Committees work to plan events, mobilize the Movement, work toward a shared cause, or explore a topic together.

★ Appointed or Selected

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Experiences

Experiences unite groups of teens in-person for travel, education, and exchanges.

Experiences are everything from Ambassadors journeys to representing BBYO atBconferences and gatherings.

★ Selected

Explore Opportunities

If there’s something you’re interested in doing that you don’t see on here, let us know. We love hearing new ideas and finding ways for you to use BBYO as a platform for good. We believe that every member can add unique value to enhance our Order and the global Jewish community. We need your help to make that happen.

Meet the ILN Leadership Team

97th Grand Board of the Aleph Zadik Aleph & 77th International Board of the B'nai B'rith Girls

The Grand Board of the Aleph Zadik Aleph and the International Board of the B’nai B’rith Girls lead the Movement’s 60 countries forward while supporting more than 740 chapters to be the strongest homes they can be for Jewish teens worldwide.

Emma

Zentner

Red River

77th Anita M. Perlman International N'siah

Jared

Wilen

South Jersey

97th Grand Aleph Godol

Avi

Gorodetski

Northern Region East: DC

77th International S'ganit

Ben

Berkeley

Great Midwest

97th Grand Aleph S'gan

Lilly

Polakoff

Northern Region East: Baltimore

30th International Aym Ha'Chaverot

Matt

Grossman

Northern Region East: Baltimore

31st Grand Aleph Moreh

Dani

Koplin

Manhattan

33rd International Sh'licha

Danny

Freedman

Northern Region East: Baltimore

33rd Grand Aleph Shaliach

Jess

Ilin

Greater Jersey Hudson River: Northern

77th International Mazkirah

Andrew

Daitch

North Texas Oklahoma

97th Grand Aleph Mazkir

Ruthie

Price

Connecticut Valley

4th International Gizborit

Ben

Talesnik

Northern Region East: Baltimore

4th Grand Aleph Gizbor

Advisors Committee

The Advisor Leadership Team is a partnership of teens, professional staff, and advisors who collaborate to vision and execute specific projects that elevate the overall advisor experience (such as launching an Advisor Appreciation campaign, helping plan the annual virtual Advisor Connect Conference, and more).

Mason

Levitt

Greater Jersey Hudson River: Northern

Advisors Committee Teen Captain

Meghan

Cohen

Greater Jersey Hudson River: Central

Advisors Committee Member

Jack

Elice

New England

Advisors Committee Member

Leon

Gratch

Lake Ontario

Advisors Committee Member

Isak

Levi

Bulgaria

Advisors Committee Member

Ariel

Schwartz

South Jersey

Advisors Committee Member

All Abilities Inclusion Committee

The All Abilities Inclusion Task Force is working to create programs and resources for communities with a focus on people of all abilities, lead planning for Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (February), promote BBYO participation in Jewish Disability Advocacy Day, and lead monthly discussions, events, trainings, and interviews on BBYO On Demand.

Jonah

Beckenstein

Lake Ontario

All Abilities Inclusion Chair

Lily

Granai

Northern Region East: DC

All Abilities Inclusion Chair

BBYO Sings

The BBYO Sings Committee is the place where musical leadership is fostered in BBYO. BBYO Sings is a cohort of musical leaders within BBYO who can lead their peers in worship, songleading, and community building through music.

Abigail

Fixel

North Florida

BBYO Sings Chair

Micah

Margolis

Liberty

BBYO Sings Chair

Climate Crisis Committee

The Climate Crisis Task Force is committed to building a more sustainable future through advocacy, education, and international organizing. The Task Force is working to make BBYO programs more environmentally friendly and advocates for the protection of the Earth's environment and lead monthly discussions, events, trainings, and interviews on BBYO On Demand.

Anna

Rosenbaum

Lonestar

Climate Crisis Committee Chair

Gamechanger Granting Committee

Gamechanger Grants are a crucial tool to help us create exciting and innovative chapter programs and grow our chapters. The Gamechanger Granting Committee is working to delegate funds, coach chapters to meet (and surpass!) their goals, and meet weekly to raise the bar for chapter program excellence across the Movement. This committee is managed by our International Gizborim. Learn more about the Gizborim Network and Gamechanger Grants.

Arielle

Blumenfeld

Central Region West

Gamechanger Granting Coach

Samantha

Cooper

Northern Region East: Baltimore

Gamechanger Granting Coach

Ben

Glick

Nassau Suffolk

Gamechanger Granting Coach

Asher

Kohn

Hudson Valley

Gamechanger Granting Coach

Zoe

Price

Pacific Western

Gamechanger Granting Coach

LJ

Russinoff

Gold Coast

Gamechanger Granting Coach

Genocide Education Comittee

This committee is working to advocate for, support, and endorse Holocaust and genocide education legislation on state and local levels, as well create resources for all Alephs and BBGs to use in their home communities and beyond to advocate and educate about genocide awareness and the Holocaust.

Taylor

Levy

North Texas Oklahoma

Genocide Education Committee Chair

Sam

Loiterstein

Mid-America: St. Louis

Genocide Education Committee Chair

Leven Global Leadership Academy

The Leven Global Leadership Academy (LGLA) prepares an elite cohort of Jewish teens from around the world with marketable leadership skills and experiences that are transferable throughout their lives. Learn more about the Global Leadership Academy here.

Marnie

Bloom

Red River

LGLA Cohort Mentor

Bianca

Cherry

Pacific Western

LGLA Cohort Mentor

Opal

Cohen

Northern Region East: Northern Virginia

LGLA Cohort Mentor

Gonzalo

Zilberman

Argentina

LGLA Cohort Mentor

Shawn

Agrawal

Northern Region East: DC

LGLA Cohort Member

Diego

Agurto

Chile

LGLA Cohort Member

Santiago

Annes

Argentina

LGLA Cohort Member

Marnie

Bloom

Red River

LGLA Cohort Mentor

Constanza

Canale

Argentina

LGLA Cohort Member

Ilana

Chase

South Jersey

LGLA Cohort Member

Bianca

Cherry

Pacific Western

LGLA Cohort Mentor

Opal

Cohen

Northern Region East: Northern Virginia

LGLA Cohort Mentor

Niv

Derzi

Israel - Maccabi Tzair

LGLA Cohort Member

Rocio

Feilbogen

Argentina

LGLA Cohort Member

Brandon

Gable

Liberty

LGLA Cohort Member

Henry

Herskovits

Chile

LGLA Cohort Member

Iara

Joab

Argentina

LGLA Cohort Member

Arianne

Kirkel

South Africa

LGLA Cohort Member

Zane

Kohn

Hudson Valley

LGLA Cohort Member

Janice

Kovo

Argentina

LGLA Cohort Member

Elliana

Milman

Eastern: North Carolina

LGLA Cohort Member

Judah

Moskovitz

Vancouver

LGLA Cohort Member

Sophie

Myers

Northern Region East: DC

LGLA Cohort Member

Eden

Novick

South Africa

LGLA Cohort Member

Carola

Orbuch

Argentina

LGLA Cohort Member

Andres

Rubinstein

Uruguay - Macabi Tzair

LGLA Cohort Member

Emily

Schenkel

Eastern: North Carolina

LGLA Cohort Member

Dina

Shlufman

Greater Jersey Hudson River: Northern

LGLA Cohort Member

Omri

Shopen

Israel - Maccabi Tzair

LGLA Cohort Member

Eden

Smith

Michigan

LGLA Cohort Member

Ellie

Stander

Lonestar

LGLA Cohort Member

Lara

Weinstein

Argentina

LGLA Cohort Member

Carolina

Widder

Argentina

LGLA Cohort Member

Gonzalo

Zilberman

Argentina

LGLA Cohort Mentor

LGBTQ+ Committee

The LGBTQ+ Task Force is working tocreate tools for communities to facilitate conversations and programs with a focus on LGBTQ+, lead the planning of BBYO Global Pride (June), and lead monthly discussions, events, trainings, and interviews on BBYO On Demand.

Sophie

Citron

Connecticut Valley

LGBTQ+ Task Force Chair

Ethan

Katz

United Kingdom & Ireland

LGBTQ+ Task Force Chair

Haylie

Keller

North Texas Oklahoma

LGBTQ+ Task Force Chair

Elliot

Schneck

Nassau Suffolk

LGBTQ+ Task Force Chair

Membership Committee

The Membership Task Force is working to identify and help execute on building stronger pipelines and growing membership locally and throughout the order with a focus on North America and lead monthly events, rallies, trainings, or info sessions on BBYO On Demand. This committee is managed by our International Morim. Learn more about the Morim Network here.

Camila

Bustin

Argentina

Chapter Support Team Lead

Tessa

Hoffman

Mid-America: North Star

Chapter Support Team Lead

Aaron

Perrotta

Greater Jersey Hudson River: Central

Chapter Support Team Lead

Brad

Siegel

Lonestar

Celebration Team Lead

Samantha

Silver

Pacific Western

Celebration Team Lead

Press Corps

The Press Corps captures stories from around the Movement to provide ongoing updates for The Shofar: The International Newsletter of AZA & BBG, helps build BBYO’s brand, and celebrates initiatives, campaigns, and events from around the Order. You may see members from this team running around at events taking photos, posting on social media, filming videos, and documenting our experiences in any way possible.

Max

Apsel

Northern Region East: Northern Virginia

Shofar LIVE Anchor

Jonah

Beckenstein

Lake Ontario

Shofar LIVE Anchor

Dan

Blum

Argentina

Social Media Lead

Ellie

Bombel

Rocky Mountain

Shofar LIVE Anchor

Julia

Daitz

Manhattan

Hub Manager

Jordan

Feldman

North Texas Oklahoma

Shofar LIVE Anchor

Zoe

Flamen

Nassau Suffolk

TikTok Team

Elizabeth

Goldstein

Eastern: Virginia

Editor-In-Chief

Marc

Goldstein

Northern Region East: Northern Virginia

Editor-In-Chief

Josh

Halprin

Michigan

TikTok Team

Madison

Harr

Eastern: North Carolina

Hub Manager

Tessa

Hoffman

Mid-America: North Star

TikTok Team

Samantha

Kiser

Mountain

Social Media Lead

Heather

Kletzky

Rocky Mountain

Editor-In-Chief

Lior

Kolman

South Africa

Hub Manager

Shayna

Kotler

Northern Region East: DC

Shofar LIVE Anchor

Seth

Krosin

Northern Region East: Baltimore

Social Media Lead

Madison

Landau

Greater Jersey Hudson River: Central

Shofar LIVE Anchor

Abigail

Lev

Nassau Suffolk

Editor-In-Chief

Isak

Levi

Bulgaria

TikTok Team

Kayla

Levin

Evergreen

Shofar LIVE Anchor

Sydney

Levine

Nassau Suffolk

Hub Manager

Hannah

Marmor

Nassau Suffolk

TikTok Team

David

Mazur

Delta

Shofar LIVE Anchor

Chiara

Meglioli

Argentina

TikTok Team

Leo

Necheles

Great Midwest

Hub Manager

Aaron

Perrotta

Greater Jersey Hudson River: Central

TikTok Team

Efrem

Plawner

Evergreen

Social Media Lead

Jessica

Robins

Michigan

TikTok Team

Jonah

Rosenstein

Hudson Valley

TikTok Team

Jayme

Rudd

North Florida

Social Media Lead

Josh

Rutman

Lonestar

Shofar LIVE Anchor

Noah

Sandler

Greater Jersey Hudson River: Northern

Shofar LIVE Anchor

Courtney

Saxe

Mountain

Social Media Lead

Sophia

Schaked

North Florida

Social Media Lead

Jenna

Shaps

Kentucky Indiana Ohio

Shofar LIVE Anchor

Dina

Shlufman

Greater Jersey Hudson River: Northern

Editor-In-Chief

Ellia

Torkian

Pacific Western

Shofar Live Anchor

Carson

Wolff

Greater Atlanta

TikTok Team

Rise UP Committee

The Rise UP Task Force is working to establish Rise UP as a Movement priority by building programming resources, launching the Rise UP website, and continuing to combat anti-Semitism. The Task Force will work with professionals in the Jewish community to lift the voices of Jewish teens and speak out against anti-Semitism.

Eliana

Harr

Eastern: North Carolina

Rise UP Committee Chair

Max

Perry

Kentucky Indiana Ohio

Rise UP Committee Chair

Josh

Rajunov

North Texas Oklahoma

Rise UP Committee Chair