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Opinion

February 6, 2023

What are the Top 10 Things Staff Bring to IC?

Micah Pierandri

Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

Opinion

February 6, 2023

The Spooey Competition: Is There an Ideal Spooey?

Heather Feuerstein

Potomac, Maryland, United States

Opinion

February 3, 2023

I Love Regional Business Meetings and You Should Too

Kyra Shevis

Orange, Connecticut, United States

Opinion

February 2, 2023

Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Get Your Driver’s License as Soon as Possible

Jonathan Mintz

Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Opinion

February 1, 2023

A Bond that Needs to be Talked About

Lauren Frank

Olney, Maryland, United States

Opinion

February 1, 2023

Advice for International Convention

Sydney Shankman

New York, NY, USA

Opinion

February 1, 2023

How to Stay Active in BBYO Without Being a Board Member

Maya Stone

New York, New York, United States

Opinion

February 1, 2023

18 Things to Do While Counting Election Ballots

Sidra Rutstein

Chicago,Illinois, United States

Opinion

January 30, 2023

Top 5 places to visit in Israel

Noa Litcofsky

Merion Station, Pennsylvania, United States

Opinion

January 30, 2023

Losing Elections Is Hard, But It Isn’t The End.

Harper Cohen

Denver, Colorado, United States

Opinion

January 27, 2023

Bagels: Why Do We Eat Them? And What Makes a Good One?

Sophie Schwarz

Los Angeles, California, United States

Opinion

January 27, 2023

The Top 10 People we’d Love to See at IC

Alyssa Weinstein

Palm Beach, Florida, United States

Opinion

January 24, 2023

Top 10 Hamilton the musical Songs

Sophie Tiger

Springfield, NJ, United States

Opinion

January 24, 2023

Is My Voice Gone?

Sarah Begun

Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States

Opinion

January 24, 2023

Rising Antisemitism on American College Campuses

Maren Hettler

Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

Opinion

January 24, 2023

Should Teachers be Able to Have Guns in Classrooms?

Rebecca Perlman

Glen Head, New York, United States

Opinion

January 17, 2023

Ranking the Songs on the Brightside Album by The Lumineers

Emily Schenkel

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

Opinion

January 10, 2023

Understanding the Concert Hype

Gal Rubel

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Opinion

January 9, 2023

Democracy is Messy

Ethan Smith

Manalapan, New Jersey, United States

Opinion

January 4, 2023

The Kindle Paperwhite: Going from Skeptical to Stunned

Dina Shlufman

Tenafly, New Jersey, United States

Opinion

January 3, 2023

How to Become the Best Version of Yourself

Janice Kovo

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Opinion

December 20, 2022

Internet: Information or Misinformation?

Camila Vainer

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Opinion

December 19, 2022

Convention Bathrooms: Where It’s At

Claire Lenkin

Rockville, Maryland, United States

Opinion

December 14, 2022

BBYO Members Weigh In on Kanye West’s Antisemitic Comments

Heather Feuerstein

Potomac, Maryland, United States

Opinion

December 14, 2022

Top 10 Tips for Applying to College

Ruthie Zeidman

Portland, Oregon, United States

Opinion

December 14, 2022

Top Ten BBYO Songs

Ilana Rubenstein

North Caldwell, New Jersey, United States

Opinion

December 13, 2022

12 Things to Know Before You Go on CLTC!

Abby Sussman

Old Bethpage, New York, United States

Opinion

December 13, 2022

How AI Affects College Writing?

Jonah Levy

Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, United States

Opinion

December 13, 2022

In Defense of Larger Boards

Jonathan Mintz

Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Opinion

December 12, 2022

Food Waste - A Growing Crisis of Sustainability

Cyrus Bernstein

Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, United States

Opinion

December 12, 2022

5 Reasons Why I Recommend Running For Chapter S’ganit

Kyra Shevis

Orange, Connecticut, United States

Opinion

December 12, 2022

Traditions!

Maya Stone

New York, New York, United States

Opinion

December 12, 2022

It’s Gifting Season: 100 Gift Ideas for Yourself, Friends and Family

Rebecca Perlman

Glen Head, New York, United States

Opinion

December 9, 2022

5 Argentinian Movies and Series You Should Watch.

Catalina Kogan

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Opinion

December 9, 2022

Kanye, Kyrie, and the Black Hebrew Israelite Movement

Maren Hettler

Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

Opinion

December 7, 2022

The Topic of Kanye West and Anti-Semitism

Dara Stulberg

Port Washington, New York, United States

Opinion

December 2, 2022

The Power of Sports

David Sternfeld

Charleston, South Carolina, United States

Opinion

December 2, 2022

My Conflicting Thoughts About My First Trip to the Holy Land

Ruby Borer

Sydney, Australia

Opinion

November 29, 2022

The Importance of a Harry Styles Concert

Dina Shlufman

Tenafly, New Jersey, United States

Opinion

November 27, 2022

What’s with All the Anti-Semitic Public Figures?

Claire Lenkin

Rockville, Maryland, United States

Opinion

November 17, 2022

Oh I'm Worried Darling: A Don’t Worry Darling Review

Alyssa Weinstein

Palm Beach, Florida, United States

Opinion

November 17, 2022

The “Christmas-ization” of Hanukkah

Julia Schwartz-Manne

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Opinion

November 15, 2022

Top 10 Things to Pack for International Convention 2023 in Dallas!

Alexandra Greenberg

Denver, Colorado, United States

Opinion

November 15, 2022

My Summer in Books

Maya Stone

New York, New York, United States

Opinion

November 14, 2022

The Perfect Packing List for CLTC

Emily Melman

Plainview, New York, United States

Opinion

November 14, 2022

The Art of Convention Snack Packing

Sydney Lowit

Washington, DC, United States

Opinion

November 14, 2022

Anti-Semitism’s Role in the ‘22 Midterm Elections

Lauren Frank

Olney, Maryland, United States

Opinion

November 11, 2022

Midnights Track List Ranking (Reese’s Version)

Reese Fishelman

Watchung, New Jersey, United States

Opinion

November 10, 2022

What Jewish Food You Are Based on Your Board Position

Kyra Shevis

Orange, Connecticut, United States

Opinion

November 10, 2022

The Power

Janice Kovo

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Opinion

November 10, 2022

The Truth Behind First Impressions

Ilana Rubenstein

North Caldwell, New Jersey, United States

Opinion

November 10, 2022

Being a General Member in BBYO: Why Being on Board is Overrated

Sadie Borenstein

Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States

Opinion

November 7, 2022

Achad, Shtayim, Shalosh Strikes, You’re Out!

Jonathan Mintz

Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Opinion

November 7, 2022

Connecting BBGs Through Top Tens and More

Brenna Halper

Rockville, Maryland, United States

Opinion

November 7, 2022

Social Life in Columbia

Tammy Esquenazi Moreno

Bogotá, Colombia

Opinion

November 4, 2022

The Weight of Kanye’s Words and Why We Cannot Defend Him

Sydney Bienstock

Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States

Opinion

November 3, 2022

Hey BBYO, It’s Time to ⚠️BeReal⚠️

David Sternfeld

Charleston, South Carolina, United States

Opinion

October 27, 2022

The 10 Best Ways to Decorate Your Room For Fall

Emma Vesely

Brooklyn, NY, US

Opinion

October 24, 2022

Meet the Newest Allergy Epidemic: Meat

Maren Hettler

Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

Opinion

October 20, 2022

BBGs Have Spirit Yes We Do! BBGs Have Spirit, How About You?

Shira Preis

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Opinion

September 9, 2022

Parshat Ki Tzetei: Welcome the Stranger

BBYO Weekly Parsha

AZA & BBG

Opinion

May 19, 2022

Why You Should Buy a Succulent

Dina Shlufman

Tenafly, New Jersey, United States

Opinion

May 19, 2022

9 Schools, 5 Days: Everything You Need to Know About College Tours

Ruthie Zeidman

Portland, Oregon, United States

Opinion

May 6, 2022

Parshat Kedoshim: An Important Lesson

BBYO Weekly Parsha

AZA & BBG

Opinion

April 27, 2022

Best First Time Watches of 2022

Sophie Glassman

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Opinion

April 25, 2022

10 Things to Know Before You Go to International Convention

Ruthie Zeidman

Portland, Oregon, United States

Opinion

April 25, 2022

Intelligence vs. Scores

Sophie Glassman

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Opinion

April 14, 2022

Super Strength? No, WOO

Benjamin Stern

West Bloomfield, Michigan, United States

Opinion

March 29, 2022

The Quintessential Family Game

Dina Shlufman

Tenafly, New Jersey, United States

Opinion

March 29, 2022

Put the Records On

Camila Vainer

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Opinion

March 29, 2022

Who is the Best Spider-Man?

Alyssa Kaufmann

Denver, Colorado, United States

Opinion

March 28, 2022

Top 10 Top 10 lists

Sydney Levine

Rockville Centre, New York, United States

Opinion

March 22, 2022

The Best Gluten-Free New York Style Bagels

Abigail Lev

Plainview, New York, United States

Opinion

March 11, 2022

Parshat Vayikra: The Meaning of Sacrifice

BBYO Weekly Parsha

AZA & BBG

Opinion

March 3, 2022

Review: Halston—A Designer Unraveling

Emma-Rose Blacher

Cape Town, South Africa

Opinion

March 1, 2022

The Bee Shouldn’t Be Able to Fly

Eden Novick

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Opinion

February 22, 2022

Chrismukkah on ‘The O.C.’

Sophie Neuwirth

Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States

Opinion

February 22, 2022

Adapting to COVID-19: Changing Protocols in BBYO

Leah Stein

Maple, Ontario, Canada

Opinion

February 22, 2022

Goosebumps

Micaela Lento

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Opinion

February 15, 2022

Red Vault Songs Ranking (Taylor Levy’s Version)

Taylor Levy

Dallas, Texas, United States

Opinion

February 8, 2022

Top 12 Red (Taylor’s Version) Songs

Alyssa Kaufmann

Denver, Colorado, United States

Opinion

February 7, 2022

10 Shows Featuring Jewish Main Characters to Watch in 2022

Naomi Kales

Bethesda, Maryland, United States

Opinion

February 4, 2022

Is Casual Instagram Actually Casual?

Madison Harr

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

Opinion

January 27, 2022

The Joy of a Crowd

Dina Shlufman

Tenafly, New Jersey, United States

Opinion

January 27, 2022

Top Ten Lessons From 2021

Sami Cohen

Parker, Colorado, United States

Opinion

January 21, 2022

The Advantages of Having a Counterpart

Ezequiel Dyner

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Opinion

January 14, 2022

NYC Trips: A Guide

Sydney Levine

Rockville Centre, New York, United States

Opinion

January 14, 2022

Slide: a Great Way to Get Rid of Boredom

Alex Agranov

Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Opinion

December 31, 2021

What Jewish Holiday You Are Based on Your Favorite Taylor Swift Album

Madison Harr

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

Opinion

December 24, 2021

The Top 5 Best Activities to Try in Long Island this Holiday Season

Riley Stal

Plainview, New York, United States

Opinion

December 17, 2021

Judaism Representation in New Girl

Sami Cohen

Parker, Colorado, United States

Opinion

December 17, 2021

Israel Foods Rating: Picky Eater Edition

Taylor Levy

Dallas, Texas, United States

Opinion

December 17, 2021

Deals and Dog Whistles in HBO’s Succession

Natalya Weiss

Farmington Hills, Michigan, United States

Opinion

December 10, 2021

Jewish Influences in Television

Eden Novick

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Opinion

December 10, 2021

Kanye West Album Tier list

Levi Hancock

Lower Merion, Pennsylvania, USA

Opinion

December 3, 2021

Labeling Law in Argentina: Is it Effective?

Ezequiel Dyner

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Opinion

November 19, 2021

The Top 5 Best Pizza Places in Brooklyn

Sophie Haber

Brooklyn, New York, United States

Opinion

November 18, 2021

Live Music in a (Semi) Post-COVID-19 World

Ariel Guttman

Syosset, New York, United States

Opinion

November 5, 2021

10 Reasons Why YOU Should Go On CLTC

Maya Stone

New York, New York, United States

Opinion

October 29, 2021

Sharpay Evans is Not the Villain

Alyssa Kaufmann

Denver, Colorado, United States