Awards, books, event materials, memorabilia, and organization documents demonstrate the role of the B'nai B'rith Youth Organization (BBYO) in the Houston Jewish community from 1956-2011. Of particular interest are the proclamations regarding BBYO from Houston mayors from 1988 and 1999.
1956 - 2011
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Biographical / Historical
The B'nai B'rith Youth Organization (BBYO) was founded in 1923. BBYO is the leading pluralistic teen movement aspiring to involve more Jewish teens in more meaningful Jewish experiences. For over 90 years, BBYO has provided exceptional identity enrichment and leadership development experiences for hundreds of thousands of Jewish teens. Excerpted from: https://bbyo.org/
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B'nai B'rith Youth Organization Institutional Materials, 1956-2011, MS 749, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University http://archives.library.rice.edu/repositories/2/resources/1330 Accessed August 10, 2022.