BBYO is the largest Jewish youth organization in the world, providing opportunities for Jewish youth to strengthen their Jewish identity, develop leadership skills, meet teens from around the world, form a connection with their community, and enhance their personal development. This popular "youth led" program allows members to have fun, learn life-long skills, and form lasting friendships at local events, weekend conventions, service projects, and Jewish leadership events. BBYO is open to all Jewish teens in grades 9 through 12. Students in grade 8, second semester are also eligible. Contact San Antonio BBYO City Director, Elie Allen at 210-302-6869 for more information.
Sababa BBG #2488 is one of seven girls' chapters in the Lonestar Region. The chapter colors are blue and orange, and the mascot is the tiger. 
Erich Weiss AZA #2501 is one of eight boys' chapters in the Lonestar Region. The chapter colors are blue and gray, and the mascot is the blue devil.
For Spring 2020, Sababa BBG and Erich Weiss AZA are operating as a BBYO Chapter, hosting primarily Co-Ed events and acting as a combined board. Below you can find our teen leaders, and volunteer advisors. 
San Antonio BBYO Board  
Godol (President) Gabe Wolf
S'ganit (VP of Programming) Arlette Lomeli-Azoubel
Moreh (VP of Membership) Jacob Perry
Mazkirah (Correspondence Secretary) Samantha Meyer
BBYO Advisors Hannah Cramer, David Hoffman, & Stephanie Kutler

View your Red Book- The Red Book is the guidebook for members of BBG (B'nai B'rith Girls). The Red Book provides necessary instruction for meetings, rituals and traditions that are sacred to the BBG experience .

View your Blue Book! The Blue Book is the guide book for members of AZA (Aleph Zadik Aleph). The Blue Book provides a contextual history of AZA, as well as standard operating procedures for a meetings, programs and traditions that make the AZA experience unique.


BBYO is an experience every Jewish teen should have. BBYO helps teens:

  • Strengthen their Jewish identity.
  • Develop leadership skills.
  • Build bonds with local teens as well as teens from around the country.
  • Form a stronger connection with their community.
  • Enhance their personal development. 

Connect with San Antonio BBYO chapters on Facebook. 

Fees: $149 for all 4 years of High School. Additional fees for regional and local events. 

Just Do It!

Regional Information
San Antonio BBYO is part of the Lonestar Region, which also includes Austin and Houston. Lonestar Region is one of over forty BBYO regions in North America, reaching more than 1,300 students annually. Connect with the Lonestar Region on Facebook

For more information about the BBYO Lonestar Region, contact Regional Director Gillian Lindenberg at 713-659-9871.

Scholarship Form
The BBYO Scholarship Form is used to assist families who need financial assistance to cover registration costs for regional events. The form is completely confidential and should be submitted for each regional event where financial assistance is needed. To apply for a scholarship, send your completed forms to Elie Allen by email or mail to 12500 N.W. Military Hwy., Ste. 275 | San Antonio, TX 78231, Attn: Elie Allen.
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