DC Council

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DC Council #54 is the largest council in Northern Region East BBYO. It covers Montgomery County, MD; Howard County, MD; Prince Georges County, MD; Frederick County, MD; and Washington, D.C.

Contents

[edit] Chapters

AZA:

  • Abe Pollin
  • Brandeis
  • Capital
  • Einstein
  • Lantos
  • Max Cowan
  • Melech
  • Sammy Davis Jr
  • Simon Atlas

BBG:

  • Achshav
  • Ahavah
  • Beshert
  • Beth Kadima
  • Beyla
  • Galim
  • Hilah
  • Ko’ach
  • Nava (legacy chapter)
  • N'shama
  • Ruach
  • Yachad

BBYO:

  • Anashim
  • Oseh Shalom

[edit] Council Staff

  • Jenna Bernstein
  • Anna Pohoryles
  • Lauren Greenberg
  • Ari Chesterman

[edit] 2020-21 Council Boards

AZA:

  • Godol Jack White (Sammy Davis Jr. AZA)
  • S'gan Seth Goldfine (Melech AZA)
  • Moreh Austin Vinner (Lantos AZA)
  • Mazkir Daniel Bahat (Lantos AZA)
  • Shaliach Dylan “DLab” LaBorwit (Max Cowan AZA)
  • Gizbor Grant Lieberman (Anashim BBYO)


BBG:

[edit] 2019-20 Council Boards

AZA:

  • Godol Jonah “Jojo” Richardson (Max Cowan AZA)
  • S'gan Jasper Bernstein (Lantos AZA)
  • Moreh Eli Kerness (Simon Atlas AZA)
  • Mazkir Seth Goldfine (Melech AZA)
  • Shaliach Jack White (Simon Atlas AZA)
  • Gizbor Ben Weiner (Simon Atlas AZA)


BBG:

[edit] 2019-20 Council Boards

AZA:

  • Godol Eric Blackman (Brandeis AZA)
  • S'gan Adam Radinsky (Max Cowan AZA)
  • Moreh Danny Tow (Max Cowan AZA)
  • Mazkir Benny Kotler (Simon Atlas AZA)
  • Shaliach Ben Cohen (Oseh Shalom BBYO)
  • Gizbor Jonah Richardson (Max Cowan AZA)


BBG:

  • N'siah Becky Kauff (Ahavah BBG)
  • S'ganit Tess Mendelson (Beshert BBG)
  • MIT Mom Jordyn Green (Ahavah BBG)
  • Shlicha Dalia Trostinetzky (N'shama BBG)
  • Mazkirah Zoe Philips (Ahavah BBG)
  • Gizborit Sidney "SidCo" Cohen (Ahavah BBG)

[edit] 2018-19 Council Boards

AZA:

  • Godol Noah Portnoy (Melech AZA)
  • S'gan Zachary Leventhal (Abe Pollin AZA)
  • Moreh Eric Blackman (Brandeis AZA)
  • Mazkir Jacob Bennett (Simon Atlas AZA)
  • Gizbor Zach Askarinam (Simon Atlas AZA) (Up until April)
  • Shaliach Liron Karpati (Max Cowan AZA)

BBG:

  • N'siah Ilana Kaplan (Koach BBG)
  • S'ganit Aliza Reinstein (Koach BBG)
  • MIT Mom Sophia Glaros (Oseh Shalom BBYO)
  • Shlicha Sabrina Bramson (Koach BBG)
  • Mazkirah Rebecca Navarro (Beshert BBG)
  • Gizborit Becky Kauff (Ahavah BBG)

[edit] 2017-18 Council Boards

AZA:

  • Godol Ben Dross (Simon Atlas AZA)
  • S'gan Jonah Dross (Melech AZA)
  • Moreh Ethan Millstone (Melech AZA)
  • Mazkir Mitch Schuster (Melech AZA)
  • Gizbor Daniel Morgan (Simon Atlas AZA)
  • Shaliach Gabe Pollack (Simon Atlas AZA)

BBG:

  • N'siah Margot Bartol (N'shama BBG)
  • S'ganit Rachel Pollock (Achshav BBG)
  • MIT Mom Ilana Kaplan (Koach BBG)
  • Shlicha Emma Herman (Achshav BBG)
  • Mazkirah Marielle Weisman (Beyla BBG)
  • Gizborit Sophia Glaros (Oseh Shalom BBYO)


[edit] 2016-17 Council Boards

AZA:

  • Godol Dan Alpert (Simon Atlas AZA)
  • S'gan Amit Koppel (Lantos AZA)
  • Moreh Josh Tow (Max Cowan AZA)
  • Mazkir Ben Jablonover (Max Cowan AZA)
  • Gizbor Derrick Daoust (Melech AZA)
  • Shaliach Josh Cohen (Max Cowan AZA)
  • Sopher Evan Scheinberg (Lantos AZA)

BBG:

  • N'siah Sammi Agranov (Beth Kadima BBG)
  • S'ganit Elyssa Bellofatto (Oseh Shalom BBYO)
  • MIT Mom Allie Kalik (Beshert BBG)
  • Shlicha Margot Bartol (N'shama BBG)
  • Mazkirah Chloe Dinman (Beshert BBG)
  • Gizborit Caroline Nesbit (Koach BBG)

[edit] 2015-16 Council Boards

AZA:

  • Godol Harris Block (Simon Atlas AZA)
  • S'gan Jared Shapiro (Simon Atlas AZA)
  • Moreh Josh Lang (Melech AZA)
  • Mazkir Dan Alpert (Simon Atlas AZA)
  • Gizbor Sam Katzker (Simon Atlas AZA)
  • Shaliach Elliott Davis (Brandeis AZA)
  • Sopher Noah Shapiro (Max Cowan AZA)

BBG:

  • N'siah Rachel Nevett (Beyla BBG)
  • S'ganit Jeannie Spiegel (Ko'ach BBG)
  • MIT Mom Sammi Agranov (Beth Kadima BBG)
  • Shlicha Samara Langsam (Ko'ach BBG)
  • Mazkirah Rebecca Bartko (Beshert BBG)
  • Gizborit Amelia Dome (Ahavah BBG)

[edit] 2014-15 Council Boards

AZA:

  • Godol Aaron Dane (Brandeis AZA)
  • S'gan Corey Nadelbach (Max Cowan AZA) (Up until March)
  • S'gan Zach Silver (Simon Atlas AZA) (March to May)
  • Moreh Harris Block (Simon Atlas AZA)
  • Mazkir Jacob Snyder (Oseh Shalom BBYO)
  • Gizbor Reed Scherer (Max Cowan AZA)
  • Shaliach Alex Pollack (Simon Atlas AZA)
  • Sopher Max Alpert (Simon Atlas AZA) (First Half of the Term)


BBG:

  • N'siah Emily Kader (Oseh Shalom BBYO)
  • S'ganit Rachel Nevett (Beyla BBG)
  • MIT Mom Jess Kaplan (Beyla BBG)
  • Shlicha Alexa Herman (Beshert BBG)
  • Mazkirah Andie Neufeld (Ahavah BBG) (Up until February)
  • Gizborit Rebecca Bartko (Beshert BBG)

[edit] 2013-14 Council Boards

AZA:

  • Godol Jacob Brown (Lantos AZA)
  • S'gan Adam Vinner (Simon Atlas AZA)
  • Moreh Chad Gruzin (Simon Atlas AZA)
  • Mazkir Cole Margol (Abe Pollin AZA)
  • Gizbor Danny Kobren (Max Cowan AZA)
  • Shaliach Ethan Steinberg (Melech AZA)
  • Sopher Max Byer (Lantos AZA)

BBG:

  • N'siah Daniella Byck (Beshert BBG)
  • S'ganit Sydney Soroka (Ahavah BBG)
  • MIT Mom Rachel Casper (Beth Kadima BBG)
  • Shlicha Bailey Dinman (Beshert BBG)
  • Mazkirah Emily Kader (Oseh Shalom BBYO)
  • Gizborit Ronit Feifer (Nava BBG)

[edit] 2012-13 Council Boards

AZA:

  • Godol Brandon Myers (Melech AZA)
  • S'gan Jacob Brown (Lantos AZA)
  • Moreh Samuel Rubin (Oseh Shalom BBYO)
  • Mazkir Eric Fleishman (Oseh Shalom BBYO)
  • Gizbor Ross Davis (Melech AZA)
  • Shaliach Josh Studley (Herzl AZA)
  • Sopher Jordan Pories (Melech AZA)

BBG:

[edit] 2011-12 Council Boards

AZA:

  • Godol Jonathan Block (Simon Atlas AZA)
  • S'gan Robert Fertig (Brandeis AZA)
  • Moreh Daniel Fanaroff (Einstein AZA)
  • Mazkir Benjy Sokobin (Brandeis AZA)
  • Gizbor Joey Kader (Oseh Shalom BBYO)
  • Shaliach Sam Rubin (Oseh Shalom BBYO)
  • Sopher Daniel Hamburg (Brandeis AZA)

BBG:

[edit] 2009-10 Council Boards

AZA:

  • Godol Ira Rickman (Brandeis AZA)
  • S'gan Daniel Cooper (Melech AZA)
  • Moreh Ben Simon (Lantos AZA)
  • Mazkir Jonah Potasznik (Brandeis AZA)
  • Gizbor Aaron Katz (Einstein AZA)
  • Shaliach Michael Shapiro (Melech AZA)
  • Sopher Jeff Hilnbrand (Melech AZA)

BBG:

  • N'siah Laura Epstein (Nava BBG)
  • S'ganit Zara Shore (Ahava BBG)
  • MIT Mom Nikki Jenner (Oseh Shalom BBYO)
  • Shlicha Amy Lieberman (Nava BBG)
  • Mazkirah Julie Thompson (Oseh Shalom BBYO)
  • Gizborit Pam Katz (Beth Kadima BBG)

[edit] 2008-09 Council Boards

AZA:

  • Godol Noah Kaswell (Brandeis AZA)
  • S'gan Ethan Dubin (Melech AZA)
  • Moreh Max Heller (Einstein AZA)
  • Mazkir Sammy Prywes (Simon Atlas AZA)
  • Gizbor Jonathan Ochs (Simon Atlas AZA)
  • Shaliach Alex Barry (Brandeis AZA)
  • Sopher Nathan Bernstein (Melech AZA)

BBG:

  • N'siah Dani Kirsch (Beshert BBG)
  • S'ganit Emily Hurwitz née Perper (Beshert BBG)
  • MIT Mom Miriam Kahn (Beth Kadima BBG)
  • Shlicha Laura Epstein (Nava BBG)
  • Mazkirah Zara Shore (Ahavah BBG)
  • Gizborit Brett Promisloff (Beshert BBG)

[edit] Council Events

  • Annual Gala

Held in early November. The major fundraiser for DC Council. The Phil Berg BBYO Distinguised Alumni Award is presented to a distinguished alum of DC Council, and many parents, alumni, and local philanthropists attend. In 2005 at the innaugural gala, journalist Carl Bernstein was given the award and over $75,000 was raised to support DC Council. (As of 2020, this no longer occurs)

  • Sweetheart/Heartthrob (SH/HT)

Held the day before Thanksgiving. SH/HT is DC Council's semi-formal dance which focuses around the introduction of the newly-elected Sweethearts and Heartthrobs of each chapter. Traditionally, the previous year's alumni come towards the end of the dance to visit.

  • AZAA Football

Held in the fall. DC Council's AZA chapters compete against one another in a two-hand-touch football league.

  • BBG Shabbat

Held in the fall. DC Council's BBGs celebrate shabbat simultaneously with all other BBGs in the international order, and build sisterhood while spending the night at the JCC.

  • AZAA Basketball

Held in the winter/spring. DC Council's AZA chapters compete against one another in a 5-on-5 basketball league.

  • BBG Spirit Day

Held in January. DC Council's BBG chapters compete against one another in competitions judging their spirit, creativity, and talents.

  • Frat Shabbat

Held in the spring. DC Council's AZAs celebrate shabbat simultaneously with all other AZAs in the international order, and build fraternity while camping at Little Bennett Regional Park. (as of 2020, this no longer occurs)

  • AZAA Ultimate

Held in the spring. DC Council's AZA chapters compete against one another in a 8-on-8 ultimate frisbee league. (as of 2020, this no longer occurs)

  • Council Convention

Held in late April/early May. Council Convention is where the council boards are elected. Outgoing seniors who have qualified recive Council Life Membership, and speak about their BBYO experiences in a sacred ceremony called lifetimes.

  • DC Council Awards Night

Held in late May. DC Council members and chapters recieve awards and scholarships.

[edit] Home of:

  • Mascot: Donald Duck
  • Colors: Blue and Yellow
  • Newspaper: "The DC Duckline"
  • The 05-06 International AZAA Chairman Neil Fanaroff and the 05-06 International Teen Connection Chairman Morie "Bo" Newman.
  • International Shaliach Mike Rosenberg (2008-2009)
  • International Morah Ilana Avergun (2009-2010)
  • International S'gan Daniel Cooper (2010-2011)
  • International Morah Orli Berman (2010-2011)
  • International Sh'licha Allison Van Wye (2011-2012)
  • International Shaliach Jake Sorrells (2011-2012)
  • International Mazkirah Talia Katz (2011-2012)
  • International S'ganit Maya Guthman (2013-2014)
  • International Mazkirah Sofie Jacobs (2013-2014)
  • International S'ganit Jeannie Spiegel (2016-2017)
  • International Morah Allie Kalik (2017-2018)
  • International Sh’licha Emma Herman (2018-2019)
  • International S’ganit Avi Gorodetski (2021-2022)

[edit] Council Website

Currently, DC Council does not have a website, but is working on one.

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