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BAYGL, Beth Avodah Youth Group League, is our youth group program that ranges from grades 2-12 and emphasizes youth leadership development, community building, and personal connections. BAYGL is part of the regional youth group NFTY-Northeast.  Click here for more information on NFTY-Northeast. For more information about BAYGL contact Heidi Baker Director of Education.

Mini BAYGL (grades 2-5)


Students can participate in events and programs that focus on team building and having Activities range from arts and crafts, bowling, laser tag or just spending time together and creating an active cohesive community.

Jr. BAYGL (grades 6-7)

Our middle school teens come together during school hours and outside of school to spend time together beyond Bar/Bat Mitzvah preparation.  Jr. BAYGL programs are often integrated into our required grades 6 and 7 programs and may include an overnight retreat, holiday programs, social action projects, and social events.

Sr. BAYGL (grades 8-12)


Run by a teen board, Sr. BAYGL plans social events, programs, and participates in regional activities throughout the year. Events and programs may include social action projects, interesting discussions, cultural celebrations, and fun social events based on the interests of the teens. Sr. BAYGL is also part of NFTY-NE, the reform Jewish regional youth group, and members participates in regional events across the northeast.  

Zach Decter

Bowie Gray

Harley Siff

Lila Simon

Olivia Kaplan

Ione Probstein

2022-23 Teen Leadership Council

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2022 - 2023 BAYGL Board

Zach LeBlanc


Lily Paltrowitz


Charlotte Levine

First Vice President

Mariel Shapiro

Scheduling VP

Tali Schwartz

Liaison VP

Ione Probstein

TLC Liaison​

Mia Brodowski

Membership Vice President


Hannah Tarmy

Programming Vice President​

Leah Farb and Jory Cohen

NFTY Representative​s

Lauren Fisch

Social Action Vice President

Georgia Finkelstein

Religious and Cultural Vice President

Misha Goldfarb

Communications Vice President

Lila Karp

Freshman Representative

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