Connecting People Ages 22-45 to Jewish Life

The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh strives to build a thriving, vibrant, and engaged Jewish Community.

Federation's YAD connects people ages 22 – 45 with each other and with programs, events, volunteering, and leadership development opportunities.

young adults
Young Adult Engagement Grants
Up to $1,000

Volunteer Leadership

Sam Kline
YAD Council Chair
Beth Boroumand
YAD Philanthropy Chair &
Ben-Gurion Society Chair
Neil Friedman
National Young Leadership Cabinet Chair
Eden Sittsamer
Outreach & Engagement Chair
Jesse Barash
Family Engagement Chair
Danny Brode
Wechsler Fellowship Chair
Scott Isenberg
SteelTree Fund Chair
Jason Barash
SteelTree Fund Co-Chair
Alisa Seewald Paul
SteelTree Subcommittee Co-Chair

Events of Interest

Pittsburgh Shabbat Clusters Summer 2024

Friday, August 2 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDT
This initiative is intended for individuals in their 20s & 30s.

Tu B’Av White Party

Saturday, August 17 @ 8:30 PM - 11:30 PM EDT
Celebrate Tu B’Av, Jewish Valentine’s Day, by wearing traditional white clothes. Enjoy a DJ, dan...

Upcoming Missions


Danielle West
Danielle West
Director, Community Engagement & Collaboration
Jenna Rosenbloom
Jenna Rosenbloom
Manager, YAD Philanthropy
Rayna Saltzman
Rayna Saltzman
YAD Program & Planning Associate