YAD Leadership

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YAD Leadership Opportunities

National Young Leadership Cabinet

National young leadership participants pose together

Jewish Federation's premier young leadership development program that educates and connects the next generation of global Jewish leaders and philanthropists in cooperation with our national organization, the Jewish Federation of North America.

SteelTree Fund

bright idea lightbulbA "giving circle" of young people funding entrepreneurial projects that help Pittsburghers ages 22-45, kids and teens to participate and find meaning in Jewish life.



Connect with a diverse group of young professionals to engage, develop and inspire leadership. Apply to The Wechsler Fellowship: Building Pittsburgh’s Next Jewish Leaders to explore the work of Jewish community organizations, gain leadership skills and strengthens meet a dynamic group of Jewish young professionals.

David Knoll
YAD Board Chair
Sam Kline
YAD Philanthropy Chair
Julie Potash
Wechsler Fellowship Chair
Danny Brode
Wechsler Fellowship Co-Chair
Ross Kressel
Pittsburgh Jewish Family Engagement Chair
Faith Farkas
Wechsler Fellowship Co-Chair
Alex Goodstein
Ben-Gurion Society Chair
Neil Friedman
Neil Friedman
National Young Leadership Cabinet Chair
Matt Feinman
SteelTree Fund Chair
Marni Pastor
SteelTree Fund Co-Chair
Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh
Carrie Garrison
SteelTree Fund Co-Chair

Events of Interest

National Young Leadership Cabinet Happy Hour

Thursday, August 22 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM EDT
More details coming soon.


Jenna Rosenbloom
Jenna Rosenbloom
Manager, YAD Philanthropy
Rayna Saltzman
Rayna Saltzman
YAD Program & Planning Associate