Sweat it out!

YAD Fitness Club

YAD Fitness Club

Check out different fitness studios and instructors once a month!

Marissa Karp

Marissa Karp

Outreach and Engagement Committee Member


Where are you from

Pittsburgh, PA.

What you do here in Pittsburgh professionally

User experience designer for PNC.

What you do personally (hobbies, etc.)

Working out, trying new restaurants around the city, traveling, going to concerts, spending time with friends and family, and going to Pittsburgh sports games.

Your favorite thing about Pittsburgh or in Pittsburgh

The people.

What you’re excited for this year as part of the Outreach and Engagement committee

I’m excited to plan fun events for the community and meet new people.

Destin Groff

Destin Groff

Outreach and Engagement Committee Member


Where are you from

Pittsburgh, PA.

What you do here in Pittsburgh professionally

I work in developmental psychology. I am a research assistant for the Pitt Parents and Children Laboratory and will be trained as a Video Interaction Project interventionist this fall.

What you do personally (hobbies, etc.)

My hobbies include working out, babysitting, and binge watching Grey’s Anatomy.

Your favorite thing about Pittsburgh or in Pittsburgh

I love many things about Pittsburgh, especially the plethora of restaurants; but my absolute favorite thing about Pittsburgh is the annual Picklesburgh festival.

What you’re excited for this year as part of the Outreach and Engagement committee

I am excited to meet new people and help build a vibrant, inclusive, and active community for Jewish young adults in Pittsburgh as part of the Outreach and Engagement Committee!


Upcoming Dates

Coming this winter!


Dietary laws may not be observed at private club events.

The full inclusion of people of all abilities is a core value of the Pittsburgh Jewish Community.
Please discuss disability-related accommodations with the contact person for each event.

Karen Podorefsky, Photo by Joshua Franzos

Karen Podorefsky

Young Adult Engagement Associate

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