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Young Adult Division

Connecting young adults, ages 22-45, with everything from professional networking happy hours to family-friendly events and volunteer opportunities.

Leadership Programs
Young Families
YAD Travel
YAD Clubs!
High Holiday Hook Up

High Holiday Hookup

Do you know what you’re doing for the High Holidays? Does anybody?!

Young Adult Melton Core 2

Crossroads & Ethics of Jewish History

Mondays, October 12, 2020 – May 24, 2021

Explore ethical issues such as justice, life and death, sexuality and community, with case studies from Talmudic, rabbinic and contemporary literature.

Tuition for all 25 Sessions: $180
Generously subsidized by the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh. Student readers are included in the cost of the course.

What Exactly is YAD?

Whatever You Need It To Be!

Leadership Opportunities
& Training

Meaningful Volunteer Opportunities

Young Family Fun
& Education

Authentic Shabbat Experiences

But Mostly...
It's about having FUN!

Events of Interest

Socially Distant Young Adult Tashlich

Sunday, September 20 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

At long last, a new year has arrived! Cleanse yourself…

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How to Apologize: A Discussion

Tuesday, September 22 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The High Holidays are traditionally the time to atone for…

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Young Adult Newcomers Night Mixer

Thursday, October 1 @ 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
United States

Calling all newcomers! Whether you recently moved to Pittsburgh from…

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Honeymoon Israel Alumni Event

Monday, October 5 @ 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
United States

Questions? email Karen Podorefsky at kpodorefsky@jfedpgh.org

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Ben-Gurion Society Virtual Cross-City Event Cleveland and Pittsburgh Connect

Monday, October 5 @ 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
United States

Being a Ben-Gurion Society member means being part of something…

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YAD Wine and Wisdom in the Virtual Sukkah

Thursday, October 8 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
United States

Join Pittsburgh’s Jewish young adult community as we celebrate Sukkot…

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Crossroads

YAD Melton Core 2: Crossroads & Ethics of Jewish History

Monday, October 12 @ 7:00 PM - 9:15 PM
United States

Explore ethical issues such as justice, life and death, sexuality and community, with case studies from Talmudic, rabbinic and contemporary literature.

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Crossroads

YAD Melton Core 2: Crossroads & Ethics of Jewish History

Monday, October 19 @ 7:00 PM - 9:15 PM
United States

Explore ethical issues such as justice, life and death, sexuality and community, with case studies from Talmudic, rabbinic and contemporary literature.

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Upcoming Pittsburgh OneTable Dinners

Young Adult Volunteer

Leadership

David Knoll

David Knoll

YAD Chair
Sam Kline

Sam Kline

YAD Philanthropy Chair
Alex Goodstein

Alex Goodstein

YAD Outreach & Engagement Chair
Ross Kressel

Ross Kressel

YAD Family Outreach & Engagement Chair
Karen Podorefsky, Photo by Joshua Franzos

Karen Podorefsky

Director of Young Adult Engagement & Community Collaboration

Ready to Connect?

Contact Karen!

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