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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!

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: $225
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

Game Night Shabbat

YAD Game Night Shabbat Dinner

Friday, August 7 @ 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Pittsburgh, PA 15201 United States

Join Zach Schwartz at his home in Lawrenceville (address provided…

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Young Adult Virtual Tour of The Jewish Museum in NYC

Tuesday, August 25 @ 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM

Join the Young Adult Division for a Virtual tour of…

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Annual Meeting 2020

Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Annual Meeting

Thursday, August 27 @ 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Join us online to review the Pittsburgh Jewish community’s strength…

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Exploring Ava Duvernay’s Film 13th: A Pre-Shabbat Q+A with Summer Lee: Hosted by The Jewish Federation’s Young Adult Division, OneTable and Film Pittsburgh

Friday, August 28 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

More details coming soon.

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Game Night Shabbat

YAD Game Night Shabbat Dinner

Friday, September 4 @ 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Pittsburgh, PA 15201 United States

Join Zach Schwartz at his home in Lawrenceville (address provided…

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10th Annual Apples & Honey Fall Festival

Sunday, September 13 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Celebrate online this year with a live event! Learn More…

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Modern Kugel with Chef Brandon Blumenfeld: A modern update on a classic Jewish comfort food

Thursday, September 24 @ 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Questions? email Meryl Franzos at mfranzos@jfedpgh.org

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Game Night Shabbat

YAD Game Night Shabbat Dinner

Friday, October 2 @ 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Pittsburgh, PA 15201 United States

Join Zach Schwartz at his home in Lawrenceville (address provided…

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Upcoming Pittsburgh OneTable Dinners

Young Adult Volunteer

Leadership

Marcie Solomon

Marcie Solomon

YAD Chair
Maxwell Cahn

Maxwell Cahn

YAD Philanthropy Chair
Sam Kline

Sam Kline

YAD Outreach & Engagement Chair
Elizabeth Collura

Elizabeth Collura

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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