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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!
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!

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Events of Interest

Game Night Shabbat

YAD Game Night Shabbat Dinner

Friday, December 13 @ 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Pittsburgh, PA 15201 United States

Shabbat dinner and games in a Lawrenceville private home.

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Mindful Brewing

Young Adult Brewery Club at Mindful Brewing

Sunday, December 15 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
3759 Library Rd. PA 15234 United States
Free27 spots left

Join other young adults for a tour of Mindful Brewing.…

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Young Adult Melton Rythms

Young Adult Melton Course Core 1

Monday, December 16 @ 7:00 PM - 9:15 PM
2000 Technology Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States

Join our first ever Melton Adult Jewish Learning course just for young adults (22-45 yrs old).

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Hanukkah Donuts

YAD Latkes and Sufganiyot!

Wednesday, December 18 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5915 Beacon Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 United States

YAD and Young Adults at Beth Shalom are teaming up…

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JCC Squirrel Hill: I-Volunteer Mitzvah Day Project

Wednesday, December 25 @ 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
5738 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 United States
FreeSold out

Fashion snuffle mats to be donated to Humane Animal Rescue.…

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YAD Ladies’ Night Out

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5135 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224 United States

It’s Ladies’ Night and tonight we’re making kokedama! What’s a…

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Thursday, January 9, 2020 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

For questions, email Meryl Franzos at

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YAD Shabbat Dinner with Temple Sinai

Friday, January 10, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5505 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 United States

Join YAD and Temple Sinai for a Young Adult Shabbat…

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Upcoming Pittsburgh OneTable Dinners

Young Adult Volunteer


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

Young Adult Engagement Associate

Ready to Connect?

Contact Karen Podorefsky, Young Adult Engagement Associate

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