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Young Adult Division (YAD)

The Young Adult Division of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh is the nexus of Pittsburgh's vibrant community of Jews in their 20s, 30s and early 40s. YAD offers many exciting ways to get involved and get connected, including: fun social events; meaningful volunteer service opportunities; spectacular trips to Israel and beyond; stimulating educational programs; and fulfilling leadership opportunities. There are events for families, singles and everyone in between, as well as events that bring the entire community together. YAD also serves a variety of relief agencies helping the needy throughout our global community.

Get Involved

Getting involved with YAD is an exciting way to meet other young adults who share your values and interests. YAD, along with Shalom Pittsburgh, the outreach and engagement arm of YAD, offers social, community service, cultural and educational events, as well as leadership development and travel opportunities.

Get Involved with other young adults

Click here for some other ways to get involved with Federation!

Give Back

You can make a difference in Pittsburgh, Israel and around the world. Last year, YAD raised over $300,000 toward the Federation's Annual Campaign, providing funds for essential services.





The SteelTree Fund

Got a great idea?  Need money to make it happen?

The SteelTree Fund is looking to support innovative ideas that help young Jews (ages 22-45) in Pittsburgh find meaning and participation in Jewish life. We are looking to fund projects and programs that have impact on the engagement of this young population in the Pittsburgh Jewish Community.
For more information and access to the online application, click here.

Get Help

Get help through services provided with support from the Jewish Federation.



If you have any questions about the Young Adult Division, please contact Carolyn Slayton at cslayton@jfedpgh.org or 412.992.5263.

Upcoming Events

Stand-Up For Giving: Making Pittsburgh Laugh Again?
Sat, 25 Feb 2017
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Monroeville Interfaith MinisteriumEvent spans multiple days
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 -
Fri, 31 Mar 2017

All Day Event

Big Night 2017
Sat, 04 Mar 2017
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

SteelTree Board Meeting
Mon, 06 Mar 2017
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Wechsler Meeting
Thu, 09 Mar 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

South Hills Community Purim Carnival & Celebration
Sun, 12 Mar 2017
12:15 PM - 3:00 PM

Israel Scholarship Interview Night
Mon, 13 Mar 2017
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

I-Volunteer at Junior Achievement
Tue, 14 Mar 2017
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Follow the Reader
Wed, 15 Mar 2017
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Board Meeting
Wed, 15 Mar 2017
5:15 PM - 6:45 PM

Shalom Pittsburgh Young Adult Shabbat Dinner
Fri, 17 Mar 2017
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

J-Serve 2017
Sun, 19 Mar 2017
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Young Adult Community Conversation
Tue, 21 Mar 2017
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

HOLD: Ben Gurion Society-Dinner With A Macher
Wed, 22 Mar 2017
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Israel Program Committee
Wed, 22 Mar 2017
5:15 PM - 6:45 PM

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Young Adult Division

Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh
234 McKee Place, Pittsburgh PA, 15213  412-681-8000
www.jfedpgh.org I info@jfedpgh.org  
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