Young Adults Division

Welcome to the Young Adult Division of the Jewish Community Federation!

Here are some quick and easy ways to learn more and stay connected:

  • Check out upcoming events listed on the right hand side of your screen
  • Click here to join the YAD Facebook Group
  • Click here to receive the YAD Email Newsletter (every other Wednesday)
  • Click here to join the YAD LinkedIn Group

YAD volunteers and staff work in partnership to plan programs and events in five areas:

  • Campaign/Fundraising

    • YAD plans programs and events for both the $365+ and Ben Gurion Society ($1,000+) giving levels
    • Past events have included Shabbat Dinners, Wine Tours in Napa and Sonoma, and Neighborhood Food Tours around San Francisco
  • Engagement

    • Blue Mondays are YAD’s signature Young Adult networking Happy Hour and take place every other month. Check our calendar to find out when the next one will be!
    • Latke Ball is YAD’s annual Young Adult dance party on December 24!
  • Enrichment

    • Club Fed is YAD’s flagship social and educational series created for those who are new to the Bay Area or interested in becoming more involved in the Jewish community.
    • Trivia Nights, Speaker Series, and other fun educational programming
  • Professional Networking

    • Looking to Network? YAD hosts several opportunities throughout the year for young adults to get together, network with other professionals in an industry, and hear from a leader in their field. Recent events have covered Law, Nonprofits, and the Technology sector.
  • Tikkun Olam/Service

    • Interested in meeting new people or hanging out with friends while giving back? YAD hosts several opportunities throughout the year to come together and participate in hands-on community service projects. These events support both grantee organizations of the Federation, and community organizations YAD volunteers choose to support in the name of tikkun olam.

If you are interested in learning more about any of the above areas of programming, or how you could become involved on the planning side, please email LaurenB@sfjcf.org.

Young Adult National Programming

YAD is proud to be part of the Federation’s National Young Leadership programming. Here are some amazing opportunities and ways to get involved (subsidies available!)

Tribefest (link)

YAD Summer Israel Trip (link)