Get Involved

It takes a village to be the largest and most successful Zionist youth movement in the United States! Here are some ways you can get involved in helping Young Judaea stay strong and grow so that we can give current and future generations of Jewish youth the same life-changing experiences you had. For more information and to get involved, please contact Jeffrey Cahn, Director of Development and Alumni Relations at

Lead – Help create a YJ alumni va’ad in your home community, start a Tikkun Olam initiative, mentor a local club, or volunteer to serve on an advisory board or committee, including:

Finance Committee
Governance Committee
Development Committee
Alumni Relations Committee
Marketing Committee
Young Judaea Board of Directors
Board of Directors for regional camps


Organize a reunion! We can help with advice, registration support, email management, t-shirt designs, shironim, class gifts, and more. Help us reconnect! Share updated contact information about your Young Judaea friends and family with us. Send your children, grandchildren, and friends on our Israel programs, summer camps, and year-round activities around the country. Provide internship opportunities for Young Judaea alumni in our Internship Program.


Visit us in Israel! Tour our programs, speak to current participants, check out our facilities and educational programming, and learn all about Year Course, our premier gap-year program. Contact us today to arrange a visit on your next trip to the Holy Land. Organize a trip to Israel for your community with Young Judaea.

Speak Up

Volunteer to speak at a Young Judaea program in Israel or in the United States. Promote Young Judaea programs in your school, synagogue, JCC, day school, Hebrew high school or Jewish Federation. Host a reception in your home to introduce Young Judaea programs to your community.


Make a donation to Young Judaea’s Atzma’ut Independence Campaign. Support Young Judaea camp fundraising campaigns. Create a scholarship fund to send kids to camp or Israel. Identify potential partnerships and sources of funding in your community. Ask us how you can design a legacy gift for Young Judaea to ensure that tomorrow’s Jewish youth can be part of our exciting, pluralistic, activist, learning community for generations to come.

For more information and to get involved, please contact Jeffrey Cahn, Director of Development and Alumni Relations at

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