Events

YLD is known for unique and exciting events held regularly throughout the year. The wide-range of events include parties, Shabbat dinners, casual get-togethers, LEADS and more. If you’ve ever attended, see if you’ve made it to our photo gallery. Be sure to check out our upcoming events, listed below!

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

YLD is known for unique and exciting events held regularly throughout the year. The wide-range of events include parties, Shabbat dinners, casual get-togethers, LEADS and more. Check out our upcoming events!

Past events

Past Events

Find out more about past events in YLD. Read articles, view photos, watch videos and learn all about the amazing things we’ve done in YLD!

YLD Programs

YLD Programs

YLD is proud to offer a wide selection of social, educational and philanthropic programs. We have bar nights and happy hours at the hottest new venues in town, Shabbat gatherings for people of all religious affiliations, lectures on current event topics, networking events, volunteer opportunities, the Big Event (our premiere fundraiser) and co-ed softball during the summer.

Get Connected!

YLD Summer Trip to Israel

group float

Experience Israel as you kayak the headwaters of the Jordan River, climb Masada before dawn, and meet with members of the IDF. Plus, get an insider's look at how Federation, the most effective Jewish community-building organization on the planet, unites and cares for Jews in Israel and around the world.  

Birthright Israel Alumni

Birthright 2013

Are you a Birthright Israel alum? Join the Chicago Community Trip Ambassador Program and earn gift cards or a trip to go back to Israel!