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!

Volunteer with YLD

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YLD offers many opportunities to make a real hands-on difference in the Chicago Jewish community. Join us for one of our upcoming volunteer programs! 

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Recruit eligible friends and family to participate in Taglit-Birthright Israel with Shorashim. Get amazing rewards: $100 for every five people you recruit