Upcoming Events


YLD's Winter Dodgeball League

Monday, February 6, 2023 7:30 PM - 9:45 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/23/2023 - 3/6/2023)

Are you ready to dodge, duck, dip, dive, and dodge? Join us for YLD’s Winter Dodgeball League! Games will be played on Monday evenings starting on January 23rd at the Lake View YMCA (3333 N Marshfield Ave).

After the games, teams can head over to our sponsor bar for drinks, socializing and fun! Stretch your muscles, support YLD, and make new friends this dodgeball season!

Price includes six regular season games, at least one guaranteed playoff game, and a t-shirt in your team's color. Spots in the league are limited and the maximum number per team is 12 people. This league is for those aged 22-42.

Game Dates:
January 23rd, 2023
January 30th, 2023
February 6th, 2023
February 13th, 2023
February 20th, 2023
February 27th, 2023
March 6th, 2023

Time: 7:30PM, 8:15PM, 9PM, or 9:45PM


Location:
3333 N Marshfield Ave
Chicago, IL 60657-2123


Contact:
Ben Wolfson
benwolfson@juf.org
312-357-4612


Web Page

YLD's Winter Dodgeball League

Monday, February 13, 2023 7:30 PM - 9:45 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/23/2023 - 3/6/2023)

Are you ready to dodge, duck, dip, dive, and dodge? Join us for YLD’s Winter Dodgeball League! Games will be played on Monday evenings starting on January 23rd at the Lake View YMCA (3333 N Marshfield Ave).

After the games, teams can head over to our sponsor bar for drinks, socializing and fun! Stretch your muscles, support YLD, and make new friends this dodgeball season!

Price includes six regular season games, at least one guaranteed playoff game, and a t-shirt in your team's color. Spots in the league are limited and the maximum number per team is 12 people. This league is for those aged 22-42.

Game Dates:
January 23rd, 2023
January 30th, 2023
February 6th, 2023
February 13th, 2023
February 20th, 2023
February 27th, 2023
March 6th, 2023

Time: 7:30PM, 8:15PM, 9PM, or 9:45PM


Location:
3333 N Marshfield Ave
Chicago, IL 60657-2123


Contact:
Ben Wolfson
benwolfson@juf.org
312-357-4612


Web Page

YLD's Winter Dodgeball League

Monday, February 20, 2023 7:30 PM - 9:45 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/23/2023 - 3/6/2023)

Are you ready to dodge, duck, dip, dive, and dodge? Join us for YLD’s Winter Dodgeball League! Games will be played on Monday evenings starting on January 23rd at the Lake View YMCA (3333 N Marshfield Ave).

After the games, teams can head over to our sponsor bar for drinks, socializing and fun! Stretch your muscles, support YLD, and make new friends this dodgeball season!

Price includes six regular season games, at least one guaranteed playoff game, and a t-shirt in your team's color. Spots in the league are limited and the maximum number per team is 12 people. This league is for those aged 22-42.

Game Dates:
January 23rd, 2023
January 30th, 2023
February 6th, 2023
February 13th, 2023
February 20th, 2023
February 27th, 2023
March 6th, 2023

Time: 7:30PM, 8:15PM, 9PM, or 9:45PM


Location:
3333 N Marshfield Ave
Chicago, IL 60657-2123


Contact:
Ben Wolfson
benwolfson@juf.org
312-357-4612


Web Page

30's Shabbat Dinner

Friday, February 24, 2023 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join YLD and Base Andersonville as we celebrate Shabbat together on Friday, February 24th. Meet new people and connect with friends over a Shabbat dinner. This Shabbat is exclusively for young adults in their 30s.

Location:
Location to be Provided
Chicago, IL 60640


Contact:
Ben Wolfson
benwolfson@juf.org
312-357-4505



YLD's Winter Dodgeball League

Monday, February 27, 2023 7:30 PM - 9:45 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/23/2023 - 3/6/2023)

Are you ready to dodge, duck, dip, dive, and dodge? Join us for YLD’s Winter Dodgeball League! Games will be played on Monday evenings starting on January 23rd at the Lake View YMCA (3333 N Marshfield Ave).

After the games, teams can head over to our sponsor bar for drinks, socializing and fun! Stretch your muscles, support YLD, and make new friends this dodgeball season!

Price includes six regular season games, at least one guaranteed playoff game, and a t-shirt in your team's color. Spots in the league are limited and the maximum number per team is 12 people. This league is for those aged 22-42.

Game Dates:
January 23rd, 2023
January 30th, 2023
February 6th, 2023
February 13th, 2023
February 20th, 2023
February 27th, 2023
March 6th, 2023

Time: 7:30PM, 8:15PM, 9PM, or 9:45PM


Location:
3333 N Marshfield Ave
Chicago, IL 60657-2123


Contact:
Ben Wolfson
benwolfson@juf.org
312-357-4612


Web Page

Mensches in Motion - Winter 2023

Wednesday, March 1, 2023 6:00 PM - Monday, April 3, 2023 6:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Volunteer at a variety of JUF‑supported agencies and other LGBTQ+ organizations in Chicagoland and meet other young adults in the city. All LGBTQ+ identifying individuals and allies are welcome to sign up!

WINTER 2023 DATES:
3/1 • 6:00 p.m. Sorting food at The Ark

3/9 • 5:30 p.m. Serving dinner at the JUF Uptown Cafe
or
3/13 • 5:30 p.m. Serving dinner at the JUF Uptown Cafe

3/19 • 4:00 p.m. Preparing meals for The Night Ministry

3/29 • 6:00 p.m. Sorting books by LGBTQ+ Jewish authors at Gerber/Hart Library and Archives

4/3 • 6:00 p.m. LGBTQ+ advocacy at JUF


Location:
Jewish United Fund
30 S Wells St
Chicago, IL 60606-5056


Contact:
Riley Reed
rileyreed@juf.org
312-357-4538


Register Online

YLD’s Level Up Signature Event

Thursday, March 2, 2023 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Cocktails, magic and more! Join us for Level Up's inaugural signature event.

Young adults in their 20s who make a minimum donation of $18 a month, or $216 per year, to the Jewish United Fund 2023 Annual Campaign, are invited to attend this event with one guest.


Location:
65 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL 60654


Contact:
Sara Wineburgh
SaraWineburgh@juf.org
312-357-4942


Register Online

Shul Shuffle - Lake Shore Drive Synagogue

Friday, March 3, 2023 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

YLD and Lake Shore Drive Synagogue are teaming up for a Shul Shuffle! Join us for a service and dinner to experience Shabbat at a local Chicago synagogue. Lake Shore Drive Synagogue will also be offering a Saturday service at 9:15 am followed by lunch for which no sign up is required.

Location:
70 W Elm St
Chicago, IL 60611


Contact:
Allie Monto
AllieMonto@juf.org
312-357-4519


Register Online

YLD's Winter Dodgeball League

Monday, March 6, 2023 7:30 PM - 9:45 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/23/2023 - 3/6/2023)

Are you ready to dodge, duck, dip, dive, and dodge? Join us for YLD’s Winter Dodgeball League! Games will be played on Monday evenings starting on January 23rd at the Lake View YMCA (3333 N Marshfield Ave).

After the games, teams can head over to our sponsor bar for drinks, socializing and fun! Stretch your muscles, support YLD, and make new friends this dodgeball season!

Price includes six regular season games, at least one guaranteed playoff game, and a t-shirt in your team's color. Spots in the league are limited and the maximum number per team is 12 people. This league is for those aged 22-42.

Game Dates:
January 23rd, 2023
January 30th, 2023
February 6th, 2023
February 13th, 2023
February 20th, 2023
February 27th, 2023
March 6th, 2023

Time: 7:30PM, 8:15PM, 9PM, or 9:45PM


Location:
3333 N Marshfield Ave
Chicago, IL 60657-2123


Contact:
Ben Wolfson
benwolfson@juf.org
312-357-4612


Web Page

Recent Grad Bowling

Wednesday, March 8, 2023 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Attention all recent grads! Join YLD on March 8th for a fun night of bowling and meeting fellow Jewish young adults. This event is open to graduating classes of 2020, 2021, and 2022.

Location:
Pinstripes
435 E Illinois St
Chicago, IL 60611-4305


Contact:
Ben Wolfson
benwolfson@juf.org
312-357-4505


Register Online

Couples Boxing Class

Sunday, March 26, 2023 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Grab your partner, put on your boxing gloves, and get ready to rumble! Join us at Rumble with your significant other for YLD’s Couples Boxing Class. This high-energy workout is a great opportunity to bond and meet other couples in their 20s and 30s. Register now at juf.org/boxing

For more information, or to request accommodations, please contact Ben Wolfson at BenWolfson@juf.org or 312-357-4505.


Location:
Rumble Boxing
11 E Elm St
Chicago, IL 60611-1020


Contact:
Ben Wolfson
BenWolfson@juf.org
312-357-4505



JPN Bagels & Business

Tuesday, July 11, 2023 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

Bagels & Business is a networking and learning opportunity for both emerging and seasoned business professionals. The program includes time for informal networking over a light breakfast followed by a speaker, briefing, or moderated discussion. Various topics will be covered throughout the series

Location:
JUF, Lillian & Larry Conference Center
30 S Wells St
Chicago, IL 60606


Contact:
Shelby Scheck
ShelbyScheck@juf.org
312-357-4825


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