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Israel Trip Bar Night: Tuesday, April 5 from 7-9 pm at Zella's (1983 N Clybourn)


This event is an Israel Reunion/Upcoming Participants Bar Night. This is the first reunion event we are holding with past participants (over 200 in the past 5 years). Please bring anyone you know that might be interested in the upcoming trip and feel free to bring as many friends, family, and colleagues as you want to help us celebrate the amazing experiences had in ISRAEL! The 2011 YLD National Young Leadership Trip to Israel is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity and it is quickly approaching! Register Now!

Sarah Silverman

YLD’s Big Event Video is now up!!  YLD’s Big Event was held on Saturday, November 6th to kick off YLD's 2011 Campaign. The event was a tremendous success, with over 1,500 attendees, making this the single largest event in YLD history!

The evening featured Sarah Silverman, internationally acclaimed comedian, writer and film & television star. Thank you to all of our corporate sponsors, and to our table hosts.


What's Your #Ish?

Being Jewish means something different to everyone. Whatever it means to you is your #ish. It can be heartwarming. Or funny. It can be anything you want. And sharing yours makes a difference, because for every definition, a quarter goes toward the #ish fund.

Check it out: http://www.whatsyourish.com/

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The Young Leadership Division of the Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago is committed to building a better Jewish community in Chicago, Israel, and throughout the world. We achieve this mission by raising funds for JUF's agencies and initiatives, and by offering a variety of educational and social events for young adults between the ages of 22 and 40ish.