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Sarah Langert, Leadership Development of the
 Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona

YOUNG LEADERSHIP OF THE JEWISH FEDERATION OF SOUTHERN ARIZONA
Dana Goldstein, Chair
Young Leadership of the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona seeks to inspire, educate and involve Jewish adults in their twenties and thirties through philanthropy, volunteerism and leadership development. 

JFSA Young Leadership also provides social and professional networking opportunities for the young adult community.  To stay informed about events and volunteer opportunities, request to join our monthly email listserv by emailing youngleadership@jfsa.org and like us on facebook: www.facebook.com/youngleadership

ENGAGEMENT & SOCIAL ACTION
Engagement & Social Action provides social and volunteer opportunities for young adults in their twenties and thirties to meet other like-minded young professionals looking to connect and make a difference. 
There are additional ways to meet and connect with like-minded Jewish young adults through travel to national conferences, on service learning trips to Jewish communities around the world, and through our Annual Hava Tequila Event, where event proceeds fund a local Jewish program here in Tucson. 

TAGLIT-BIRTHRIGHT ISRAEL
The Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona, along with our partners at the Birthright Israel Foundation, support local Taglit-Birthright Israel trips for young adults living in Southern Arizona between the ages of 18-26.  For more information or to get on our interest list, please contact Sarah Langert or call 577-9393.

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
Leadership development is a long-term goal for our Young Leadership Department.  In offering opportunities for individuals to help develop programs and promote higher levels of participation in the Federation campaign, we believe that we are strengthening the present and future Tucson Jewish community.  In addition, the educational component which incorporates programming planned to teach members about the needs in the local community and how the Federation and our agencies provide for those in need, in Tucson, Israel and around the world.  

YOUNG MEN’S GROUP (YMG)
Jeff Wortzel & Mike Ash, Co-chairs
Adam Goldstein, Mentor
Young Men’s Group Involved Jewish men, ages 25-40’s, in Jewish community life through cultural, educational and social programming.  We share a commitment to Jewish continuity and to our fellow Jews in Tucson, Israel and around the world.  Working together, we bring a new vision and invigorated approach to contemporary Jewish life.  YMG hosts an annual Men’s Poker Tournament each year, benefitting a JFSA program.

YOUNG WOMEN’S CABINET (YWC)
Sarah Singer & Tracy Jeck, Co-chairs
Young Women’s Cabinet involves Jewish women, ages 25 to 40’s, in Jewish community life. We share a commitment to Jewish continuity and to our fellow Jews in Tucson and around the world. Working together, we bring a new vision and invigorated approach to contemporary Jewish life. YWC plans two events each year for all young Jewish women in the community. Their keynote event is their Annual Mahj & Mitzvahs event.

YOUNG LEADERSHIP CAMPAIGN
Ben Pozez, YL Campaign Chair
A donation to the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona is a powerful investment.  It is not just a gift to a non-profit organization; it signifies your participation in the Tucson Jewish community.  The more individuals who give to the Jewish Federation, the greater influence the community has on public policy and how collective funds are spent.  JFSA honors young adults who participate in its Annual Community Campaign at the Ben-Gurion Society level.  Nationally, this giving society recognizes members who make a $1,000 or more gift to the Annual Community Campaign.  On a local level, we recognize young adults who contribute $500 as an individual household and $1,000 as a combined household.  The Ben-Gurion Society locally holds one reception per year.    

BEN GURION SOCIETY
Ilana Addis, Ben-Gurion Society Chair
JFSA honors young adults who participate in its Annual Community Campaign at the Ben-Gurion Society level.  Nationally, this giving society recognizes members who make a $1,000 or more gift to the Annual Community Campaign.  On a local level, we recognize young adults who contribute $500 as an individual household and $1,000 as a combined household.  The Ben-Gurion Society locally holds one reception per year.