Young Adult Division

Formerly known as 'NextDor,' YAD is the young adult division of Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York. Our desire is to create an active and welcoming Jewish community among Jews 22-40 to ensure the future of our Jewish community.


Join us for programs, events, and workshops that meet your needs, fit your life, and meet you wherever you are in your Jewish journey.

Get Connected & Join Us!


Interested in hiking or the arts? Looking to meet young professionals or friends? Single and looking for your match? Seeking connections with young families? We want to get to know YOU! Please complete this interest form to tell us a little bit about yourself. Once completed, a member of the YAD team will connect with you personally. 

YAD Leadership


Ilene Friedman, Co-Chair

Erik Lustgarten, Co-Chair





Apple Picking Meet Up with Jewish Federation

Bowman Orchards 147 Sugarhill Rd
Rexford, NY



YAD: Young Adult Division BONUS PRE-EVENT with Ben M. Freeman

Saratoga City Center 522 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

 For more information about YAD, contact:

Shoshie Brickman

(518) 783-7800 ext. 228