Young Leadership

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Young Jewish Leadership of Greater Chattanooga (YJL)

YJL is a vibrant mix of young adults from the Greater Chattanooga area. Our mission is to engage 21 to 45 yearolds in the Jewish Federation through Shabbat dinners, community service, and social action events, with a mix of local and national programs, events, social mixers, and specialized programs.

Chairperson: Tal Cohen

Contact information:


Chair: Josh Schklar


Description: Social events such as Shabbat meals, happy hours, parties.


Chair: Rachel Hanan


Description: Community service activities locally, globally, and some fundraising (such as a Good Deeds Day).


Chair: Erica Newman

Contact information:

Description: Connecting professionals with professionals – connecting young professional groups and affinity groups, arranging for speakers, and connecting with mentors.


Chair: Tal Cohen

Email address to RSVP to events/programs and get on the mailing list (newcomers):

Annual participation fee:

$30 per person/$60 per couple donation, to help cover YJL costs.