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Liana Konhauzer, Director, Young Adult Division
561.852.5015 | lianak@bocafed.org

Sarah Lippy, Chair, Young Adult Division
yad@bocafed.org

Young Adults Moishe House South Palm Beach County Officially Opens with Mezuzah Hanging

Jul 27, 2017

Young Adults Moishe House South Palm Beach County Officially Opens with Mezuzah Hanging

Moishe House’s newest home in Florida for post-college adults to build a community rooted in Jewish values hosted a special reception and ceremony for nearly 60 young adults and community leaders on Sunday, July 16, when its residents affixed a mezuzah to the house’s doorpost. The new Delray Beach location is home to three dynamic young men – Daniel Kay, 27, Chaim Romano, 28, and Benjamin Scheiner, 26 – who, in addition to their full-time jobs, are creating Jewish life opportunities by hosting weekly programs for hundreds of Jewish adults in their 20s.

A Young Adult Comedy Night Live with Serious Impact

May 22, 2017

A Young Adult Comedy Night Live with Serious Impact

With a nationally acclaimed comedian, live DJ and more, on Saturday, June 10, young adults from across the Jewish community will once again demonstrate what a great time can be had while helping the community. Starting at 9:30 p.m., they’ll head into Pavilion Grille in east Boca for a night to remember, and to benefit recipients of the many programs supported by the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County. Comedian Jon Fisch has appeared on Last Comic Standing and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

Gotta Love the 80s at Season’s Premier Event for Young Jewish Adults on May 18

May 6, 2013

Gotta Love the 80s at Season’s Premier Event for Young Jewish Adults on May 18

In a neon-lit lounge atmosphere with the sounds of Duran Duran, Kiss, Motley Crue and even Boy George spun by DJs from Miami’s ULTRA Music Festival, and a live performance by Bounce. . . amid Simply Irresistible 80s Chic wear & big hair, a DeLorean “photo booth,” throwback cocktails and the finest in young company, I LOVE THE 80s is sure to be the season’s premier night out for young Jewish couples and singles in their 20s to early 40s.

Local YAD Chair Bryan Drowos Returns from Chairing “Be the Change” National Young Leadership Conference

Mar 15, 2013

Local YAD Chair Bryan Drowos Returns from Chairing “Be the Change” National Young Leadership Conference

More than 200 like-minded young lay leaders and professionals from Federations across the United States and Canada convened in Dallas on March 10-12 to build their skills as change agents for their communities. Aimed at inspiring younger Jews to become even stronger leaders, “Be the Change” was co-chaired by National Young Leadership (NYL) Cabinet Member Bryan Drowos, who also serves as Young Adult Division (YAD) Chair for the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County. Melis Feingold also attended from South Palm Beach County.

Registration Continues for First South Palm Beach County Birthright Israel Community Bus

Feb 11, 2013

Registration Continues for First South Palm Beach County Birthright Israel Community Bus

Young Jewish adults ages 22-26 from South Palm Beach County are being sought for the fun and exciting adventure of a lifetime – a free Taglit-Birthright Israel trip to Israel with their local peers late in June 2013. Registration for our community’s first dedicated Birthright bus opens February 13, 2013 at 10:00 am ET, at www.absolutelyisrael.com. Previous applicants may register early, from February 11 at noon. Local applicants are directed to use the referral code SPalm28 for the community bus.

Young Adults to Celebrate Hanukkah at New Blue & White Party

Dec 13, 2012

Young Adults to Celebrate Hanukkah at New Blue & White Party

Young adults from throughout Palm Beach County will be celebrating Hanukkah in a new way designed just for them, at “The Blue & White Party” on Thursday, December 13, 2012. The seasonal festivities begin at 7:00 pm at The Omphoy Ocean Resort in Palm Beach. With a mix of tradition and today, the event will feature latkes (potato pancakes), hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar and free raffle drawing.