Young Adults

Birthright Israel

Taglit-Birthright Israel provides the gift of first time, peer group, educational trips to Israel for Jewish young adults ages 18 to 26. Click here to learn more.


Hillel: The Center for Jewish Campus Life, is the student address for Jewish activities at the University of Louisville and other college campuses in the Louisville area. Hillel offers social events, community service programs, cultural activities and educational programs about Jewish life and Israel. It also serves as an advocate for the Jewish community and Israel on campus. Click here to learn more.

Young Adult Division (YAD)

YAD, the Young Adult Division of the Jewish Community of Louisville, is a central part of Louisville’s community of Jews in their 20s, 30s and early 40s. YAD offers many exciting ways to get involved and get connected. Click here to learn more.

New to Louisville?  Welcome!

Visit our Welcome Newcomers page to see what’s happening and learn more about getting involved.

Leadership, Education and Development Series (LEADS)

Are you a young adult looking to become a leader in the Jewish community? L.E.A.D.S. (Leadership, Education and Development Series) is a YAD (Young Adult Division of the Jewish Community of Louisville) program that helps acquaint young people and newcomers with the services and leadership opportunities the community has to offer.  Click here to learn more.

Florence Melton Adult Mini-School

Louisville’s Florence Melton Adult Mini-School promotes Jewish literacy in an open, pluralistic, egalitarian and stimulating environment. Students come from Reform, Conservative, Orthodox and unaffiliated backgrounds. There are no prerequisites and no homework. Click here to learn more.


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