Mission & Membership

Young Jewish Leaders Council seeks to…

  • Strengthen, develop, and empower Jewish young adult leaders and their organizations in the Greater Boston community.
  • Cultivate a spirit of collaboration and partnership amongst member organizations.
  • Encourage the presence and participation of Jewish young adult leaders and their organizations in the Jewish and broader Greater Boston communities.


Membership Details

An organization is eligible to be part of the YJLC if it falls into one or more of the following categories:

1.      An active young adult Jewish organization in which the mission or part of its mission is to engage Jewish young adults in building a Jewish community in Greater Boston. 

2.      An active young adult component or section of a local, regional, or national Jewish organization, which uses the young adult component or section to engage Jewish young adults in building a Jewish community in Greater Boston. 

3.      An active Jewish organization in Greater Boston that has put forth focused efforts and/or demonstrated taking initiative in prioritizing the engagement of Jewish young adults.

Our Leadership


YJLC Co Chairs 2015 – 2016

Elana Kieffer

Phil Brodsky

YJLC Steering Committee 2015 -2016

Kat Macias

Emily Ziedman

If you have any questions or concerns please direct them to our CJP Staff member, Jen Marmer, JenM@cjp.org or 617-457-8666.