• Registration is now open for a FREE Israel adventure!

  • Get involved with YAD-GR today!

  • A new way to Friday!

Young Adult Division of Grand Rapids, YAD-GR, is about building friendships with individuals in their 20's and 30's.  YAD-GR events and activities include community-wide programming, social events, Israel advocacy and education, and lectures.

We believe that by creating a culture of engagement, we cultivate an active and vibrant Jewish community locally, and allow for the empowerment of tomorrow's Jewish leaders everywhere.

Why the Federation?

Josh Cohen shares why the Federation is important to him.

Contact JFGR to RSVP to upcoming events and details at: info@jfgr.org or 616-942-5553


Visit The Shofar  newsletter or the calendar for upcoming events. 



Educational Events

Social Events

Shabbat Dinners

Leadership Roles

Volunteer Opportunities

Taglit-Birthright Trip

Join a group of Jewish adults ages 18-32, for a FREE 10-day journey to Israel. 

Experience Israel on an action-packed journey exploring ancient sites, local hot spots, and natural wonders. Travel with Israeli peers who will introduce you to the vibrant culture, and the mouth-watering cusine that makes Israel a top vaction destination.  Most importantly, make life long connections with friends. 

For more information visit: www.birthrightisrael.com 

Contact YAD-GR

For any questions, contact YAD-GR at info@jfgr.org or 616-942-5553