Emerging Leaders & Philanthropists is the place for people in their 20s and 30s who want to change lives.
We’re your go-to for programs that innovate, intrigue, and inspire. Questions? Contact us.
We’re philanthropists in our 30s and early 40s who want to change lives through volunteering and leadership. For people who make personal gifts of $3,600 or more each year.
ELP Circle Chairs
We’re philanthropists in our 20s and early 30s who want to change lives through volunteering and leadership. For people who make personal gifts of $1,000 or more each year.
We’re philanthropic couples in our 20s through early 40s who like being social and want to help people in need. For couples who make a household gift of $3,600 or more each year.
ELP Couples Chairs
Jacqueline & Benjamin Brogadir
Abigail & Eric Geller
ELP Leadership Labs is an annual cohort-based program designed to provide participants with strong foundational knowledge about the local and global Jewish community and build leadership skills for future engagement in UJA and beyond. Leadership Labs consists of five sessions that combine interactive cohort-based learning with experiential opportunities. While all participants will walk away with a feeling of who they are as a Jewish Leader, they will also have tangible next steps for their leadership within ELP. For more information or to join this program, please contact Shai Kartus at .
ELP Third Generation Holocaust Survivors & Supporters (ELP Third Gen) offers meaningful, year-long programming for grandchildren of Holocaust survivors as well as individuals who are passionate about Holocaust remembrance and education. For more information on how to be involved with this group through attendance at events or leadership on the programming, please contact Shai Kartus at .
ELP’s annual gala celebrating philanthropy for those in their 20s and 30s who want to make a difference in the lives of 4.5 million people. Made possible by the Generosity Signature Event Host Committee. To learn more, visit generosity.ujafedny.org or contact .
Generosity Signature Event Chairs
We’re leaders who are committed to changing the world locally, nationally, and globally. As the New York delegation of National Young Leadership (NYL) Cabinet, Jewish Federations’ elite leadership-training program for people ages 30-45, we seek to enrich lives and the Jewish community through leadership within a global philanthropic movement.
For more information about NYL Cabinet, contact Carolyn Cohen at .
We’re young leaders from real estate, construction, electrical, architectural, and other related industries. REX professionals are developers, owners, financiers, attorneys, and investment strategists who come together for exclusive briefings, tours, volunteer projects, and other unique opportunities.
We’re philanthropists in our 20s and 30s who come together and make a difference by connecting the Syrian community to UJA’s work.
The Shapiro Family Fellowship is a highly selective leadership and learning experience for young adults ages 22-30 designed to cultivate the next generation of leaders in the diverse New York Jewish community. Through a 12-day trip to Israel and year-long learning sessions, we discuss the complexities of Israeli society and learn about UJA’s work in Israel. For more information or to apply for this opportunity, please contact Shai Kartus at
We’re philanthropists in our 20s and early 30s who work in entertainment, media, or communications and make it our mission to give back. Join us for exclusive panel discussions and network with established leaders in and outside the industry.
Sports for Youth Team
We’re young sports-business professionals who help bring sports to the kids in our area who need it most.
We’re lawyers in our 20s through early 40s who care about giving back.
We’re Modern Orthodox young professionals looking to make a difference in our community. From the Upper West Side to Washington Heights and beyond, we coming together for panels, Shabbat meals, volunteer projects, speaker series, and more. Join us to learn more!
We’re a safe, inclusive space for people in their 20s and 30s who identify as LGBTQ, who are LGBTQ allies, and who want to strengthen our community and improve lives.
We’re rising leaders who make it a mission to give back. Hear from female leaders on the cutting edge of their industries, connect with senior level women through mentorships, attend workshops for professional growth, and connect socially with other women in their 20s and 30s. We welcome women who make a contribution of $1,000 or more to UJA’s annual campaign.
Abigail S. Geller
Andrew D. Klaber
Young Wall Street Ambassadors