JYA: Connecting Silicon Valley’s Jewish Young Adults

JYA (Jewish Young Adults) enhances the lives of young Jewish professionals in the South Bay Area through networking and educational activities. JYA is a program of the Jewish High Tech Community (JHTC).

Our Mission

  • Create meaningful connections through valuable experiences that foster empowerment in the community.
  • Give you the opportunity to develop life-long bonds.
  • Inspire a sense of adventure and excitement in your life.

For More Information

To learn more about JYA and stay up to date on upcoming events, please refer to our main JYA page. If you are interested in posting about your organization in the JYA community page, you are welcome to share your upcoming events there.

Upcoming event tickets can be found on Eventbrite. We will post registration links for any events on our main Facebook page. Registering early for events will often involve a discounted price. In addition to early registration discounts for individual events, attendees can purchase our annual membership for even greater discounts and benefits. Annual JYA membership includes free admission to all JYA and JHTC hosted events.

Meet our Leaders

JYA activities are organized by the JYA Executive Committee of the Jewish High Tech Community (JHTC).  We welcome others in the community to step forward to help on our leadership team.  If you are interested in getting involved, we encourage you to reach out to a member of the executive committee.

JYA Executive Committee

Andrew Gelman, President

Adave Cohen, VP of Events

Drew Rakosi, VP of Strategic Relations

Jeff Levy, VP of Finances

Thank you to our Sponsors