Young Adult Division (YAD)

The Robinson/Brown family, continuing the legacy of Minnette and Jerome, donates $1M to help expand Jewish Federation’s young adult programming. Growing the YAD program that helps ensure young Jewish adults in Houston are knowledgeable about Jewish issues, skilled leaders who are philanthropically minded and committed to Israel and global Jewry. Read more at

The Jerome Robinson Family Young Adult Division (YAD) is the home for an inclusive, vibrant, energized, Jewish young adult community! YAD engages young adults and professionals ages 45 and under through social, educational, cultural & philanthropic programming that enriches lives, connecting us to our Jewish roots while building a Jewish future.

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YAD is a division of the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston and a beneficiary of the Federation’s Annual Campaign. We encourage those participating in its divisions and programs such as YAD to consider joining one of its many giving societies in efforts to give back to the community and allow for a multitude of engagement and program opportunities. For more information, visit here.

Questions? New to Houston? Contact our engagement manager, Emily Feinstein, at