Young Leadership

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The Young Leadership Division (YL) of FIDF provides individuals in their 20's to 40's the opportunity to become involved in the organization’s work while socializing and networking with their peers. YL sponsors events throughout the year, such as community-wide Shabbat dinners and parlor meetings with visiting soldiers, to raise awareness about FIDF’s various programs. YL also hosts fundraising parties at local hot spots that attract hundreds of guests. YL allocates the funds it raises at these events to support various FIDF programs.

Director of National Young Leadership: Dan Haskell | 646-274-9641 |

Young Leadership Upcoming Events


Articles & Past Events

Young Leadership - FlyWheel Event

On Sunday, May 17th, FIDF Young Leadership-NY partnered with Flywheel on East 60th Street to ride in support of Israel’s soldiers for the second time this year.  Event co-chairs Alana Frankfort, Nicole Schubert, Lini Klatt and 50 YL-NY supporters cycled for the brave soldiers of the IDF that sweat for us each and every day!

A special thanks to our event chairs, participants and Flywheel for a spirited and motivating afternoon. We look forward to flying again!

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Young Leadership - New York Newsletter

It's been an action packed month for Young Leadership - New York (YL-NY) and we're excited to share a recap of what's been happening. From an emotional evening at the National NY Gala Dinner to the festive Purim party, the week was filled with meaningful interactions with IDF soldiers and marked a powerful show of support for our community.

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Young Leadership - FlyWheel Event on Mahattan's Upper West Side

This past Sunday, FIDF Young Leadership-NY joined with Flywheel on Manhattan’s Upper West Side to ride in support of Israel’s soldiers.  Chaired by YL-NY’s Alana Frankfort and Nicole Schubert, the group cycled to success, raising money and crucial support for the brave soldiers of the IDF.

Special thanks to our event chairs, Flywheel and our awesome instructor, Jared for an energetic and inspiring afternoon. We look forward to flying again!

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Young Leadership Officers and Executive Board

  • Lemor Bar-or - President
  • Jane Oster - Chairman
  • Stefanie Cohen - Vice President
  • Douglas Bunim - Treasurer
  • Erica Feldenkreis - Secretary
  • Jake Dardashtian - Executive Board Member
  • Ashley Emrani - Executive Board Member
  • Alexandra Faivus - Executive Board Member
  • Brian Mermelshtein - Executive Board Member
  • Daniel Schor - Executive Board Member

Young Leadership Board Members

  • Natalie Ashoory
  • Jonny Benrimon
  • Alex Berman
  • Amanda Berman
  • Robyn Blum
  • Max Born
  • Matt Brunwasser
  • Sharon Chadi
  • Ariellen Cole
  • Ariel Deshe
  • Alana Frankfort
  • Jonathan Friedman
  • Matt Gelless
  • Adam Goldberg
  • Zach Kadden
  • Jeff Kashi
  • Andrew Klaber
  • Lini Klatt
  • Debbie Konstadt
  • Rachel Kwal
  • Shiran Melamed
  • Oren Nhaissi
  • Andrew Rafii
  • Ariele Sabet
  • Sharona Sanieoff
  • Michelle Sassouni
  • Nicole Schubert
  • Eric Sobel
  • Avi Sutton
  • Nicole Waxman
  • Daniel Wilpon

*Past President

    • Jeremy Shure – Past President
    • Adam Tantleff – Past President
    • Tony Felzen – Past President
    • Howard Schor – Past President

** Past Chairman

    • Jason Schwalbe – Past Chairman
    • Tony Felzen – Past Chairman

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