What is the Jewish Youth Pledge?
The Jewish Youth Pledge asks Jewish teens and young adults to commit to strengthening the Jewish community throughout their lives. It calls on them to actively contribute their unique talents in a range of ways to build up their local communities and global Jewry.
What does the Jewish Youth Pledge say?
“I hereby pledge to act today and throughout my lifetime to strengthen the Jewish people and the State of Israel. I make this commitment because I have a responsibility to ensure that my generation writes the next chapter of the Jewish story and remains a strong link in the chain of generations.”
Why is the Jewish Youth Pledge important?
The Jewish Youth Pledge addresses a critical need: To present Jewish teens and young adults with a connection to their Jewish identity and Israel that is anchored in personal responsibility and agency.