National Young Leadership Cabinet Alumni

National Young Leadership Cabinet is one of the flagship Federation Jewish leadership programs, boasts many of the most highly regarded leaders in the Jewish community as former members.


Their combined resumé reads like a who’s who of philanthropy, including political leaders, distinguished artists, prominent businesspeople, career philanthropists and so many more. And many of them proudly credit their Cabinet experience as defining their lifelong Jewish journey.

The Impact of Cabinet

"Cabinet connected me to likeminded leaders, activists and philanthropists who are now lifelong friends."—Alison Lebovitz, Chattanooga, Past NYL Co-Chair, Cabinet Alumni​

"Cabinet made me a better leader, businessman, and friend. It benefitted my life in almost every way imaginable."—Robb Lippitt, Detroit, Past NYL Co-Chair, Cabinet Alumni​

"Through Cabinet, I built lasting friendships with others who share my passion for sustaining Jewish life around the world."—Jordan Sills, Class of 2007

"Cabinet is an incredible opportunity for the country's top young Jewish leaders to join forces and truly change lives!"—Michelle L. Hirsch, NYL Co-Chair Designate, Cabinet Member ​

"Cabinet has strengthened my connection to the work of the Jewish Federations. My life has been enhanced through the experiences I have been offered and the friendships I have formed."—Beth Liss, Kansas City, Past NYL Co-Chair, Cabinet Alumni​

"Cabinet has enriched my life in ways I never imagined it would."—Josh Green, Sarasota-Manatee, Past NYL Co-Chair, Cabinet Alumni​

"Cabinet reconnected me with my Jewish roots and helped me create lasting relationships with other young Jews around the US."—Seth Wong, Colorado, NYL Cabinet Jewish Enrichment and Leadership Development Co-Chair, Cabinet member​