In a territory where assimilation rate reaches 90%, engaging young adults in their Jewish Heritage is especially important, essential for Jewish survival. FJC’s EuroStars young adults program is the most successful and rapidly growing Jewish initiative for young people in the FSU. EuroStars developed on the basis of the International Stars program, but was fit […]

Arevim Youth Centers

“All Jews are responsible for one another” – Talmud Bavli (Sanhedrin 27:B) The next generation of Jewish community leaders is currently of college age. However, before they are launched into leadership, they must first become an active part of Jewish community life. Spread throughout the Former Soviet Union, 150 Arevim youth centers cater to about […]

Youth Seminars

“Passion rebuilds the world for the youth. It makes all things alive and significant.” (Ralph Waldo Emerson) No other segment of society provides a greater challenge than youth. The temptations of life coupled with the tribulations of a harsh reality invest this audience with cynicism, on one hand, and a thirst to shatter boundaries, on […]


“A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master – gardener of his soul, the director of his life.” (James Allen) Sometimes success is not enough. By the time they find themselves immersed in the competitive environment of academic studies, many young Jewish adults realize too late that there is more to life […]

Birthright Israel (Taglit)

“As a result of the historic catastrophe in which Titus of Rome destroyed Jerusalem and Israel was exiled from its land, I was born in one of the cities of the Exile.” (Shmuel Y. Agnon)   The most important component in the life of a young adult is the ability to discover. Self-discovery, encountering one’s […]


Launched in 2013, FJC’s EnerJew is the only Jewish youth movement across the FSU. The movement nurtures a deep connection between Jewish teenagers and their heritage. It is growing at an unprecedented pace and now counts 1,800 teenagers from 13 to 18, in 25 cities throughout the region. The movement aims to transform Jewish youth […]

Students & Youngsters

In order to ensure the future, the Federation of Jewish Communities invests tireless efforts in preparing the next generation of community leaders for the challenges that lie ahead. Providing Jewish youngsters with purpose and experience is a test whose results are already felt throughout the spreading network of Jewish communities. The STARS contact-learning-group program organizes […]