Welcome to NextGen San Diego!

NextGen San Diego is a hub for young professionals to connect to all things young and Jewish.  We help native San Diegans and newcomers find meaning and build relationships in all facets of life, from professional to religious to cultural and communal.    

Join us as we discuss “What IS love? Jewish thought on relationships and romantic love “with Rabbi George Wielechowski over a cold beer and a beautiful beach sunset.

Monday, August 20th 6:00pm-8:30pm

      The Local Pacific Beach Bar & Restaurant
      809 Thomas Ave.
      San Diego, CA 92109

Price: Free

Table for 8 is back to basics: meet, greet and of course eat. We’ll arrange 8 people at a table for easy conversation in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Sign up for the chance to meet 7 un-partnered, Jewish, potential friends/partners to spark new dating, social and dining experiences. The end result is a great night out!

Join TRIBE in the Foster Family Chapel for an oneg (bring a savory yummy to share). We will study Psalm 27, a psalm of forgiveness/return, with Rabbi Solomon. Our TRIBE hosts: Aleisha Burton & Mara Cook will guide us in a conversation on forgiveness, what it is, isn’t and how we might prepare for the High Holidays, personally and as a TRIBE.

Friday, August 17th 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm

      Congregation Beth Israel- Foster Family Chapel
      9001 Towne Centre Dr.
      San Diego, CA 92122

Price: Free

No-one knows beer better than Joshua M. Bernstein. The prolific contributor to publications such as Bon Appétit, Men’s Journal, and The New York Times—to name only a few. Join us for a tasting and an exciting talk on homebrewing and the future of beer.

Volunteers needed at Friendship Circle’s event to Help setup, assist Registration and provide friendship to individuals with special needs- all while enjoying an all-you-can-eat BBQ!

Sunday, August 26th 4-6pm

      Torrey Hills Park
      4260 Calle Mejillones
      San Diego 92130

Are you new to San Diego? Not new but looking for new ways to connect? NextGen has a Newcomers Brunch coming up and YOU ARE invited! Let us know where to send the invitation.

Have a great idea? Awesome! Shabbat Coaches are here to help you make it a reality. Through coaching, nourishment (monies towards dinner) and an interactive website full of resources, everyone can host the Shabbat of their dreams.

Don't miss out on a life changing trip to Israel! Even better, travel with people from your community on a San Diego trip this summer.

We couldn't be prouder to announce that applications are now OPEN for Inside Jewish Berlin & Budapest for LGBTQ+ Young Professionals (October 15-22), our second LGBTQ+ trip! Join a cohort of global peers to explore these two vibrant cities and engage with issues at the intersection of European Jewish and LGBTQ+ life. CLICK HERE to read a piece by one of last year’s participants. 

NextGen San Diego has a vibrant online community through our Facebook Group. Check back often to see whats going on like Torah on Tap, the Hiking group and our partner organizations.

Want to get more involved or have questions? Let us know! Drop us a line at NextGen@JewishFederationSanDiego.org or call us at 858.571.3444.