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Aug. 23, 2023

Join us at Service Matters

The Jewish Service Alliance has collectively engaged nearly 200,000 participants and catalyzed over 350,000 acts of service and learning across the country since 2020. But, we are just getting started. Now is our moment!

Join us at Service Matters to celebrate and dream big about how we can continue to mobilize Jewish young adults and volunteers committed to meaningfully serve alongside their communities and live the value of strengthening each other, hitchazkut!

We’re ready to change the world–are you?


WHEN:Tuesday, October 24, 2023, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

WHERE: Convene at 117 West 46th Street, New York City

WHAT: The Summit will bring together leaders from the Jewish service field to share their knowledge, experience, and strategies for advancing our missions to mobilize young adults and Jewish communities to meet pressing needs.


Chef Grace Ramirez
A chef, dedicated humanitarian, educator, author, and TV personality, Chef Grace Ramirez is committed to shaping the future with authentic vibrancy and sustained care for nourishment. Read more.

Zach Banner
Zach Banner is a USC All-American and NFL offensive tackle who learned at a young age to value education, community and diversity. Read more.



  • You’re invited to celebrate 13 years of Repair the World at our B Mitzvah Bash on Monday, October 23rd at the Georgia Room in NYC. Find details and register on the Service Matters website.
  • Communities across the U.S. will be hosting a National Day of Jewish Service on Sunday, October 22. Stay tuned to find out what opportunities are available in your community (and virtually!) in the coming weeks.
  • We do not want cost to be a barrier for participation. A limited pool of subsidies for the event is available. Please reach out to [email protected] if you have concerns about the cost so that we can ensure your valued participation.
  • Don’t miss out on booking your hotel room — there are only 25 rooms left in the Service Matters hotel block. Register and book your room today.
  • Sponsorship opportunities for all three events can be found here.
Please contact [email protected] with questions about the event.