We are a diverse community of Jewish young adults, professionals and students, singles and couples, all committed to creating a Jewish life that is meaningful, relevant, and dynamic. 

Aviv activities are targeted towards people in their 20s and 30s, and Aviv+ is a new and growing initiative for 30s and 40s looking to connect and build community. Membership at BJ is not a requirement for participation, though it comes with some great perks. Find out more information about membership!

Stay in the Know

If you’d like to learn more about getting involved and be added to the Aviv mailing list, contact Margaret Piraino.  https://www.bj.org/people/margaret-piraino/

Shabbat & Holiday Programs

Aviv provides a welcoming, fun, and relaxing Shabbat environment for its diverse community of 20s and 30s individuals. Examples of Shabbat and holiday programs include:

  • Monthly Shabbat services and dinners
  • Outdoor in-person havdalah 
  • Holiday-themed events

Learning Opportunities

Aviv offers the opportunity to deepen Jewish practice and knowledge through a variety of learning opportunities including:

  • Small group learning with members of the spiritual leadership
  • Mindfulness, spirituality, and social justice learning programs
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion workshops

Social Engagement

Aviv creates a welcome environment to connect with fellow 20s and 30s through:

  • Happy hours
  • Outdoor in-person social gatherings
  • Trivia