The Jacksonville Area Federation of Temple Youth (JAFTY) is a youth-led organization which strives to unite Jewish teens by providing opportunities for fun, friendship and spiritual exploration through content, social action, religious and social programming. In an atmosphere of acceptance and warmth, members are encouraged to explore their Jewish identity surrounded by fellow Jewish teens and with a connection to the larger community.

Please contact Michelle Penson at or Evan Taub at for additional information.

2019-2020 JAFTY Executive Board

 PresidentJillian Penson 
 Programming VPJoey Morris 
 Associate Programming VPJoshua Zetlan 
 Social Action VPJacob Schreiber 
 Religious & Cultural VPDrew Wright 
 Membership & Communications VPAlyce Bessman 


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