The YJA e-newsletter features news and events in the Jain community.

Young Jains of America

April E-Newsletter

Celebrate Mahavir Jayanti with YJA & 48 Spots Left for #YJA14!

Upcoming Events

4/4 Mini-Golf Par-Tee with YJA Raleigh
  • WHAT: Mini-Golf Par-Tee with YJA Raleigh
  • WHEREPelicans SnoBalls & Ice Cream
  • HOW: Click Here to RSVP

Mahavir Jayanti 2014

Celebrating Across the Nation

Come and celebrate the jaanam (birth) of Shri Mahavir Swami. In honor of this joyful occasion, YJA is bringing you the list of celebrations across the nation. Check below to see which event is closer for you to join! YJA may be in your city with a YJA booth, so come by and say hi, or show us some #yjalove!

National Bowling Competition: April 18-20th

YJA is hosting it’s very first bowling competition and we want YOU to participate! Every region will be competing against one another, so get ready for some fun!


Save the date for April 19, 20th or 21st and keep a look out on Facebook and for a bowling event near you!

If you would like to see an event happen in your city, please reach out to us at and we’ll make it happen!

Jain Community News

Veerayatan International Global Conference

Veerayatan International is hosting a Global Conference in NJ, USA in the weekend (July 11-13, 2014) after the July 4th weekend of 2014 YJA Convention to be held in Washington, D.C.. More than 400 worldwide delegates are expected at the conference! The details of the conference, registration and accommodation information can be found at:

The Registration fees are lower for Young Adults (Age 13–25). In addition, “Early Bird Registration” discounts is available through April 20, 2014. 

For further inquiry contact Veerayatan at




Do you love speaking in front of crowds and making people laugh? Are you funny, charismatic, and have a great head of hair? Then we want YOU to audition to be a judge or an emcee for "The Jain Factor" talent competition, taking place at the 2014 YJA Convention.


We're on the lookout for people just like YOU, <<First Name>>, to help make this the best talent competition YJA has ever seen, so click on the link below and audition today!

I Want to Audition!


Hey <<First Name>>, we have only 48 spots left for #YJA14!

That's right. 48 spots left!

Phase 2 is open, so register now and secure your spot for the event of the summer:


Stay tuned for more exciting updates! For immediate questions, please e-mail


JAINA and the American Jewish Committee (AJC) are looking for enthusiastic, public service-minded future leaders for our JALI 2013 summer internship program.
  The JALI Program provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills. This hands-on program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders, strengthen their understanding of JAINA & AJC and prepare them for future public service opportunities.
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