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JELF presents awards to three board members (12/21/20)

At their December 1, 2020 Annual Meeting, JELF recognized three dedicated Board Members for their leadership to JELF. For his 15+ years of service to the organization, including as Immediate Past President, Stan Lowenstein received JELF’s 2020 Garber Family Honor Roll Award. Executive Board Members Philip Krieger and Emily Sauerteig were both recipients of the […]

JELF raises average student loan in 2021, providing more support to deserving students than ever before! (12/21/20)

JELF raises average student loan in 2021, providing more support to deserving students than ever before! (12/21/20) extra extra

In 2021, JELF (Jewish Educational Loan Fund) provided 400 interest-free loans to Jewish college, graduate, and vocational students with a total of $1.8 million. This increase in loan amount allowed JELF to raise the average student loan by $400 over the previous year, which was especially important during this past year as inflation rose exponentially.  […]

JELF: Investing in students’ futures (2/11/20)

JELF: Investing in students’ futures (2/11/20) Noga B.

Published in The Palm Beach Post, 7-30-19. What does Jewish Educational Loan Fund do? Student debt in the U.S. has reached record levels, making higher education out of reach for many families and saddling others with thousands in high-interest loans. According to The New York Times, 94% of undergrads are now borrowing for their education […]

Happy hour provides young Richmonders information about JELF programs – 12/19/19

Happy hour provides young Richmonders information about JELF programs – 12/19/19 Richmond Happy Hour

On March 2nd, 2019, Network JCFR, Jewish Family Services and JELF held a joint Happy Hour to connect young professional Jewish Richmonders about these great services and teach them more about what JELF offers their community. Development Director Josh Schaier explained how the interest-free loans work and more. JELF provides interest-free last dollars loans for […]

JELF Wraps 2019 on New High – 12/19/19

JELF Wraps 2019 on New High – 12/19/19

Jewish Educational Loan Fund held its 2019 annual meeting Dec. 3 at Le Meridien Perimeter. By MARCIA CALLER JAFFE December 18, 2019, 12:25 pm JELF’s Jenna Shulman accepted a $2,000 check from Jody Pollack on behalf of the Atlanta Kosher BBQ Festival. Jewish Educational Loan Fund held its 2019 annual meeting Dec. 3 at Le Meridien Perimeter. […]