June 1, 2018

ALEF Fund provides scholarship support for Jewish education

After attending public school for numerous years, Mark and Juli Itzkovitz decided that switching them to a school that valued achievement and excellence was paramount to their development.
June 1, 2018

Synagogue Shelters Assist the Homeless

For homeless people, Atlanta’s two synagogue shelters are a lifeline. Congregation Shearith Israel was the first synagogue in the nation […]
June 1, 2018

Amy Shafron Never Imagined Leading a Jewish Day School

I’m a small-town Canadian girl who pursued a career in law thinking that I could make a difference. Fast forward, […]
September 21, 2016

JELF Changed My Life

In 1984, just a week after getting my letter of acceptance to Northwestern University, my father died. My finances for […]
May 24, 2017

Providing Housing for Seniors Without Savings

By Cathy Mendel My mother worked her whole life, well into her 70’s, and was a caregiver to her own […]
June 6, 2017

It was up to me to keep Judaism alive in my family.

By the time my twins Megan and Brett were 14 months old, my marriage to their father was over.


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