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In response to the COVID-19 crisis, all loans applications are being processed electronically and the client interviews are taking place by Skype or Facetime.
JFLA makes loans, in part, thanks to the generosity of Cedars Sinai, LA City Council District 4 Loan Fund, Supervisors Mark Ridley Thomas and Sheila Kuehl.


Everyone wants to go to school, receive a great education and have a successful career. But no one wants to worry about how to pay for it.

While Noah was pursuing a double major in religion and English, his parents didn’t want him to have to worry about finances. His mom, Sherri, was a former loan recipient. She knew she could turn to Jewish Free Loan.

Noah now lives in NYC and works at The New World Foundation as the Senior Program Officer managing grant making for economic and community development in underserved communities in 15 states.

“The loan provided stability and the ability to take risks. To be OK. To fail and to sustain the trajectory and advancement.” Noah, client

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