Recent News

November 6, 2020

JFL Transitions to Unrestricted Giving Model

​Jewish Free Loan, a provider of interest-free loans to Jewish Arizona residents, dedicated to helping create a thriving and financially secure Arizona Jewish community, would like to remind the public about the establishment of the Founders Society as part of its transition to an unrestricted giving model. Read More

September 2, 2020

Impact Report

JFL 2019-2020 Year in Review

August 25, 2020

Life & Legacy Secures Future for Jewish Community

Check out the latest news about the Phoenix Life & Legacy program including excerpts from our Executive Director, Ellen Friedman Sacks, and Development Associate, Aviva Levine. Click here to read the article. Read More

August 11, 2020

Back-to-School Resources

Have the ramifications of COVID-19 affected your family’s back-to-school routine? Do you or your child need financial assistance for virtual learning, in-person schooling or extended childcare? Here are a few resources to help navigate going back to school during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

July 29, 2020

70 Stories for 70 Years

In honor of JFL’s 70th anniversary, we’ve spent the year on a mission to collect 70 stories from borrowers, guarantors, board members, community partners, staff and friends of JFL. Here is a sampling of their stories…

Interested in sharing YOUR story? Read More

June 30, 2020

Jewish Free Loan Coloring Sheets!

Looking for something to do at home? Why not print and color a few of our coloring sheets. Once complete, hang in your home or mail to the JFL office and we will include them in our JFL Care Bags. Each Care Bag goes to someone in need in our community and these colorful pictures will help put a smile on their face. Read More

June 19, 2020


Special Edition: Spring 2020 Newsletter

June 17, 2020

JFL Board of Directors Highlighted in the Jewish News

Thank you to the Jewish News for this lovely piece highlighting our 2020-2021 Board of Directors. This article also takes a look at Tina Sheinbein’s new role and thoughts for the future of JFL. Click here to read the article! Read More

June 5, 2020

JFL Board of Directors 2020-2021

Jewish Free Loan would like to announce the 2020-2021 Board of Directors. The following individuals were installed on May 19th, 2020 as part of JFL’s Annual Meeting.

Ora Zutler

Executive Vice President:
David Senkfor

Vice Presidents:
Laura Drachler
Joel Superfon

Carole Zeichick

Stacie Wittenberg

Past President:
Ira Shapiro

Rebecca Hoffman Azulay
Madelaine Berg
Peter Caspari
Sheila Curwin
Debby Finkel
Debra Friednash
Amanda Garcia
Rabbi Yisroel Isaacs
Rich Kleiner
Simon Kreisberger
Joan Lipson
Daniel Mandel
Julee Landau Shahon
Jeff Stanlis
Dan Tenn
Dr. Read More