Andrea S. (Andi) Lestelle, the President of the Jewish Endowment Foundation of Louisiana has announced that R. Justin (Bobby) Garon will become JEF’s next Executive Director, effective January 1, 2019. Click here to download the announcement letter.
Cahn-Tolmas Donor Advised Fund Incentive The Cahn-Tolmas Donor Advised Fund Incentive is an extraordinary opportunity for you to open a donor advised fund at JEF. You contribute a minimum of $4,000 and JEF adds $1,000. You get an extra $1,000 to grant to non-profits that are important to you. And you learn how easy and… Continue Reading…
With an eye on the future, the Jewish Endowment Foundation of Louisiana and its partners started Create A Jewish Legacy in 2009. The initiative is a partnership between the Jewish Endowment Foundation of Louisiana and area Jewish agencies and synagogues. The program concentrates on safeguarding our beloved Jewish community by creating endowment funds, which are… Continue Reading…
You make a difference. Join our ever-growing list of Jewish Endowment Foundation of Louisiana donors. We live on in the acts of goodness we perform. By choosing to support your community through JEF, you become one in spirit with past generations of Jews whose generous gifts are today’s legacy. General Fund The most flexible form… Continue Reading…
IRA Charitable Rollover Benefits of an IRA charitable rollover to JEF Avoid taxes on transfers of up to $100,000 from your IRA to JEF. Satisfy your required minimum distribution (RMD) for the year. Reduce your taxable income, even if you do not itemize deductions. Make a gift that is not subject to the 50% deduction… Continue Reading…
YOU make the difference
Since 1967, the Jewish Endowment Foundation has served as a repository of funds for planned giving, sustaining our Jewish community by assisting in emergencies and encouraging new projects and initiatives. JEF has an outstanding reputation for responsible investing and is trusted to steward charitable funds for many of our Jewish organizations and individuals. JEF’s General Fund played a vital role in our Jewish community by contributing to the renewal effort following Hurricane Katrina.
“As our ancestors planted for us, so do we plant for future generations.”
— Talmud Ta’anit 23A
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