• What is Create A Jewish Legacy?

    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…

    What is Create A Jewish Legacy?
  • Giving

    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…


YOU make the difference

THANK YOU!!! YOU are the heart of the Jewish Endowment Foundation of Louisiana. YOUR donations impact thousands of people from New Orleans, to Israel and throughout the United States. YOU have touched lives. YOU are changing lives. The Jewish Endowment Foundation of Louisiana is fortunate to partner with so many caring and generous people, like YOU, who practice the traditions of Tikkun Olam and Tzedakah.

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2014 Annual Report

2014 Annual Report

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