Life Cycle Fund

We offer loans to help with expenses for Jewish life cycle events, such as weddings, b'nai mitzvah, and funerals. The loan may be used for any related expenses.

How much money can I borrow?

We offer loans up to $7,500.

How much will it cost me?

Nothing. Our loans are interest-free and have no processing fees.

Who can borrow for Jewish life cycle events?

Any adult who lives in our service area and is Jewish or has a strong connection to the Jewish community.

When do I have to pay? How much is each payment?

Payments begin approximately one month after you receive the loan. The amount you pay each month depends on how much you borrow. Loans up to $5,000 are repaid over two years. Loans above $5,000 are repaid over three years.

What else do I need to know?

See our lending criteria on the Getting a Loan page for information about eligibility and requirements.

How do I apply?

Click here to start the loan application process or call 267-709-9652 and leave a message. Be sure to include your address and phone number.