JUF on Campus

* Listings with an asterisk are part of the JUF/JF partnership of agencies serving the Chicago and worldwide Jewish community.

Ehrlich Student Loan Program *

Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago
30 S. Wells Street
Suite 5043
Chicago, IL 60606-5056
Fax: (312) 444-2086
Email: ehrlichstudentloan@juf.org
Web: http://www.juf.org/college/ehrlich.aspx

Provides subsidized, low interest educational loans to students in the metropolitan Chicago Jewish community. Made possible by a generous bequest from Mrs. Shirley Ehrlich to the Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago. Subsidizes the loan while you are enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited undergraduate and graduate program. You'll make no payments nor accrue any interest payments on your loan while you are in school. You can borrow up to $10,000 a year, up to a total of $20,000.

The Hillels of Illinois *

30 S. Wells Street
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: (312) 444-2868
Fax: (312) 855-2479
Email: hillel@juf.org
Web: http://www.juf.org/college
Contact: John Lowenstein, Executive Director

Provides opportunities for Jewish students to explore and celebrate their Jewish identity at different Hillels on Illinois Campuses, as well as through Hillel Regional programs and an affiliation with Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life. Hillel adds value -- and Jewish values -- to the lives of Jewish college students and the entire campus community.

JUF’s Israel Education Center *

Jewish United Fund
30 S. Wells Street
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: (312) 357-4671
Email: emilybriskman@juf.org
Web: http://www.juf.org/college/israel_education_center.aspx
Contact: Emily Briskman, Director

Engages the next generation with Israel through education and advocacy.

Lewis Family Summer Intern Program *

The Hillels of Illinois
30 S. Wells Street
Chicago, IL 60606-5056
Phone: 312-357-4889
Email: lsip@juf.org
Web: www.juf.org/lsip
Contact: Jen Lande, Director

Nationally recognized eight-week, paid, work-study internship for undergraduates. Field placements are available at agencies and departments of the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago, as well as businesses in the Chicagoland area. Interns work four days a week at their placement and spend one day a week in seminars focused on leadership development, practical training, and Jewish learning.

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