Torah Lending Project

JOFA’s Joan S. Meyers Memorial Torah Lending Program bolsters the activities of girls and women seeking ritual inclusion in Jewish life.

JOFA's Joan S. Meyers Memorial Torah Lending Program

The Sefer Torah is available in the New York tri-state area to individuals or groups who seek to enhance Shabbat, Rosh Chodesh, Simchat Torah and holiday gatherings, and/or celebrate events such as bar/bat mitzvah, marriage, birth and other milestones. 

If you are out of the tri-state area, contact us and we can work with you to find a solution near you!


The Sefer Torah was generously lent to JOFA by Shari and Nathan Lindenbaum in memory of Max and Ghity Stern, and the program is generously supported by Leon Meyers and family.


The Torah and its accompanying religious articles (aron, siddurim, etc.) are loaned out on a first-come first serve basis and are available for use in the Tristate area exclusively (New York, New Jersey and Connecticut).


They must be reserved in advance. And the pick-up and drop-off site is in Teaneck, NJ.


There is a $100 deposit for its use.

To reserve the Torah and/or its accompanying religious articles, please email and include who you are and why you want to participate in the lending program. Someone will be in touch with you to discuss availability and details.

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