JLC lobbies in Tallahassee for Jewish Day School scholarships

By Randall P. Lieberman

March 10, 2014

Dr. Allan Ira Jacob, a Miami Beach nephrologist, founded the Jewish Leadership Coalition (JLC) in 2010 and serves as its chairman.

Active for a long time in community and philanthropic affairs, Jacob has served in leadership positions for many local Jewish institutions and is currently the president of Toras Emes Academy of North Miami Beach, one of the largest Orthodox Jewish Day Schools in the region.

The issue of school choice and the ability of lower-income Jewish families to receive voucher scholarships to send their children to Jewish Day Schools is a very important one to Jacob and led to his founding of the JLC.

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