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Borrower Stories


Leon Basin and Marina Nekhendzy-Basin

Leon Basin immigrated from Kharkov, Ukraine as a child. His wife, Marina Nekhendzy-Basin, immigrated from Saint Petersburg, Russia. Leon was nine years old when

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Business Circle

Business Circle

The Hebrew Free Loan Business Circle is an opportunity for local business owners to gain visibility and build customer loyalty, by investing in Hebrew Free Loan’s community programs. Participation in the Hebrew Free Loan Business Circle is a win-win proposition!

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Full Circle Club

Full Circle Club

Recognizing the value of their loans and the impact they made on their lives, these former borrowers have come "full circle," to ensure that others can benefit from Hebrew Free Loan.

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Businesses We Support

Businesses We Support

Hebrew Free Loan’s Business Loans enable people to launch or expand a small commercial enterprise.

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Videos

Videos

Hear the stories of those who've received loans and from those who helped make loans happen for others.

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Donor Stories

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John Osterweis, Osterweis Capital Management

John Osterweis is a man of many talents and passions. He’s the Founder and Chairman of Osterweis Capital Management in San Francisco, a thriving

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“I feel a real connection with the Jewish community, especially the Hebrew Free Loan Association. They had confidence in me to help me get started and overcome the hurdles I faced.”

Carol Gorenberg