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Borrower Stories


One Loan Touches Many Lives: Tobi’s Story

Tobi Lessem was 25 when she first came to Hebrew Free Loan, just back from eight months on a kibbutz. While she was still

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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


Impacting Future Generations: Rochelle Rubenstein’s Story

Rochelle “Shell” Rubenstein had always had a close relationship with her father, Arthur Stadt. So after Arthur’s passing, Shell was surprised to learn something

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“A few years ago I used an HFLA loan to adopt a beautiful young girl from a Russian orphanage. Not only did this loan enable me to achieve my dream of being a parent and having a family, but it saved the life of my daughter, who was living in unspeakable conditions in the orphanage. You helped me find incredible happiness and you allowed my daughter to experience life.”

Suzanne