Borrower Stories

Bob and Adele Bloch

Meet Bob and Adele Bloch, who opened a Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt store in Tracy when they retired seven years ago. Bob had been a

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Bezawit Abebe

Bezawit Abebe was born in Ethiopia and made aliyah to Israel in her 20s, becoming an Israeli citizen and dedicating herself to advocating for

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Yelena Ostrovsky

Yelena Ostrovsky is a dentist with a thriving practice in San Francisco’s Marina district. Front and center for Yelena is the awareness that she’s

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Fran Judd

The unique bond between people and horses is Fran Judd’s passion, and Renaissance Healing & Learning Center in Cotati is both a small business

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Rabbi Misha Clebaner

“If not for Hebrew Free Loan, I wouldn’t have been able to pursue my dream of becoming a rabbi,” Misha Clebaner says. Misha graduated

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