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Borrower Stories

A Thrice-Fulfilled Dream: Tamara’s Story

Not many people have lived through what Tamara has. After surviving the Holocaust and losing many family members, she suffered through years of religious

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From Business Plan to Business Deal: Alex’s Story

Alex Osenenko wasn’t sure they’d go for it. He’d done the application, tweaked and refined his business plan, lined up his cosigners. But still—his

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Hebrew Free Loan Helps Build a Family: Stas and Albina’s Story

Russian refugees Stas and Albina worked hard to build a new life in the United States. They each got jobs as translators and, eventually,

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A Graduate School Loan Makes a Dream Job Possible: Julia’s Story

Julia Ellis set her sights on a career of helping people. She had been working in the psychology field for years, and was intent

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Hebrew Free Loan Aids in Reuniting a Family: Alex & Lola’s Story

The immigration process is complex. The immigration process is complex. One misstep along the way – one misfiled paper – and you’re back to

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