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Tanette Goldberg Memorial Scholarship for Social Justice

Click here to download the application form!     *Scholarship applicants are also eligible to apply for a Hebrew Free Loan. Preference will be given to those working in the following areas of social justice, which are priority areas for the National Council of Jewish Women: Prevention of human trafficking and advocacy for victims Family safety Women’s and children’s rights in the U.S. and Israel Reproductive rights Empowerment Programs for low-income girls and women in transition About Hebrew Free Loan: Hebrew Free Loan...

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Hebrew Free Loan Shifts Gears

As the needs of our community evolve, so do the ways we lend a hand. In this J Weekly article, learn more about how we’re helping people grow their income and support their businesses.

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To The Next 120 Years!

A heartfelt thanks to everyone who joined us to celebrate Hebrew Free Loan’s 120th anniversary on May 21, 2017! With your help, we raised over $375,000 to lay the foundation for Hebrew Free Loan’s next 120 years. We are humbled by this outpouring of generosity and support. Please enjoy the stories of some of our loan recipients that we shared at the event, as well as the videos honoring Mark Abelson, Raquel “Racky” Newman, and Alex Rayter. Click here to view the evening’s commemorative...

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2016 Impact Report

Get to know some of our amazing loan recipients, dedicated supporters, and how we helped Northern California’s Jewish community in 2016. View the report here. 

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Circle of Generosity Gala: Celebrating 120 Years!

A heartfelt thanks to everyone who joined us to celebrate Hebrew Free Loan’s 120th anniversary on May 21, 2017! With your help, we raised over $375,000 to lay the foundation for Hebrew Free Loan’s next 120 years. We are humbled by this outpouring of generosity and support. Please enjoy the stories of some of our loan recipients that we shared at the event, as well as the videos honoring Mark Abelson, Raquel “Racky” Newman, and Alex Rayter. Click here to view the evening’s commemorative...

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1st Annual Business Circle Luncheon – Thanks For Your Support

Many thanks to everyone who joined us for our first annual Business Circle Luncheon on March 1, 2017! The event brought together 170 people. We heard great insights from our distinguished speaker Noah Alper, founder of Noah’s Bagels, and celebrated well over a dozen Hebrew Free Loan business loan recipients in attendance. We are moved by the energy and commitment that the Business Circle has inspired among Northern California’s Jewish business owners and entrepreneurs.         Special thanks to our generous...

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With Help from Hebrew Free Loan: StudySoup CEO Sieva Kozinsky named in Forbes 30 Under 30

by Katy Tripses,  StudySoup Head of Growth Last Tuesday, Forbes released its sixth annual “30 Under 30” list, made up of 600 entrepreneurs and leaders who are disrupting the ordinary, innovating new solutions, and inspiring change. The list recognizes 30 leaders, each under 30 years old, across 20 different industries who are “challenging the conventional wisdom and rewriting the rules for the next generation,” according to Forbes. This year’s list is made up of recognizable names like YouTube star Tyler Oakley, White House...

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1st Annual Business Circle Luncheon

Join us to celebrate 120 years of Jewish business owners helping other Jewish entrepreneurs launch and grow their businesses Wednesday, March 1, 2017 11:45 am – 1:30 pm Contemporary Jewish Museum 736 Mission Street, San Francisco Keynote speaker: Noah Alper, founder of Noah’s Bagels and author of Business Mensch: Timeless Wisdom for Today’s Entrepreneur Noah will share his 40+ years of experience on why being a mensch is not only good for the soul, but good for business too. Cost: $54* Kosher dietary laws observed Use the form below to...

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Thanks For Making #GivingTuesday A Success!

Your generosity has blown us away!85 people donated, and together we surpassed our goal, raising $15,500. Together we surpassed our goal, raising $15,500 to continue helping people overcome financial struggles and achieve their dreams. Many thanks to all who made it happen by contributing and spreading the word. Your support ensures we can keep helping people overcome financial struggles and achieve their dreams. Donate online to #GivingTuesday 2016 at...

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Thanks For Making #SVGives A Success!

From March 31st-May 3rd, 2016, Hebrew Free Loan participated in Silicon Valley Gives (#SVGives), an online giving day that supports nonprofits in San Francisco and Silicon Valley. Thanks to all of our amazing supporters, we surpassed our goal and raised a total of $11,260! We appreciate all of you who made it happen by contributing and spreading the word. Your support ensures we can continue helping people overcome financial struggles and achieve their...

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