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DAVID ROSENN APPOINTED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE HEBREW FREE LOAN SOCIETY New York, NY, July 14, 2015 – The Board of Directors of the Hebrew Free Loan Society (HFLS) has announced the appointment of Rabbi David Rosenn as Executive Director, beginning September 1, 2015. HFLS provides a range of interest-free microfinance loans and education programs that help…

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SHANA NOVICK TO RETIRE AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE HEBREW FREE LOAN SOCIETY – Successfully Led New York’s Oldest Jewish Microfinance Organization for 20 Years – New York, NY, January 6, 2015 – Shana M. Novick, whose leadership of The Hebrew Free Loan Society (HFLS) brought innovative new interest-free microenterprise programs to the organization, has…

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HFLS business-launch course measures success as it enters third year. 12/03/14 Doug Chandler Jewish Week Correspondent David Grupper, left, and David Klein, formed Point Made Animation, Inc. Doug Chandler/JW Working for another person or company in a recession-battered economy is similar to “driving with your knees,” says Steve Felix, an expert in real-estate investment management….

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The recession of 2008 may have left thousands of Orthodox Jews out of work, but apparently not out of hope. Rather than settle for jobs far below their skill sets and financial needs, a growing number are launching successful businesses of their own. While exact statistics of Orthodox entrepreneurs in the country are not available,…

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In tough economic times, growing numbers here are branching out to launch their own businesses. Author: Steve Lipman One day about a year ago, Gitel Weber, a chasidic homemaker in Borough Park, was engaging in her favorite hobby — making personalized gift packages for friends and family. This time, it was cards and decorations for…

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Brooklyn Merchant Wants To Be Ultra-Orthodox Brand Name Author: Kristen Clark Samuel Lipschitz, 27, grinned as a pint-sized red smart car pulled up next to the curb outside his toy store on Lee Avenue in Brooklyn. Lacquered onto the side of the car was a children’s cartoon character: a freckled, round-faced boy with curly brown…

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Author: Sandy Eller New York – An agency that has been offering interest free loans to those in need for over 100 years has recently set its sights on a particular demographic, Brooklyn’s chasidic community, lending over $1.5 million dollars over the past several years to locally owned businesses. “Our history has always been lending money…

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Mom-and-Pop Hasidic Businesses Get Big Boost From Small Financing Hebrew Free Loan Society Uses Third-World Tool in New York By Josh Nathan-Kazis Lazer Chaim Zinger washes talleisim. His small storefront on Lee Avenue, in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, looks like any dry cleaner, with a row of tagged plastic-sheathed garments hanging behind the counter. In this…

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«Русская реклама» продолжает знакомить читателей с благотворительными организациями нашего города. На этот раз мы расскажем о легендарном Еврейском банке беспроцентных ссуд (Hebrew Free Loan Society – HFLS), который в текущем году отмечает по- настоящему еврейский юбилей – ему исполняется 120 лет! полный текст

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Second Career Startups New course here to train recession-battered Jewish baby boomers seeking to launch, grow a business. By Doug Chandler Marc Miller is hoping to start a venture involving hydroponics, the process of growing fruits and vegetables in nutrient solution rather than soil. Michael Takiff, a published historian, has already begun a new business…

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