Monthly Archives: June 2020

2020 Election Results

(Originally published in the Jewish Herald Voice, February 2020)

Hebrew Free Loan Association in 2020

On Wednesday January 16, 2020, the election for the Hebrew Free Loan Association of Houston Board of Trustees was completed.

The elected trustees are:

Clive Fleishman, David Gerber, Jeff Horowitz (Past President), Brigitt Isenhour, Laurence Kam, Yosef Kerzner, Reuven Linzer, Meir Mandel, Yigal …

Jewish Herald Voice: HFLA says that a loan is a Mitzvah

(Published in the Jewish Herald Voice, 4/14/2020)

According to the great 12th Century Rabbi Moshe Ben Maimon (Maimonides), there are eight degrees of charity, each one higher than the other. The highest degree is to aid a Jew in need by offering him a gift or a loan, by entering into partnership with him, or …