Hebrew Free Loan Society

A Haredi Woman’s Place…

In tough economic times, growing numbers here are branching out to launch their own businesses.

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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 a family simcha.

Gitel Weber, who completed the HFLS course last year, has opened a store in Borough Park.  Michael Daitikash/JW
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