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Our Mission

"A loan is better than charity, for it enables one to help himself." - Maimonides


The Calgary Jewish Family Loan Association (CJFLA) serves but one role in the community: providing interest-free loans to Jewish Calgarians. Based on the highest premise of tzedakah (morally obligated charity) and g'milut chasedim (acts of loving kindness), the CJFLA offers assistance to individuals and families so that they may strengthen

themselves. By strengthening the individual, we create a strong community.




The CJFLA is not a charity. We rely on individual members to pay annual dues which are then offered as loans. Join us in creating a vibrant Jewish community!

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