Friday, October 07, 2022

Business Spotlight

Despite the US Economic Slump, Israeli Startups Blossom in the Big Apple

New York City has been slow to rebound in the post-pandemic era. The same can’t be said for Israeli-founded startups in the big town.

On Thursday, September 15, this community of companies held a celebration, marking 400 Israeli startups operating in New York.


‘Montage For You’ Helps Enhance Your Simcha

Among the many preparations for a bar or bat mitzvah, there is usually one that causes more stress than the others—the montage.

Pressed for time or lacking the necessary tech savvy needed to produce a high-quality product, all the details that go into assembling the perfect montage


The Chair Market Has Custom-Made Chairs at Wholesale Prices

Are you sitting down?

Usually that question is the precursor to bad news, but this time it’s good. If you’re not happy with the chair you’re sitting on, The Chair Market will solve your problem. The Chair Market in Brooklyn not only builds commercial chairs and banquette seating, it has


Neighborly Notary® Offers Affordable Back-to-School Deals

Getting forms notarized can be a tedious chore, but Neighborly Notary® makes the process easy and affordable. Helmed by Roberta Arnone, a New York lawyer, the company is community-focused, and is now offering back-to-school deals in preparation for the upcoming school year.



The Power of the Positive Word

The power of the positive word is positive results.

So obviously true is that statement that it can be offered aphoristically, namely, standing by itself without need for explanation or defense. But let’s look at two sterling examples anyway.

In November 2004, two


Golf, Anyone? A Primer

It is believed that golf was invented in the 15th century as a game played on the eastern coast of Scotland. This is in an area close to the royal capital of Edinburgh. In those days, players would attempt to hit a pebble over dunes and around tracks using a bent stick or club. We have come a long way since the age of the


Three Ways Higher Interest Rates Can Be Positive

No matter where you get your news, I think we can all agree that the tone has been overwhelmingly negative of late. This is upsetting because a lot of people just go by the headlines, which are raising a lot of alarm bells about interest rates.

On the surface, it’s easy to understand


Mea Culpa: My Worst Trade Ever

You may read financial columns like this one and come to believe that professional investors never make mistakes. To disabuse you of that notion, it is time for me to come clean. Even professionals make their share of mistakes and misjudgments.

Achieving success in


Joel Paul Group Marks 36th Anniversary and Bar Mitzvah Year for CEO William Hochman

During my 10 years as an educational recruiter for The Joel Paul Group, I never ceased to be amazed at how unanimous the comments were, by clients and candidates alike, when the name Joel Paul first came up in conversation. They ranged from “I know Joel Paul. He got me my first job” to “I remember Joel Paul from my first trip


EM Interiors, Located Inside Elie Tanous Salon, Brings Manhattan Design to NJ

When Elie Tanous wanted to renovate his eponymous hair salon at The Shops at Riverside, to make it both safe and welcoming during the early days of the pandemic, he turned to an interior designer he noticed on Instagram. “I loved MJ’s style and his work,” said Tanous, “We immediately became very


SM Staffing: Pairing Competent Employees With Up-And-Coming Businesses

SM Staffing, a team of young, motivated recruiters who connect people to small and mid-sized companies, began with a single goal: to help people however they can.

CEO Shlomo Meisels explained that his company differs from other recruiting agencies because they are willing to do much


5 Ways to Make Business Financial Transactions Secure


Cybercriminals are constantly searching for new ways to steal personal and financial information. Most people have heard about the threat of identity theft, but many don't realize that it's only one of the many ways your money and identity can be compromised online. 

Small and medium-sized businesses are targeted annually by

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