Thursday, September 24, 2020

Business Spotlight

Financial Planning for the Orthodox Jewish Family: Diagnosing the Challenges

For many Orthodox Jewish families today, it is a challenge, if not an impossibility, to think about long-term financial planning. Without any hard data, one could venture a guess that the cost of living for the typical Orthodox Jewish family of four (let alone six or eight or 10, b”H, is significantly higher than the average American


William K. Clothing Sells Medical Grade PPE

Doni Krause of William K. Clothing has pivoted his business and is currently selling medical grade personal protective equipment including gloves, sanitizer, face shields and masks. Offering the same level of customer service his clients have come to know and expect, the custom suit manufacturer stocks the highest quality products at


Would You Like to Attend My Virtual Parlor Meeting?

No one could have predicted on January 1 what a topsy-tursvy year 2020 would be. The most skilled crystal-ball gazer would have been ridiculed. And yet, we are in the throes of a pandemic never envisioned in our lifetime, economic turmoil unlike anything experienced since 1929 and societal upheavals where conventional values and mores are


Happy Days Are Here Again. What Could Go Wrong?

Contrary to the chorus of doomsayers, who earlier this year posited that the stock market would take years to recover from the negative economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the year-to-date damage to the market has been largely repaired. The reason so many got it wrong is because they believed the recovery in corporate earnings as well


The Sew Pro Offers Online Classes

(Courtesy of The Sew Pro) What if you can shop without worrying about alterations? Imagine designing clothes that fit your own unique fit and style. The Sew Pro has finally launched online sewing classes to achieve that and much more.

Sewing is a skill that anyone can obtain and Tzirel


Lessons From the Stock Market Meltdown and Recovery

Part 2

“Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.” The origin of this phrase is unclear. Some have attributed it to Miguel Cervantes, who penned the classic book “Don Quixote.” “It is the part of a wise man to keep himself today for tomorrow, and not venture all his eggs in one basket,”


MyLensReplacement Provides Clear Vision at Affordable Prices

MyLensReplacement, an online personal licensed optician and lens replacement company, serves people seeking affordable, high-quality lenses for their glasses. Under the leadership of founder Gilad Nakash, MyLensReplacement grants the gift of clear vision to the consumer while simultaneously maintaining genuine


BP Law Helps New Olim

As new olim navigate the spoken and unspoken rules of the Israeli real estate process, they often face many challenges. Learning the language, enrolling their kids in school, finding the right community and, ultimately, finding a home can all be confusing and aggravating. Elinor Pomrenze and Kobi Bargad, both of whom lived for many


‘Dazzle Up’ Your Footwear

Best friends Zoey Epstein and Zahara Solomon, respectively from Englewood and Tenafly, are excited to introduce Dazzle Up, their creative shoe styling business.

Epstein and Solomon have already sold the four pairs of shoes in Dazzle Up’s first two weeks of operation.


Paramus Resident Opens Personal Shopping Business

While many businesses have begun reopening, and activity seems to be returning back to its pre-pandemic normalcy, some are still hesitant to take the plunge and go grocery shopping, a task that has become nothing short of an ordeal. Between waiting in line, navigating one-way aisles, wearing and changing masks and gloves and risking too


Someone Up There Has a Plan, and We Are Partners

Inventing and reinventing ourselves during the coronavirus crisis

I was inspired to write this by a friend and occasional colleague of mine, Raquella Raiz, who has written about what had changed for her in a year, going from long-time dance instructor to the owner of a video company


Casper, the Not So Friendly Ghost

Ghosting, a Gen Z phenomenon, is most typically associated with dating, but this rude behavior is no longer limited to relationships. It has extended to the workplace and to higher education admissions as well.

The Urban Dictionary defines ghosting as “when a person cuts off all communication