Saturday, June 03, 2023

Business Spotlight

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


Touro Students Help Design Virtual Summer Internship Program at Eastern Union

(Courtesy of Touro College) Sometimes a casual conversation can be the catalyst for a major initiative. A few weeks ago, Chaim Shapiro of Touro College Career Services was discussing a project with Ira Zlotowitz, founder and president of Eastern Union, when Zlotowitz asked Shapiro how the pandemic was affecting his students’ prospects for


Lessons From the Stock Market Meltdown and Recovery

To say that 2020 has been a roller coaster of a year for the economy and the financial markets would be an understatement. Interestingly, as we approach the midpoint of the year, the overall performance of broad stock market averages has been much less pronounced than the macroeconomic dislocation may have warranted. As COVID-19 morphed


Website Aids Those Seeking Jobs Amid Pandemic

The consequences of the coronavirus pandemic have been far reaching. Society’s first concern has been about keeping people safe and healthy; however, people are now fighting a new battle––an economic crisis.

Zachary Flamholz, his wife Sigal Spitzer and her younger brother Gilad

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