Monday, November 28, 2022

Business Spotlight

‘Chairdrops’ Chair Covers Bring Personalization, Elegance to the Seder Table

Professional event planner Sol Pearlman, of West Orange’s Make It Snappy, is bringing the latest in dining decor to the greater New Jersey area. Pearlman knows everything there is to know about events, and he brings exciting parties to his clients at a great price.

Families have been


Cinch Expands Selection to Include Perishable Items

Cinch does it again. Brothers Ari and Josh Korman have prepared the perfect afikoman gift. Just in time for Pesach, Cinch is now offering a full selection of perishable items to complement their great selection of bulk-sized groceries from your favorite warehouse club stores.


Association of Jewish Attorneys Launches in NJ

This week the Association of Jewish Attorneys (AJA) officially launched after a year-and-a-half of careful research and planning. The AJA’s Executive Director, Sara Weinberg, JD, supported by an Advisory Board composed of local lawyers, designed the AJA to be a  full-service Jewish bar association focused on providing practical, tangible


Changing the Organizational Climate Into a Fundraising Culture

When trying to change the organizational climate into one of a fundraising culture, it often requires significant changes at the very top of the organizational ladder. The board and the chief executive play the most crucial roles in changing the culture’s mindset.

Last month we talked about


Getting Lucky in Retirement

A chorus of financial experts has declared that Americans face a “retirement crisis.” Their long-standing warning: Individuals are not saving enough. Their more recent concern: Financial ignorance and diminished mental capacity in old age leave many retirees poorly equipped to manage their retirement savings, and susceptible to


Smart Choices: How to Hire the Right People

In the best selling book “Good to Great,” Jim Collins writes, “Those who build great companies understand that the ultimate throttle on growth for any great company is not markets, or technology, or competition, or products. It is one thing above all others: the ability to get and keep enough of the right people.”


Monsey Physical Therapist Uses Cutting-Edge Magnetic Stimulation to Promote Healing

It may look like an invention from a sci-fi movie, but don’t let its futuristic looks fool you—the Magnesphere, an FDA-approved device that uses extremely low level magnetic fields to balance the nervous system is here today, promising patients relief from pain, inflammation, digestive issues, flagging energy levels


QJL-BJL Networking Event: Get to Know the Queens Jewish Community

The event that unites businesses and organizations with the Queens Jewish community’s two leading newspapers will take place on Wednesday, February 7, at the Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills. The event will introduce two new voices on the Jewish scene in Queens: first-term Assemblyman Daniel Rosenthal, who took office at the start of the


Five Steps to Choosing a Career That Is Best for You

Choosing the right career can be a difficult and anxiety-provoking process. Will I enjoy it? Will I be good at it? Will it provide an adequate parnassa? This is also an exciting opportunity to actively explore and discover more about yourself and the world. Of course, since everyone has different skills, interests, experiences and


Career Spotlight: Social Work

(Courtesy of Touro College Graduate School of Social Work) Social work is a career that attracts college grads and middle age returnees to the workforce alike. If you’re thinking of becoming a social worker, you are likely interested in helping make a difference in the lives of others. To help you decide if this is the path for


How to Rank on Google Without a Website

For the small business owner, growing the business is a full-time job. The task of building a website can be costly and time-consuming, not to mention stressful. Google has made it possible to rank #1 in Google, even without a website. Hard to believe, right?

Well, Google has something called


Boards of Directors: Roles and Responsibilities

Part II

In my last column I delineated the roles and responsibilities of allboards of directors, regardless of ethnicity or religion. In a nutshell, all boards should adhere to the accepted principles of governance, advocacy and philanthropy (the latter meaning to bothgive

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