Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Business Spotlight

Jerusalem Design Innovates Israeli Interior Design

When purchasing something from afar, whether a mobile phone on Amazon, a printer cartridge on Ebay, or a shirt on Gap, the biggest fear that consumers face is that what they order is not actually what they want. The days between paying for the item and its arrival can be difficult, with the anxiety and


EZ-DAF: Enhanced Tzedakah With Donor-Advised Funds

Contributing to charity (tzedakah) is fundamental to Jewish life. Most donations are done as cash or checkbook contributions, sometimes in a mad scramble at the end of the year. Infrequently, donors contribute securities; non-financial assets, such as real estate or fine art; or even interests in private companies. Thus tzedakah can take


Your Main Asset Is Your Health: Living a Healthy Life, Free From the Diet-Binge Cycle

I was an accomplished attorney, wife, mother of five children, involved community activist, and PTA president, and seemingly happy in all my roles. On the inside, it was another story entirely.

I felt terrible about myself and ashamed that I could be “so together” in all other areas of my life, but


Service With a Smile

Standing on line at Dunkin Donuts the same familiar faces stand behind the counter waiting to serve the customers each day. One would think that the workers would be stressed over the indecision of some customers once they have reached their turn to order, the screaming children who decide that they need chocolate sprinkles


HydroChic Has Got You Covered for Swimwear

Women of all ages, sizes, backgrounds and ethnicities who seek swimwear with more coverage, whether for religious or modesty or other reasons, know the name HydroChic (hydrochic.com). An extremely popular product line, their wide variety of stylish separates with UV protection, designed for


Chef Stuart Reichman Takes Helm at Bumbleberry

Teaneck—Bumbleberry Frozen Yogurt is under new management. Stuart Reichman is a chef by training and has more than 30 years of cooking experience in restaurants large and small, has engaged in industrial culinary work and developed products in his own home. Teaneck kosher gastronomes will remember that Reichman was chef


From Banking to Flowers: Grateful for Every Single Client

Teaneck—In 2004, Mark Kirschenbaum left a 25-year career in international banking to purchase a fledgling wholesale and retail floral business and renamed it Roses by Mark. While there have been bumps along the road, he has built up the business with an eye for freshness and quality. He arranges for pre-Shabbos and Yom Tov home


MBA Matchmakers: InsideIL Connects Business Students With Israeli Internships

It’s no secret that business moguls such as Warren Buffett and Bill Gates are heavily invested in Israel. Technology leaders such as Intel, Microsoft, and Apple selected the Jewish state—which is nicknamed the “start-up nation”—for their first research facilities outside the US. As such, Israel has become a fertile


Hampel is Toast of Bergenfield’s Kosher Wine Country

Bergenfield—It’s not too often that wine salesmen know so much about kosher wine that they can cheerfully discuss the unique biographical details of well-known Jewish vintners like Rashi, who lived 1,000 years ago, as well as share concern that wines that bear his great and historically significant name are so


Grow and Behold Foods: Kosher Pastured Meats

Founded in 2010 in Brooklyn, NY by Naftali and Anna Hanau, Grow and Behold Foods brings you delicious OU Glatt Kosher pastured meats raised on small family farms. The farmers adhere to the strictest standards of kashrut, animal welfare, worker treatment and sustainable agriculture. Every cut is carefully trimmed and


Why Don’t You Understand Your Compensation?

Indeed, most people don’t understand their compensation. That’s amazing, since after all, compensation is the main purpose for having a job. Don’t misunderstand me: Most people know their salary, but salary is only a part of total compensation. There’s a lot more that you should know about this subject so that when you’re in the


Tax Tips: How Many Allowances Should I Take on My W-4?

Tax season brings about a mix of emotions from the public. You have your happy taxpayers that look forward to this time like a kid about to open a Chanukah present. These are the people that consistently get a nice fat refund from Uncle Sam every year. Never mind that what you are actually receiving is your own money that you lent

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