Tuesday, June 06, 2023

Business Spotlight

A Better Way to Build (Part 2)

Developing a Comprehensive Plan

A comprehensive financial plan is more than a longer, more detailed list of mathematical projections. Although numbers matter, a comprehensive financial plan is also about developing a philosophy toward wealth and how to attain


How Applying For and Using Your Credit Cards Can Earn You Extra Money

If you had the opportunity to earn extra money by doing almost the same amount of work, wouldn’t you do it? Most people would agree, but when you tell them that the way to earn this money is by opening new credit cards, they hesitate due to being afraid the new accounts will damage their credit scores, they won’t be able to keep track of these new cards, or believe


Gili’s Goodies Delivers Food and Smiles to Loved Ones in Israel

Ordering a gift basket for Israelis is easy. Getting one delivered with love is unique. It’s this special niche that Gail and David Ehrlich have carved out for themselves with the renowned Gili’s Goodies.

From its modest beginnings in their Efrat home in 2001, the company has expanded to include everything from their signature cookies to an entire


Jimmy Cleveland’s Plumbing and Heating Will Fix Your Sewer, For Good

New Milford–Have you ever had a sewer that backed up repeatedly? Many homes in our community, those that were built between 50 and 70 years ago, at some point develop this kind of problem. It’s no fun, and if you have experienced it, you know how costly and inconvenient it is to have repeated visits by a plumber.

But, no more. Now, you can have


Magnetically Connecting Communities and Businesses

Teaneck–An exciting phenomenon is about to hit the Teaneck community. As it has in so many other communities–including resounding success in neighboring Passaic–“The Business Magnet” is set to revolutionize the way the communities interact with the businesses within them. These strengthened community-business relationships have been a boon, and mutually


Not Your Mother’s Glatt Express

Teaneck–What’s a nice, young, recent YU graduate doing greeting customers at the Glatt Express Supermarket on Queen Anne Road? A great deal it turns out. It isn’t merely that Dani Secemski’s mother, Tammy, bought the establishment, the oldest kosher supermarket in Teaneck four years ago; but now Dani has joined the family team, bringing a passion for


Express Fit Aims to Get You in Shape in 12 Minutes a Week

Teaneck–“Exercise with heavy weights increases bone density and strength,” said Wesley Powell, owner of Express Fit personal trainers on Cedar Lane.

Powell said his program offers a 12-minute workout program of slow, heavy weight lifting that is more effective than cardiovascular exercise, and is intended for use only once a week. “You move the weight


A Better Way to Build (Part 1)

Ever seen a “Goodyear” house? Most Goodyear houses are at least 100 years old, and are typically found in farm country. Although they may feature a variety of styles and building materials, the identifying characteristic of a Goodyear house is an obvious addition–a different roofline, a change in elevation, new material for the foundation or siding, and a mix of


Jason Dov Greenblatt: Fostering the Work-Life Balance

Teaneck–Many Jewish children (and adults) grew up listening to the songs of Uncle Moishy. Everyone laughed at the silly exaggerations of Big Gedaliah Goomber’s erev Shabbosadventures. Children sing along as Gedaliah Goomber works on a building on the 100th floor and drops the pile of bricks to make Shabbos.

Jason Dov Greenblatt,


Blends by Orly Take Gluten Free Baking to New Heights

Josh Borenstein was a foodie with celiac disease, starting a new job in Paris, unable to touch a bite of all that gorgeous French pastry. Then his wife, Orly Gottesman of Englewood, came to the rescue. She learned how to marry French baking techniques to gluten-free ingredients, first as an apprentice in a Parisian pastry shop and later as a student in the


Eldan’s Expressway

Because customers arrive at the service counters of car rental agencies at Ben Gurion Airport after long and tiring journeys (long flight, new time zone, baggage collection), Eldan, the car rental agency, has launched a new time-saving service–Eldan Expressway–which allows people to deplane, collect their baggage and go directly to their rental


Think Positive! Giving “Hope” A Better Name

“Positive thinking and changing one’s perspective have deep sources within Torah,” says Chaya Hinda Allen, program developer of Think Positive!

Designed for women as a life-changing inspirational and empowering series on how to face the pressures, challenges, and negative emotions in their everyday life, Think Positive! blends Torah sources with true

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