By now, it’s hard to remember life before our multiple-times-daily towel/spray bottle encounters. In March 2020, we became accustomed to images of emptied store aisles that once held shelves of bottled bleach and chemical wipes. The sudden need for intense disinfection arose—and has not yet left us—as living with
We’ve all been there: Your lulav suddenly breaks; a mezuzah is needed right away; you lose your tefillin or you need a round raisin challah on Erev Rosh Hashanah. It’s unlikely that Amazon will deliver one to your exact location in under two hours, let alone two days. Luckily, Boca Shuk has you covered.
It is often said that the gabbai in the shul has the most thankless job. He can never win. If he doesn’t give someone an aliya, or doesn’t call upon someone to lead services, or doesn’t remember a yahrzeit, it’s because he wasn’t doing his job. He rarely gets thanked for the grief he endures and yet, amazingly, most shuls have
Workplace productivity is a huge challenge for nearly every company, business and organization. Leaders struggle to get their own work done (and do the RIGHT work,) while also guiding, empowering and motivating their people to achieve maximal productivity. While the projections vary, estimates suggest that businesses worldwide lose hundreds
The ability for investors to easily diversify an equity or bond portfolio has been increasingly simplified over the years. In the 1970s and 1980s, the emergence of mutual funds helped investors gain access to professional management and diversified investment vehicles in one transaction. But over time, “active” mutual funds on
The last few months of the year are usually nail-biting time for many industries, especially for merchants and retailers who bank on major earnings in the fleeting months of the year. This also holds true for the fundraising world.
It is said that as much as 70-80% of a nonprofits’ fundraising dollars
(Courtesy of OJCC) Learn how to start your own Amazon business. Get certification to be hired in the Amazon field. Back by popular demand, the January 2021 Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce Amazon Bootcamp will be held again in Lakewood on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 12 and 13, with an option to join by Zoom from 10:30 a.m. to
(Courtesy of Masa Israel Journey) Masa Israel Journey, founded by the Jewish Agency and the government of Israel, announced the launch of an internship marketplace as part of its newly designed website. Demand for Masa career programs has increased 30% during the coronavirus crisis in comparison to the previous year. Newly optimized tools
No one on Wall Street predicted a pandemic. But Bill Gates did. At a TED talk in 2015, Gates told attendees that while Ebola was contained, “next time we may not be so lucky.” He said, “NATO plays war games to check that people are well trained and prepared. Now we need germ
Marla Rottensteich, founder of Mekor Fitness LLC, a studio for women in Edison, has re-imagined her place in the world of fitness. Like so many companies, Marla was forced to close due to the pandemic, leaving her searching for new opportunities to rebrand her business.
The haftarah that we read this week is the complete Book of Ovadya, the shortest sefer in all of Tanach. Its purpose is a very simple and direct one: to condemn the nation of Edom, a neighbor of ancient Israel, whose wickedness had angered Hashem so that He
During these changing times businesses and organizations have been forced to rethink their place in the market, many turning to advertising agencies to help them pivot. Andrew Dimond understands these challenges and knows what it takes to facilitate change. After many years working at Manhattan advertising agencies, he has