Friday, January 21, 2022


Bamidbar: The Movers

The Ehrlich family was only moving from one side of Cherry Hill to the other, but packing up your house is never easy, even if you’re just moving across the street. When Zack and Julie Ehrlich moved into their house on Surrey Road seven years earlier, Julie had said to Zack, “I hope you really like this house, because we are never


The Clock Keeps Ticking

“Hours pass slowly, years pass fast.” I don’t remember exactly what poem I heard that line in (and Google wasn’t being so helpful when I looked it up), but it describes pretty well how I’m feeling right now.

I mean… I can see the light at the end of the tunnel, at last! The storybook



We all have moments in our lives that we will never forget. Through the passage of time there are so many occurrences that are memorable and often fade into the hollows of our mind’s inner sanctum until something occurs that might jolt them back into our consciousness. Some are more significant than others and there were those


Getting Nostalgic

You never know how your life is going to turn out. Sometimes you are born into a family, and sometimes you become a part of a family that you were not born into in terms of biology, but that family loves you just as much as if you shared the same DNA. I was always convinced that I was adopted. My older sister had straight blonde


Light a Candle for Naftali, Gilad and Eyal

In just a few weeks, we will be commemorating the first yahrzeit of Naftali, Gil-Ad and Eyal hy”d. In just a few weeks Naftali and Gil-Ad’s classmates at Makor Chaim will be holding their graduation ceremony with a gaping, aching hole in their hearts.

The events of last summer were certainly


Torah Flora Announces Summer Botany Walks

Dr. Jon Greenberg is devoted to biblical ethnobotany. In addition to writing essays, he also presents live programs on this subject for audiences of all ages and educational levels, often at synagogues, religious schools and botanical gardens.

Ethnobotany is the study of how people use plants.


Avoid the Summer Slide with Mathnasium’s Summer Math Program

Summer learning loss is a phenomenon parents and educators have long acknowledged as a significant setback to academic achievement. Math proficiency is particularly susceptible to the summer learning slide. Most students lose 2 to 2 1/2 months of the math computational skills that they learned during the school year.


Giving It Away (But a Form Is Required)

For most of us, accumulating financial assets isn’t an end in itself. Rather, we accumulate assets as a means to realize other material benefits. In the present, accumulating financial assets may give us a greater sense of financial security; we don’t have to worry about paying for an auto repair, unexpected medical bill, or home


Saying Mazal Tov in Sign Language

Gathering at the entranceway to Beit Knesset Hanassi in the Rechavia neighborhood of Jerusalem, 18 deaf and profoundly hearing-impaired children and their families anxiously awaited the day’s event – their bar and bat mitzvah celebration. The program, co-sponsored by the International Young Israel


LinkedIn Profile Is More Important Than Resume

Do I shock you with this declaration? Think again. Your resume is typically being sent to individuals, to recruiters, or as a job application, which has limited exposure. Yet your LinkedIn profile is open to literally the entire world around the clock. Moreover, as I understand it, LinkedIn is now considered the choice tool by recruiters


Can We Play Digitally?

We live in an era where we can do almost anything digitally. Our children have gained a great deal from access to this information highway. Even our toddlers and preschoolers are using iPad, iPhone, and other digital devices. However, many experts are questioning the wisdom of utilizing this media for such young children. Physicians have


Stay Tuned For… The Nespresso Boutique at Mocha Bleu

A taste of Madison Avenue is coming to Teaneck! Mocha Bleu has partnered with worldwide coffee sensation Nespresso and will be offering the latest and greatest high-end coffee with a new Aguila machine, and all the accoutrements of a Nespresso cafe and lounge.

The new cafe will

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