Meir Popowitz, a vocalist and chazan who has joined many of today’s Jewish musical acts on stage for many kinds of events and concerts, has sung at quite a few weddings over the last few years, and has noticed
Choosing a caterer may be the most important decision you’ll make for your simcha, but it can be the hardest to research. Price isn’t the only consideration. The number you get on a proposal from each caterer will be different and based on many factors. What kind of food do you want? How important is
Howdy, friends! What a month it’s been. We hosted a fantastic live “Get Ready for Purim” radio show with lots of guests, callers, dedications and fun! Thank you Hashem Nation, who put out the “Happy Clappy” album which they do for free, accessible to all, with a purpose: spread joy and inspiration. Mission
Can you imagine making three spectacular weddings, with over 1,000 guests at each one, in two months? Neither can I. But that’s what Emily Gerszberg and her company, Yakira Bella Events, did last summer. With three children getting married, one right after the other, there was no question that Gerszberg would be
Rosh Chodesh Adar/Purim is in the air. Wowee. Thank You Hashem Nation has put out a couple of timely tunes: “Purim All Year,” a leibidig remix with DJ Farbreng, and “Yismach Moshe,” a stunning video starring Reb Yossi Hecht aka “The Grateful Warriors,” Choson—Mazel tov!
Two long-time friends from West Orange are “putting the soul back into matchmaking” with their newly launched site www.jewishsoulsmates.com. (Note the extra “s” between “soul” and “mate.”)
Focused on women and men in the US,
Where to begin, friends? The music world is on fire, thank you Hashem! In fact, the Thank You Hashem Nation folks keep putting out beautiful music, including male and female singers: something for everyone.
We Golden Oldies’ lovers know music has no age limit. Meilich Kohn recently married and
Note: All names have been changed to protect privacy.
The days of the bride’s family alone paying for the wedding are long gone. Today, both families often share the expense of bringing their children to the chuppah, but there are many ways of divvying up the tasks and the costs. The
A colleague of my wife was bemoaning her daughter’s forthcoming college tuition expense. She became speechless, when my wife informed her that we have been paying tuition since pre-kindergarten for all of our children, so college did not have the same sticker shock. Sending our children to day schools and yeshivos is, obviously,
If you’re a newly engaged couple starting to think about your wedding, or a parent starting to plan your son or daughter’s bar or bat mitzvah, finding a venue should be the first item on your to-do list. With blackout periods like Sefirah and the Three Weeks and with the number of smachot on the rise, dates
Howdy friends! We hope everybody had a great Chanukah filled with song and light! I had a great birthday and Chanukah as we received the best gift ever: a new baby granddaughter via our son Joey Newcomb! Yes, he serenaded his wife, doctors and nurses at the hospital, guitar in hand. Welcome to the world, Zahava!
Becoming a bat mitzvah often seems to take a back seat to its older brother, the bar mitzvah, despite being a big deal for Jewish girls. I wanted my daughters to know that the transition from a non-obligated mitzvah girl to an obligated mitzvah woman should be just as fun and exciting as it is serious.