Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Simcha Link

Weddings and Other Simchas: The More the Merrier

One night last week, I went to three close family weddings. They all took place in the same Brooklyn neighborhood so at least I did not have to spend any time on the highway. Usually, when a close cousin is marrying off a child, I try to participate fully. Even if I do not get there in time for the Chuppah, I stay for the meal and the


Pamper Your Skin Before Your Next Simcha

Everyone knows the importance of a good skincare regimen, but at the end of the day it’s so much easier to just fall into bed without giving your skin all the attention it may need. However, when a family simcha is on the horizon, you may want to step up the TLC you should have been giving your face all along. Much of the advice


Customizable Is Key This Gift-Giving Season

Despite many efforts to fight the trend, gifts and Chanukah still go hand in hand. Instead of trying to beat the system, embrace it and add meaning to the gifts you give your family and friends. According to Forbes Magazine, customizable purchases are increasingly popular as “one-size-fits-all” becomes a


Gift the Gift of a Customized Kiddush Cup or Pendant

Teaneck resident Shlomo Mizrahi has been in the jewelry business since 1972 and launched a unique and beautiful sideline in the 1990s. He can take a photographic image and perfectly render it on a silver kiddush cup or necklance pendant. While silver is traditional for cups, the pendants are also available in 14K white


Get a Head Start on Chanukah Fun With Rena Soclof Events

Don’t look now but Chanukah is barely a month away. Amazing Savings has their elaborate display of Chanukah tableware and crafts, and Costco has constant deliveries of blue and silver boxes of chocolates. Even if Chanukah planning is not at the forefront of anyone’s mind just yet, now is a great time to start getting a head


Holiday Tips for Houseguests and Hosts

(StatePoint) One of the benefits to Chanukah and Thanksgiving being holidays where driving is permitted means that there is a chance to get together with friends and family who live farther from home. In addition, Thanksgiving often comes with an extended weekend, and many schools give long weekends off, enabling families to maximize the


A Sweet New Year Starts With Sweet Centerpieces

Look at any Facebook feed at this time of year and one thing is noticeable: table decor and thematic treats are as much a part of the meals as the fish head, apple dipped in honey, and new fruits. Floral centerpieces are a classic Yom Tov table enhancement, but now food itself has become part of the decor and not


On The Table’s ‘Perfect Gifts’ Are Now Available in Israel

There is no end to the service Rachel Kupfer and On The Table bring to their clients. Every summer the staff helps mothers pick out an assortment of lightweight, packable and non-fragile gifts to send with their children to Israel. “They’re always balancing the limited space of the suitcase and trying


Cool Entertaining Tips for a Warm Sukkot

(StatePoint) Sukkot in September? In anticipation of a warmer than usual holiday, there are some backyard (or front driveway, depending on sukkah placement) entertaining details that are important to consider. Everyone loves Sukkot, and in order to focus on the simcha of the chag, here are a few tips guaranteed to keep your guests cool,


There Is No Simcha Without Good Wine

Succos, along with Simchas Torah is the holiday that most symbolizes and highlights the importance of serving G-d and follow his Torah with Joy. Our Sages write that wine causes the heart of Man to rejoice. Succos and Simchas Torah include multiple celebratory meals, inside and outside the


Purple Bow Re-Opens With Baby Gift Boutique Chic

In just a short time, The Purple Bow on Queen Anne Road in Teaneck became a staple of local shopping. With its whimsical logo and unique gifts, not to mention the fun fruity smell that welcomes shoppers as they walk into the store, The Purple Bow became a first stop for baby gifts, Chanukah time, camp supplies and


MRM Music Brings Music of All Types to Any Event

Moshe Masri wants to make the world a more musical place. He always loved music, and enjoyed all different styles too. He grew up in Brooklyn, his parents are from Argentina and his grandparents are from Syria which led to an eclectic background from which he drew his musical tastes.


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