(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
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
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
(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,
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
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
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.
Mazel tov to Gabrielle Strulowitz, daughter of Caron and Michael Strulowitz of Englewood, and Isaac “Yitzi” Markel, son of Celia and Michael Markel of Teaneck, on their engagement.
Gaby is a business operations analyst at Fundera in Manhattan. She graduated from Baruch College with
Today’s wedding couples are updating treasured traditions—and adding some of their own—to reflect their personal tastes and lifestyles, with a focus on providing guests with a great party. For couples today, it’s about less time sitting and more time dancing and socializing, and finding ways to personalize
At his recent bar mitzvah celebration, Lavi Gimpel’s great-grandmother handed him a check that she said was “enough for seven trees.”
“One for each member of your family. When I come to the farm someday, I want you to show each tree to me,” said the great-grandmother, Chaya
The groom was 60 years old and the wedding was seven years ago, yet the magic and romance of the moment continues to inspire not only the couple themselves, but the 800 witnesses to that momentous occasion—many of them complete strangers.
Yaakov and Marsha Motzen were joined in holy matrimony
Mazel Tov to Alex & Jen Altberg of Los Angeles, CA on the birth of a daughter, Tamar Emunah. She is, b”h, their first child and she was born on January 23rd - 7 Shvat. Alex got an aliyah at the YI of Century City on Shabbos Parshas Beshalach where Rabbi Elazar Muskin recited the misheberach. Mazel Tov to Jen’s parents Dr. Rochelle Feldman