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Full Steam Ahead October 2016

Murray, a young man eighteen years of age, took private driving lessons with Cheryl, a certified Driver’s Ed teacher. During their second lesson, Cheryl seemed to be preoccupied with a family issue and conducted numerous phone calls throughout their time together. Feeling neglected, Murray expressed his frustration. Cheryl reassured him that he finally had her Read More »

By Rabbi Max Sutton

Creating A Healthy Food Environment July 2016

Did you know that how you feel on the inside affects how you act on the outside? When you’re upset, your body feels and looks differently. You may get hot, become stiff or adopt certain facial expressions – sometimes in an instant. This relates to a phenomenon called “emotional eating.” When one is in a Read More »

By Alyssa Elbogen

A Tribute To Red Nesser – The Ultimate Team Player July 2016

An icon in the Deal, N.J. softball league for decades, Robert Isaac “Red” Nesser, believed that sportsmanship and integrity went together like a ball and a glove. Born February 11, 1948, Red Nesser, a celebrated athlete, professional driver and art gallery owner, grew up a sports fan. He rooted in particular for the Brooklyn Dodgers Read More »

By Dave Gordon

The Cheetah July 2016

The cheetah is a large and powerful feline (member of the cat family) that was once found throughout Africa and Asia and even in parts of Europe. Today, however, cheetahs are confined to only a few remote regions in Africa and Iran. Whereas in the early 1900’s, there were over 100,000 cheetahs living in the Read More »

By Efraim Harari

Great Kosher Dining July 2016

From meat pizza pies to barbecue ribs, now’s the time to go out and dine! Explore your neighborhood locally or go on an adventure outside of town. There are plenty of options to choose from. BROOKLYN Prime Pizza & Grill– The Prime Hospitality Group have reopened their Prime Pizza location which was formerly Pizza da Read More »

By Elan Kornblum, A.k.a. “the Restaurant Guy”

Active Listening July 2016

Last month in this column, the “I” message was introduced as an effective communication tool for the “sender,” someone who wishes to relay information.  This month, we focus on active listening, an equally effective tool for the receiver of the message. Whatis active listening? “Active listening” requires fully concentrating on what is being said to Read More »

Avocado & Basil Macaroni Salad July 2016

From Dairy Made Easy by Leah Schapira and Victoria Dwek Ingredients 8 ounces bow-tie pasta or macaroni 2 medium avocados, diced ⅔ cup loosely packed leaves, chopped or ¼ cup chopped fresh or frozen basil 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 garlic cloves, crushed ¼ teaspoon salt Pinch coarse black Read More »

Ask Jidoh July 2016

Dear Jido Last month, I won the lottery, (not the grand prize; something in the six-figure range). The trouble is, I don’t want to tell my friends. I am 22 and single. I’m worried that if my friends find out that I have all this money they will start to treat me like an ATM Read More »

How To Gain Compliance From Children July 2016

As adults we know that we came into this world to be “givers and doers.” Although Western culture encourages people to sit back, relax, anyone who has done research on the matter knows that this attitude does not produce an inner state of happiness. People who hang on to age-old values of hard work and Read More »

By Tammy Sassoon

The Storied Works Of The Chafetz Chayim July 2016

A lifelong member of our community, Yedidya Danny Levy has been helping to translate into English the life work of the Chafetz Chayim, making them more accessible than ever before. Over the last fifteen years, Danny Levy has produced more than twenty volumes of the esteemed rabbi’s writings in Hebrew-English translation. The Chafetz Chayim’s works Read More »

By Dave Gordon
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