Shining Bright: Yeshivat Or Hatorah

Governor Cuomo Introduces Education Tax Credit Program At Yeshivat Shaare Torah July 2016

On May 17th, Yeshivat Shaare Torah was treated to a special visit by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Over 300 people gathered at this major event, where the governor addressed a community issue that hits close to home. “There is nothing more important today in my job – or in my life as a parent Read More »

By Esther Djmal

Shining Bright July 2016

The students of Yeshivat Or Hatorah are gradually becoming radiant beacons of light for our community and the entire Jewish world A tiny bit of light can dispel a sea of darkness. Light a match in a pitch black room, and the darkness disappears and light reigns supreme. If so much darkness can be eliminated Read More »

Business Gadgets To Better Your Business July 2016

Businesses – both large and small – can greatly benefit from the latest that technology has to offer. Check out these small innovations that can be big time-savers or breakthrough devices for your company. Livescribe 3 Smartpen Never lose a number with this smart pen! Taking notes by pen isoften the fastest, easiest way to Read More »

The Eight-legged Wonder July 2016

Of all the outdoor activities that attract thousands of participants, and hold many more in a web of fascination, rock climbing is near the top of the list. It looks relatively easy to the onlooker, safe and happy with his two feet firmly on the ground. But to the participant, it is anything but. Just Read More »

By Tuvia Cohen

Crowdfunding: Raising Money The 21st-century Way July 2016

“Rejected, rejected, rejected,” said Eric Migicovsky, summarizing his initial experience finding investors to fund his revolutionary tech idea. All the investors he approached liked the concept, but, for one reason or another, were not sold. “It was mostly my fault,” admitted Migicovsky. But these early failures set the stage for a sudden, thrilling success in Read More »

By Daniel Landman

The Lunar Cycle July 2016

The light of the moon that reaches us is the reflection of sunlight, and is not produced by the moon itself. From the beginning of the Hebrew month, when the new moon first becomes visible, until the 15th of the month, the portion of the moon that faces us and is illuminated by the sun Read More »

By Rabbi Adi Cohen

Parah Adumah Discovered In Lakewood, New Jersey July 2016

Flowing with over 7,000 married and undergraduate students, the Jewish community of Lakewood, New Jersey has become among the largest fortresses of Torah in the United States. Aside for being home to its illustrious Lakewood Yeshiva (or BMG), producing countless Torah scholars, Lakewood recently became host to another very important somebody… a parah adumah, or Read More »

By Leon Sakkal

Find Your Passion: Advice For Budding Entrepreneurs July 2016

This past April, just before Passover, I embarked on an exciting new chapter in my career: I opened a small business selling children’s books. The idea for this business was actually many years in the making. Already 30 years ago, as a two-year-old, I reveled in listening to a story on my mother’s lap. My Read More »

By Kelly Jemal Massry

Why It Still Makes Sense To Advertise In Print Publications July 2016

The digital world has taken over, that’s no surprise, and with it has come a wave of destruction barreling squarely towards print media. Crushed under the financial strain of fierce online competition, many magazines and newspapers have folded in recent years, including local publication, The New York Sun. According to PRDailyand The Guardiannewspaper, some 300 Read More »

By Dave Gordon

To Your Health July 2016

Prepare for the Unexpected Before Hiking The American Hiking Society outlines 10 things needed on every hike, starting with appropriate footwear. Trail shoes are fine for a short day hike that doesn’t involve carrying a heavy pack or negotiating difficult terrain. But hiking boots, which offer more support, are a better choice for longer hikes, Read More »

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