One on One with Ruthie Levy August 2020

“When I look back, I see that the decisions my parents made, and the steps I took as a child and teenager, helped me grow into the person I am today. They were the catalysts to connect me with family, spiritual people, and my passions.” ~~ Ruthie Levy Ruthie Anteby Levy grew up in Brooklyn Read More »

By Ellen Gellar Kamaras

One on One with Paulette Cohen July 2020

“A mother wants her child to be healthy and not suffer - there is no greater pain than when your child is not totally healthy. How would you feel if your child couldn’t attend a bris or birthday party?  That is why I will never stop advocating for allergy kids.” ~~ Paulette Meet Paulette Cohen, Read More »

By Ellen Geller Kamaras

Woman to Woman with Sari Shamah July 2020

“Sari, you have to know that what you do makes a difference, holding that iPad up, being the messenger of love that people need right now is why you are so special. We wanted to give you a virtual hug but also give you the verbal thank you that you deserve, your tears are real Read More »

By Ellen Geller Kamaras

One on One April 2020

“Put your own oxygen mask on first-people depend on you. If you are feeling down, get outside and reach out to someone in need, and don’t forget to smile.” Lois Sutton For the past three years, Ellen Kamaras has brought us insightful articles, profiling women in our community. I had the honor of being interviewed Read More »

One on One with Lois Sutton March 2020

 “You can have it all – but not all at the same time.” ~~ Lois Sutton I am grateful to be celebrating my third anniversary of writing this column.  My very first interview was with Gloria Bijou and I have been hooked ever since! Gloria and I were both downsizing at the time and we Read More »

By Ellen Geller Kamaras

Woman to Woman One on One with Miriam Wielgus February 2020

 “Despite our Ashkenazi roots, my husband and I ended up in a largely Sephardic environment.  We joke that between the two of us we have the entire Sephardic community covered!” Sharing Miriam’s life story with my readers is particularly meaningful for me.  Miriam taught Jewish history to my children at Yeshivah of Flatbush Joel Braverman Read More »

By Ellen Geller Kamaras

One on One with Joy Betesh January 2020

“Stay focused and believe in yourself and your idea.  Don’t let the naysayers get to you.   Start with smaller goals that will ultimately lead to completion of one’s bigger goal.”  ~~ Joy Betesh   Meet Joy Betesh, a warm, resourceful, savvy, and passionate self-made successful entrepreneur who founded the Coupon Connection and the Kosher Connection Read More »

By Ellen Geller Kamaras


“I knew from a young age that I wanted to work in beauty.  As a little girl I played with my grandmother’s makeup.  My creative side drew me to helping people look and feel beautiful.  I learned that I could use also use these skills to help heal them.” Meet Joyce Antebi, a NY Certified Read More »

By Ellen Geller Kamaras


“My passions? Hands-down, my husband and my boys. They are behind every decision I make.  Our boys are the most amazing blessing.  My husband and I work hard to educate them, and raise them with the values and morals that we were raised with.  After my family, what excites me?  Being a health coach - Read More »

By Ellen Geller Kamaras


“I am blessed to be living in a community where we take care of each other and we have so much opportunity. You never lose by giving - it’s a no-brainer.” Who is Cindy Antebi?  Within thirty minutes of meeting Cindy, I realized she is a positive, energetic, spiritual, and humble person who leads a Read More »

By Ellen Geller Kamaras
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