WOULD YOUR BANK PAY YOUR TUITION BILL?

WOULD YOUR BANK PAY YOUR TUITION BILL? October 2016

By: David Silverberg $84,185. This is the actual annual cost of enrolling five children ages three to 14 in a local community based private school for the 2010-2011 academic year. In the New York/ New Jersey area, many Orthodox Jewish schools are already charging over $10,000 for preschool, while high school tuition for a ninth Read More »

By David Silverberg

SIR MOSES MONTEFIORE A.H. October 2016

By: Yehuda Azoulay Throughout our nation’s history, towering sages have arisen whose impact was felt and recognized for generations after their passing through the written works and halachic rulings that they left behind. By contrast, the generosity of the righteous philanthropists who selflessly worked and donated on behalf of important Jewish causes is generally forgotten Read More »

By Yehuda Azoulay

SHWEKEY GOES MIZRAHI October 2016

By: David Silverberg Maybe it’s just the voice, that spectacularly rich and powerful tenor with infinite range. Or perhaps it’s his natural charm and grace, his contagious energy and trademark smile that can warm even the coldest hearts. Or, it might simply be his reputation as a genuinely kind and Torah-committed Jew, devoted to his Read More »

By David Silverberg

THE LEGACY OF HAZAN MOSHE DWEK’S A.H. CAREER October 2016

By: Mozelle Mimran For Jews of Syrian descent, perhaps nothing defines the rich heritage of the old country more than the delectable foods and melodic tunes that are part of our tradition. As a community, we can confidently assert that transmission of our culinary heritage is assured thanks to the countless recipes for kibbe, lahmagine, Read More »

By Mozelle Mimran

OUR HERO IN HAITI October 2016

By: Dave Gordon Destruction, death and devastation. The effects of the catastrophic magnitude 7.0 earthquake, centered just 16 miles west of Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti, shook the small Caribbean country earlier this year with reckless abandon. An estimated three million people were affected by the quake according to the Red Cross and the Haitian Read More »

By Dave Gordon

MABROUK October 2016

Joey & Annie Abadi - Boy Rabbi Yaakov & Sarah Faham - Boy Rabbi Morris & Chana Tawil - Girl   Marc & Mazie Cohen - Girl Jackie & Lorraine Cohen - Boy Rabbi Rahamin & Leah Churba - Boy Joey, son of Abe & Pamela Sayegh - Bar Missva Ezra Abadi to Keke Cohen Read More »

MAKING THE FIRST MOVE October 2016

By: Rabbi Eli J. Mansour The period of Elul is intended as a time to prepare ourselves for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. But is one month really enough? How significantly can we change during these weeks? The answer lies in a keener understanding of what Elul is really about. A Jewish man who did Read More »

By Rabbi Eli J. Mansour

ADAPTING YOUR PRODUCT TO THE CHANGING MARKET October 2016

By: Hy Serure, Hyquality Media In these market conditions even the most care-free consumers have become more conscious of their spending habits, and recent research suggests that this new frugal mindset will likely stick around, even after economic pressures ease. Marketing your products in this climate requires a change of focus from who is buying Read More »

By Hy Serure, Hyquality Media

HAVDALAH October 2016

By: Rabbi Mordechai Mishanieh 1.   What is the reason for reciting the havdala blessing after Shabbat? Just as we are required to sanctify Shabbat when it enters, we are likewise required to sanctify it when it departs. According to some opinions, this obligation is a Torah commandment. 2.   How is Havdala recited during prayers? While Read More »

By Rabbi Mordechai Mishanieh

DEAL DEPRIVED October 2016

By: Sito Dear Sito, This summer my family is not going to Deal. It is because it costs a lot of money and my dad just started a new job. Last summer we also didn’t go. I don’t really care about Deal, but I know that when my friends come back they will all have Read More »

By Sito
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