Community Highlights July 2016

Ahi Ezer Yeshivah Rejoices Over New Renovations, Active Student Learning, and its Yom Ha’Azmaut Celebration For generations, Ahi Ezer Yeshiva has epitomized educational excellence in our community as it tirelessly works to transmit our Sephardic heritage. This year, the building is undergoing exciting renovations. Cheerful colors, a clean atmosphere, an elegant lunchroom, a brand new Read More »

Shavuot: Appreciating Our Most Prized Possession July 2016

More than 3,300 years ago, in 1312 BCE, the Jewish Nation received what is undoubtedly their most precious gift. It is a gift so grand and so profound that it is coveted by all who comprehend its value. Surviving the Test of Time Over the course of history, there have been those who have reconstructed Read More »

By Leon Sakkal

The Concerns Of Experts And Educators July 2016

Are smartphonesbenefiting children,or hindering theirability tofunction? That is a question with a not-so-simple answer. Current research shows that parents may have reason to worry and certainly need to be vigilant about their children’s usage. A 2012 Neilson survey revealed that the average teen sends more than three thousand texts a month – about seven an Read More »

By Dave Gordon

The Komodo Dragon July 2016

The Komodo dragon (pronounced kuh–MOH–doh), also known as the Komodo monitor, is the largest and by far the deadliest lizard in the world. It is extremely aggressive and so strong that it can hunt and kill prey much bigger than itself. This menacing lizard has a long, flat head; powerful jaws; scaly skin; curved, sharp Read More »

By Efraim Harari

Ask Jidoh July 2016

Dear Jido My husband sold his business two years ago and made enough money to retire. The problem is that he’s only 36. He now spends his time doing mostly leisurely activities: playing sports and video games or hanging out with friends. This seemed fine for the first few months, but I feel like he Read More »

Rice Krispies Ice Cream Sandwiches July 2016

From Kids Cooking Made Easy by Leah Schapira and Victoria Dwek Ingredient ¼ cup (1/2 stick) margarineor butter 1 (16-ounce) container marshmallow fluff 8 cups rice krispies 1 quart ice cream, slightly defrosted 3/4 cup sprinkles or chocolate chips 1.    Melt margarine in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add fluff and mix until Read More »

Summer Dining July 2016

The weather is warming up, Pesach is behind us and summertime is approaching which can only mean one thing – new restaurants! Many restaurants wait until after the holidays to open their doors. Business can finally get moving at a steady pace and they can test out the waters in their new space. Summer is Read More »

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

What Makes Children Listen? July 2016

Children and adults share the universal need to feel respected. As adults, we feel demeaned when someone commands us in a belittling way and the same is true for our children. When they are constantly addressed in a commanding tone, kids come to feel like they can’t do anything right. They come to feel like Read More »

Every Business Owner Needs A Team Of Trusted Advisors July 2016

If you’re a business owner, you are used to wearing a lot of hats. Still, you can’t be an expert at everything, which is why it’s important to build a network of trusted professionals that you can turn to for help whenever the need arises. No matter how successful you are, there are plenty of Read More »

Seeing The Sounds July 2016

“And it came to pass on the third day, in the morning, that there was thunder and lightning and a thick cloud upon the mountain, and the voice of a horn exceedingly loud; and all the people that were in the camp trembled… And Gd spoke all these words, saying... I am the Lord your Read More »

By Leon Sakkal
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