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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Business Spotlight

Smokey Joe’s Serves Up Finger-Lickin’ Live Music on Cold Saturday Nights

Teaneck–Last Saturday night, Smokey Joe’s, the Glatt Kosher Tex-Mex barbeque restaurant famous for slow-cooked, pit-smoked authentic barbeque, kicked off its 5th annual Motzei Shabbos concert series, “Saturday Night Live Music at Smokey Joe’s.” Offering live music performed by local artists, the concerts run from the

Tax Tips: The Home Office Deduction

There’s a great scene from one of the Seinfeld episodes involving Jerry and Kramer. Kramer comes up with a plan to get Jerry a refund on his stereo that is two years out of warranty. Kramer breaks the stereo in pieces and sends the stereo in a USPS package to Jerry. Since Kramer sent the package to him insured; now all they must do is

Emmy’s Organics, Certified by EarthKosher, Gets Whole Foods Loan

When Samantha Abrams and Ian Gaffney met in 2008 at a music festival in Ithaca, NY, little did they know their lives would change forever and their future would revolve around macaroons and “Super Cereals.” Since that fateful festival, the couple launched their successful business, Emmy’s Organics, a 100% vegan and

Meir Kalmanson Enhances the Joy at Simchas

“I love to entertain and make people smile,” says Meir Kalmanson. Kalmanson is the founder and creative director of AMK Productions.

Many of you know Kalmanson from his Youtube videos, two of which went viral. “High Five New York” featured Kalmanson giving high fives to people in midtown

Multi-Generational Legacies with Life Insurance

The formal definition of a legacy is either: “a gift by will, especially of money or other

personal property” or “something transmitted by or received from an ancestor or predecessor or from the past.” Informally, a legacy is often defined as “whatever I want to be remembered for.”

Indexed Accumulation vs. Indexed Income

While much of the discussion regarding indexed annuities involves their accumulation potential, one of the principal reasons for purchasing an annuity is the ability to receive a lifetime stream of income. Annuity income is determined by age, gender, and the insurance company’s projection of interest rates at the point income begins. In a

BBI Service for Orthodox Investors

The Business Brokerage and Investments Center (BBI), a division of Parnassah Network, is earning its place as the global Orthodox community’s address for business sales, venture capital, partnerships, and investment opportunity.

BBI builds upon the vast network of businesses, entrepreneurs,

Mocha Bleu Debuts New Executive Chef, Menu

Teaneck–In an exciting move for Teaneck’s kosher culinary scene, Chef Kiko Sante, who has worked in several Michelin-starred restaurants over an impressive career, has joined the staff of Mocha Bleu as Executive Chef. “I have never had food like this in my life,” said Naftali Abenaim, Mocha Bleu’s owner. Sante

Getting an Expensive Look Without the Expense by Hiring an Interior Designer: Shoshana Halpert Designs

Teaneck–Many people love to peruse interior design magazines, dreaming of ways to make their homes look like the interiors found in multimillion-dollar residences on the Upper East Side or in Easthampton. Shoshana Halpert Designs helps her clients achieve the beautiful and well-organized results they could never realize

Firm Motivates Weight Loss through Tzedakah

TeaneckAn unfortunate byproduct of the recently concluded Jewish holidays is gaining weight, as nearly every one of them is centered on festive meals. What better way to stay in the holiday spirit, help others, and most importantly, stay motivated, than to have your favorite tzedakah benefit from every pound you

CyberArk Breaks Israel’s Security IPO Silence with Surge

CyberArk Software Ltd. (CYBR) rallied 87% in its New York trading debut after becoming the first Israeli cyber security company to go public in the U.S. since 1999. The company raised $85.8 million in an initial public offering, selling 5.36 million shares for $16 apiece. CyberArk initially marketed its stock in a range of $13 to $15 a

Hundreds of Businesses Join Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce

Within the first three days after the official launch of the Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce (OJC), more than 216 businesses from across the world registered with the new organization.

The Chamber is the first-ever union of all businesses related to the Jewish community. Member businesses receive