Beit Shemesh, located 20 miles west of Jerusalem with a population of 100,000 people, is home to innovators like Rabbi Joel Padowitz, whose ventures have a direct relationship with the haredi community.
Padowitz, 36, is co-creator of what he believes is a “game-changing” product for Israeli tourism and business called the “Israel App.”
Highland Park—Even visionaries need to have a day job. Mark Bodzin, who works six days a week at the kosher deli counter at ShopRite in Livingston, is on a quest for delicious cheese. His idea: make an award-winning, aged farmstead cheddar, without animal rennet, certified kosher by the Vaad Harabonim of Massachusetts.
Bodzin, who lives in
Tranquil Transitions, LLC, a household downsizing and estate dispersal business is quickly becoming a household word. Tranquil Transitions assists primarily mature adults and their adult children with the logistics of moving to smaller quarters (including retirement communities) and emptying the residence. Annette Rion-Masaryk is the executive director and
Bergenfield—Nathan Kruman, a Teaneck native, did a brisk business during the height of pre-Shabbat shopping last week at Grand & Essex, as he debuted an exciting new hot sauce for the kosher marketplace. Combining traditional hot spices with “ancient herbs from the Middle East,” Burning Bush hot sauce uses a combination of unexpected
Teaneck—The Cheese Guy, also known as Brent Delman of Yonkers, NY, recently visited Teaneck for a tasting and demonstration of several of his Italian cheeses at Glatt Express. His products are widely available in Bergen County, since they’re also carried at Cedar Market, Ma’adan, Grand & Essex, Tenafly Gourmet Farms, as well as Shoprite and Fairway
By various statistical measures, financial inequality among Americans is increasing. In short, research indicates rich Americans are getting richer, while the poor and middle class Americans are losing ground. Since the recession, rising economic tides are not floating all boats.
On a macro level, the apparently increasing divergence between rich and poor
My father-in-law just turned 100, my sister’s mother-in-law is 93, my friend’s mother just passed away at 95. It is not unusual to hear of people in their 90s, sometimes even in their 100s, and, in, fact, it has been said that this is the fastest-growing portion of our population. But although many are privileged to attain old age, especially with the help of
PrimoKosher, an Illinois provider of Romanian kosher meat, has recently launched a website (www.PrimoKosher.com) to allow those living outside of Chicago the opportunity to order Romanian meat and have it delivered to their door. It is currently serving the Teaneck, Bergenfield, New Milford, Englewood, Fair Lawn, West Orange, and Passaic
Do you want to know what new movie other parents think your child may like best? Are you curious as to what New Jerseyans think about a recent policy decision by Governor Chris Christie? Do you need feedback on anything at all?
LiveDial is a social polling app for smartphones that allows users to voice their opinions by responding to surveys on
Cars are often essential for getting from place to place, but people are often unable to drive themselves for a variety of reasons. Blue Skies Car and Courier Service is available as your personal chauffeur. The service, based in Bergen County and started by Les Weiss three years ago, offers 24/7 service to area airports, bus and train stations, cruise lines, and
Construction has several things in common with baking according to David Baumser, owner of OMO Construction, a Shomer Shabbos Passaic and Bergen County company that has been around for over 25 years.
In baking a cake, the baker has to make sure the cake both tastes and looks good. In construction, the contractor has to make sure everything is
Denville—If you found that a $20 product had the ability to lessen or even eliminate chronic or acute low back pain, would you buy it? A company called Top Dog Direct thinks so. To that end, they’ve licensed the BeActive Brace, a soft trigger point compression brace worn just below the knee that claims to ease low back pain that