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Sunday, September 22, 2019

Business Spotlight

QJL/BJL Hosts Well-Attended Networking Event

By all measures, this year’s networking event was the biggest yet for the Queens Jewish Link and Bukharian Jewish Link, judging by the sponsors, tables, special guests and participants at the Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills on Wednesday, February 6.

Why Do People Give?

What motivates you to get up in the morning? Your job? Family responsibilities? A game of golf or tennis? Everyone has something that motivates them to do what they do. This holds true just as well for philanthropy. People are motivated to give for a reason. They may not admit to it. But they are.

The Antidote for Irrationality

Over and over, behavioral finance studies reach the same broad conclusion: When it comes to money, people often behave irrationally and make poor decisions, even when fully-informed. Some attribute these mistakes to the dissonance between our logical and emotional assessments of the choices put before us.

Making Aliyah? Translation Inc. Can Help

The list of prerequisites to making aliyah is growing. As of January of this year, olim now require an apostille seal on their birth certificates and other legal documents, including marriage documents, death certificates, name-change documents, adoption certificates and divorce documents. Apostilles authenticate the seals and signatures of

Protect Your Environment With NJ Air Quality

NJ Air Quality, a family-owned and -operated business since 2009, services northern New Jersey and surrounding townships, providing customers with highly trained and licensed duct cleaning professionals. Specializing in HVAC vent and dryer vent cleaning, NJ Air Quality is committed to helping homeowners and businesses achieve

Seattle Storms Past Connecticut to Win CMEK Women’s League Championship

“We knew we were going to rely on our outside shots as they have a big presence down low and tonight, the shots went down.” Those were the words of playoff MVP Pearl Magence. Magence, originally from Chicago came to New York for college now lives in Teaneck. She is the director of finance at SAR Academy and High School, has

Unique Elegant Seating Highlights Excellence and Quality

(Courtesy of Unique Elegant Seating) In 1978, Unique Elegant Seating opened its doors and offered its first collection of chairs. Over the years, we have grown this collection to include many of the beautiful and unique chairs that have become staples in the exclusive repertoire of furniture selected by prominent

NJ Jewish Business Alliance Advocates in Trenton

(Courtesy of NJJBA) NJJBA members kicked off a day filled with advocacy by meeting with Senate President Stephen Sweeney. Speaking about the high taxes in the state, the senator said “We can’t tax our way out of this crisis, nor should we. New Jerseyans already pay some of the highest taxes in the

Naaleh Tutors’ Online Platform Lowers the Cost of One-on-One Torah Learning

Children spend many hours a day in school but sometimes they need help to learn the material. Naaleh Torah Tutors has developed a cost-effective method to give students the assistance they need to master areas of Jewish studies with which they are struggling and infuse them with the self-confidence that comes from

Keeping Saving ‘Alive’ During a Disability

If you are disabled, insurance—in the form of Social Security, Workers’ Compensation or group or individual disability income policies—may provide financial assistance to keep you from poverty. But these programs will most likely not be enough to provide a healthy financial future.

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JCT Launches Israel’s First English-Language Computer Science Degree for Women

(Courtesy of Jerusalem College of Technology) The Jerusalem College of Technology (JCT), a leader in providing high-level science and technology education to religious students in Israel and worldwide, has announced that it is launching Israel’s only computer science degree program whose classes are offered exclusively to women and are

Grocery Shopping and Mileage Logs

It’s human nature to hold others to our own personal standards. We all do it. And we do it in virtually every aspect of life—even something as mundane as a trip to the grocery store. And the experience can be maddening.

Our journey begins as we attempt to park the car in the lot only to