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Saturday, October 19, 2019

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A 42-Year Tradition Continues at Moriah

Not many day schools can boast of annual events, aside from the school dinner, that are still relevant after 42 years.  The Moriah Library Benefit is one of those events and a highlight of the school calendar.

Hosted by the Moriah Association of Parents, it’s a night when moms get together for a fun night out of socializing, learning and honoring fellow

Teaneck: Looking Back, Moving Forward

In September of 1988, I entered the halls of Gan Rina Nursery School for the very first time. The school, owned and operated by my grandmother, Rena Taubes, a’h, had already existed in Teaneck for over 10 years and was then one of the very few Jewish preschool programs in the area. My father grew up in Teaneck, and like many young couples, my

Noam Names New Tanach Enrichment Coordinator - Aliza Weinberg

Paramus—To complement its strong emphasis on Tanach for all students, Yeshivat Noam has named Mrs. Aliza Weinberg as their Middle School Tanach Enrichment Coordinator. Mrs. Weinberg, a former Tanach teacher at Ramaz High School and Tanach teacher at Yeshivat Noam for the past several years, is now able to provide even further enrichment to top Tanach

Temple Emeth Early Childhood Center announces early bird registration

for the 2014 -2015 school year. So close to home, Temple Emeth ECC features a beautiful indoor/outdoor space, small teacher/child ratio, music, movement, sports and yoga.  With the goal of preparing young children for success in yeshiva, Temple Emeth’s program also emphasizes Parsha, Tefillot, Mitzvot, Shabbat and Chaggim, as well as a superior Chalav U

The Secret Art of Throwing Things Away

I once spent an entire weekend going through my parents’ house looking for a book I had authored in kindergarten. My mother had saved this book, and I had read it several times in my youth, the images and illustrations still lucid in my mind. And now, having children who could read and write books themselves, I wanted to share my antique creations with them. I sat

The Secret Art of Throwing Things Away

I once spent an entire weekend going through my parents’ house looking for a book I had authored in kindergarten. My mother had saved this book, and I had read it several times in my youth, the images and illustrations still lucid in my mind. And now, having children who could read and write books themselves, I wanted to share my antique creations with them. I sat

The Benjamin Schwartz/ Yavneh 5K

The 9th Annual Yavneh Academy Benjamin Schwartz Memorial 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk will be held on Sunday, November 10, 2013 at the Garden State Plaza. The event, named in memory of the younger brother of Yavneh parent and JLBC co-founder Mendy Schwartz. Benjy passed away form a brain

Don’t Shoot the Messenger: Five Things That Make Your Résumé a No-Go

Often I refer a résumé to a recruiter or hiring manager for review. In some cases I send the résumé as one of potential interest to that employer or recruiter, in other cases I submit a résumé for consideration relative to a specific position. While I am a player in a networking chain, I am not the decision maker for the organization. Sometimes the person with

A Fall Winter Book Party Menu

Menus vary, depending on the time of day and the theme, but here are some suggestions:

Brunch: Omelets to order, assorted mini rolls and breads, smoked salmon and cheese wheels, fresh cut fruit in season, Israeli salad (cubed tomatoes and cucumbers with lemon juice, olive oil and kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper) café au lait or English Breakfast tea,

Envoy Mortage is Here to Help

Despite the government shutdown, average rates on fixed mortgages changed very little this month, just .01 percent, and stayed near their lowest rate in three months.

Financing a home can be a difficult task for anyone, but with normal home lending having continued through the government shutdown, now is not at all a bad time to finance a home.

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Who Will Prepare Your Tax Return in 2014?

Income tax compliance is an essential financial activity for almost every American. And for an overwhelming majority of the population, income taxes are too complex to be done by the individual taxpayer; IRS data indicates that over 80% of Americans use a tax preparer or tax software to file their returns. In consideration of the reliance of taxpayers on expert

Fall into Winter

Summer is gone, and with Sukkoth and Simchat Torah over, happy and festive as they are, so is Indian Summer. As the days shorten and leaves turn gold and red, school and work are back on track, life becomes routine. There’s a nip in the air, and people want to find lovely distractions—any excuse to have some fun and keep the coming winter doldrums