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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Business Spotlight

Lessons From the Stock Market Meltdown and Recovery

Part 2

“Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.” The origin of this phrase is unclear. Some have attributed it to Miguel Cervantes, who penned the classic book “Don Quixote.” “It is the part of a wise man to keep himself today for tomorrow, and not venture all his eggs in one basket,”

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MyLensReplacement Provides Clear Vision at Affordable Prices

MyLensReplacement, an online personal licensed optician and lens replacement company, serves people seeking affordable, high-quality lenses for their glasses. Under the leadership of founder Gilad Nakash, MyLensReplacement grants the gift of clear vision to the consumer while simultaneously maintaining genuine

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BP Law Helps New Olim

As new olim navigate the spoken and unspoken rules of the Israeli real estate process, they often face many challenges. Learning the language, enrolling their kids in school, finding the right community and, ultimately, finding a home can all be confusing and aggravating. Elinor Pomrenze and Kobi Bargad, both of whom lived for many

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‘Dazzle Up’ Your Footwear

Best friends Zoey Epstein and Zahara Solomon, respectively from Englewood and Tenafly, are excited to introduce Dazzle Up, their creative shoe styling business.

Epstein and Solomon have already sold the four pairs of shoes in Dazzle Up’s first two weeks of operation.

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Paramus Resident Opens Personal Shopping Business

While many businesses have begun reopening, and activity seems to be returning back to its pre-pandemic normalcy, some are still hesitant to take the plunge and go grocery shopping, a task that has become nothing short of an ordeal. Between waiting in line, navigating one-way aisles, wearing and changing masks and gloves and risking too

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Someone Up There Has a Plan, and We Are Partners

Inventing and reinventing ourselves during the coronavirus crisis

I was inspired to write this by a friend and occasional colleague of mine, Raquella Raiz, who has written about what had changed for her in a year, going from long-time dance instructor to the owner of a video company

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Casper, the Not So Friendly Ghost

Ghosting, a Gen Z phenomenon, is most typically associated with dating, but this rude behavior is no longer limited to relationships. It has extended to the workplace and to higher education admissions as well.

The Urban Dictionary defines ghosting as “when a person cuts off all communication

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Touro Students Help Design Virtual Summer Internship Program at Eastern Union

(Courtesy of Touro College) Sometimes a casual conversation can be the catalyst for a major initiative. A few weeks ago, Chaim Shapiro of Touro College Career Services was discussing a project with Ira Zlotowitz, founder and president of Eastern Union, when Zlotowitz asked Shapiro how the pandemic was affecting his students’ prospects for

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Lessons From the Stock Market Meltdown and Recovery

To say that 2020 has been a roller coaster of a year for the economy and the financial markets would be an understatement. Interestingly, as we approach the midpoint of the year, the overall performance of broad stock market averages has been much less pronounced than the macroeconomic dislocation may have warranted. As COVID-19 morphed

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Website Aids Those Seeking Jobs Amid Pandemic

The consequences of the coronavirus pandemic have been far reaching. Society’s first concern has been about keeping people safe and healthy; however, people are now fighting a new battle––an economic crisis.

Zachary Flamholz, his wife Sigal Spitzer and her younger brother Gilad

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Online Platform See Be Shop Empowers Kids

Leading clinical child psychologist Dr. Chassia Boczko has launched See Be Shop, an interactive website for kids and families that offers classes, activities and retail shopping. Throughout her 20 years in private practice, Boczko has always aimed to empower children through a multi-faceted approach. See Be Shop is built

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Klal Ventures Fast Tracks Ideas to Help Jewish Communities

What happens when leaders from across the spectrum of Orthodox Judaism decide it’s time to find the fastest, most effective route to solving some of the community’s most intractable problems? They act—by seeking out the best solutions and offering assistance on a path to implementation. That’s the motivation behind

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