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Monday, December 10, 2018

Real Estate

Netanya’s Charm

Netanya is an enchanting city that boasts spectacular views of the Mediterranean Sea and offers the slower pace and charm of a coastal town. Established almost 90 years ago, Netanya is currently undergoing a major expansion and renaissance.

Netanya has an even mix of

It’s Not So CORNY to Like It

When you think of popcorn you think of fun things: movies, parties, Friday night Shabbos treats, Shabbos afternoon snacks, Shalom Zachors, Kiddushim, etc.  It’s the kind of treat you see everywhere and in which everyone likes to indulge. I want to share different variations of popcorn that you can enjoy.  It’s so much fun to change the basic nature and jazz it up

It’s Game Time: The Most Important Players on and off the Field

According to a recent survey by the National Retail Federation, an estimated 190 million Americans will tune in to Super Bowl 50 this Sunday, February 7, to watch the Denver Broncos take on the Carolina Panthers. Whether you are planning to watch just the game, only the commercials, some of the halftime festivities or all of the

In the NOBO Kitchen with Josh

Teaneck—Josh Massin has two passions: Torah and cooking. As executive chef and partner in Teaneck’s Nobo Wine and Grill, he lives and breathes both. Tucked between the railroad tracks on Restaurant Row (Palisade and West Englewood Avenues) Nobo is a destination eatery. Chef Josh has crafted a restaurant in the former Pasta Factory that attracts kosher diners from

Local Broker Named President-Elect of State REALTOR Association

During the Triple Play REALTOR® Convention & Trade Expo, local REALTOR® Robert Oppenheimer, broker-owner of RE/MAX Fortune Properties in Englewood Cliffs and past president of the Eastern Bergen County Board of REALTORS® (EBCBOR), was named 2016 president-elect of New Jersey REALTORS® (NJR), a 45,000+ member statewide

Menendez Mid-East Trip: “We Must Engage”

Washington—Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), recently returned from the Middle East, where he had heart-to-heart talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, King Abdullah of Jordan, and President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority.  In Israel, he also met with President Shimon Peres, Defense Minister Moshe

Looking for a New Home?

LYDIA RUSSO: Are you looking for a new home? There are many different styles, sizes and ages of homes to be found in Northern New Jersey. During the Colonial Period and earlier, first the Dutch and then the English settled into this region. The earliest homes reflect the

Pascrell Seeks More Funding to Protect Local Shuls

Paterson—Recalling the string of arson attacks that set fire to shuls and a rabbi’s house, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-9th District) defended the  Homeland Security grant program that helps nonprofits improve their security infrastructure. The program’s budget has basically been cut in half--from $19 million to $10 million.

Last week, on the

Buy-It In Israel Helps Homebuyers

“A unique, unparalleled service that saves hours of time, thousands of dollars and provides buyers of new homes and investors in Israel with information and market intelligence they wouldn’t receive elsewhere.”

While several hundred new projects and developments

Frisch Girls Varsity Soccer Four-Peat Champions

After another grueling season, the Frisch girls’ Varsity Soccer Championship run ended on May 28. The game saw a much anticipated match-up between Frisch and Central as both teams entered the game undefeated champions of their respective divisions. The Central squad had scored more goals during the regular so they were the favorites going in.

As soon

Twenty New Families Join Ramat Givat Zeev’s Up-And-Coming American Community

Following the announcement by Rabbi Bezalel Rudinsky of Monsey that he will be participating in the formation of a new American-style frum community on the outskirts of Jerusalem, 20 new families have joined the blossoming project in Ramat Givat Zeev. Of the new families joining the community, many are making aliyah from the U.S., while

Fond Farewell to Bergen County Favorite Son:Sen. Lautenberg Laid to Rest

New York—“God gives and God takes,” intoned Rabbi Elliot Cosgrove, the late Senator Frank Lautenberg’s spiritual leader and friend, as he began a Jewish funeral unlike many others— and then mourners “ripped kriah—the symbolic ritual of tearing one’s garments, followed by Shema—the affirmation of faith.

“The spirit of Frank