paying yeshiva tuition

How You Can Fix the Yeshiva Tuition Crisis

Everywhere in the blog world and the real world the discussion rages on. “How much is your tuition?!?”… “How can you afford it?!?”… “I heard that someone is paying over 50k in tuition a year.”… ” I heard someone was thrown out of yeshiva because they couldn’t afford it.”… But what can be done about…

The Easiest Way to Jumpstart Success

Success on a project, in business or in life can’t be achieved until you start. Layering is an approach that increases your chance for success. The concept is simple: break the project into small parts, start small and “launch” frequently. Then add more layers of complexity on it. Here are the steps to getting that…

Five Ways To Heat Up a Frozen Career

Chanukah is gone and the winter weather turns colder as the days seem to grow shorter. Why does it seem like your career is frozen and your opportunity list is shrinking? Here are 5 steps to fire up your career. 1. Set Your Goals Before you can further your career you need to figure out…

In Search of the Perfect Gift

Are you frequently late for gifts for your loved ones or if you’re on time are the gifts lackluster?Amazon’s Gift Central may be ale to help. It allows you to get notified of special events (anniversary) in advance, look up wishlists or just recommends gifts based on categories. The key is to start planning early…

Jewish Women in Business: The Four Ingredients to success

Women who are successful in business usually have four ingredients to help them break through the glass ceiling. These things are essential in promoting an environment for a thriving career and may very well make the difference at the finish line. 1. A Mentor The most important motivation is your hero/mentor: do you have one?…

Sit Right

A poor work environment can lead to a myraid of pain. Use the Ergonomic Workplace Planner to trailor your workspace directly to your height.

The Year My Parents Went on Vacation – a film review

“The Year My Parents Went on Vacation” is a coming of age story by filmmaker Cao Hamburger that gives the viewer an enlightening look at the events in Brazil in 1970 through the eyes of Mauro, a twelve year old boy, who is consumed by soccer and Brazil’s world cup team. Mauro’s parents are on…

Making Arrangements – a film review of “Arranged”

The age old question of how to find Mr. Right is the basis of the film “Arranged” by Stefan Schaefer, Diane Crespo, and Yuta Silverman. What makes this film different than all of the other romantic comedies or dramas that explore this theme is the unconventional two central characters in the film – an orthodox…

Can You Eat and Lose Weight?

That sounds like a rediculous question- of course when you eat you gain weight. But the following foods give you almost no calorie intake so they’ll make excellent snacks. sparagus beet broccoli green cabbage carrot cauliflower celery root celery chicory hot chili peppers cucumber dandelion endive garden cress garlic green beans zucchini apple cranberries grapefruit…

Primo Levi’s Journey-A Film Review

Primo Levi’s Journey is a new documentary about the path Primo Levi took through Europe once he was liberated from Auschwitz. The documentary uses voice over narration from Primo Levi’s book “The Truce” (about his eight-month journey to Italy via various locations in Europe after being liberated from Auschwitz) over modern day footage of the…