‘Happy for all her maternal feelings was the day on which Mrs. Bennet got rid of her two most deserving daughters,” Jane Austen writes in “Pride and Prejudice.” If not quite with the gleeful triumph of a Mrs. Bennet, still with a sense of personal accomplishment, I married off both my children last summer.
Carlyle of Lawrence is one of the most majestic venues on Long Island. Celebrate your union within the stained-glass walls of the incredible gothic sanctuary, ascend the sweeping staircase and enter through stately entry doors to the impressive avant-garde cocktail room with its full length bars and fire and ice décor, and end your night dancing beneath the illuminated crown moldings in the magnificent ballroom. Non-kosher custom catering is standard, while kosher and glatt kosher catering can be provided. With only one event at a time, our experienced event planners will make sure every intricate detail is attended to and will meticulously set the stage for your perfect day.
In Polish city, a tying-of-the-knot celebrate Jewish rediscovery and revival.
Wroclaw, Poland — When Katka Reszke and Slawomir Grunberg tied the knot last summer at the historic White Stork synagogue in this southwestern Polish city, they were determined that the occasion would be more than just a wedding.
College student (and ‘Cake Boss’ intern) Melissa Alt is honing her craft of high-end cake decorating for simchas.
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Melissa Alt has both a lion head and a gorilla head on display in her family’s dining room. No, she’s not an avid hunter, but a budding cake decorator displaying the remnants of her most prized works of art.
Teaneck dance instructor (the former Miss Motion) often leads, but sometimes follows.
Weeknights in Teaneck, a high school gym is transformed into a make-believe ballroom, as couples circle around the floor, waltzing or doing the tango or a fox trot to Frank Sinatra’s “Fly Me To The Moon.” The instructor, a magical dancer named Lauren Faustini, gently guides them, adjusting their stance, and sometimes preventing them from colliding.
The Center for Kosher Culinary Arts (CKCA) of Brooklyn, New York
Is the worldwide destination for those seeking culinary education in an uncompromised kosher environment. Over 400 professional training students have traveled to study at CKCA from within the US and from as far away as Australia, Panama, Mexico, the UK, Italy, and Canada since it is the only Kosher Culinary School outside of Israel. CKCA has been featured FOX5-TV, The New York Times and many other publications.