Colors: Blue Color

While the crushing physical labor of the Egyptian exile left the nation exhausted and short of breath, the emotional toll was in many respects worse. Jewish families were torn apart. The people were demoralized and depressed, stripped of the most basic sense of human dignity and self-respect.

An Alumnus’ Story

I have a lot of advice for Past Me, but if we’re playing the time-travel game, I’m going to be practical: invest in Zoom.  Go to Notre Dame before the gargoyles are all gone.  Don’t go so fast on your bike down that hill on Booth Avenue.  Plan more zoo trips before March 2020. 

For over 5½ years, “Mind Your Business” with Yitzchok Saftlas has brought you hundreds of informative interviews from Fortune 500 executives, business moguls and marketing gurus. Now, Mind Your Business is proud to begin 2021 with new content, a fresh new look, and a new home on WOR 710 and on the powerful iHeartMedia network, America’s #1 audio company.

2021 was set to bring in much-needed change and cautious optimism, but for residents of Kew Gardens, New Years was fraught with more of the same violence that has disturbed the neighborhood’s peace over the last number of months, when a triple shooting took place at the Umbrella Hotel on Queens Boulevard, leaving one dead. The homicide was the City’s first of 2021. In the most ironic of realities, other vile criminal acts, including prostitution and drug dealing, continue directly across the street from the Queens Criminal Courthouse and detention center, as well, and Queens Borough Hall at Queens Boulevard and 82nd Avenue.