Author Archive: jessica weinberg

The New Shabbat

By JESSICA WEINBERG Challah, wine, chicken soup, and some blessings. Those are the age-old ingredients for the typical Shabbat dinner, and tradition has gained following among some millennials, both observant and non-religious. In an era where Snapchat, FaceTime, and email exchanges have replaced in person interactions, Shabbat dinner has become […]

 
 

Setting Up Shop

Setting Up Shop

By JESSICA WEINBERG Owning a business was the last thing Rebecca Fries envisioned. Majoring in media and communications at Queens College, the 29-year-old dreamed of a job as an entertainment industry publicist. But a year of job-hopping yielded little success, so she decided to take a risk and invest all […]

 
 

Instagram’s Latest Trend, Kids.

Instagram’s Latest Trend, Kids.

By JESSICA WEINBERG Open Instagram and you will probably see at least one post featuring a child. No, a wave of toddlers has not suddenly started their own. Rather, it’s their parents: millennial mothers using their kids as their latest accessory.

 
 

Morgan Phillips

Morgan Phillips

By JESSICA WEINBERG If you ask Morgan Phillips, 20, what career she sees for herself the answer will be a job that combines her favorite things: writing, politics, and travelling. The NYU student, double-majoring in journalism and politics, hopes to be a foreign correspondent for the Wall Street Journal or […]

 
 

6 Ways to Stay Fit While on a Budget

6 Ways to Stay Fit While on a Budget

By JESSICA WEINBERG When it comes to working out many of us head to SoulCycle, Barry’s Bootcamp, and Rumble to work up a sweat with dimmed lights and music blasting. Let’s be honest: it doesn’t hurt that you can post an Instagram of your new workout outfit and Snapchats of […]