In a transformative move, the IRS has officially sanctioned the long-term use of electronic signatures on a multitude of forms, marking a significant shift towards digital convenience. This groundbreaking development...

Each year, while we look towards the future, we begin with Beresheet, with the beginning of time, when God created the universe and all the wonders that exist in it.In...

As we approach the beginning of the New Year, I become a bit philosophical. In the Jewish tradition, when we refer to the coming year, we say “Shana Tova,” meaning...

Numbers are a part of my everyday life. The three numbers above hold a personal connection for me.   Two years ago, due to various Covid-19 restrictions, my next-door neighbors and...

The good, the bad, and the ugly truth for Americans in Israel There has been a lot of talk about how dysfunctional the IRS is these days. In 2021, out of...

This week in the Jewish calendar, we began to read the book of “Shmot” (Exodus) once again. The seventy souls who are the ancestors of the Jewish people leave the...

At this time of year, I believe most people I know are focused on the coming year rather than reviewing the year past. I think one of the reasons behind...

Tune in to Philip's inspiring chat with Life Vest Inside founder, Orly Wahba.  "Orly is an educator, entrepreneur, author, inspirational speaker, and community activist passionate about inspiring and motivating people...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] On Thursday, March 11, 2021, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 into law. Below, we will discuss some of the tax-related provisions. First, we’ll review the...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] As we enter our third lockdown and the Israeli government announces a fourth round of elections in 2 years, some good news—Americans will be receiving a second round of stimulus...

Anyone who has ever flown on a commercial flight has heard the following announcement. “At this time, make sure your seat backs and tray tables are in their full upright position...

Tune into episode 106 as we discuss charitable giving in the new era with Ori Ben-Shlomo of JGive. Middle man out, all-inclusive tax needs in. JGive makes it easier and...

Wellness. It's on everyone's mind these past few challenging months. Welltech1 invests in and accelerates wellness startups with the ultimate goal of increasing viability, seeking additional investment, and connecting to global...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]For U.S. citizens living abroad, one of the most overlooked tools they can use to reduce their tax exposure is gifting.  Two U.S. citizens living in Israel gifting back and...

Racism is a difficult topic to write about. Sometime last year my wife Judy and I went to see the movie The Green Book.  Although the film tells a compelling...

When I was a kid in the mid-1960s, Whitey, Jimmy, and Joe were about 60 years old. I recall them, their faces, names, and stories, as semi-regulars, older men employed...

Tune in this week's episode as we talk to VP of Philanthropic Services and CMO at JCFNY, Ellen Smith Israelson, about charitable giving. We discuss next-generation philanthropy and programs to help...

If you're thinking of selling your home in Israel, the tips in the video below will help you better understand the U.S. tax implications. [embed]https://youtu.be/3B71Cz6mOnc[/embed] ...

(or It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Pesach)   Ever since I can remember, I have loved music, whether it was my grandfather introducing me to Scheherazade by Rimsky-Korsakov, my father...

The title above is a slogan from an iconic American brand that seems to have faded away, the Greyhound Lines bus company. Back in the day, most college students I...

Waste is ubiquitous; landfills all over the world are overflowing. UBQ Materials’ revolutionary and patented technology takes household waste and turns it back into reusable material. Tune in to Philip’s fascinating interview...

It's hard to believe that 2020 is right around the corner. Watch the video below to learn about Philip's important end-of-year tax tips. [embed]https://youtu.be/03EIuDuTY8g[/embed]...

Until recently if someone asked me, “Have you ever known someone named Marwan?” I would have answered in the affirmative. But as of last month, I would have to answer...

In Judaism, there are several important fast days throughout the year. Normally, a question like the above might come up around Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year, and...