Chabad has been a part of my life before birth. You see, when my parents immigrated to America from Israel in the late 1970’s, they were familiar with Chabad’s international efforts. Knowing that when they build a new life for themselves in America, they could find a local Chabad House to connect to the Jewish community and meet other Jewish people in America.
Like many immigrants, my parents arrived in America with a dream for a better life, where they can give back and reach their fullest potentials. My parents wanted their children to have a better life, and at times, that meant sacrificing themselves, to give me and my sister a better life.
The world’s first museum celebrating one-of-a-kind, influential fashion window and in-store displays
New York City is the world’s fashion capital and is where brands come to life in the most exciting retail environments. Brands invest billions of dollars and thousands of hours designing and producing one-of-a-kind, artistic, and compelling visual displays every year. Season after season, these important displays of fashion and art attract millions of tourists, celebrities, fashion-elite, and influencers from around the world.
I have lived in New York City now for 11+ years, and I can tell you with 100% conviction that New York City’s pigeons are the absolute worst. I love all animals, except for pigeons. They are completely disgusting, and they dominate the streets of New York City. They wage their assault both on the ground and in the air. I give the benefit of the doubt to all animals and human beings in New York City, as New York City can be a rough place to live, but unlike all other living things in New York City, I’ve personally seen how pigeons lack even the basic sense of hygiene, bathing and drinking from dirty water puddles on the street.
Yes that’s right! My bedroom was beneath a brothel, and I lived there for over a year at 143 East 35th Street, NY, NY 10016 (it was the same apartment that was later destroyed in the fire). But, before our apartment was destroyed in the fire, there was an illegal massage parlor that operated above us. Read my incredible true story filled with madame’s, John’s, prostitutes, criminals, hostages, the NYPD SWAT team, and more.
As CEO & Co-Founder of WindowsWear, I frequently get asked the question, what’s your favorite window display? There are so many to choose from, but I do have a window display that I sometimes think about, a window display that helped get me where I’m at today. So let me tell you the answer to that question, but first, let me give you some background…