An Official Chazzan Jacket (For Leading Services)

In the Orthodox Jewish world, in many many synagogues, the person who leads services (aka the Chazzan) has to wear a jacket or tallis when leading. In the synagogue I grew up with, you had to wear a jacket to lead. In the synagogue I go to now, they require a tallis. The shul I

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Why Do People Staple Checks To Invoice Remittance Slip

I bet the people who inject a staple through a check and into the invoice remittance slip are not people who actually handle the accounts receivables for a company. The people who place a staple through a check are probably only on the accounts payables side. You can easily deposit a check that has other

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Stealing Money From Charity Boxes

I’ve heard of people stealing money from charity boxes before, in fact, there are many stories of it on Google. But we just had two charity boxes completely emptied at our office here at RustyBrick. Last week, there was this random woman walking around our office. I confronted her and she said she was just

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IRS Scam – I Got The Phone Call

Today I received a voicemail from a scammer saying I need to call them back regarding money owed or whatever to the IRS. The scams go back for a long time and here is a web page from the IRS on scams by phone call. I don’t get how people can fall for these (I