Peri Wechsler

A Tziyun for Everyone

By Peri Wechsler / May 23, 2024 / 0 Comments

Aharon Hirsh Cohen Up hats, down hats, beaver hats, knitted yarmulkes, and suits of all different lengths all together in large crowds is a common sight at the Kosel or in Meron on Lag BaOmer or maybe in places like Shomer Shabbos in Boro Park or Scheiner’s shul in Monsey. But a beis hachaim around […]

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Strawberry-Lime Mocktail

By Peri Wechsler / May 23, 2024 / 0 Comments

Recipe, styling, and photography by Faigy Murray Fresh summer drinks are all the rage right now, and they’re especially perfect for an upsherin. This super-easy three ingredient drink isn’t only extremely quick to put together, it’s also bursting with flavor. The frozen strawberries keep the drink cold for a long time.   Yield: 16 cups […]

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A Shared Load

By Peri Wechsler / May 16, 2024 / 0 Comments

The Chai Lifeline family carries mine Shani Pruzansky January 5, 2023, 11:14 a.m. The world is caving in on me. Everything that was once stable and solid is crumbling beneath me, turning to dust as I watch, helpless. I’ve been diagnosed. After two nail-biting weeks of tests and scans and so, so many questions, the […]

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Cutting Hair During Sefirah

By Peri Wechsler / May 16, 2024 / 0 Comments

Women Q May a woman remove hair via electrolysis, tweezing, or waxing during Sefirah? A Yes.   Q May women shave during Sefirah? A Yes.   Q What is a woman’s restriction of cutting hair during Sefirah? A A woman may not cut the hair on her head.   Q Is there any difference between […]

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Pull-Apart Garlic-Herb Bread

By Peri Wechsler / May 16, 2024 / 0 Comments

Light, fluffy, and full of incredible flavor. This bread is something that you’ll look forward to enjoying.   Yield: 6–8 servings   Dough: 2 teaspoons dry yeast 3 tablespoons plus ¼ teaspoon sugar, divided 1¼ cup warm water, divided 4 tablespoons oil, plus more for brushing 3 large eggs 4½ cups flour 1 tablespoon kosher […]

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The Sweet Spot

By Peri Wechsler / May 9, 2024 / 0 Comments

It’s back to routine…or better. Meira Waldman on balanced, clean eating Elisheva Braun Kids sip from Slurpees the size of their face, gulping red-dye-and-sugar cocktails in heart-palpitating amounts. Shmorg tables groan under towers of food: fried chicken in dripping, glistening sauces; greasy kugel; beef jerky and cholent; and, if the ba’al simchah’s feeling health conscious, […]

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S’mores Pockets

By Peri Wechsler / May 9, 2024 / 0 Comments

Yeast dough wrapped around marshmallows and chocolate… Why on earth not? Not only is it incredibly simple to make, but it’s also a fun project to do with kids.   Yield: 35–40 pockets   Ingredients: Yeast dough (recipe above) 2 cups chocolate chips, cappuccino chips, or chocolate bars 40 marshmallows 1 jar lotus butter, Nutella, […]

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The Homeset Experience

By Peri Wechsler / May 9, 2024 / 0 Comments

Fine quality furniture exclusively designed for a kallah’s vision and a mechutan’s budget M.R. Perl There’s nothing like the excitement of a kallah setting up a beautiful home, the fulfillment of all her dreams come true. Any kallah will tell you that it’s not just a table or a chair, but a very personal decision. […]

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Chol Hamoed Trip Guide

By Peri Wechsler / April 18, 2024 / 0 Comments

Please note: It’s important to call any location in advance to confirm hours, availability, and pricing. Some discounts on admission can be found at com, groupon.com, and theoceancountylibrary.org/museum-pass-program. Stay safe and have fun! The Voice does not take responsibility for any errors listed below or the kashrus of any establishment.   Special for Pesach 5784 […]

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Traveling through our Legacy

By Peri Wechsler / April 18, 2024 / 0 Comments

Behind the book with Rabbi Yosef Deutsch, Author of the Let My Nation series Brejt | Photos by Jacob Elbogen Hashem’s hand is everywhere. His presence is obvious in the big and the grandiose, in the endless array of punishments inflicted on our enemies, in the crash of the waves as they split and pulled […]

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