Peri Wechsler

Carrying the Community

By Peri Wechsler / November 12, 2020 / 0 Comments

Chaveirim: The Ultimate Support System Gila Reifer The squeakiest wheels get the grease. Is it any wonder that the (literal) wheel greasers get the least grease themselves? Chaveirim of Central Jersey—formerly known as Lakewood Chaveirim, though they’ve outgrown that description as Lakewood’s borders have expanded—have been keeping the town running smoothly for years. However, while […]

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Election Minute

By Peri Wechsler / November 12, 2020 / 0 Comments

President Trump Won’t Concede as Questions Persist President Trump is refusing to concede the presidential election to Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as he and his campaign say questions over alleged voter fraud and ballots that should have been disqualified remain. Trump campaign senior advisor Jason Miller said that the word “concede” is “not even […]

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Cloaked in Pashtus

By Peri Wechsler / November 12, 2020 / 0 Comments

Hagaon Harav Dovid Feinstein zt”l, Rosh Yeshivas Tiferes Yerushalayim Y. Strauss Whoever was there to witness it will recall the moment fondly. Rav Shmuel Kamenetsky shlit”a stood at the podium in MetLife Stadium on that freezing day almost a year ago. The venerated Rosh Yeshivah was honored with being mesayem Shas and was about to […]

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Healthy Eats

By Peri Wechsler / November 5, 2020 / 0 Comments

Peanut Butter Cups Shaindel Steinberg When you’re craving something sweet, it’s easy to think that you need to squash that craving because of course, sweets are bad for you. But what if I told you that a little sweetness is actually good for you? Sometimes your blood sugar is low, or you want to end […]

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Free Money

By Peri Wechsler / November 5, 2020 / 0 Comments

Free Money! Ten Simple, Guaranteed Ways to Boost your Household Income Sara Richie wanted to help out financially beyond her regular balabusta contributions. Her husband’s business had recently been struggling, but as a stay-at-home mom Mrs. Richie’s options were quite limited. She sometimes dreamed that she’d find some kind of magical money tree, a way […]

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A Nation Divided

By Peri Wechsler / November 5, 2020 / 0 Comments

2020 Elections Results Duvid Berry Be patient. We are doing this as quickly and as thoroughly as we can. That’s the message election officials in a handful of key battleground states are sending the country, and the world, as one of the most contentious presidential elections in history hangs in the balance. The majority of […]

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School Lists 2020-2021

By Peri Wechsler / October 29, 2020 / 0 Comments

SCHOOL NAME SCHOOL ADDRESS MENAHEL TELEPHONE Bais Reuven Kamenitz 299 Monmouth Ave. Rabbi Gutfreund Rabbi Grozovsky 363-0579 Cheder Bais Yisroel 1 Southbell Ave. Rabbi M.Z. Feldman Rabbi Shaya Treff 813-4350 Cheder Bnei Torah 419 5th St. Rabbi Bursztyn 367-5508 Cheder Eitz Chaim 1483 East Spruce Rabbi Simcha Klein 276-1211 Cheder Tiferes Yisroel 1100 Cross Street […]

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Salad Time

By Peri Wechsler / October 29, 2020 / 0 Comments

Shawarma and Chickpea Salad Recipe by Mirel Freylich Photo by Chana Rivky Klein Although this salad has a lot of detail, the actual prep time is not too lengthy. Each component of this wonder-salad contributes to its outstanding outcome. Serve it with pita and you’ve got an exciting, wholesome dinner! Yield: 2–4 servings Ingredients: Salad: […]

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Closing Argument

By Peri Wechsler / October 29, 2020 / 0 Comments

Entering the home stretch of the presidential campaign, it’s becoming less and less of a question that the president is the underdog in this race. Poll after poll and projection after projection shows him behind Democratic nominee Joe Biden, with the conventional wisdom hardening and seemingly across the board. As of this writing, the RCP […]

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Fall Flavors

By Peri Wechsler / October 22, 2020 / 0 Comments

Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta The sweetness of the butternut squash complements the creamy sauce beautifully. Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 3 tablespoons oil 1 small butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and diced 1 zucchini, peeled and diced 1 tablespoon onion soup mix 1 tablespoon garlic powder 3/4 teaspoon salt 2 cups heavy cream 1 lb. pasta, cooked […]

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