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Making Parnassah Affordable

Sara Schenirer’s Initiative to Make Higher Education Accessible Shira Perlstein Chani Reiss* grew up in Lakewood and dreamed of becoming an ABA therapist. Dassi, her older sister, was an accountant, but Chani was looking for an opportunity to work with children on the spectrum and support a husband in kollel for as long as possible. …

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Broccoli Crumb Salad

Recipe, styling, and photography by Mirel Freylich Besides their great taste, cabbage salads are great for their long fridge life. Just make sure to pick out the nuts before storing. Yield: 3 servings Ingredients: Salad: 1 small sweet potato, peeled and cubed 2 tablespoons oil ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon pepper 2 cups purple cabbage …

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There’s Nothing Boring In It

Why Subscribing to the Circle Is An Incredible Investment for Your Kids Chani Kahan Only a busy housewife understands. The kids keep changing their minds about whether they want chicken or kugel. Erev Shabbos music is still blasting from the counter, and you’re making mental notes every five minutes to remember to put the player …

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Tuition Relief

Granted Activists’ Attempts to Gain Government Funding for Schools Tuition costs have been an unbearable burden on private-school households everywhere. Is there an end in sight? Dina Steinberg It’s a problem that has affected our community for years, eating away at many a family’s financial security and menuchas hanefesh. While we appreciate the privilege inherent …

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Pathways To Parenting

Treating Children as the Individuals They Are I recently received a phone call, like many before it, in which a young man who is a top student in yeshivah shared with me that he finds that in school, there are two types of people: those who follow all the rules and those who were a …

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Blueberry Limonana

Stupendously refreshing, this drink will hit the spot in any setting. Yield: 8–10 servings Ingredients: 1 cup frozen blueberries, defrosted 5 cups cold water, divided 1 cup sugar 1 cup boiling water 1 cup fresh lemon juice or juice of 2–3 lemons Mint leaves Ice cubes Directions: Place blueberries and ¼ cup water into a …

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Dr. Pearl Herzog

A Heart for History, an Eye for Eternity Penina Nussbaum The experiences, relationships, and accomplishments of Pearl Herzog and her family offer a unique appreciation of and glimpse into the journeys of Am Yisrael in the 20th century. Her name may be familiar from various publications or from around Lakewood, where she has lived for …

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Berry Blend Galette

Recipe by Chaya Ruchie Schwartz Styling and photography by Chay Berger This stunning and delicious dessert can literally be prepared in minutes with no mixer in sight! It’s my new go-to dessert when I’m having company. Yield: 6 servings Ingredients: Dough: 1 ½ cups flour 1 tablespoon sugar ¼ teaspoon salt 1 stick plus 1 …

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White House News

Top story Democrats Preparing for Brawl over Filibuster With Republicans having used the filibuster to block the creation of a commission to investigate the Jan. 6th riot at the US Capitol and set to use further filibusters to block multiple pieces of legislation important to liberals this month, Democrats are preparing for a major fight …

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Inflation and Investing

Mrs. Steiner, a middle-aged almanah, had “nechasim da’agos.” The life insurance payout she’d received after her husband’s petirah was still sitting in a cash account, earning nothing. While she’d been too numb to think about this during the aveilus, it was time to face reality. That pot, which had to last until 120, wasn’t even …

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