Chol Hamoed Guide

By Peri Wechsler / September 27, 2023 / 0 Comments

Chol Hamoed Sukkos Trip Guide Please note: Stay safe and have fun! The Voice does not take responsibility for any errors listed below or the kashrus of any establishment. Special for Chol Hamo’ed Sukkos 5784 Carnival sponsored by Kollel Ner Avrohom (Dr. Roberts) Details: Nosh and prize giveaways, circus show, Chicago Boys, the Rope Warriors, […]

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Power of Three

By Peri Wechsler / September 21, 2023 / 0 Comments

From the Machzor’s Pages Its pages are curled with age, letters rippled with previous years’ tears. Or maybe they’re new—crisp leaves, jet-black, pure white. The machzor holds our secret moments. It catches our desperate supplications, our hushed awe and wonderment, our prayerful whispers of longing for connection. In this piece, some of the people you’ve […]

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The Ultimate Simchah

By Peri Wechsler / September 14, 2023 / 0 Comments

“Sisu v’simchu b’simchas haTorah…”The words whirl around you, whispering promises of the simchah a life of Torah brings. You sing along, giving expression to your belief that Torah brings the ultimate simchah. But you wonder, How? How does Torah bring a life of simchah? How does it happen? How can I tap into that higher, […]

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The Highest Standard

By Peri Wechsler / September 7, 2023 / 0 Comments

Old-Time Ideals, New-Age Enhancements As the food market shifts dramatically, the old is renewed and KCL steps up to the plate Elisheva Braun Facilitating the highest level of kashrus for Lakewood’s discerning consumers has been KCL’s mission for over 30 years. Today, the hechsher brings updates and upgrades to accommodate its rapidly expanding consumer base. […]

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Between The Textbook Lines

By Peri Wechsler / August 31, 2023 / 0 Comments

The Curriculum Conundrum Can we educate our children without sacrificing their chinuch? M. Brejt Twenty lines in the science textbook have been Wited-Out since they state that the world is billions of years old. A novel is set in the Holocaust years but the protagonists are not frum. A history curriculum focuses on the greatness […]

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No Child Left Behind

By Peri Wechsler / August 24, 2023 / 0 Comments

Stopping at Nothing Rabbi Dr. Yosef Shimon (Joel) Rosenshein advocates for Klal Yisrael’s children Elisheva Braun A few years ago, a Russian family called me. Their seventh-grade daughter, Sara*, was being kicked out of her school, and there was no room for negotiation. Mr. Roth*, its director, is the grandson of my dear friend who […]

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Making the Workplace Work

By Peri Wechsler / August 17, 2023 / 0 Comments

Exploring challenges and opportunities at the workplace A Two-Part Series Part 1: All in a Day’s Work Elisheva Braun Keyboards click, phones ring, and a low hum of voices drift out from the kitchenette. From daybreak to lunch break to late afternoon, desktops glow and coffees flow as the buzz of business fills the air. […]

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To Serve Those Who Serve

By Peri Wechsler / August 11, 2023 / 0 Comments

Elisheva Braun The steaming forest drips sweat from every leaf and branch. Spiders the size of dinner plates string themselves between trees, and the undergrowth hums with the songs of a million insects. A young ben Torah hurries through the woods. Stone-faced soldiers, M-16s held ready, march before and behind him. Suddenly, from between the […]

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The Voice of Singles

By Peri Wechsler / August 3, 2023 / 0 Comments

Is Our Attitude Contributing to the Shidduch Crisis? Chani Juravel LCSW We’re all read so many discussions, articles, and op-eds on the topic of singles in our community. I’m not weighing in with my opinions or analysis; I have none, because when it comes to people, there’s no one-size-fits-all answer, insight, or piece of advice. […]

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Tannersville and Hunter Mountain

By Peri Wechsler / July 28, 2023 / 0 Comments

Compiled and photographed by Sarah Einhorn of BeenThereDoneThatTrips.com Hunter Mountain is a popular vacation destination in New York. The elevation of the town of Hunter is over 1,500 feet, and neighboring Tannersville is at an elevation of 1,900 feet. I am often asked for a vacation destination not too far from a minyan and kosher […]

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