Built Differently

By Peri Wechsler / July 6, 2023 / 0 Comments

The Contractors Group Is Building Up the Community M. Brejt Contractors live by the seat of their pants. That’s the first thing I hear from Pinny Braun when we set up a time to speak. Contractors’ lives are hectic as they run from one thing to the next, keeping the pulse of a thousand different […]

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A Natural Fit

By Peri Wechsler / June 29, 2023 / 0 Comments

Meet Dr. Josh Schwarzbaum, CHEMED Physician and New Director of Hatzolah of Central Jersey A young mother sat anxiously in the CHEMED office, a wave of terrifying thoughts gripping her and threatening to plunge her frazzled nerves into outright panic. She had held off on calling Hatzolah, but she couldn’t help worrying over whether she […]

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Collective Change

By Peri Wechsler / June 22, 2023 / 0 Comments

It’s a year after Nekadesh. What does the world look like today? R. Silver Employees are demanding filters on their computers. Users are dialing from flip phones instead of iPhones. Mothers are tucking their cells out of sight for suppertime. Acquaintances are asking, “Do you text?” instead of saying, “I’ll text you.” Societal changes are […]

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Dr. Isaac Perle

By Peri Wechsler / June 15, 2023 / 0 Comments

Lasting Impact A Conversation with Dr. Isaac Perle M. Brejt A few months ago, I woke up in excruciating pain. I desperately needed an emergency dentist appointment but couldn’t get a slot in any of the practices I called. Then someone suggested Dr. Perle. To my surprise, Dr. Perle himself picked up the phone and […]

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Magan Avraham

By Peri Wechsler / June 8, 2023 / 0 Comments

Two-Wheel Drive Magen Avrohom Invites Kids to Come Along for the Ride Hadassah Grunbaum It’s all children are talking about these days. The organization that has been a game changer for so many young adults battling eating disorders is changing the game with a revolutionary raffle that has got classrooms in Lakewood rolling with excitement. […]

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Sar V’Gadol Nafal B’Yisrael

By Peri Wechsler / June 1, 2023 / 0 Comments

Klal Yisrael Mourns the Petirah of the Gadol Hador Rav Gershon Edelstein Zt”l Y. Strauss He was a giant in Torah, learning, and teaching thousands of talmidim. He was a link in a glorious chain, a bridge to the gadlus of previous doros. He was a bulwark of yiras Shamayim, maintaining a temimus and purity […]

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Mesikus Hatorah

By Peri Wechsler / May 30, 2023 / 0 Comments

Continuous Chain No schmoozing. No breaks. No distractions. Uninterrupted study. The ultimate in learning. It’s the power of retzifus. Interest on interest Developed in the 17th century, compounded interest earns interest on interest.   Retzifus learning is often compared to this ancient formula. Instead of yielding *proportionate returns, the method brings exponential growth. As one […]

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By Peri Wechsler / May 11, 2023 / 0 Comments

The RCCS Test: How Well Do You Know Us? Ruchama Schnaidman RCCS helps people with cancer, right? Right. But what does “help” even mean? You’ve heard of RCCS. You may even know someone who has been helped by RCCS. But how well do you know RCCS? RCCS and a cancer diagnosis are synonymous. It’s not […]

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Rav Meir Hershkowitz Zt”l

By Peri Wechsler / May 4, 2023 / 0 Comments

With Single-Minded Devotion A Tribute to Rav Meir Hershkowitz Zt”l, Rosh Yeshivas Bais Binyomin Stamford Y. Strauss The group of talmidim that returned from Eretz Yisrael found themselves facing a new reality. They had left Lakewood to accompany their beloved and revered rosh yeshivah to his final resting place, escorting the aron as it was […]

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A Story of Hope

By Peri Wechsler / April 27, 2023 / 0 Comments

I sat beside Nechama’s hospital bed, my head in my hands. I wasn’t sad, scared, or upset. I was numb. There was a surrealism to the situation that my mind couldn’t process. Doctors and nurses buzzed in and out of the room, hovered over my daughter, and conferred with bent heads and hushed tones, but […]

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