Vocation in a Vacuum

By Peri Wechsler / February 29, 2024 / 0 Comments

With not enough role models or mentors, the working yeshivah’man gets lost in the climb Mattis Welik Recently, there was a work-related gathering that left many erliche Yidden in my industry confused. There are many such gatherings throughout the year, and these events are organized and attended by a supermajority of frum people. Nevertheless, the […]

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Firecracker Salmon

By Peri Wechsler / February 22, 2024 / 0 Comments

Enjoy this salmon recipe with an incredible sauce that combines sweet and spicy ingredients for an easy, delicious dinner. Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 3 cloves garlic, chopped ¼ cup olive oil ¼ cup low-sodium soy sauce 2½ tablespoons brown sugar 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper 1 tablespoon sriracha sauce 1 teaspoon black pepper ½ teaspoon […]

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Chopped Deli Sandwich

By Peri Wechsler / February 15, 2024 / 0 Comments

Recipe, styling, and photography by Faigy Murray When I first saw this, I thought, Why would someone want to ruin a perfectly good deli sandwich? But I kept seeing it again and again, until I decided to try it for myself. Now I get it. Chopping everything up really brings out the flavors. As an […]

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Shas Chabura

By Peri Wechsler / February 8, 2024 / 0 Comments

How to Achieve Success, Simchah, and Satisfaction in Your Learning—Guaranteed Peretz Baruch Eichler Do you feel a lack of satisfaction and simchah in your learning due to a lack of comprehension of the sugya? Do you feel that you quickly forget what you are learning? Do you feel that even if you review your learning, […]

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Hot Maple-Pecan Lava Cake

By Peri Wechsler / February 1, 2024 / 0 Comments

Featuring a maple-pecan pie topping, this runny, layered lava cake is loaded with warm winter flavors. Yield: 9 servings Ingredients: 3 eggs ½ cup sugar ½ cup maple syrup ½ cup oil, divided ¼ cup pareve milk 1 cup ground pecans 1 cup chopped pecans 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons vanilla sugar ¼ cup […]

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The View from the Driver’s Seat

By Peri Wechsler / January 25, 2024 / 0 Comments

The Other Side of the Shidduch Crisis Akiva Weiss I’m going to have to do this again. Shlomo pulls up outside the house and exchanges a polite goodbye with the girl in the passenger seat. He dutifully waits as she heads inside, but he already knows what her answer is going to be. During the […]

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On the Slopes

By Peri Wechsler / January 18, 2024 / 0 Comments

On the Slopes Ski Resorts in Pennsylvania Compiled by Sarah Einhorn of BeenThereDoneThatTrips.com Ski resorts are a great choice for a midwinter trip that’s relatively local. Even if you don’t ski, many ski resorts have snow tubing or other activities on site as well. As a rule, I write only about places I’ve visited. This […]

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Israel News

By Peri Wechsler / January 11, 2024 / 0 Comments

Tensions with Hezbollah Grow as Gaza War Enters Low-Intensity Phase A senior Hezbollah commander was killed in Lebanon in the second recent assassination by Israel of a terrorist leader there. The action has shown that Israel is willing to target Iran-backed forces across the border while avoiding an all-out war. His killing has not triggered […]

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Beef Taquitos

By Peri Wechsler / January 4, 2024 / 0 Comments

These corn tortillas rolled up with delicious spiced ground beef were a home-run dinner that was enjoyed by my whole family. Yield: 12–14 tortillas Ingredients: 1½ teaspoons oil, plus more for coating 1 onion, chopped 1 teaspoon chopped garlic 1 pound ground beef 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder ½ teaspoon chili powder […]

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Israel News

By Peri Wechsler / December 28, 2023 / 0 Comments

War Can Take Months as Fighting on Seven Fronts Continues IDF chief of staff Lieutenant General Herzi Halevi on Tuesday said that it could take months to arrest or kill Hamas’s top leaders and “many months” to finish fighting Hamas. Halevi implied that he recognized the broader diplomatic and political context will not allow a […]

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