In this issue

Jonathan Tobin: Defending the Right to a Jewish State

Heather Hale: Compliment your kids without giving them big heads

Megan Shauri: 10 ways you are ruining your own happiness

Carolyn Bigda: 8 Best Dividend Stocks for 2015

Kiplinger's Personal Finance editors: 7 Things You Didn't Know About Paying Off Student Loans

Samantha Olson: The Crucial Mistake 55% Of Parents Are Making At Their Baby's Bedtime

Densie Well, Ph.D., R.D. Open your eyes to yellow vegetables

The Kosher Gourmet by Megan Gordon With its colorful cache of purples and oranges and reds, COLLARD GREEN SLAW is a marvelous mood booster --- not to mention just downright delish
April 18, 2014

Rabbi Yonason Goldson: Clarifying one of the greatest philosophical conundrums in theology

Caroline B. Glick: The disappearance of US will

Megan Wallgren: 10 things I've learned from my teenagers

Lizette Borreli: Green Tea Boosts Brain Power, May Help Treat Dementia

John Ericson: Trying hard to be 'positive' but never succeeding? Blame Your Brain

The Kosher Gourmet by Julie Rothman Almondy, flourless torta del re (Italian king's cake), has royal roots, is simple to make, . . . but devour it because it's simply delicious

April 14, 2014

Rabbi Dr Naftali Brawer: Passover frees us from the tyranny of time

Greg Crosby: Passing Over Religion

Eric Schulzke: First degree: How America really recovered from a murder epidemic

Georgia Lee: When love is not enough: Teaching your kids about the realities of adult relationships

Cameron Huddleston: Freebies for Your Lawn and Garden

Gordon Pape: How you can tell if your financial adviser is setting you up for potential ruin

Dana Dovey: Up to 500,000 people die each year from hepatitis C-related liver disease. New Treatment Has Over 90% Success Rate

Justin Caba: Eating Watermelon Can Help Control High Blood Pressure

The Kosher Gourmet by Joshua E. London and Lou Marmon Don't dare pass over these Pesach picks for Manischewitz!

April 11, 2014

Rabbi Hillel Goldberg: Silence is much more than golden

Caroline B. Glick: Forgetting freedom at Passover

Susan Swann: How to value a child for who he is, not just what he does

Cameron Huddleston: 7 Financial Tasks You Should Tackle Right Now

Sandra Block and Lisa Gerstner: How to Profit From Your Passion

Susan Scutti: A Simple Blood Test Might Soon Diagnose Cancer

Chris Weller: Have A Slow Metabolism? Let Science Speed It Up For You

The Kosher Gourmet by Diane Rossen Worthington Whitefish Terrine: A French take on gefilte fish

April 9, 2014

Jonathan Tobin: Why Did Kerry Lie About Israeli Blame?

Samuel G. Freedman: A resolution 70 years later for a father's unsettling legacy of ashes from Dachau

Jessica Ivins: A resolution 70 years later for a father's unsettling legacy of ashes from Dachau

Kim Giles: Asking for help is not weakness

Kathy Kristof and Barbara Hoch Marcus: 7 Great Growth Israeli Stocks

Matthew Mientka: How Beans, Peas, And Chickpeas Cleanse Bad Cholesterol and Lowers Risk of Heart Disease

Sabrina Bachai: 5 At-Home Treatments For Headaches

The Kosher Gourmet by Daniel Neman Have yourself a matzo ball: The secrets bubby never told you and recipes she could have never imagined

April 8, 2014

Lori Nawyn: At Your Wit's End and Back: Finding Peace

Susan B. Garland and Rachel L. Sheedy: Strategies Married Couples Can Use to Boost Benefits

David Muhlbaum: Smart Tax Deductions Non-Itemizers Can Claim

Jill Weisenberger, M.S., R.D.N., C.D.E : Before You Lose Your Mental Edge

Dana Dovey: Coffee Drinkers Rejoice! Your Cup Of Joe Can Prevent Death From Liver Disease

Chris Weller: Electric 'Thinking Cap' Puts Your Brain Power Into High Gear

The Kosher Gourmet by Marlene Parrish A gift of hazelnuts keeps giving --- for a variety of nutty recipes: Entree, side, soup, dessert

April 4, 2014

Rabbi David Gutterman: The Word for Nothing Means Everything

Charles Krauthammer: Kerry's folly, Chapter 3

Amy Peterson: A life of love: How to build lasting relationships with your children

John Ericson: Older Women: Save Your Heart, Prevent Stroke Don't Drink Diet

John Ericson: Why 50 million Americans will still have spring allergies after taking meds

Cameron Huddleston: Best and Worst Buys of April 2014

Stacy Rapacon: Great Mutual Funds for Young Investors

Sarah Boesveld: Teacher keeps promise to mail thousands of former students letters written by their past selves

The Kosher Gourmet by Sharon Thompson Anyone can make a salad, you say. But can they make a great salad? (SECRETS, TESTED TECHNIQUES + 4 RECIPES, INCLUDING DRESSINGS)

April 2, 2014

Paul Greenberg: Death and joy in the spring

Dan Barry: Should South Carolina Jews be forced to maintain this chimney built by Germans serving the Nazis?

Mayra Bitsko: Save me! An alien took over my child's personality

Frank Clayton: Get happy: 20 scientifically proven happiness activities

Susan Scutti: It's Genetic! Obesity and the 'Carb Breakdown' Gene

Lecia Bushak: Why Hand Sanitizer May Actually Harm Your Health

Stacy Rapacon: Great Funds You Can Own for $500 or Less

Cameron Huddleston: 7 Ways to Save on Home Decor

The Kosher Gourmet by Steve Petusevsky Exploring ingredients as edible-stuffed containers (TWO RECIPES + TIPS & TECHINQUES)

Jewish World Review

Ask Mr. Know-It-All

By Gary Lee Clothier

http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | Q: How many runners participated in the first Boston Marathon? -- R.W. Peoria, Ill.

A: The Boston Marathon is the world's oldest annual marathon. It started in 1897, with only 18 men competing, 10 finished the race. The winner was John J. McDermott, who finished in two hours, 55 minutes, 10 seconds. The current record was set in 2011 by Kenyan Geoffrey Mutai, who ran it in two hours, three minutes, two seconds -- which is also the fastest marathon ever. In 2013, nearly 27,000 entered the race.

Q: Is there a name for the piece of jewelry people insert into a piercing under their lips? -- J.K., Brazoria, Texas

A: It's a labret. It comes from the Latin word "labrum," meaning "lip."

Q: Were show business personalities Henry Morgan and Harry Morgan brothers? -- E.P., Mesa, Ariz.

A: I'll let you figure out this one: Henry Morgan was born on March 31, 1915, in New York City. A few days later, on April 10, 1915, Harry Morgan was born in Detroit. At birth, Henry Morgan was known as Henry Lerner Von Ost Jr., while Harry Morgan was Harry Bratsburg.

Henry Morgan was a radio comedian and quiz show panelist. Harry Morgan, who originally billed himself as Henry Morgan but changed his name because of the other Henry Morgan, went on to star on television and the big screen.

Q: I have three questions about one of America's greatest playwrights, Tennessee Williams: Is Tennessee his given name? What college did he attend? When did he die? -- F.L., Richmond, Ill.

A: Thomas Lanier Williams III was born in Columbus, Miss., on March 26, 1911. He attended the University of Missouri and Washington University in St. Louis; he received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Iowa in 1938. He then moved to New Orleans, where he changed his name to Tennessee. Despite tremendous success in his life, he struggled with depression and drug and alcohol addiction. He choked to death on a pill bottle cap on Feb. 24, 1983, at his residence at the Hotel Elysee in New York City.

Q: Back in the 1950s, there was a puppet hound dog on TV that sang a chocolate commercial. What was the name of the dog? How about the chocolate? -- H.C., Marion, Va.

A: Oh, I can still hear the jingle today, "N-E-S-T-L-E-S, Nestle's makes the very best CH-A-A-A--KLUT," and then there was the distinctive snapping of the jaws that every kid had to imitate to end the commercial. The dog's name was Farfel.

Q: The name "The Flying Graysons" keeps coming to mind. I assume they are from a circus act I saw as a kid. Do you know anything about them? -- C.J.A., Sanford, Maine

A: The Flying Graysons died in a trapeze accident in the Haley Circus. Don't worry, though, they are fictional -- they were the parents of Dick Grayson, better known as Robin, the Boy Wonder, who is the sidekick to Batman.

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