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

Stump Mr. Know-It-All

By Gary Lee Clothier

http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | Q: In a novel taking place in Australia, a reference was made to "boomers." I think they were kangaroos. Is this a nickname for them? -- R.B., Bozeman, Mont.

A: A boomer is a male kangaroo while a flyer is a female. When they mate, they have a joey. A group of kangaroos is a mob.

Q: There is a link between Michelangelo, Galileo and Sir Isaac Newton. Do you know what it is? -- J.J., New Roads, La.

A: The only link I know among the three is their birth and death years. In 1564, Michelangelo died and Galileo was born. Galileo died in 1642, the year Newton was born.

DID YOU KNOW? Elizabeth Taylor and her two-time husband Richard Burton appeared together on stage in a 1983 revival of Noel Coward's "Private Lives."

Q: What is the real name of the ship on the TV show "The Love Boat"? -- E.C., Vancouver, Wash.

A: It was a Princess Cruises cruise liner named Pacific Princess. The ship was sold for scrap in 2013.

Q: I have heard of the World's Longest Yard Sale. It stretches something like 50 miles. Can you tell me when and where this sale is located? -- J.E., New Bern, N.C.

A: The World's Longest Yard Sale originated in Jamestown, Tenn., in 1987 as a way to get travelers onto the highway U.S. 127. Over the years, the sale has grown and now stretches 690 miles, from five miles north of Addison, Mich., to Gadsden, Ala. There are more than 2,000 vendors along the way. The event starts the first Thursday of August and runs through the following Sunday. This year the dates are Aug. 7-10. For more information, visit 127YardSale.com.

Q: Besides being an inventor, Alexander Graham Bell was also one of the founders of the National Geographic Society. I know he wrote several articles, but my searches for them have come up with nothing. Can you help? -- W.A., Shawsheen Village, Mass.

A: Look up the articles by the author H.A. Largelamb, Bell's pen name, which is an anagram of A. Graham Bell.

Q: On segments of "The Muppet Show," there were two old male puppets who sit in box seats and criticize the show. What are their names? -- P.L., Palmdale, Calif.

A: They are two of my favorites, Statler and Waldorf. Statler is the taller, thinner puppet who sits on the right. Jim Henson was the original voice of Waldorf.

Q. What does the "J" stand for in the cartoon character Homer J. Simpson? -- B.C.D., Mesa, Ariz.

A: During one episode, Homer realized he didn't know his middle name, so he went to a hippie hideout where his mother once lived and found a mural she painted of him with his full name -- Homer Jay Simpson.

Q: Hey, Mr. Know-It-All, I have a riddle for you. If a man came into town on Friday, stayed two days and left on Friday, how long was he there? -- J.E.M., Statesville, N.C.

A: He was there two days; his horse was named Friday.

Q: Where did the Kansas City Chiefs of the NFL call home prior to moving to Kansas City? -- O.C., Exeter, R.I.

A: In 1960, the American Football League fielded a team named the Dallas Texans. In 1963, the franchise moved to Kansas City and adopted a new name. In 1970, the Kansas City Chiefs joined the NFL.

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