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

The Village Idiot by Jim Mullen Archives

I don't want my heirs to end up owing money after my estate sale

Dead mall walking

YOLO: You Only Live Once


We are addicted to the word 'addicted'

Rock of Ages

The myth of clean underwear

Lawyers and their labels

Pay it backwards

Killjoy scientists and their zero-second rule

Clean-up on aisle 380

America's got chutzpah

Nature abhors a vacuum cleaner

Customer disservice survey

Air apparent

Cleanliness is next to . . . impossible

Words fail me

The outlet maul

Learner's permit to kill

IGTOFT (I'm Getting Too Old For This)

It's time to play 'Senior Jeopardy'

I brake for junk

When you care enough to send the very . . . worst

The Glutton-Free Diet

If we can put a man on the moon ...

'Messy,' modern non-problems

How to make a 20-minute meal in just 3 hours

Bargaining rights (and wrongs)

What's that funny smell?

Dear Sir or Madam

One bad turn deserves another

The heartache of Male Fatigue Syndrome

"Waiting for Dr. Godot

"CSI: Mayberry," maybe

Meet our teenage advice columnist


How lazy can we get?

You've got mail. Two tons of it

You had me at 'mass murderer'

The unhandy man

I approve this ad

City bumpkins

Card counters

Unreal estate


A county fairy tale

How corny can you get?

Stock market guru will work for food

Flunking a blood test

State of the Reunion

Under the dumb

Houseguests: Threat or menace?

Lawn and order

What's wrong with soccer

Age comes in on little crow's feet


Whine connoisseurs

The evolution of food

Driving Miss Crazy

Turns out the egg came first

I signed what?

I-signs of spring


You've been invited to an antisocial


Halt, who dates there?

Do men get womenopause?

Putting the fun back in dysfunctional

And the loser is ... us

How long has your mom been on TV?

The longest holiday

Those kids today!

The top ten Top Ten Lists

A picture's worth a thousand kilobytes

TV or not TV, that is the question

Class, but not least

The new gets old faster and faster

The Big Apple vs the Crab Apple


A vegetable too far

Drop him before you shop

I put a spell check on you

Who wears the sweatpants in this house?

Shoes wisely, grasshopper



It's cryogenics time again

Live long and prosper

Throwing a fit


My trashing picking doesn't leave me rich, just dingy and ridiculed


PSST! Wanna know a secret?

Killing me with kisses

Taste never takes a vacation

Computer talk is cheap

Please, invade my privacy

Why I hate my Facebook friends

Spotty training

TV or not TV

Plan the marriage, not the wedding

Algebra comes in handy

You are what you plant

Fasten your bucket-list seat belt

The Museum of Modern Body Art

Not at home on the range


My Little Pony cookbook

Musings on the mutability of time

The envelope, please!

The car of the future

Where's Gutenberg when you need him?

You are what you watch

Today's special: Cacophony, with a side order of the flu

His and her movies

WARNING: The local gym may be hazardous to your health

The Starbucks Gap

Meat-free holiday about as happy as a heart attack

All I don't want is another gadget

We went to the fiscal cliff and all i got was this stupid t-shirt

Some years, you just want to stay home

The first Thanksgiving family feud

Spamming the globe

Suburban mall is an endangered species

Worthless heist: Only in the world fine arts

The debate debate

Looking for a shortcut to penury? Buy a car

The pros and cons of a chicken tattoo

Does saying 'no' make us bad grandparents?

Crying 'foul' over ballpark proposals

College loans and job-search groans

That buzzing you hear is the sound of time flying

Too much of anything can get annoying

Five billionth in line for the throne

WARNING! This article may cause drowsiness

The mail and email of the species

Jotting down the un-bucket list

Bees deliver stinging fashion critique

Have a tissue issue? Help is a phone call away

My guy's guys are better than your guy's guys

Divorce, Facebook style

Millionaires are a dime a dozen

What not to name the baby

Technology is a wonderful thing -- when it works

A bad case of the wedding bill blues

Of cupcakes, teenage moms and crazy nuptials


Rolling Stoned

Caterwauling over death of books is premature

Ask your doctor if this column is right for you

Could shopping be any more inconvenient?

Thanks for the lack of memories

Help wanted: Teenage life coach with all the answers

Sorry, wrinkles are not legal proof of age

Dead mice tell no tales


Should bad behavior be rewarded?

The perplexing problems of the rich and famous

Do these glasses make my gut look big?

More expensive by the dozen

In one year and out the other

Thank heaven it's Black Friday

Planning for the long term ---- tomorrow


The Seven Secrets of Success

It's tough living off the gridIt's tough living off the grid

How not to clean the houseIt's tough living off the grid

The yellow badge of cowardice

Any way you slice it

Home sweet homeschooling

Don't Head for the Borders

Money ball

Golf and death go hand in hand

Tune in, turn off, unplug

The radar curtain

Is Steve Jobs clouding my privacy?

The gift of garbage

Johnny Intern, Ph.D.

Twenty-foot fences make good neighbors

You must remember this…

TV experts and real news

Hey caller, where's the fire?

My sad cushy life

Pacemaker, don't you mess around with me

Big Brother is skinny

Flight of the snowbirds

This HDTV needs child support

Dear Future: Where's the dome?

Not so elementary, my dear Watson

A vacation revolution

Your call is very unimportant to us

Life: There's no app for that

Bam! Practical kitchen magic

Poisoning myself

Ban Huck Finn in schools --- even the sanitized version!

$38,000 for traffic and weather updates

2011 Predictions: Nostradamus was a hack

2010: A year of annoying junk

Why do bad things happen to stupid people?

Moving on from movie theaters

Money never sleeps, but it does pass out

President Trump kept it classy

Stalking your college kid won't change a thing

Putting my life in ‘Jeopardy’

Mo' government, mo' problems


Dressed for excess

Expert tease

The mysteries of Jersey

‘You are a toilet, where am I?’

Don't we all cheat at the game of life?

What happens when I forget where Google is?

Don't let the doorman hit you on the way out

Picasso fiasco

Purple (hair) ‘Daze’

Let me hear your body talk

Working from work

Babies deserve clean restrooms, too

3-year-old bear-killers are a thing of the past

Money-making ideas on the fly

Collecting and hoarding

Chain of fools

Please come pick up your acting awards, ESPN commentators, you've earned them

You've been superpoked by the U.S. gov't

e-Readin', e-Writin' and e-Rithmatic

A pose by any other name

Warning: Column contains 2010 spoilers

‘He loves only gold, only gold’

Think about direction, wonder why …

Flushing your money down a diamond-studded toilet

More like ‘wack’ Friday

The good, the ad and the ugly

The desert of the real

Let books be large and in charge

I was insulting people way before the Internet

GPS drill sergeant: Left, right, left!

Butterfly in the sky, you make winds go twice as high

Music to my ears it's not

You don't light up my life

Fair or not: Country living is far from ‘Little House’

A parable for the ‘ages’

Top 100 Cable news stories of the century

Green dumb

A developing story

Thinking outside the lunch box

What's good for the goose is good for the scanner

Newspapers will survive, but network TV?

A really big show of generation gaps

When pigs flu

The reports of our decline have been greatly exaggerated

Mergers and admonitions

Invest in gold: little, yellow, different

Stuck in Folsom Penthouse

Collecting karma

Setting loose the creative ‘juice’

It's all in the numbers

You're damaging your brain with practical skills

The real rat pack

The unspeakable luxury of the Park-O-Matic

Gross-ery shopping