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: Have you ever heard of an automobile named the Flyer? The car was made maybe 100 years ago. -- J.L., Jacksonville, Fla.

A: I have heard of it, but I have never seen one. The Flyer was built by Flyer Motor Car Co. in Mount Clemens, Mich., from 1913 to 1914. It was a small car with a wheelbase of 100 inches. Its Monobloc 4-cylinder, water-cooled motor had a die-cast aluminum jacket, or outer housing.

Q: At a yard sale I bought a box of books, including a book of poetry published in the mid-1800s. In the book was a letter written by a young lady. She wrote that she was excited about going away to college and was the first female in the family to do so, and possibly the first female in the community to seek an advanced education. She also said she was going to be in the first group of students attending this college. The letter was dated 1851. I can't make out the name of the college. Although her handwriting is impeccable, the paper has many dark spots. The name looks like Buckleyweed. Can you name the college for me? -- D.J.L., Corpus Christi, Texas

A: I'm thinking she may have attended Barleywood Female University, a short-lived women's college in Rochester, N.Y., that was associated with the University of Rochester, a men's college.

The men's college opened in 1850, and the following year it was decided an institution for women was needed. Barleywood, also informally known as Rochester Female College, opened in 1852.

By 1853, the women's college ran into financial troubles and was forced to close. Over the years, several unsuccessful attempts were made to reopen the college or start a new female-only college. In 1898, the University of Rochester became fully coeducational.

Q: I came across several record albums of my teenage heartthrob Engelbert Humperdinck. Whatever became of him? -- M.K.S., Doylestown, Pa.

A: Engelbert Humperdinck is a British pop singer born in 1936. In his early years, he struggled finding the success to which he aspired. He met up with an old friend and manager of Tom Jones who suggested he drop his birth name (Arnold George Dorsey) and go with something catchier. (Engelbert Humperdinck was the 19th-century composer of such operas as "Hansel and Gretel.") Humperdinck's friend also arranged a deal for him with Decca Records. He later legally changed his name to his stage name.

Humperdinck continues to perform and record. In 1964, he married Patricia Healey. The last I heard, they have four children and nine grandchildren.

Q: My husband and I are retiring at the end of the year. We will be buying an RV and beginning our exploration of this great nation. On the growing list of places to visit is Glacial Lakes State Park in Minnesota. Near the park is a town named Starbuck. I like the name; can you tell me its origin? -- P.W., Knoxville, Tenn.

A: The town was formed in the 1880s. Many folks will tell you the town was named after Stabekk, Norway. But according to another source, the town was named after William H. Starbuck, director of the railroad going through the community. There is yet another story that the oxen used to help build the railroad were named Star and Buck. According to the 2010 census, about 1,300 people call Starbuck home.


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