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April 21, 2014

Andrew Silow-Carroll: Passoverkill? Suggestions to make next year's seders even more culturally sensitive

Sara Israelsen Hartley: Seeking the Divine: An ancient connection in a new context

Christine M. Flowers: Priest's execution in Syria should be call to action

Courtnie Erickson: How to help kids accept the poor decisions of others

Lizette Borreli: A Glass Of Milk A Day Keeps Knee Arthritis At Bay

Lizette Borreli: 5 Health Conditions Your Breath Knows Before You Do

The Kosher Gourmet by Betty Rosbottom Coconut Walnut Bars' golden brown morsels are a beautifully balanced delectable delight

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 Oct. 21, 2009/ 3 Mar-Cheshvan 5770

Just Asking

By Arnold Ahlert




http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | Just asking but:


  • Am I the only American who isn't particularly upset that five commanders of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guard Corps were killed by "terrorist" bombs? Does anyone else recall that the very same IRGC sent IEDs to Iraq to kill American troops? Pardon my political incorrectness, but good riddance to bad, bad rubbish.

  • Can someone explain why last month, the Empire State building was lit up in red and yellow to celebrate the 60th anniversary of communist China? One would think the slaughter of 40-70 million people by Mao Zedung, et al, is something to mourn, not celebrate. Those responsible, along with all of those who thought it was a good idea, ought to be ashamed of themselves.

  • Does anyone seriously believe it takes 1502 pages--the length of the current Senate health care bill--to "reform" health care? Something that long is far less about health care than it is about a corrupt Congress inserting "special" provisions that benefit individual Congressmen at the expense of the public. Tort reform? Nowhere to be found in this crap sandwich.

  • Is our health care future already here? According to the Florida's Sun-Sentinel, health officials in that state "are drawing up guidelines that recommend barring patients with incurable cancer, end-stage multiple sclerosis and other conditions from being admitted to hospitals if the state is overwhelmed by flu cases." The plan also "calls for doctors to remove patients with poor prognoses from ventilators to treat those who have better chances of surviving." Webster's definition of "triage:" the sorting of and allocation of treatment to patients and especially battle and disaster victims according to a system of priorities designed to maximize the number of survivors. The only relevant "battle" occurring is the one for the nation's soul, in order to mitigate the "disaster" of a Democratic party.

  • Is anyone really surprised that the Obama administration is doing its best to demonize Fox News? What other network would have exposed "truther" Van Jones, "Maoist admirer" Anita Dunn or the endemic corruption in ACORN? Fox's senior political analyst Brit Hume has it right on the money: "One wonders how our colleagues at CNN and elsewhere like being patted on the head and given the seal of approval by the White House," mused Hume. Good news: there will be 100 fewer heads to pat at the New York Times, where they are cutting that number of newsrooms jobs by the end of the year.

  • Can anyone other than a veteran, a current soldier or the family of a soldier even begin to imagine what it's like listening to the latest Obama administration excuse for delaying a decision regarding troop levels in Afghanistan? Ostensibly we have to wait until that country "settles its presidential election" first. Rep. Howard P. McKeon, ( R-Calif.) the ranking Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, cuts right through the b.s.: "Are the Taliban waiting for these results to be released before they attack our troops and Afghan civilians?"

  • Is there a more brain-dead philosophy than the "all cultures are equally valuable" nonsense that animates multiculturalism? According to Fox News, Somalian hard-core Islamist group al Shabaab is publicly whipping women for the "crime" of wearing a bra which they claim is a violation of Sharia law. The same group of thugs has banned movies, dancing at wedding ceremonies, and playing or watching soccer. They also amputated a foot and a hand from two young men accused of robbery. With regard to the women, perhaps this is what progressives mean when they talk about different "strokes" for different folks.

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Previously:


10/16/09:
Cost Projections vs. Actual Costs, or Hope and Change vs. Reality
10/14/09: News you can use …
10/07/09: Incremental Insidiousness
10/05/09: MIA: Common Sense and Common Decency
09/30/09: Iran: Bad Options and Unpreparedness
09/21/09: Crying Racism: the Last Refuge of Scoundrels
09/11/09: 9/11 Cannot Be Sanitized
09/08/09: ‘Truthers’ and Consequences
09/01/09: A ‘Paper Trail’ Challenge for the Mainstream Media
08/31/09: Drowning in Amorality
08/26/09: The Republican Recovery Program

© 2009, Arnold Ahlert

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