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 Dec. 28, 2011/ 2 Teves, 5772

Looking Back at 2011

By Ron Hart

http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | This usually elicits many e-mails, but I am going to do it again anyway, here is my annual look back at the year:

1. Our military ended Bill Clinton's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy this year to little fanfare. There has been no fighting or rancor in the Army barracks to date, yet the real test will be when Glee is on the same night as the Alabama-LSU national championship football game.

2. Many in the black community, including BET's Tavis Smiley, blasted Obama for not being sensitive to African-Americans. To make matters worse, when he came back from Martha's Vineyard to make amends at a Congressional Black Caucus cocktail party, Obama kept handing his empty cocktail glass to Maxine Waters.

3. Dick Cheney hit all media outlets promoting his memoir. He miscalculated one appearance on MSNBC where he felt he would be greeted as a liberator.

4. Approval numbers are not good for Obama. Yet, after watching the first few GOP Presidential candidate's debates he sent a text upstairs to Michele Obama in their bedroom and told her she could stop packing.

5. Obama had his campaign conduct an online $5 raffle; the winner got a dinner with him. Second prize was a dinner and a speech.

6. Obama angered Native Americans, but agreed to make it up to them. He pledged to address the issue that is most hurting our Native Americans, card counting.

7. California, with businesses leaving the state over taxes saw unemployment over 12%. With free internet porn and an AIDS scare, the adult film industry has slowed down, resulting in laying off half their workforce of 4000 "actors" and one writer. I think his name is Murray.

8. Unlike Barry Bonds, pitcher Roger Clemens seems to have skated on steroid use charges after testifying before Congress. He was such an accomplished liar that both Parties are recruiting him to run for office.

9. TSA is continuing to overstep the bounds of reason. Yet they somehow maintain they are stopping criminals at airports, yet merchants there still charge $5 for a bottle of water.

10. Obama visited England, and was hosted by the Queen. Turns out he likes tea parties there better than the ones in America.

11. Oprah retired. She made women "spiritual" rather than religious, and left millions of unread Mayo Anglo books on Middle-American women's Wal-Mart purchased bookshelves--- right next to How to Lose Forty Pounds in Forty Days.

12. The Herman Cain-train derailed in December, after touching so many. He surged in the polls after five women came out with sexual harassment charges. Then one woman said they had a 13-year affair and it was over—a GOP candidate's campaign crumbles under a consensual relationship.

13. Governor Chris Christie had quite a following early in the year, and not just by ivory poachers. Then he said he was not running. Now he said he is not doing sit ups either.

14. Bernie Madoff has 147 years to go in prison, but if not get "revenge embezzled" in the yard working out, Bernie should be in killer shape when released.

15. If you do not have an excuse, Obama will continue to provide one for you. Obama recently blames the "last few decades" for our economic woes. As we know, there is no more dangerous threat to this country than Gerald Ford thirty something years ago.

16. Al Gore turned 63, and celebrated quietly by spending the evening giving lady massage therapists directions to his house.

17. Democrats will play the race card yet again against the GOP nominee. I am sure he will not even be able to separate his laundry without being called racist.

18. Bin Laden was shot around the time Nancy Grace exposed herself on Dancing with the Stars. Wisely, Obama refused to release the pictures of either.

19. Republicans did 50 debates. For a group that says they dislike government interfering, they certainly have interfered a lot in our lives. Mitt Romney said Newt Gingrich is "too zany to be President." Newt responded by honking a bike horn, hitting him in the face with a pie and chasing him around the podium with seltzer water.

20. Barney Frank retired, after giving us a housing crisis. He says he was never in bed with Fannie, but was mum about his involvement with Freddie.

21. The Democrats sent out protestors as a preamble to their campaign in the form of the Occupy Wall Street crowd attacking "the rich." They were angered when winos in the park started stealing their iPods, iPhones and money. Socialism is all cool until some losers started wanting to take your stuff.



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JWR contributor Ron Hart grew up in Tennessee and began writing a column for his hometown paper in 2002. He attended The University of Memphis and the Institute for Political and Economic Systems at Georgetown University. Ron graduated Magna Cum Laude and was elected student government president. Upon getting his MBA, he went to work for Goldman Sachs. He was appointed to the Tennessee Board of Regents by then Governor Lamar Alexander and is now a private investor. He appears on CNN and has been quoted in numerous publications including the Wall Street Journal.

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