Jewish World Review
Wednesday August 20, 2014


People tend to think of happiness as a stroke of luck, something that will descend like fine weather if you're fortunate. But happiness is the result of personal effort. You fight for it, strive for it, insist upon it, and sometimes even travel around the world looking for it. You have to participate relentlessly.
— Elizabeth Gilbert

applied faith
Atheists forgetting the meaning of freedom
By Ben S. Carson

Nonbelievers seek to impose their values by banning Bibles



under-reported, purposely
A wake-up call that even the most dovish and delusional can't ignore
By Jonathan Tobin

Hamas Coup Should Change Truce Equation



too close to home
Rising anti-Semitism (not just vs. Israel) renews my boyhood
By Nat Hentoff

The more I hear and feel the pervasiveness of anti-Semitism, the more I'm transported back to my boyhood during the "Great Depression" years of the 1930s and 1940s in Boston -- then the most anti-Semitic city in this country



personal growth
TV marriages: The good, the bad and the stereotype
By Valerie Steimle

What are the truths and lies we learn about marriage and how can we make ours better?



investing
10 Worst ETFs
By Kaitlin Pitsker

These exchange-traded products are are dangerous to your financial health. If you have them get rid of them. PROMPTLY.



consumer intelligence
Living at Home, But Not Home Alone
By Sally Abrahms

These three housing options let you age in place and preserve your independence






nutrition
5 summer health myths busted
By Brierley Wright, M.S., R.D.

As with any good story, a nutrition myth can offer a valuable lesson. The most persistent nutrition myths are those that contain at least some truth. Here are some common summer health myths to watch out for






secrets of the body
It's only natural: Curious behaviors and what they say about you
By Robert Provine

New light on our body, our mind and our evolution as a social animal



ess, ess/ eat, eat!
The Kosher Gourmet
By Nick Malgieri

Short and Sweet: Enjoy Summer Fruit at Its Peak with Traditional Shortbread


4 books


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Living Smart by Angie Hicks: Tips to weigh before closing in on a fence

Ask Doctor K by Anthony L. Komaroff, M.D.: Treating wounds to prevent scars

Bruce Williams on JWR: Many rules govern withdrawals from annuities; upon a spouse's death

Rachel Raskin-Zrihen Are the times a' changin'?

Neil Steinberg:: Clunking out of conformity --- in wooden shoe




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Bliss
The Born Loser
Frank & Ernest
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Herman
Moderately Confused
One Big Happy
Prickly City
Shoe
The Wizard of Id







Lisa Benson
Chip Bok
Paul Combs
Glenn Foden
Jake Fuller
Bob Gorrell
Joe Heller
Jerry Holbert
Jerry Holbert BONUS!
Steve Kelley
Gary McCoy
Jeff Stahler
Dana Summers
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Dana Summers BONUS!
Gary Varvel
Michael Ramirez





[ I N S I G H T ]

Michael Smerconish: Media misinterpret Hillary

News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd: Least Competent Criminals; The Fragrance of Love

Argus Hamilton: The News in Zingers

Ana Veciana-Suarez: 'Helpings of sarcasm' not very appetizing

Paul Greenberg: Down here on a visit

Jonah Goldberg: In Ferguson, a race to be wrong

John Stossel: Policing a Riot

Michelle Malkin: The Ferguson Feeding Frenzy

Roger Simon: Is the Ferguson Nightmare Just Beginning?

Alicia Colon: Media Clueless About the Inner City

Liberty Belle by Betsy McCaughey: Get ready for more government intrusions

Walter Williams Tuition Pays for This

Mallard Filmore

Dry Bones




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