Jewish World Review
Sunday March 29, 2015

Humility is no substitute for a good personality.
— Fran Lebowitz

Living the commanded life . . .
By Rabbi Berel Wein

as a means to fulfilling our ultimate life's purpose


Can Jewish Americans support both Dems and Israel?
By Jonah Goldberg

An Iowa Republican has asked a hard question that more are willing to shout about than answer

Reality Check
Managing Obama's war against Israel
By Caroline B. Glick

The American president had two goals. Over the past six years we have seen how he's consistently, but gradually, taken steps to advance them

Barack Obama's love-bomb offensive
By Wesley Pruden

The president loves Israel, but in his way. It's tough love to bring the Jews to heel

Jewish A Capella Group Releases Passover Parody of 'Uptown Funk'
By Stav Ziv

After so many serious articles above -- and before more below -- stop for a moment and just enjoy yourself.

This 5-minute video is GREAT . . . and you don't have to be Jewish to enjoy it!

Keep Your Job!
33 Ways to Boost Your Career When You're Bored at Work
By Anne Executive

Here's a roundup of things you can do in the office or during off-hours to up your professional game even when your current job isn't exactly doing it for you

Retire Smart
3 Ways to Guarantee Retirement Income for Life
By Kimberly Lankford

Insurers are rolling out a variety of annuities that they contend address baby boomers' desire for flexibility and choice

Consumer Intelligence
Biggest Shopping Mistakes at the Supermarket
By Cameron Huddleston

If you're guilty of any or all of these supermarket blunders, you can save big by mending your ways

Gezunt/On Health
Ask the Harvard Experts: Treating depression without meds
By Howard LeWine, M.D.

Q: I'm prone to relapses of depression. My doctor suggests that I stay on antidepressant medication indefinitely. Can you suggest any alternatives to drugs?

The MIND Diet Protects Against Alzheimer's (Even If You Sometimes Cheat)
By Susan Scutti

A new diet can help you avoid what for many people is the most dreaded diagnosis of all: Alzheimer's. Called the MIND diet, it lowered the risk of Alzheimer's by more than half -- 53 percent -- among the study participants who stuck to it faithfully. However, the really wonderful news is that it also benefited those who love rich foods and (occasionally) cheated.

Moderate MIND dieters who did their best achieved a 35 percent lowered risk of developing dementia.

Weird Science
How Can Your Name Change Your Behavior?
By Lizette Borreli

The name bestowed on us at birth is more than just an identification; it can predetermine our future path

Ess, Ess/ Eat, Eat!
The Kosher Gourmet
By Faith Durand

Cheese? In a cookie? Oh yes! APPLE GOUDA OATMEAL COOKIES are sweet and savory in one snack

4 books

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Ripleys Believe It Or Not!
Andy Capp
The Born Loser
Frank & Ernest
The Grizzwells
Moderately Confused
One Big Happy
Prickly City
The Wizard of Id

Robert Arial

Lisa Benson

Matt Davies

Bob Gorrell

Walt Handelsman

Steve Kelley

Taylor Jones


Jimmy Margulies

Rick McKee

Rob Rogers

Scott Stantis

Dana Summers

Michael Ramirez

Monica Crowley: Was a CIA disinformation expert part of a rogue intelligence operation?

Julia Gorin: March of Crimes

[ I N S I G H T ]

Paul Greenberg: Guernica all over again (STELLAR)

News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd: Recurring Themes

Argus Hamilton: The News in Zingers

Greg Crosby: Cultural Disintegration: A pop quiz on pop cultcha

Rich Lowry: Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a hero for our time

Jeff Jacoby: The House of Tudor didn't get the last word

Michael Reagan: Republicans Versus Republicans

Donald Lambro: Hillary's advantage

Pro-Clinton group warns female NYT reporter of 'coded sexism' against Hillary

Suzanne Fields: Hillary and Monica, together again in 'shame and survival'

David Ignatius: Shinzo Abe's optimistic vision: Japan's prime minister has worthy goals

David Limbaugh: Cruzing Toward the Resurrection of Mainstream Conservatism

Mona Charen: Death to America

Dave Weinbaum: How to deal with a bully

Charles Krauthammer: The GOP racing form: First edition

Mallard Filmore

Dry Bones


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

Baby charged with attempted murder

The Kosher Gourmet by Daniel Neman Have yourself a matzo ball: The secrets bubby never told you and recipes she could have never imagined

Hitler's Jewish wife? Mass murderer's mate would have made both deserving of death under Nazi law

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

From the Grave, Wife Captures Time, Love in a Bottle (2 minutes)

The Kosher Gourmet by Marlene Parrish A gift of hazelnuts keeps giving --- for a variety of nutty recipes: Entree, side, soup, dessert

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)

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)

Henry Chu and Batsheva Sobelman: After expelling Jews in 1492, Spain considers inviting them back

Bibi takes the lead: Offers Arabs -- and Kerry -- an ultimatum

Kim Giles: 3 steps to regain control when you 'lose it'

Cameron Huddleston: How to Get Retailers to Match Prices

James K. Glassman: 6 Great Mutual Funds That Benefit From Small Portfolios

John Ericson: Biomarkers Catch Heart Attack 2 Weeks Before It Happens

John Ericson: Hint at treatment for neurodegenerative disease that affects one in every 20,000 Americans

The Kosher Gourmet by Betty Rosbottom CRISPY SALMON CROQUETTES WITH CAJON REMOULADE SAUCE are a cinch to prepare and a savory, sumptuous main to delight in

Rabbi Abraham J. Twerski : The Mystery of Suffering

Maddie Hanna: Christie to address Adelson, GOP Jewish Pow-Wow in Las Vegas

Joe O'Connor: 'Never give up': Auschwitz survivor, 106, was a wonder of positivity who put horrors aside to raise a family

Lisa Gerstner: 6 Things to Know About Getting the Best Cell-Phone Deal

Sandra Block: Take Advantage of These Tax Breaks for Every Life Stage

Nicci Micco: What are good fats and bad fats?

Susan Scutti: Surgeons To Test New Technique For Saving The Almost-Dead

The Kosher Gourmet by Kim Ode A babka's distinctive swirls make this chocolate bread a spectacular treat (STEP BY STEP TECHNIQUES)

Kathleen Parker: Hobby Lobby case creates unexpected allies in Dershowitz and Starr

Steven Emerson: CAIR Criticizes Independent Investigation It Requested ... Again

Georgia Lee: How to be a 'good wife' without becoming a doormat

Matt Evans: 9 inexpensive, do-it-yourself projects that will make your life easier

Cameron Huddleston: Fabulous Freebies 2014

Kimberly Lankford: Don't Overlook the Retirement Savers' Tax Credit

Chris Weller: Nasal Spray to Treat Depression?

The Kosher Gourmet by Susan Selasky You've never had exotic soups like these! (5 EASY RECIPES!)

David Suissa: Hellooooooo, Jerry: Let's replace Foxman with Seinfeld

Joel Greenberg What Israel's quiet water revolution can offer states like California

Michael Doyle: Supreme Court on Tuesday will contemplate complicated role of public faith in the marketplace

Kim Giles: How to be more psychologically mature

Steven Goldberg : Nasdaq 5000 Here We Come

Robert Schmerling, M.D. : Ask the Harvard Experts: The dangers that bags under your eyes can reveal

Sharon Palmer, R.D.: Go ahead and snack between meals!

The Kosher Gourmet by Susan Selasky SHAVED ASPARAGUS WITH MUSHROOMS AND PARMESAN CRUMBLE: Doesn't this look delicious!?

Rabbi Avi Shafran: Our Increasingly Soulless Society

Caroline B. Glick Don't be scared to support a One State Solution

David G. Savage: Supreme Court faces wave of free-speech cases from conservatives

Julie Nelson: Is encouragement or praise better for your kids?

Scott Hammond: Career crisis? 5 strategies to keeping a job

Kathy Kristof: 9 Companies Poised to Ride the Energy Boom

Jessica L. Anderson: Best Values in Family Cars, 2014

The Kosher Gourmet by Susan Selasky Zen and the art of pancake making: Tested techniques and fun flavors for the ultimate flapjacks

Caroline B. Glick: If Putin remains anti-American, he need not worry about Obama

Susie Boyce Small house, big blessings: A look at what really matters

Heather Hale: Make your husband feel like the most attractive man on earth

Mark Johanson: Airplanes don't just vanish into thin-air? You bet they do!

Glenn Somerville: 6 Sectors Ripe for Business Consolidation in 2014

Cameron Huddleston: How to Save on Auto Repairs

John Ericson: REVEALED: The elusive secret to chocolate's health benefits

The Kosher Gourmet by Cathy Pollak A hearty stew for the last taste of winter

Rabbi Dr. Warren Goldstein: Purim: Cynicism v. Holiness

Avedis Hadjian Warning to West From Ex-President Kravchuk: Ukraine Crisis Could Spark World War III

Danica Trebel: Make your husband feel like the most attractive man on earth

Nancy Ott, M.D.: Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: How -- and when -- children outgrow food allergies

Jason Hardy : World Wide Web turns 25, but what will its future look like?

Cameron Huddleston: Which Tax Software Is Best for You?

Kevin McCormally :Why You Need a Roth IRA

The Kosher Gourmet by Joshua E. London and Lou Marmon A hearty stew for the last taste of winter

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