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Jewish World Review

May 23, 2013

If someone takes your time, it is the only debt that can't be repaid.  —   Unknown


( Missed yesterday's issue? You need not. Upon finishing today's offerings, please continue a bit further down to read it.)

Victor Davis Hanson: Paranoid or prescient?

Mallard Fillmore

Argus Hamilton: The News in Zingers

News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd: Charming; No Longer Weird

Celia Rivenbark: Having 'Words' with Duh Hubby

Mark Patinkin: No gender roles when it comes to being absurd

John Kass: Tornadoes sound like eerie silence --- then evil

Cathy Young: Stirring diversity, hostile environment

Glenn Garvin: Welcome to 'unwelcome' speech on campus

A. Barton Hinkle: REVEALED: IRS letter to tea party groups

Bernard Goldberg: How Do We Know Fox reporter Isn't a Commie Spy?

Bob Tyrrell: The Beauty of Confusion

Larry Elder: Obama's Scandals --- and His Media Co-Conspirators (GUTSY)

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano: Tyranny Around the Corner

Dana Milbank: The IRS passes the buck

Dick Morris: The IRS audit from hell

Michael Barone: Low-skilled Worked Get Raw Deal Under ObamaCare(SPOT ON)

Ann Coulter: When did we vote to become Mexico?

Cal Thomas: Taxing Internet sales

George Will: Obama's lawlessness


Robert Arial

Chuck Asay

Lisa Benson

Lisa Benson BONUS!

John Deering

Bob Gorrell

Walt Handelsman

Steve Kelley

Jimmy Margulies

Dana Summers

Gary Varvel

Michael Ramirez

reality check
They launched the 'Arab Spring' but now yearn for the good old days of a strongman
By John Thorne

"Be careful what you wish for" is more than a cliche

child rearing
'Disciplinary math' adds up to parental success
By John Rosemond

How to win collateral victories

on law
Are prayers before public meetings OK? Supreme Court to decide
By Warren Richey

Legal challenge wants state officers acting as official censors of prayers delivered voluntarily by private citizens --- and even paid chaplains

Use of ADHD drugs as study aid raises concern on campuses
By Rick Montgomery

Of college kids, up to one third may be using them

6 convincing reasons you should keep carbs in your diet
By Brierley Wright, M.S., R.D.

Thanks to Atkins and other fad diets, you may be tempted to skip carbs as part of your weight-loss plan. Don't

Scientists examine nothing, find something
By Eoin O'Carroll

Two studies of vacuums suggest that the speed of light in a vacuum might fluctuate, pointing the way to a quantum mechanical explanation for why the speed of light and other so-called constants are what they are

ess, ess/ eat, eat!
The Kosher Gourmet
By Carole Kotkin

This soup is made from one of the great pleasures of spring: A wonderful pairing of rosy color and earthy tang

[ D A I L Y     I N S P I R A T I O N ]

Step By Step: A Daily Program for Self-improvement
Compiled by Rabbi Dovid Weinberger

There are no days off for Olympic hopefuls. If you want to be a champion, you have to practice every single day. The same is true if you want to be a "mentsh." This daily program will help you become a better person by working on a single character trait each week. If one week's area of improvement -- or the author -- doesn't interest you, try another.

THIS WEEK: FAITH by Rabbi Shalom Arush

TODAY: Aspirations --- the Formula for Success

4 books

[ W O R T H  1 0 0 0  W O R D S  ]

Speed Bump
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

Chuck Asay
Lisa Benson
John Deering
Walt Handelsman
Jerry Holbert
David Horsey
Jeff Koterba
Jimmy Margulies
Kevin Siers
Jeff Stahler
Scott Stantis
Dana Summers
Dana Summers BONUS!

(Attention working columnists and editorial cartoonists: Think you have what it takes to be featured on JWR? Drop us a note by clicking here. Readers, please make suggestions, as well.)

[ L I F E S T Y L E S ]

Gary Lee Clothier: Ask Mr. Know-It-All

Ask Doctor K by Anthony L. Komaroff, M.D.: Jury still out on epidural injections for sciatica pain

Bruce Williams on JWR: Shielding assets from medicaid involves timing; more

Marilyn Penn: Let Our People Fly

Cory Franklin: If You Could Be A Movie Star, Which Life Would You Choose?

[ I N S I G H T ]

John Stossel: Sublet My People Go

Argus Hamilton: The News in Zingers

News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd: Strange Old World; Warrior for the Lord --- literally

Greg Schwem: Rules of the road from the DOD (Department of Dad)

The Village Idiot by Jim Mullen: Please, invade my privacy

Roger Simon: Walking Tall

Dale McFeatters: Lifeline could be direct line to identity theft

Nat Hentoff: Why Obama is silent on murdered babies

Christine M. Flowers: Circling the presidential-protection wagons

Jay Ambrose: Evidence tells us the administrative state can be grotesquely unfair, unconstitutional, self-contradictory, unspeakably autocratically intrusive, stupid and morally repulsive

Michelle Malkin: The Obama Crony in Charge of your Medical Records

Clarence Page: On press freedoms, Obama races Nixon to bottom

Dana Milbank: In AP, Rosen investigations, government makes criminals of reporters

Jonah Goldberg: Obama's 'idiot' defense

Paul Greenberg: The growing case for life

Mallard Filmore

Dry Bones

Walter Williams: We Are the Idiots

Thomas Sowell: Undoing the Brainwashing


Richard A. Serrano: Is Meir Kahane's assassin now a changed man?

Hannan Adely: Town raises Palestinian flag at City Hall

Melissa Healy: Genetic copies of living people from embryos no longer science fiction

Morgan Housel: When smart investors do stupid things

Sharon Saloman, M.S., R.D.: Hunger games: Eat more, weigh less, without starving

Jewz in the Newz by Nate Bloom : Jews Inducted into Rock Hall of Fame; Anton Yelchin co-stars in New "Trek" film; Kutcher (but not Kunis) visits Israel; Jewish TV Star Praises Jewish Rap Star

The Kosher Gourmet by Cathy Pollak: WARNING: This WALNUT CAKE WITH PRALINE FROSTING, perfect for afternoon coffee, is addicting

Rabbi Nathan Lopes Cardozo: Why the giving of the document that would permanently change the world could only be done in desolation

David G. Savage: Church-state, literally? Supreme Court weighing public school graduation in a church

Emily Alpert: Recession dragged down birth rates for less-educated women

Morgan Housel: The deep downside of home ownership

Peter Teffer: Will Dutch police soon be stalking cybercriminals on your computer?

Heidi McIndoo, M.S., R.D.: Meatless 'meat' can have its own set of problems

The Kosher Gourmet by Diane Rossen Worthington: Celebrate! This must-try appetizer is delicate yet has depth of flavor: Corn-Leek Cakes with Caviar, Smoked Salmon and Creme Fraiche

Rabbi Berel Wein: Be all that you should be

Caroline B. Glick: The dirty little secret about Israel's Arabs

Mona Charen: Hawking's Moral Calculus: The man and the movement he embraces

Morgan Housel: The biggest retirement myth ever told

Sandi Doughton: Eyes may provide new insight into brain problems

Jewz in the Newz by Nate Bloom : The Great Gatsby's Jewish Ties; Jews in the "Time 100 list" List; People's Most Beautiful Women

The Kosher Gourmet by Linda Gassenheimer: A sweet-hot meal: Pear salsa spices up salmon

Peter Ford: Why China is welcoming both Israel's Netanyahu and Palestinians' Abbas

Warren Richey: Obama administration quietly backs out of appeal over new contraceptive mandate

Fred Weir: At Kerry-Putin meeting, US-Russia relations thaw --- a tad

Amanda Paulson: Study reveals sad truths about community colleges

'Garbage man' in cells could extend life

Harvard Health Letters: Evidence weak that zinc, echinacea are beneficial

The Kosher Gourmet by Leela Cyd Ross : Almost too pretty to eat, this colorful salad with Sicilian inspiration will tickle the taste buds and delight your visual sensibility

Edmund Sanders and Patrick J. McDonnell: Think Israel's objective in Syria is to weaken Assad or embolden the rebels? Think again

Brian Bennett: Israeli airstrikes may show weakness in Syrian defense

Michael Ollove: Millions of ex-felons, parolees and those on probation are about to be entitled to tax-payer paid health coverage

Karen Kaplan: Most men can skip PSA test for prostate cancer, urologists say

Kimberly Lankford: How to track down a lost life insurance policy

Dream of Mars exploration achievable, experts say

The Kosher Gourmet by Susan M. Selasky: EGGPLANT WRAPS are an easy, sumptuous and scrumptious meal

Rabbi Nathan Lopes Cardozo: Human Courage and the Unavoidable, Disturbing Text

Steven Emerson: Attorney General Fights CAIR in Court, Lauds it in Public

Mediterranean diet helps beat dementia: study

Harvard Health Letters: When to be screened for a hearing problem

Eleanor Laise: Prepaid funeral plans can be a R.I.P.-off

Jewz in the Newz by Nate Bloom : Iron Man's Jewish Connections; Marc Maron's New TV Show; Martin Landau Grows Up with Israel; Shalom, Allan Arbus

The Kosher Gourmet by Diane Rossen Worthington: A sweet surprise for Mother's Day dessert

Jonathan Rosenblum: An Improbable Journey to Orthodoxy

Jonathan Tobin: Blame Obama, Not Israel for Syria Push

Kids, kittens the Same? With employee perks at struggling Internet pioneer Yahoo! it's hard to tell

Halena M. Gazelka, M.D.: Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: What you need to know about implanted pain relief devices

Sandy Kleffman: Artificial kidney offers hope to patients tethered to a dialysis machine

Jessica Shugart: When it comes to math, MRIs may be better than IQs

The Kosher Gourmet by Mario Batali: The celebrated chef on how high-maintenance ASPARAGUS RISOTTO need not be

Roy Gutman: Poland's new Jewish museum celebrates life, doesn't revisit Holocaust

Mark Clayton: Terrorism in America: Is US missing a chance to learn from failed plots?

Kim Murphy: Boston Bomber's 'Svengali' Revealed

Morgan Housel: He's rich, smart and old: Listen to him

Thomas Salinas, D.D.S.: Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: The safety of amalgam fillings

Harvard Health Letters: Tomatoes and stroke protection

Pete Spotts: Tiny satellites + cellphones = cheaper 'eyes in the sky' for NASA

The Kosher Gourmet by Diane Rossen Worthington: Swing into spring with lemon cream pie

Rabbi Abraham J. Twerski: The world is a mirror

Caroline B. Glick: Time to confront Obama

Clifford D. May: Defense in the Age of Jihadist Terrorism

Kimberly Lankford: New strategies ease pain of paying for long-term care insurance

Howard LeWine, M.D.: Ask the Harvard Experts: Too much ibuprofen?

Sharon Palmer, R.D.: How to feel your best -- with plenty of energy, a healthy weight and optimal mental and physical function -- without driving yourself batty

Jewz in the Newz by Nate Bloom: Jewish Major Leaguers, 2013; New Movies and Comedy Show; Shalom, 'Lumpy' (Leave it to Beaver)

The Kosher Gourmet by Emily Ho : A bright and cheerful salad to herald the warmer months ahead

Steven Emerson: Boston Bomber Exposes Islamist Secret

Top Muslim cleric boycotts inter-faith dialogue conference attended by 'Jews'

Morgan Housel Admit it: No one has any idea what's going on

Harvard Health Letters: Can you get headaches from headache medication?

Kerri-Ann Jennings, M.S., R.D.: How to easily get more Omega-3s in your diet

Melissa Healy: Pot in a pill: All the pain relief without the smoke

The Kosher Gourmet by usan Russo: Chipotle Chili Butternut Squash Soup is bold, zesty, hot

Ken Dilanian: Counterterrorism's future is unclear

Hagel, on maiden Middle East visit, arrives in Israel bearing gifts and promises

US man departing country arrested on terror charges

Barbara Williams: An unorthodox but growing treatment in a 9-year-old's battle against cancer

P.J. Skerrett, M.D.: How to recognize a good whole grain product

Jewz in the Newz by Nate Bloom: Teen actor Jonah Bobo in New Flick: Hunky James Wolk on Mad Men; Erich Segal's Daughter Writes Prize-Winning Jewish Novel

The Kosher Gourmet by Diane Rossen Worthington: 'Noodles,' Asian style is a carb sub, sure. But they are also amazingly delicious and colorful

Rabbi Yonason Goldson: When violence seems the only answer

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