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December 2, 2014

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 January 4, 2008 / 26 Teves, 5768

What they should have said

By Mort Zuckerman

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http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | Here are my fantasies about what was said over the New Year's holiday, with inadequate acknowledgments to various contributors, some of whose words I adapted a bit:


New England Patriots football coach Bill Belichick: "Nobody ever says, 'It's only a game' when his team is winning."


President Bush after being roasted at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner: "I have had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it."


Bill Clinton on his political skills: "Never do card tricks with the group you play poker with."


Sen. Hillary Clinton on her instinct for the jugular: "My politics are borrowed from Mike Tyson, who said, 'Everybody has a strategy until I hit them.' "


Bill Clinton on a mean-spirited attack on Sen. Barack Obama by one of his wife's top aides: "Don't assume malice for what stupidity can explain."


Mitt Romney on his multiple shifts in policy: "A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies it can invent."


Connecticut Sen. Joseph Lieberman on Democrats who didn't support his independent campaign: "It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend."


Paul Bremer on his role as head of Iraq's Coalition Provisional Authority: "Anytime you have a fifty-fifty chance of getting something right, there's a 90 percent probability you will get it wrong."


President Bush on Congress's Democratic leadership: "They have delusions of adequacy."


The Democrats on the failure of intelligence in Iraq: "It is no use saying we are doing our best. You have to succeed in doing what is necessary."


Steve Jobs on merging Pixar with Disney: "A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship."


European Union envoy Tony Blair to the Palestinian leadership: "Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first."


Jennifer Aniston on being married to Brad Pitt: "I was married by a judge; I should have asked for a jury."


Tom Brokaw on retiring as anchor of NBC News: "I could have certainly slowed the aging process down if it had to work its way through Congress."


Sen. John McCain on the immigration controversy: "The greatness of this country should be measured by the number of people trying to get in versus the number of people trying to get out."


Former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton on the United Nations: "The U.N. has been as effective against war as foghorns have been against fog."


Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on sex education in California schools: "Let them teach it. If the schools teach sex the way they teach everything else, the kids will lose interest anyhow."


Jon Stewart on political comedy: "I don't approve of political jokes; I have seen too many of them get elected."


Rudy Giuliani's second wife: "My husband and I divorced over religious differences. He thought he was G-d, and I didn't."


Secretary of the Treasury Henry Paulson: "It is not possible for this nation to be politically internationalist and economically isolationist. This is just as insane as asking one Siamese twin to high-dive while the other plays the piano."


Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke: "Balancing the budget is like going to heaven. Everybody wants to do it, but nobody wants to do what you have to do to get there."

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