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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 Nov. 27, 2009 / 10 Kislev 5770

White House gate crashers

By Richard Z. Chesnoff





http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | Now here's a suggestion for Osama bin Laden. Shave your beard, get a good haircut, rent a tux and show up at a White House State Dinner with a tall, elegant blonde in a very chi-chi evening gown. Make believe your names should be on the official guest list, slip past remarkably dumb security guards, be formally announced by a US Marine, enter the banquet tent, pose for pictures with Vice President Joe Biden and Rahm Emmanuel. Then surreptitiously pick up a dinner fork or knife from a table, sidle up to the President of the United States or even a Marine Guard and ...


If anybody included that scene in a Hollywood B-movie script, reviewers would reject it as ridiculously impossible and downright stupid. Yet not only did a social climbing horsey Virginia couple manage the other night to sneak past the supposedly toughest protective crew in the United States and slip into the State Dinner for Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, they mingled freely for some time with the crowd surrounding President and Mrs. Obama, not to mention our state guests, Prime Minister and Mrs. Singh.


To add insult to potential real injury, the gate crashing couple that sneaked into the White House is named Salahi - a decidedly Middle Eastern sounding family name. I know, I know - I'm profiling. OK, so what? How many terrorists who threaten to strike America of late have Italian or Kenyan names, how many of those imprisoned in Guantanamo are Bhuddists, Mormons or Hasidic Jews? Certainly "a Middle Eastern sounding name" should be a prime consideration when double checking on a guest whose name is not on the White House list -- even if it turns out the phony guests are Episcopalians.


We don't know very much about the smiling Mrs Michele Salahi - except that she used to be a cheerleader and is being considered for a part in a new reality show about Washington area housewives (oh Lord, another one?). Tariq has a log of dough, is involved with the US Polo Team (as well as a bitter family battle over a Virginia vineyard). There is also a Virgina-based Tariq Salahi who is a member of the board of the American Task Force on Palestine - a pro-Palestine lobby group. His picture looks amazingly like the Tariq Salahi who sneaked into the White House the other night.


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JWR contributor and veteran journalist Richard Z. Chesnoff was Senior Correspondent at US News & World Report, and is now a columnist at the NY Daily News and the Huffington Post. A two-time winner of the Overseas Press Club Award and a recipient of the National Press Club Award, he was formerly executive editor of Newsweek International. The paperback edition of his critically acclaimed book, "Pack of Thieves: How Hitler & Europe Plundered the Jews & Committed the Greatest Theft in History" is now on sale. (Click on cover above to purchase. Sales help fund JWR.

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