In this issue

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

Doornails of 2007

By Greg Crosby

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http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | For those who are keeping score, here is a list of notable people who checked out this past year. You will undoubtedly find more than a couple of surprises here.

Tillie Olsen (writer)
Yvonne De Carlo (actress)
Iwao Takamoto (animator)
Carlo Ponti (producer)
Robert Anton Wilson (author)
Ron Carey (actor)
Art Buchwald (columnist)
Denny Doherty (actor/singer)
Emiliano Mercado Del Toro (World's oldest man, 2005-2007) Died January 24, 2007. Born August 21, 1891. Also the world's oldest person for the month before his death.

Tige Andrews (actor/painter)
Bob Carroll, Jr. (writer)
Charles L. Fontenay (journalist/writer)
Sidney Sheldon (writer/producer)
Molly Ivins (writer)

Gian Carlo Menotti (composer)
Barbara McNair (singer/actress)
Frankie Laine (singer)
Anna Nicole Smith (model)
Ian Richardson (actor)
Walker Edmiston (cartoon voice)
Joseph Gallo (businessman)
Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. (historian)

Thomas Eagleton (senator)
Ernest Gallo (businessman)
John Inman (actor)
Brad Delp (musician)
Richard Jeni (comedian)
Betty Hutton (actress)
John Backus (compiler developer)
Calvert DeForest (comic)
Luther Ingram (singer/songwriter)
David Honigsberg (writer/rabbi)

Benjamin "Bob" Clark (director/writer)
Stan Daniels (writer/producer)
Johnny Hart (cartoonist)
Barry Nelson (actor)
Roscoe Lee Browne (actor)
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. (writer, teacher)
Don Ho (entertainer)
Kitty Carlisle Hart (actress/game show participant)
Paul Erdman (economist, writer)
David Halberstam (writer)
Boris Yeltsin (former Russian president)
Warren Avis (entreprenuer)
Bobby "Boris" Pickett (singer/songwriter)
Jack Valenti (former MPAA chief)
Al Hunter Ashton (writer/actor)
Mstislav Rostropovich (cellist/conductor)
Dabbs Greer (actor)
Tommy Newsom (saxophonist/arranger)
Tom Poston (actor/comic)
Gordon Scott (actor)

Walter Schirra, Jr. (astronaut/businessman)
Terry Ryan (writer)
Lloyd Alexander (writer)
Charles Nelson Reilly (director/comedian)

Steve Gilliard (writer)
Edwin Traisman (food scientist)
Mala Powers (actress/teacher)
Don Herbert (teacher)
Kurt Waldheim (U. N. chief/Austrian president)
Ed Friendly (TV producer/racehorse owner)
Bob Evans (entrepreneur/farmer)
Liz Claiborne (fashion designer)
Fred Saberhagen (writer)
Joel Siegel (movie critic)

Beverly Sills (opera singer/chair of the Met)
Boots Randolph (saxophonist)
Kerwin Mathews (actor)
Kathleen E. Woodiwiss (writer)
Charles Lane (actor)
Doug Marlette (cartoonist)
Lady Bird Johnson (former First Lady)
William Tuttle (Make-up artist)
Tom Snyder (Talk show host)
Michelangelo Antonioni (director)
Ingmar Bergman (director)

Merv Griffin (singer/producer)
Phil Rizzutto (sportscaster/baseball player)
Brooke Astor (philanthropist)
Max Roach (jazz drummer/composer)
Leona Helmsley (businesswoman/ex-con)
Miyoshi Umeki (actress)

Madeleine L'Engle (writer)
Luciano Pavarotti (opera star)
Jane Wyman (actress)
Brett Somers (actress)
Alice Ghostley (actress)
Marcel Marceau (French mime, member of the French Resistance, helped hide Jewish children from the Nazis and later served as a translator for US troops) Lois Maxwell (actress)

George Grizzard (actor)
Robert Bussard (physicist)
Carol Bruce (actress)
Lonny Chapman (actor/teacher)
Deborah Kerr (actress)
Joey Bishop (comedian)
Teresa Brewer (singer)
Peg Bracken (writer)
Eve Curie Labouisse (humanitarian/writer)
Friedman Paul "Chef Tell" Erhardt (chef/writer)
Porter Wagoner (country singer)
Robert Goulet (singer/actor)

Paul Tibbets (pilot)
Laraine Day (actress)
Norman Mailer (writer) Delbert Mann (director)
Ira Levin (writer)
Dick Wilson (actor Mr. Whipple in the Charmin commercials)
Herbert Saffir (Building engineer)
Robert Cade (nephrologist)
Evel Knievel (Daredevil)

Ike Turner (singer/songwriter)
Judith Meuli (writer)
Floyd "Red Crow" Westerman (musician/actor)
Dan Fogelberg (singer/songwriter)
Michael Kidd (choreographer/ dancer)
Oscar Peterson (jazz pianist)
Benazir Bhutto (politician)

One year, so many celebrities. I don't think I've missed anyone of note in this list — if I have, let me know. Happy New Year and remember one thing about this world of ours no one gets out of it alive! Enjoy yourself and be good to people.

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