Jewish World Review
Friday July 25, 2014

Life is not just God's gift to you. It's God's presence within you.
Rabbi David Aaron

The li(f)e story: When fiction dehumanizes
By Rabbi Hillel Goldberg

A biblical lesson you won't soon forget --- or at least shouldn't

first person
Going home
By Paul Greenberg

They say one never can. The author sought to try for himself. An example of why this essayist deserved to win the Pulitzer

he chronicled history
Gaza and Palestinian Leadership: The More It Changes, the More it Gets Worse
By Richard Z. Chesnoff

A veteran of more than 40 years of global news work weighs-in

religion of piece
Jihadis of the world unite?
By Dave Boyer

Fears grow that other groups may join Hamas fight vs. Israel after Kerry peace effort fails

More Power to Utility Stocks
By Jeffrey R. Kosnett

For steady, albeit modest, growth and above-average dividend yields, it's still hard to top utilities

consumer intelligence
10 Ways to Save on Back-to-School Shopping
By Cameron Huddleston

Use these strategies to cut the cost of clothing, electronics and school supplies

5 Things More Likely To Kill You Than A Plane Crash
By Chris Weller

To commuters and their family and friends: This should quell any aniexty

Raise a glass to the health benefits of grape juice
By Environmental Nutrition editors

The buzz about the benefits of red wine has many of us raising a glass to good health. And for those who choose not to imbibe, it turns out the booze behind the buzz may not be necessary. Grape juice and de-alcoholized wine can offer a slew of benefits

gezunt/ on health
Powdered Caffeine Can Kill: FDA
By Matthew Mientka

The Food and Drug Administration is considering regulatory action

ess, ess/ eat, eat!
The Kosher Gourmet
By Nick Malgieri

Kaiserschmarrn is a treat from the glorious past of the Austrian Empire

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Julia Gorin The New Republic's New Stephen Glass --- Both of Them

Rachel Raskin-Zrihen:: Has the U.S. sided with Hamas?

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Tech Q&A: E-mail safety plan locks out users

Ask Doctor K by Anthony L. Komaroff, M.D.: 'Good' germs can be beneficial to our health

Consumer Reports® on JWR: Costly fees you should never pay

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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

Lisa Benson
Chip Bok
John Darkow
John Deering
Bob Gorrell
Walt Handelsman
Joe Heller
Jerry Holbert
Taylor Jones
Marian Kamensky
Marian Kamensky BONUS!
Jeff Koterba
Jimmy Margulies
Rick McKee
Petar Pismestrovic
Jeff Stahler
Dana Summers
Michael Ramirez

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Wesley Pruden: The mice under Hillary's feet

News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd: For those who have too much moolah

Argus Hamilton: The News in Zingers

Lenore Skenazy: The Book of (Grocery) Lists

Greg Crosby: A Couple of Cowboy Characters

Suzanne Fields: A Magical Tale of a Boy, a Bible and a Gun in Texas

Obama's motorcade prevents woman in labor from crossing street to hospital

'Orange is the New Black' popularity forces sheriff to order uniform change

Man Says Airline Threatened to Boot Him Off Flight for Mean Tweet

Diana West: Israel and the U.S.: Whose survival instinct is stronger?

Jonah Goldberg: UN a club in need of higher standards

Rich Lowry: Hamas' useful idiots

Inside the Beltway: Offbeat Stories, Scoops, and Shenanigans from around the Nation's Capital: Just a little media protection for the White House; Immigration: GOP-friendly territory; 'President' Paul Ryan, stage one + more

Mona Charen: Hamas' Triumph

Dave Weinbaum: Sometimes you have to vote for good when perfect isn't available

David Limbaugh: Obama's Utopian Statism Is Both Below and On the Radar

Michelle Malkin: Still Fighting: The Delphi Workers Obama Robbed

Charles Krauthammer: The vacant presidency: Obama seems to believe in his strategy of passivity

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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