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

Follow your Hart in a look back at 2010

By Ron Hart

http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | As I do at the end of each year (which usually elicits many e-mails, but I am going to do it again anyway), here is my look back at 2010.

1. England's Prince William became engaged to long-time girlfriend Kate Middleton, whose charisma reminds many of Princess Diana. The royal family hopes Kate does not upstage her future husband and become a media magnet; it is unlikely the British people will buy that "car wreck in the tunnel" story again.

2. USA publicity hounds Heidi Montag and her husband went broke after reportedly spending $10 million on plastic surgery and other frivolities. Yet they are still constantly in the press; apparently, if you cannot afford a publicist in Hollywood, the L.A. court system will appoint one for you.

3. Gatorade ended its relationship with Tiger Woods after learning that he was seeing Powerade and Vitamin Water on the side.

4. Michelle Obama continued one of the few worthwhile initiatives of this administration, her "war" on obesity. This fire was lit in her after spending one out of every four years at the Iowa State Fair. She says she wants salad bars put in 6,000 schools. These might be used by upwards of four kids, three of whom want to audition for "Glee."

5. The First Lady also took a lavish trip to Spain, renting 70 rooms in that country's most expensive hotel while America's unemployment hovers around 10 percent. She had an entourage of some 40 folks, but in fairness 30 of them were her public relations advisors.

6. The TSA handled more packages than FedEx this holiday season. Now they want to further unionize, like the SEIU (Service Employees International Union). I suggest the TSA form the Service Hierarchy International Fraternity of Transportation Legion Employees Security Service, or SHIFTLESS.

7. Nancy Pelosi surpassed Bernie Madoff as the biggest con artist in U.S. history.

8. WikiLeaks revealed that the government is misleading us about how the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are going for Obama. Signs showing a certain ex-president smiling and waving, captioned "Miss me yet?" began popping up all over. Sadly, the signs were in Iraq and the ex-president was Saddam Hussein.

9. Hillary Clinton denied rumors that she will challenge Obama in the 2012 Democratic primaries. It made the country feel nostalgic to hear a Clinton denying things again.

10. BP continued to throw guilt money at the Gulf Coast, including sponsoring blues festivals which paid tribute to Muddy Waters in Louisiana and Florida.

11. Small-town preacher Terry Jones, who wanted to burn the Koran, got entirely too much mainstream media attention. Any man that tough on non-USA-born citizens does not warrant so much publicity, but no one wants to run for Sheriff against him.

12. After O.J. went to jail, Reggie Bush had to give up his Heisman Trophy. It was then given to Auburn's Cam Newton, whose dad apparently shook down colleges for money to get his son to sign with them. Some call the Heisman winner a hero; most in law enforcement will eventually call him a "person of interest."

13. John Boehner and Obama look forward to cooperating on issues they agree on, like making more places in Washington available for smoking.

14. Larry King left his CNN chair as Piers Morgan took over, but not before he Lysol-ed it to get rid of that old man smell. Now Larry can focus on his divorces; he can still beat Liz Taylor's record if he stays healthy.

15. The Left's favorite Al Gore, Oscar and Nobel Prize winner for his PowerPoint pontifications on global warming, further burnished his reputation by forcing himself on a massage therapist he called to his hotel room. To be fair, he just wanted to show her his animated short.

16. After leaking the identity of everyone's Secret Santa, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said that, if arrested, he would leak information on UFOs. I think I speak for all Southerners: Let me see those documents.

17. Bristol Palin lost in the finals of "Dancing with the Stars." If we have learned anything about a Palin when she loses, it is that she goes away quietly.

While I am glad there was "change" in Congress, at the end of the day I am afraid the GOP will revert to its old ways. I think neither party's members care as much about the country as they care about who gets to run it.



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JWR contributor Ron Hart grew up in Tennessee and began writing a column for his hometown paper in 2002. He attended The University of Memphis and the Institute for Political and Economic Systems at Georgetown University. Ron graduated Magna Cum Laude and was elected student government president. Upon getting his MBA, he went to work for Goldman Sachs. He was appointed to the Tennessee Board of Regents by then Governor Lamar Alexander and is now a private investor. He appears on CNN and has been quoted in numerous publications including the Wall Street Journal.

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© 2010 Ron Hart