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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 Jan 7, 2013 / 25 Teves, 5773

The News in Zingers

By Argus Hamilton





http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | Celebrity Cafe reported Kim Kardashian and Kanye West were expecting a baby just hours before the rapper announced the news onstage Monday. The queen of reality TV is having a baby with the king of the rappers. So the Mayans only missed it by nine months.

WalMart reportedly sold out of guns in December after President Obama announced he will back gun control laws. Business people noticed. In a desperate bid to stay in business, Hostess just asked the president to order background checks on all Twinkie buyers.

Al Gore sold Current TV to the pan-Arab network Al Jazeera for five hundred million dollars Friday. It fits. Every time George W. Bush invaded an Arab country Al Jazeera executives threw darts at his picture, so they won't have to make any changes to Al Gore's office at all.

NFL teams fired seven head coaches on the first day after the regular season, known as Black Monday. A lot of men have lost their million-dollar salaries. The owners broke the news to the coaches by saying you're not losing a job, you're gaining a tax break.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was hospitalized to treat a minor blood clot Sunday in New York City. She's described as doing just fine and improving rapidly. However Bill Clinton paid a visit to her hospital room, and minutes later he took a turn for the nurse.

MTV aired its new series Buckwild Thursday about young West Virginia hill people who spend their time raising hell. They went to the ballet over the holidays and got quite a surprise. They always thought the Nutcracker is something you do off the high-dive.

President Obama signed an order Tuesday making it easier for illegal aliens to stay in the U.S. What a moment. It was the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and Barack Obama wanted to honor the replacement players.

Congress ignored spending cuts Tuesday and agreed to raise taxes on the rich and to raise payroll taxes on workers. Who says the system doesn't work? See what happens when the two parties can set aside their principles and do what's best for them personally.

John Boehner said he is finished dealing with Obama after his re-election as Speaker Thursday. It wasn't easy. The House he runs has the power to appropriate money and declare war, but a president has TV coverage, and that has sunk the checks and balances system.

Forbes quoted a survey Thursday saying that whenever young kids lose a baby tooth they are now receiving an average of forty cents less from the tooth fairy. You can't make it up. The economy is so terrible that even make-believe-people are feeling the pinch.

Vanity Fair's poll said the number-one reason couples fight is over what to watch on TV. A second TV costs two hundred dollars and a divorce attorney costs two hundred an hour. No wonder the trial lawyers oppose the teaching of math in our schools.

French gay rights protesters marched in Paris Tuesday demanding passage of a new French law allowing gay couples to adopt children. The gay couples pointed out to reporters they are unable to produce children of their own. It's not that they haven't tried.

Downton Abbey premieres its third season about British aristocrats and their house servants a century ago. they live in fabulous luxury. In the U.S. version, the owners are a retired cop who just retired as a teacher, whose mother is on disability, whose father is living on an asbestos settlement and whose wife works for California's Parks Department.

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