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Jewish World Review

February 4, 2014

I drink to forget I drink.   —   Joe E. Lewis


Dennis Prager: America's Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan Are Not 'Ended'

Mallard Fillmore

News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd: Least Competent Criminals

Argus Hamilton: The News in Zingers

Tom Purcell: Why Americans Want Smaller, Cozier Houses

Debra J. Saunders: Woody Allen's War on Women

Froma Harrop: The Class War on Drug Users

Michael Reagan: Monsters Hiding in Plain Sight

Michael Gerson: A rendezvous with irrelevance

Mona Charen: Obama and the Grievance Industry

Byron York: Do house GOP leaders mean what they say on immigration?

Cal Thomas: Retreating on illegal immigration

David Limbaugh: One Brave Doctor Stands Up to Obamacare

Rich Lowry: On Keystone, action can wait

Wesley Pruden: Another ink bomb for Christie

Thomas Sowell : Republicans to the Rescue?



Nate Beeler

Paul Combs

Bob Englehart

Glenn Foden

Glenn Foden BONUS!

Jerry Holbert

David Horsey

Taylor Jones

Steve Kelley

Jimmy Margulies

RJ Matson

Milt Priggee

Milt Priggee BONUS!

Jeff Stahler

Jeff Stahler BONUS!

Jeff Stahler BONUS!

Dana Summers

Dana Summers BONUS!

Gary Varvel

past & present
Woman tracks her hidden Jewish roots through 22 generations after grandmother's warning
By Ana Veciana-Suarez

Unexplained family rituals and strange bequest jumpstarted search for answers

Includes 12-minute video

spy talk
CIA Helped Saudis in Secret Chinese Missile Deal
By Jeff Stein

As the West and Iran have moved closer to a nuclear accommodation, signs are emerging that Saudi Arabia is ready to give the world a peek at a new missile strike force of its own --- which has been upgraded with Washington's careful connivance

peace is not the question
'Leading from behind' to a new world disorder
By Jeff Jacoby

A more modest and deferential America has become a less respected America. Power, too, abhors a vacuum

on media
Covering (up) Lena Dunham
By Meghan Daum

Are "regular looking" models valuable?

consumer intelligence
10 Surprising Things to Buy in Bulk
By Stacy Rapacon

We've unearthed ten lesser-known buy-in-bulk values that won't even demand an unreasonable amount of storage space

in the money
What to Ask Before Buying an Annuity
By Cameron Huddleston

If more people understood these confusing products, fewer probably would be sold. Find out what you need to know

gezunt/ on health
Better sleep without pills
By Harvard Health Letters

What to do before turning to medication

ess, ess/eat, eat!
The Kosher Gourmet
By Emma Christensen

How to Make Salads You Can't Stop Craving (Includes techniques; 2 recipes!)

4 books

[ W O R T H  1 0 0 0  W O R D S  ]

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

Robert Arial
Nate Beeler
Chip Bok
Chip Bok BONUS!
John Darkow
John Deering
John Deering BONUS!
Bob Englehart
Bob Gorrell
Jerry Holbert
Steve Kelley
Jimmy Margulies
Jimmy Margulies BONUS!
RJ Matson
Gary McCoy
Rick McKee
Steve Sack
Bill Schorr
Kevin Siers
Kevin Siers
Michael Ramirez
Michael RamirezBONUS!

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[ L I F E S T Y L E S ]

Living Smart by Angie Hicks: Take this consumer quiz: How do you rate?

Ask Doctor K by Anthony L. Komaroff, M.D.: Most eye 'floaters' are a harmless nuisance

Consumer Reports® on JWR: What you need to know about prepaid cards

Cory Franklin: The Easiest Person To Fool Is Yourself

Marilyn Penn: Beware of Virtucrats

[ I N S I G H T ]

Diane Dimond: Who is Killing Whom in America?

News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd: Great, Ahem, Art!

Argus Hamilton: The News in Zingers

Susan Reimer: Checked out

Kathleen Parker: The hard knocks of pro football

A. Barton Hinkle: Eat your Frankenfood!

Bernard Goldberg: Mr. Obama's Handy Bogeymen

Bruce Bialosky: Women Need To Have Equality

Jack Kelly: The state of Obama: It's not good as the president recycles small-ball proposals

Andrew Malcolm: Obama's latest crop of ambassadors, clueless like the boss

David M. Shribman: The audacity of hopelessness

Star Parker: Washington's latest scam

Robert Robb: Obama Dons 'I'm a Lame Duck' Sign

Mallard Filmore

Dry Bones

George Will: This progressive battle could be the highlight of 2014


Rabbi Dr. Abraham J. Twerski: What 'doctors' of the soul grasp far better than most mental health professionals

Caroline B. Glick: Scaring the Jewish state straight

Food in the sky? Highrise farming idea gains ground

The Kosher Gourmet by Faith Durand AFFOGATO with a different kind of warmth

Rabbi Avi Shafran: Wealth Management 101

Alina Dain Sharon: Pentagon's loosened restrictions still violating religious apparel statute

Corey Mitchell Battle over data privacy moves to the dashboard

Cameron Huddleston: What Not to Buy at Drugstores

Kiplinger's Personal Finance Editors : Insider Tips: How Investors Can Prosper in 2014

Gretel H. Schueller: Turn back time by avoiding these foods that age your skin

The Kosher Gourmet by Sharon Thompson No need to knead this loaf: When you make batter bread, you get a delicious-tasting loaf in half the time (5 recipes!)

Judi Light Hopson, Emma H. Hopson and Ted Hagen: Make sure you attract the right people

Paul Richter: US coming under fire from Mideast allies, who see retrenchment

David G. Savage Faithful best Obama administration again --- at least temporarily

'Allah' rings out in Malaysian churches despite ban

Cameron Huddleston: Why You Should Try Your Bank's Mobile App

Jeffrey R. Kosnett: Want yields as high as 5-8%?

Anne Bliss: Strawberries are health and nutrition powerhouses

The Kosher Gourmet by Linda Gassenheimer Use this recipe for picadillo, a sweet-savory popular Latin meat dish, for a 10-minute no-fuss dinner

Rabbi Hillel Goldberg: Does the Bible believe in slavery?

Caroline B. Glick: Canadian PM Harper is latest to fill leadership vacuum, the world -- including Washington -- be damned

David Ng Monuments Men gallery to open at National WWII Museum

Lisa Gerstner: After the Target Data Theft: What all consumers need to know now

Kimberly Lankford:How to Minimize Taxes When You Inherit an IRA

The Kiplinger Washington Editors: 8 Things That Will Cost Less in 2014

The Kosher Gourmet by Betty Rosbottom Robust and hearty, grilled sausages and braised red cabbage with apples is a soothing duo that's simple, fast, and inexpensive

Dr. Reuven Berko: How the lies of 'Lawrence of Arabia' continue to put the West in peril

Evan Halper: Surprising advocate for spy groups

Jessica Bock Think homework can help your kid's grade? Think again

Hilary Meyer: Cutting back on processed foods easier than you might think

Kimberly Lankford: Income Limits for Roth Contributions in 2014

Steven Goldberg: Get Ready for Rising Rates

The Kosher Gourmet by Diane Rossen Worthington With velvety texture, creamy consistency this easy to make soup delivers great flavor without extra calories

Chief Rabbi Dr. Warren Goldstein: Missing the Message

Caroline B. Glick: Allies don't let allies destruct

Suzanne Fields Sharon, Israel and Jewish Wry

Mark Z. Barabak: A RINO in Frisco

Joy Taylor: 14 IRS Audit Red Flags

Geoffrey Mohan: Procreating dad? Study suggests your baby is what you eat

The Kosher Gourmet by Noelle Carter Not your ordinary weekend breakfast! Prepare to flip for these absolutely heavenly lemon ricotta pancakes

John Rossomando: Radical Syrian Cleric Secures US Vi$a Despite Endorsing Suicide Bombings, Targeted Killings

Deborah Netburn Don't forget your grande latte: How caffeine improves your memory

Harvard Health Letters: Is hormone therapy safe again?

Kiplinger's Personal Finance Editors: The Best of Everything

Kimberly Lankford: 10 Financial To-Dos for 2014

The Kosher Gourmet by Dana Velden Three Sisters Empanadas make for insanely tasty snacking on the go but are just as satisfying to sit down to for a simple dinner

Jonathan Tobin: Assessing Sharon's Complex Legacy

Alex Safian: Ariel the Evil: Falsehoods as Fact Already Aplenty

Harvard Health Letters How to avoid dangerous drug interactions

Lee Lawrence: Degree of doubt: Has the bachelor's degree lost its edge and its value?

Erin Burt: 10 Job Hunting Myths

Kiplinger's Personal Finance Editors: Learn the Ins and Outs of Long-Term-Care Insurance

The Kosher Gourmet by Nealey Dozier Slow cooker Cheesy 'Baked' Spinach and Mozzarella Rigaton will fool even an Italian nonna

Rabbi Abraham J. Twerski: Not fully human: Reconsidering man as a spiritual being

Caroline B. Glick: Sadly, 'Spring' is still in the air

Charles Krauthammer: Fighting academic bigotry

Batsheva Sobelman: Fighting academic bigotry

Kiplinger Reports, Summarized

Melissa Healy: DNA sequencer raises doctors' hopes for personalized medicine

Monte Morin: Scientists experiment with money laundering --- no, really!

The Kosher Gourmet by Joshua E. London and Lou Marmon: A classic curative cocktail --- Hot toddy: A remedy for a, or the, cold

Rabbi Yonason Goldson: The Death Watch: Are you ready for the end of time?

Caroline B. Glick: Obama/Kerry using limitless leverage to emasculate Israel

Kiplinger Reports, Summarized

Steven Goldberg: The Five Best Bond Funds for 2014

Melissa Healy: This diet -- even without weight loss -- lowers chances of Type 2 diabetes by 40 percent

Ending identity fraud can be done in the blink of an eye?

Italy forced to allow 'hernames'

The Kosher Gourmet by Diane Rossen Worthington: Cold Weather Pesto, a Cozy Condiment for Your Kitchen

Rabbi Steven Pruzansky: An America that is no longer cannot stay that way: Religion, politics past & present

OOPS! 'Palestinian' envoy accidentally kills self, reveals illegal arsenal

Ex-Israel PM Sharon faces 'imminent' death: hospital

Cameron Huddleston: Best and Worst Buys of January 2014

Steven Goldberg: The Five Best ETFs for 2014

Deborah Netburn: Not merely space cadets

The Kosher Gourmet by Betty Rosbottom: Chocolate Caramel Mousse with Candied Peanuts: Simple to prepare. Makes an unusual garnish. Rich and indulgent

Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb: Creature Feature

Caroline B. Glick : The New York Times destroys Obama

David Muhlbaum: 10 Weird Ways States Tax You

Jeffrey R. Kosnett: What to Ask a Financial Adviser

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