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December 2, 2014

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 April 13, 2009 / 19 Nissan 5769

Simon Says

By Roger Simon


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http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | Simon Says:

You aren't human if you didn't get a lump in your throat when you saw the video of Ted Kennedy throwing out the first pitch at Fenway Park the other day.


The latest New York Times-CBS poll asked people how they voted in the last election. The result: 43 percent said they voted for Barack Obama, and 25 percent said they voted for John McCain. But, in reality, 53 percent voted for Obama and 46 percent voted for McCain. Does this tell you something about people's memories? Or their honesty? Or the accuracy of polls? Or all of the above?


"Slumdog Millionaire" was good, but it wasn't that good.


Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele has to be a Democratic mole. There is no other explanation.


Spice of the Month: smoked paprika. You can use it on everything from German potato salad to sore feet. (OK, so I am making up the sore feet part. But you can use it on a lot of stuff.)


For a guy who was never in the military, President Obama seems very comfortable when visiting troops. I never got that impression with either Bill Clinton or George W. Bush. And the troops seem very comfortable with Obama.


Admit it: You are always a little nervous when you dump a Canadian quarter on someone. (And you always try to figure out who dumped it on you.)


Do they still sell all-day suckers? And have they ever really lasted all day?


People who snore on airplanes should be ejected at 30,000 feet.


I always learn something from reading The New Yorker. This week I learned that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is "tiny — about 5 feet tall." This could explain a lot.


You're really old if you can remember what a test pattern was.


How come there aren't more women dentists?


Paperback Pick of the Month: "The White Tiger" by Aravind Adiga.


For all the tearing of hair and gnashing of teeth by defense contractors over Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates' new "leaner" 2010 budget, Gates wants to spend $20 billion more on defense in 2010 than in 2009, for a total of $534 billion. Pretty soon we're going to be talking about real money.


Elevator doors never close convincingly on TV shows.


People who file their nails at the office should be beaten with sticks.


Does anyone still use a trash compactor? Why?


I refuse to believe there is a difference between French and Catalina dressing.


OK, this is driving me crazy: Why does David Letterman look offstage and tap his left wrist with the first two fingers of his right hand at the beginning of every show?


Here is my secret tip for solving all Sudoku puzzles: 9. You can thank me later.


Not even Nicolas Sarkozy pronounces his last name correctly.


Cooking Tip of the Month: To keep bacon from splattering, always place it in a cold pan. (Or just stick the bacon in the microwave like everybody else does.)


Thomas Jefferson knew how to handle pirates. Haven't we learned anything since 1801?


I was from Chicago before being from Chicago was fashionable.


The old saying is true: A recession is when your neighbor is out of work; a depression is when you are out of work.

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