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

Mike DeBonis Archives

05/05/20 Targeting Hunter Biden, Senate panel approves subpoena for lobbying firm over Dems' objections

05/05/20 Lawmaking in the time of coronavirus: The Senate returns to work, warily

05/04/20 Senate to return to Washington with Congress struggling to reconcile constitutional duties with risk of pandemic

04/14/20 Congress struggles to adapt to socially distanced reality

03/04/20 Sessions appears headed for a runoff in Alabama GOP Senate primary

02/27/20 Typically a hands-on manager, Pelosi is suddenly finding herself in the unusual role of bystander as her party's voters choose a presidential nominee

01/30/20 The Dems who'd provide president with bipartisan acquittal: Who they are; why they'd risk wrath

01/24/20 Trump, Dems keep their distance as GOP moderates face crucial impeachment votes

01/23/20 Senators -- GOPers but also Dems -- urge House impeachment managers to tone it down after testy debate

12/23/19 Party-switching congressman could be an odd fit among House Republicans

12/16/19 Anti-impeachment Dem, poised to switch parties after personal plea from Trump

09/26/19 The fretting Dems who quake as Pelosi forges ahead with impeachment

07/24/19 House passes resolution condemning boycott targeting Israel

07/12/19 Dems defend Pelosi after Ocasio-Cortez says she targets 'newly elected women of color

07/01/19 'A betrayal': Inside Pelosi, Schumer's rift on border bill

06/26/19 Dems worry about grip on House as Trump overshadows agenda

05/31/19 Talk of impeachment is nil for swing-district Dems

05/17/19 The supposed 'default party for Jews' is split as GOP demands action on anti-Israel boycott

05/09/19 Rep. Liz Cheney confronts a dilemma and the GOP wonders: How high can she go?

03/06/19 Ocasio-Cortez defends Omar, criticizes Dems over anti-Semitism resolution

03/05/19 Muslim pol's comments force House Dems to craft anti-Semitism measure

03/01/19 House Dems explode in recriminations as libs lash out at moderates

02/28/19 Surprise Republican win in House exposes divisions in Dem leadership

01/17/19 Why House Dem leaders are trying to avert censure vote on Rep. Steve King

01/03/19 Lib revolt threatens to derail House Dem on their first day in charge

11/27/18 CENTRIST DEM CAUCUS MEMBERS MIFFED: Won't give in until they get guarantees that bipartisan legislation will more easily come to a vote

11/19/18 Pelosi allies warn against strife that plagued GOP

09/27/18 Pelosi critics fire warning shot, but Dems agree to delay leadership scramble till November

08/20/18 McCarthy quietly wages the other midterm campaign --- for House speaker

08/10/18 Pelosi is the star of attack ads, worrying Dems upbeat about midterms

07/24/18 Paul Ryan's sprint to retirement turns into a long slog with plenty of pitfalls

07/13/18 A Dem delight: Calls to 'abolish ICE' turns GOP giddy

04/10/18 Key Senate Republicans warn White House against pursuing spending cuts

02/06/18 Why congressional GOP is more optimistic after roller-coaster year

02/02/18 Trump wants his immigration framework debated in Senate, in bid to overcome GOP divisions

02/01/18 'We've got a story to tell,' Pence tells Republicans, urging them to tell it

11/27/17 Congress confronts jam-packed December with shutdown deadline looming

09/18/17 In the House, an early spate of GOP retirements means the party won't haCongress confronts jam-packed December with shutdown deadline loomingve incumbents on the ballot in several closely divided districts

07/28/17 House passes bill to boost defense, fund border wall

07/26/17 Republicans defend Sessions against attacks and warn that a move against Mueller could lead to a lawmaker revolt

07/18/17: House GOP unveils budget plan that attaches major spending cuts to coming tax reform bill

06/19/17: Today: Tougher immigration policies face first major legislative test in Trump era

06/17/17: A Watch out, Pelosi: Top GOP super PAC sets its 2018 strategy

06/13/17: A draft resolution of impeachment includes some intergenerational copying-and-pasting.

06/23/16: Why House Republicans aren't giving in to Dems' demands for a gun vote

06/16/16: Marco Rubio says he will reconsider leaving Senate

06/07/16: The biggest question in Florida politics: 'Is Rubio running or what?'

05/13/16: Ryan is torn between his conservative principles and his institutional responsibility, with his future as a national leader hanging in the balance

05/10/16: Is Paul Ryan in danger of being 'Cantored'?

03/09/16: How Trump is ruining Paul Ryan's speakership

02/09/16: Memo to Paul Ryan: Obama shouldn't get a pass

01/29/16: How Ted Cruz earned one of the few Capitol Hill endorsements that matters to conservatives

12/09/15: Leadership worries that many House GOP members are voting 'no' on tough bills while hoping they pass

12/07/15: House Freedom Caucus looking to flex its new muscle in 2016 races