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

David Weigel Archives

06/29/20 What Trump had in 2016
06/08/20 The GOP's House recruits are more diverse, and confronting social unrest
06/01/20 Dems in disarray
05/27/20 Challengers from the left want to take down 'corporate Democrats' in Congress. It may be a pipe dream
05/18/20 A guide to almost all the House primaries
05/18/20 Never Trumpers will host their own 'Republican convention' during the RNC
05/15/20 Biden invites the left in
05/13/20 What the results of two special elections reveal for both parties adjusting to a pandemic
05/08/20 I signed up as a Trump supporter, then a Biden supporter. Here's what happened next
05/06/20 A guide to what's in play in the Senate in 2020
04/27/20 The three tests for a potential veep
04/22/20 Here's who's got campaign money: The big picture from the new fundraising reports
04/20/20 Is the president on protesters' side? They're on his
04/14/20 The general election has started. Here's where things stand
04/01/20 What's missing from down-ballot races
03/30/20 Answers to your questions about the primary, election timing, vote-by-mail and more
03/23/20 The risks to Biden in this new, frozen stage of the race
02/24/20 Finally, Dem claity
02/17/20 Candidates try to prove their appeal to nonwhite voters
08/26/19 Dem leaders catch grief from moderates and libs over debate rules, topics
02/19/19: Socialist 'spoiler' Sanders will seek Dem presidential nomination in 2020
01/15/19: Left-wing group creates fund to oust Texas Dem
01/14/19: Will Sanders' 2016 supporters rally behind him this time?
01/08/19: What we learned about Warren 2020 this weekend
01/07/19: Warren, traveling this weekend in Iowa's Pocahontas, Sac and Cherokee counties, finally reveals why she took that DNA test
08/14/18: Political party endorsements don't carry as much clout as they once did
08/08/18: That was fast! Dem centrists win big over insurgent left
08/06/18: Race to replace icon of black politics brought down by #MeToo simmers with anger
08/02/18: Tennessee primaries signal GOP's move to the right
07/26/18: Ohio Dem learns that any comment about Pelosi can and will be used against you
07/24/18: Democratic socialists stage a summertime comeback
07/19/18: Dems try a lib agenda in the heartland
07/02/18: Nobody knows how 'Abolish ICE' plays politically
05/17/18: In DemWorld, Sanders' policies lead even if he won't
05/09/18: HARBINGER? Kucinich's run was seen as test of liberal-leaning Dems hopefuls, but the party's left fell short
05/03/18: Dem candidates are locked in an awkward dance in which they are increasingly distancing themselves from Nancy Pelosi as the longtime leader holds on to power
04/26/18: Black voters warn Dems with 2020 ambitions about taking them for granted
04/25/18: Republicans win closely-watched special election
04/23/18: Romney setback in move to revive political career
04/19/18: Dems pushing for Pelosi's ouster as leader stand down, for now
04/18/18: Forgive and forget? No, say Hillary backers who still blame Comey for presidential loss
04/06/18: Dem group that effectively gave Republicans control of half of New York's legislature, disbanded
04/03/18: Dems hit hurdles in some key House races
03/26/18: What's left? The failure to defeat antiabortion congressman in Illinois primary prompts Dem introspection
03/12/18: Dems take first step toward curtailing 'superdelegates'
02/27/18: One of the last antiabortion Dems in the House -- and one of only a few to oppose the Affordable Care Act -- feels the ire of a liberal base
02/26/18: Feinstein not left enough; loses California Democratic Party's endorsement
01/23/18: Dems take heat from the left over shutdown-ending deal that didn't address DACA
01/22/18: Out-maneuvered? Shutdown could hurt Dems seeking re-election in Trump states
01/15/18: The most wide-open primary season in decades comes long before voters decide in November who will control the House
01/02/18: Changing attitudes in the epicenter of the Republicans' 2014 and 2016 surge is a mystery both parties are eager to figure out before the 2018 midterms
12/27/17: Dems build case against tax bill, but won't call for repeal. Why?
11/17/17: Last laugh isn't Franken's. Once- rising pol's troubles complicate lib push against tax bill
10/26/17: McConnell allies declare open warfare on Bannon
10/04/17: Where Dems are hesitating to engage
09/05/17: After a messy, public brawl Dems consider becoming the anti-monopoly party
08/29/17: Libertarians wrestle with the alt-right
08/14/17: Shouting 'trust black women,' protesters disrupt white candidate's speech at progressive pow-wow
08/07/17: Red Alert? The socialist movement is getting younger, thanks to one 75-year-old
07/31/17: Voter by voter, GOP super PAC tries to separate the party from Trump
07/27/17: House Judiciary Committee votes to probe Comey and Clinton's 2016 campaign
07/24/17: Conservative state legislators plot ways to get Washington under control
06/07/17: As Dems prep for Comey, some on left want them to give up Russia story
05/17/17:Trump scandals causing Dem thought leaders agita
03/16/17: Conservatives rally against GOP plan, but some think it can be bent their way
02/24/17: Alt-right leader expelled from CPAC, after organizer denounces 'left-wing fascist group'
02/06/17: Dems think they've figured out what they stand for and how to retake Washington
01/25/17: Libs press Dems on thwarting Trump's nominees, to little effect --- they can blame themselves
01/23/17: Dem donors plot the future --- out-thinking the right
01/10/17: As Trump shakes them up with tweets, Dems are flummoxed
01/03/17: Why the Dems' 2017 comeback dream is like nothing we've seen before
12/29/16: Presidential vote in congressional districts points to Democratic risks in 2018
11/11/16: How voters who heavily supported Obama switched over to Trump
10/10/16: Hillary struggles to make her case against a combative Donald Trump
09/28/16: Five arguments for why Trump won the debate
09/26/16: Ted Cruz explains why he endorsed Trump --- despite everything
08/15/16: Warning of cheating, Trump rallies poll watchers
08/11/16: OOPS! Hillary's GOP outreach a step too far for some already-suspicious libs
07/25/16: Dems struggle with intraparty divisions days before convention opens
07/18/: Black Cleveland pastor has been a Trump believer for years, promoting the candidate as an ideal president for people who want to protect morality and build wealth
06/24/16: Sanders, who has no plans to endorse or appear with Hillary ahead of the Dem convention, is in the midst of his own transition
06/10/16: Latest 'Stop Trump' plans falter with GOP delegates
05/26/16: Why so many Sanders supporters don't want to be Dems
05/19/16: Trump's appeal stretches to suburbs that had been trending blue
05/11/16: Nine interesting numbers from the May 10 primaries
05/09/16: Anti-Trump delegates now responsible for nominating him
04/11/16: Trump takes aim at Cruz's delegate strategy
04/05/16: Kasich: It's 'mathematically impossible' for him, Cruz, or Trump to win delegate majority
03/15/16: Showdown: Cruz's strategy to best Trump
03/07/16: Remaining GOP hopefuls aiming to stop Cruz from becoming the 'Stop-Trump' candidate
03/04/16: What one debate answer revealed about the pressure on Donald Trump
03/04/16: At CPAC, Trump sympathizers, fans, were outnumbered
03/03/16: Trump can't close the deal and other missed Super Tueday lessons
03/02/16: Support Trump? Refuse to? Start a new party? Every line of thinking has its backers
02/25/16: Four lessons from the first four primaries
02/24/16: Hillary's courting blacks comes with a white pricetag
02/16/16: Sanders' strategy to prove Hillary can be beaten anywhere
02/15/16: Why death of Scalia poses new risks for Trump
02/06/16: Courted by Cruz, New Hampshire's libertarians ask if they need politics at all
02/04/16: Inside Rand Paul's New Hampshire office, after the campaign ended
02/01/16: In Iowa, even Hillary's staunch supporters are anxious
01/25/16: What is the dreaded 'establishment,' anyway?
12/31/15: Scott Walker is a diminished figure --- except in the state he governs
12/14/15: Rand Paul, faced with debate snub, demands 'the same treatment that Carly Fiorina was given'
12/09/15: After San Bernardino, how the foreign policy debate may be shifting for GOP candidates
11/23/15: A changed presidential contest: Voters say their reaction to Paris is fueled by distrust of Obama and a desire to defeat the Islamic State
10/28/15: Lindsey Graham pours beers, contemplates marrying Carly Fiorina
10/21/15: Republicans aim to grill Clinton --- softly
10/19/15: One week later, Carson's talk about guns and the Holocaust is hardly controversial in Iowa

10/12/15: Where a new GOP is emgerging, worrying its establishment