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

Bill Whalen Archives

08/24/20 Biden's Speech: Acceptance, Avoidance . . . Clairvoyance?
08/19/20 Will A 'New' Biden Emerge This Week?
07/22/20 Will Clarence Thomas Take One For The Team?
06/17/20 Biden's 'Short List' Is Long On Complications
06/15/20 For One Bush, Does Viability Trump Family?
05/15/20 As He Ponders Running Mates, Is There A Truman, A TR Or An LBJ In Joe Biden's Future?
05/08/20 Trump Hits The Road --- And Faces A Narrow Road To Re-Election
05/04/20 Other Than A Candidate Stuck At Home, How's The Health Of Biden's Campaign?
05/01/20 On Your Mark (Cuban), Get Set, Go . . . Third Party?
04/07/20 Coming Soon To The Biden Campaign: 'Binders Full Of Women'
12/26/19 Is Martin Scorsese Directing Joe Biden's Campaign?
12/23/19 The Dems' House Of Paine
12/09/19 Clarity on Kamala: Seeing Harris for wh0 she really was
11/22/19 The South Didn't Rise Again (For The President), But a Post-Trump Conversation Already Has
10/24/19 Has Buttigieg Butted In On The Liz And Joe Show?
10/09/19 While Other Dems Play Chess, Will Biden Turn To Checkers?
10/08/19 If Bernie's Time Is Up, Will His Followers Try Living On Tulsi Time?
10/04/19 The King (James) And I: Newsom Sacks The NCAA, Gets Flagged For Targeting Trump
10/03/19 Impeachment Is Destined To Fail --- If The Senate Parties Like It's 1999
09/29/19 Why Not Censure The President And Move On?
09/24/19 Warren's Challenge Now That She's Ahead In Iowa: Staying Off The Dean's List
09/17/19 Dems Learn The Hard Way: Not All Biden Attacks Cut The Same
09/09/19 The Torch Has Been Passed . . . But Can A Fourth Generation Of Aspiring Kennedys Run With It?
09/05/19 Trump Isn't Bush-League And 2020 Isn't The Second Coming Of 1992 --- For Now, At Least
08/29/19 Go West, Mr. President, For Your Next Vacation --- Where The Rivers Run . . . But Twitter Doesn't
08/27/19 Bump Trump, Keep The Veep? Welcome To The August Rumor Mill
08/15/19 In A World Where Hillary's In Charge, Does Hate Still Trump Governance?
08/06/19 Biden's Challenge: Does (Presidential) Life Begin At 77?
07/30/19 Push the cornered Dem candidates when they're not able to run?
07/23/19 In Case You've Run Out Of Conspiracy Theories, Here's A New One: Dem Debates
07/18/19 'A Simple Accident?' Perhaps, But Not A Political Sliding Door
07/16/19 Would AOC Be A-OK With Trading In Congress For Cable?
07/09/19 Bashing Trump On The Fourth Of July: A Tank-less Chore
07/02/19 A Suggestion For The Next Time He Debates: Let Biden Be Biden --- Whatever That Means
06/26/19 These Dem Presidential Debates Have An NBA Problem
06/24/19 Leader Hosing: Is Bashing Mitch Pelosi's Best Fundraising Pitch?
05/29/19 Election Forecast Models Trump The President's Bad Poll Numbers
05/20/19 The Dem Field Keeps Expanding; A Takeover Of the Senate, Not So Much
05/14/19 For Harris and O'Rourke, Can Two 'Dream' Candidates Reawaken Voters?
05/06/19 Pod Help Us All: The Downloadable Clintons
04/30/19 Twenty-Plus Dems Running For President, Or Joe Biden Running Against . . . Joe Biden?
04/24/19 Counting Bernie Sanders out in 2020 may be history repeating itself
04/22/19 Cory Booker Has a Dream: To Become Relevant Again
04/08/19 The Book On Running For President Has A New Chapter --- Deemphasizing Empathy
04/03/19 What Joe Biden's Hands Say About His Grip On The Dem Field
04/01/19 Can Dems Party Like It's 2007?
03/26/19 Bang The Drum Slowly -- And Loudly -- To Anger The Base
03/19/19 The Stronger Sell: The First Beto Or The Second Bobby?
03/14/19 Schlemiel! Schlimazel! Democrats Incorporated!
03/12/19 From Israel To Amazon To Fundraising, 'Middle-Class Joe' May Find It A Rough Go
03/07/19 A Big Dem Field, But Is It A Field Of Dreams?
03/05/19 Hamlet On The Hudson --- The Sequel
02/26/19 What Does 'Luck' Have To Do With Trump? Everything, If You Poll Presidential Scholars
02/20/19 The Grass Is Always Greener --- Unless You're Pandering For Votes
02/12/19 John Dingell Is Gone --- And So Too House Dems' Common Sense
02/05/19 Should Every Election Day Be A Federal Holiday?
01/29/19: What's Howard Schultz Brewing Up --- And Why Don't Dems Like It?
01/02/19: A New Year's Quiz
12/31/18: Something Different In 2020: A Same-State Presidential Ticket
12/18/18: A Biden-Romney Ticket? Say It Ain't So, Joe
11/20/18: In The House That Nancy Built, Pelosi's Not The Only Choice
10/25/18: Two Considerations, With Less Than Two Weeks Until Election Day
10/15/18: 4 Considerations, With Less Than Four Weeks Until Election Day
10/10/18: Three Cheers For Rob Portman!
09/30/18: 6 Considerations, With Less Than 6 Weeks Until Election Day
09/05/18: Some Caution, Please, Before We Go Too Far With McCain Tributes
08/28/18: If Bill Clinton Had Taken The High Road, Would The Road Be Different For Trump And Republicans?
08/21/18: Is Ed Muskie Running In 2020? Say It Ain't So, Joe
07/02/18: Tired of Roseanne Barr and Maxine Waters? America needs a two-month timeout from political battles
06/05/18: Searching for another Bobby Kennedy
05/29/18: Here Comes The Judge . . . In A Lot Of Red-State Senate Races
05/10/18: If Not For The Scandals And Scattered Messaging, Trump Wouldn't Lack For Good News
04/10/18: While Pelosi Stars In Republican Ads, Does Fate Have Another Plan For Her?
03/27/18: Who's Buried In Grant's Tomb? Republican Fiscal Discipline
03/20/18: To Regain The House, Dems Will Need A Few Breaks --- And The Loudness Of More Lambs
03/06/18: What Is the Conventional Take On Trump's Unconventionality?
02/27/18: In Gridlocked Washington, Time For A Spin Down Constitution Avenue
02/21/18: Mitt Happens --- So What Happens Next
01/30/18: Another Kennedy, Another New Frontier --- And A Good Time For Trump To Evoke JFK
01/18/18: Trump Should Take His State Of The Union Address Away From Congress --- And The Swamp's Sideshow
01/12/18: What If O Ran As An I?
12/12/17: As Utah Goes, So Goes . . . Perhaps A Lot of Republican Drama In 2018 And Beyond
11/21/17: In The Shoulda, Woulda World Of Democrats And Bill Clinton, How His Resignation Alters Politics
10/24/17: The Wheel Goes Round And Round --- All The Way Back to November 1963
10/17/17: A Course Correction For American Politics: Have George W. Bush Teach A Course On Dignity
10/10/17: The '90's Aren't Calling --- And I'd Really Like Their Politics Back
09/28/17: Politics Makes for Strange Bedfellows, Or So Trump Learns The Hard Way In Alabama
09/07/17: On A Sad Note, Even Notes Between Presidents Aren't What They Used To Be
09/01/17: Once The Floodwaters Recede, Will Trump Have Seized The Political High Ground?
08/29/17: If Viewers Are Willing To Pay For Mayweather-McGregor, Will Voters Spring For Hillary's Book?
08/24/17: A GOP Challenge To Trump In 2020: Would Republicans Dare Flip Their Whig?
08/17/17: What Does Trump Do Next? Try Looking Back At Obama And Clinton
07/25/17: Not A White House Failure To Communicate, But An Aversion To Driving A Message
07/18/17: California On A Jenner Bender? Political Leadership Is Transitioning
06/29/17: They've Grown Accustomed To Her Face: A Sad Song for Democrats Heading Into 2018
06/22/17: The Two Parties Spent $50 Million In One Georgia Race, Yet Voters Still Got Shortchanged
06/13/17: In The Summer of 'Wonder Woman', Hillary Should End The Winter (And Spring) Of Her Discontent
05/30/17: Time For Another Bush-Clinton Bonding? This Time, Dubya Mentoring Hillary
05/02/17: How To Follow Trump's Opening Act? Some Second Hundred-Day Suggestions
03/28/17: The Fault Lies Not In The Speaker's Plan --- It's Due In Part To The House's Rugged Math
03/07/17: A Strategy For Trump: Escape The Washington Bubble, Tout His Agenda, Pressure Congress
02/28/17: Not A State Of The Union, But A Chance For Trump To State His Presidency's Case
02/14/17: Trump Can Try To Get Even With The Courts --- Or Get To Work And Start Nominating Judges
02/07/17: Keeping Up With The Kardashians? Try Keeping Up With Trump
01/20/17: Four Things To Watch For When President Trump Takes The Stage
01/10/17: For Obama, A Farewell Address... Or One Last Abuse Of The First-Person Singular?
12/19/16: In Trump Derangement Syndrome, We Have Three Presidents All Rolled Into One
12/13/16: The Two Parties Face An Age-Old (And Age-Young) Question Moving Forward
12/06/16: What To Expect In Trump's First 100 Days? Maybe An Approach Similar To . . . Obama
11/23/16: Now That Trump's Decided To Meet The Press, Will His White House Choose To Beat The Press?
11/14/16: The best cure for America’s post-election hangover
11/08/16: Six Possible Electoral College Scenarios --- In Case You Already Didn't Have A Migraine
11/02/16: Before Anyone Whines About Comey and Clinton, Try Revisiting Weinberger And Walsh
09/07/16: As The Election Passes Labor Day, A Question Of Whether Hillary Intends To Labor Any Harder
08/30/16: For Speaker Ryan, It's A Marriage Of Inconvenience With Trump And Clinton
08/23/16: If Trump Wants To Be The One, Why Not Promise One Term And Done?
08/02/16: In Hillary's Circus World, It's The Clown And The Juggler
07/27/16: In Philadelphia, Democrats Welcome And Fear A 'Rocky' Convention
07/19/16: The Republican Show In Cleveland: All About Space --- And Trump's Final Frontier
07/05/16: It's His Nomination And His Convention: Imagine Trump Doing Cleveland His Way
06/28/16: Three Things To Keep An Eye On --- Unless You've Taken A Campaign Brexit
06/23/16: Trump Finds A Message That Works; With A Few Tweaks, It Can Be Even Better
06/21/16: Razing Arizona: Is John McCain In Trouble Back In His Home State?
05/24/16: Once Hillary Starts Haggling With Bernie, Does She End Up Living On Tulsi Time?
05/17/16: In A Clinton-Trump Race, Just How Much Could The Map Change?
05/10/16: The Reality Of the Situation: Trump Might As Well Fully Embrace Reality TV
05/03/16: If The Presidential Race Has You Baffled, Consider What's Happening To Congress
04/22/16: The Calendar Says 2016, But We're Still Partying Like It's 1992
04/19/16: Hillary's California Adventure: Why Trouble May Await Her Out West
04/13/16: The Presidential Hopefuls May Be In Fun City, But Where's The Hope, Where's The Fun?
04/05/16: Would A Trump Nomination Cost The GOP The House?
03/01/16: Super Tuesday Prop Bets On Trump, Delegates And Inevitability
01/14/16: Grayer but not wiser: A president who's an underachiever and proud of it
10/27/15: The Supreme Court May Be The Sleeper Issue Of The 2016 Election
10/13/15: So How Does A Dem Debate Trump What The Donald's Already Given Us?
10/01/15: Is There A Republican In This Race Who Knows Jack (Kemp)?
09/24/15: Four Things To Expect From Carly Fiorina, Between Now And The Next GOP Debate
09/17/15: Is Socialism Here To Stay In 2016, Or Is Bernie Sanders Just Another Howard Dean?
08/25/15: Bush Battles The 'Wimp Factor' (The 2016 Edition)
08/18/15: The Five Candidates Best Suited To Reorient The GOP
08/06/15: Biden and scared GOPers
08/04/15: What 2012's First Big GOP Debate Tells Us About Thursday's Showdown
07/29/15: Hillary's Very Brady Problem
07/15/15: Bracketing The GOP'S Sweet Sixteen
07/10/15: Hillary And The Media: No Mutual Admiration, But Mutually Beneficial?
07/08/15: The Sixties . . . In 2016?
07/03/15: Four 4th Observations
07/02/15: Should Jeb Play A Trump Card?
07/01/15: Christie Almighty?
06/15/15: Did Hillary Flunk A History Lesson?
06/11/15: Thursday Candidates Quiz
06/10/15: First Best Second Choice
06/08/15: Game of Inches
06/03/15: The Power Of Narrative Politics
06/01/15: Sorting The Republicans' 2016 Kingdom
05/28/15: To Command Without Having Served
05/21/15: 2016: Do Looks Matter?
05/15/15: John Bolton's Swan Song