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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 Nov. 27, 2012 / 13 Kislev, 5773

The News in Zingers

By Argus Hamilton

http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | Black Friday lured one hundred fifty million Americans to stores Friday. It's a ritual as regular as the Anglican Cycle of Prayer. Thanksgiving is followed by Black Friday which is followed by Cyber Shopping Monday, which is followed by Identity Theft Tuesday.

WalMart reported huge crowds of holiday shoppers nationwide on Friday. It always gets out of hand. On Thursday we give thanks for everything that's meaningful in our lives and then Friday we go out and stab each other to save seven dollars on a Nintendo DS.

The Transportation Department said over one hundred million Americans traveled over Thanksgiving week to be with loved ones. That means family and friends to most Americans. In Los Angeles, by loved ones we mean the TSA guys who give us the pat-downs.

The National Retail Federation estimated Friday that fifty million Americans would do their holiday shopping online on Cyber Monday. That's the day when all the stores online put everything on sale, Basically it's Black Friday for people too lazy to put on pants.

The Pentagon ordered Thanksgiving dinner catered for all U.S. soldiers and personnel serving abroad on Thursday. It was no picnic stateside. General Petraeus' relatives asked the general to bring his favorite side dish and he showed up with a cocktail waitress.

President Felipe Calderone asked that Mexico change its name from United States of Mexico to Mexico to help contrast itself with the U.S. Polls reveal six out of ten Mexicans think life's better in the United States. The other four out of ten Mexicans already live here.

Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi declared Friday his decisions are above judicial review and can't be overruled. It prompted pro-democracy riots. In Egypt they riot for freedom, whereas in our more advanced democracy we riot for two-dollar waffle irons.

President Obama asked Americans to unite around the White House Thursday in his Thanksgiving Day address to America. Reporters quickly noted he neglected to thank G0D. Now that reporters have him safely re-elected, they can tell us what they really think.

Victoria's Secret was mobbed by women Friday for their yoga pants advertised on sale for twelve dollars. Men were horrified. All this emphasis on lingerie and it turns out what women really want to do is sit in something baggy and think about themselves.

The L.A. Times reports house-flipping is back in Beverly Hills due to a hot real estate market. Investors buy, fix up and sell homes for big profits. House flipping is a venerated Los Angeles practice that allowed Ed McMahon to work in TV for fifty years and die broke.

A London auction house will sell a Beatles audition tape made for Decca Records exec Dick Howe fifty years ago. He told them they had no future and that guitar groups were on their way out. The next year he told Lyndon Johnson that Southeast Asia was ours for the taking.

Hitchcock opened Friday starring Anthony Hopkins as the master director of murder suspense, Alfred Hitchcock. The highly-acclaimed actor has now played a murderous ventriloquist, Hannibal Lecter, Richard Nixon and Alfred Hitchcock. Millions of kids are told they're creeps in junior high school but very few grow up and win Hollywood awards for it.

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