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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 December 23, 2014

The News in Zingers

By Argus Hamilton





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President Obama restored U.S. diplomatic relations with Fidel Castro's Cuba Wednesday, igniting wide debate. There is cautious optimism. As Americans, we don't know Fidel Castro personally, but we feel like he's the kind of dictator we could kill in a movie comedy and not be such a crybaby about it.

The U.S. recognition of Cuba Wednesday highlighted the amazing longevity of Fidel Castro. Every U.S. president since Truman has been survived by his wife and Castro. When Bobby Kennedy was Attorney General he spent an hour each day trying to kill Castro as part of his morning exercise routine.

President Obama charmed a Jewish gathering at the White House Hanukkah party by telling the crowd he's Jewish in his soul. He's multicultural to the core. President Obama has black supporters in Los Angeles who never believed he was half-white until they saw a picture of him drinking a Bud Lite.

The House of Representatives and Senate adjourned Thursday, ending this session as one of the most unpopular and least productive Congresses in U.S. history. After wrapping up business, Congress went home with a fifteen percent public approval rating. To put that in perspective, Cosby is at sixteen.

The White House announced Friday the CIA identified North Korea as the source of the hacking of Sony Studios in anger of over The Interview, which ridicules Kim Jung Un. The movie premiere has been canceled. Kim Jung Un is now the odds-on favorite to win the Academy Award for Best Animated Short.



Hollywood stars were furious over Sony Studios' decision to cancel the movie The Interview due to threats from Kim Jung Un's hackers. The attack came from North Korea. In more bad news for creative comedies, Kim Jung Un ordered his hackers to allow Adam Sandler movies to run as scheduled.

Kim Jung Un's hackers vowed to destroy Sony Studios for insulting Kim Jung Un if The Interview is released. Kim's CIA profile says that Kim likes to snort coke, date teen-aged girls, drink expensive Cognac and enjoy NBA basketball. You'd think he would spare Hollywood out of professional courtesy.

President Obama said he's often been mistaken as a valet in hotel driveways and white people routinely him tossed him their keys. That sounds like a tall tale. Six years ago, whites mistook him for a moderate and blacks mistook him for a civil rights champion, but nobody mistook him for a Mexican.

The Census Bureau released new numbers showing that in thirty years whites will be a minority in the U.S. The breakdown looks about right. American population experts predict that in thirty years, the United States will be fifteen percent black, thirty-one percent Hispanic, and one percent Republican.

ISIS began offering high-paying jobs for professional college graduates in the cities they occupy to help run the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. They're advertising for accountants, engineers and doctors. They put everyone with a degree in liberal arts on the front lines, because if they die, they die.


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