Jewish World Review
Tuesday December 09, 2014

Real dishes break. That's how you know they're real.
— Marty Rubin


Dennis Prager: You Don't Have to Love Your Parents: The Case for the Ten Commandments (SMART)

Mallard Fillmore

Argus Hamilton: The News in Zingers

News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd: Gives 'What a babe!' new meaning; Readers' Choice

Anna Chapman, Russian spy, tried seducing Edward Snowden

Tom Purcell: A 2014 Gift of the Magi

Dana Milbank: The New Republic is dead, thanks to its owner, Chris Hughes

Wesley Pruden: When a likely story goes bad

Froma Harrop: Make Rape Identities Public

Rusty Humphries: First, show me al Qaeda's intel report

Rich Lowry: The drilling bonanza

Mortimer Zuckerman How Barack Obama Became the Anti-President

Cal Thomas: Rep. Paul Ryan's hope for a Congress that works

Byron York: Obama's dangerous legacy for Dems

Mona Charen: A Reply to Rush Limbaugh

David Limbaugh: Conservatives Need to Re-establish Control of Party and Nation

David Shribman: The big debate over 'Big History' vs. the history that humans have written down

Dave Weinbaum: Ferguson lesson: Security cops should go on strike

Dick Morris: Hillary's Dumb Idea: Americans Should Empathize With Our Enemies

Jack Kelly: White cops victimizing black youth? Not quite

Tammy Bruce: The useful application of mayhem

Thomas Sowell: Is Law Optional?


Eric Allie

Lisa Benson

Chip Bok

Matt Davies

John Deering

Bob Gorrell

Steve Kelley

Jeff Koterba

Jimmy Margulies

RJ Matson

Gary McCoy

Jack Ohman

Dana Summers

Gary Varvel

Michael Ramirez

Michael Ramirez BONUS!

Spiritual Dialysis and the biology of virtue
By Rabbi Yonason Goldson

Are we nothing more than products of our environment, or is there some moral imperative programmed into the human psyche that we can channel through sheer force of will? Why is the path of virtue often so hard to find and why, even in moments of moral clarity, do we experience such dissonance between our minds and our hearts?

Reality Check
Leave Or Let Live? Arabs Move In To Jewish 'Settlements', Thrive
By Dan Williams

It doesn't fit the media narrative, of course. But pro-Israel activists -- and the Jewish state's critics -- should be made aware.

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Build a Better Kid
Why my children cannot be controlled --- and it's OK
By Damara Simmons

Let's face it --- parenting has intense moments of overwhelming stress. We expect obedience, but can we 'really' control our (grand)children?

Marriage Matters
If you don't pay attention to these 5 areas, divorce could be on the horizon
By David Simonsen

One seasoned expert reveals five common culprits that might be steering you toward a breakup

Value Added
The 6 Best Stock Funds for 2015
By Steven Goldberg

These six funds have widely different strategies (and expenses), but share a history of solid results

Consumer Intelligence
Mobile Wallets: A Smart Way to Pay?
By Lisa Gerstner

Using your smartphone to store your credit card and bank information is convenient and secure, but don't leave your wallet at home just yet

There's No Benefit To A Detox Diet --- You'll Just Get Hungry
By Samantha Olson

The Brilliant Lies Of The Detox Industry

On Second Thought ...
The Terrible Burden Of Knowing Your Entire Genome
By Lecia Bushak

The implications on a person's thinking, fears, and entire lifestyle

Ess, Ess/ Eat, Eat!
The Kosher Gourmet
By Emily Ho

Sumptuously seasoned, this savory and sustaining dish of buttery shortcrusts, vegetables and gooey goodness makes a marvelous meal

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Ripleys Believe It Or Not!
Andy Capp
The Born Loser
Frank & Ernest
The Grizzwells
Moderately Confused
One Big Happy
Prickly City
The Wizard of Id

Chip Bok
Jerry Holbert
David Hitch
Gary McCoy
Steve Sack
Drew Sheneman
Gary Varvel
Dan Wasserman
Dan Wasserman BONUS!
Adam Zyglis
Michael Ramirez
Michael Ramirez BONUS!

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Gary Lee Clothier: Stump Mr. Know-It-All

Ask Doctor K by Anthony L. Komaroff, M.D.: Exercise is possible for the mobility-impaired

Consumer Reports® on JWR: Gas-saving tips and myths

Rachel Raskin-Zrihen: It's 2014. Do you know where your tax dollars are going?

Phil Perrier: Cosby makes us second-guess . . . ourselves

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Andrew Ferguson: Obama Negativa: That's just who he is

News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd: Least Competent Criminals

Argus Hamilton: The News in Zingers

Lenore Skenazy: Why We Still Lick Freud

Christine M. Flowers: Internet 'expression' v. freedom of speech

MUGGER: What Took Chris Hughes So Long to Gut The New Republic?

Jay Ambrose: Using art to fix climate change

Bruce Bialosky: Blue State Leftists Destroying Red States?

A. Barton Hinkle What a crime! Useless punishment and the American offender

Lib columnist Dana Milbank: Hillary Clinton has lost that 'new car' smell

Bernard Goldberg: Memo to Libs: We've Had Enough!

North Korea blasts Christmas tree near border as 'despicable psychological warfare'

Garner's widow: Husband targeted for illegally selling cigarettes, not his race

Rusty Humphries: The nanny state killed Eric Garner

Judson Phillips: Republicans: The party of we suck less

Jeff Jacoby The good that results from US 'boots on the ground'

Alicia Colon: FYI: We Lost the Cold War

George Will: Government for the strongest

Mallard Filmore

Dry Bones


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

Baby charged with attempted murder

The Kosher Gourmet by Daniel Neman Have yourself a matzo ball: The secrets bubby never told you and recipes she could have never imagined

Hitler's Jewish wife? Mass murderer's mate would have made both deserving of death under Nazi law

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

From the Grave, Wife Captures Time, Love in a Bottle (2 minutes)

The Kosher Gourmet by Marlene Parrish A gift of hazelnuts keeps giving --- for a variety of nutty recipes: Entree, side, soup, dessert

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)

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)

Henry Chu and Batsheva Sobelman: After expelling Jews in 1492, Spain considers inviting them back

Bibi takes the lead: Offers Arabs -- and Kerry -- an ultimatum

Kim Giles: 3 steps to regain control when you 'lose it'

Cameron Huddleston: How to Get Retailers to Match Prices

James K. Glassman: 6 Great Mutual Funds That Benefit From Small Portfolios

John Ericson: Biomarkers Catch Heart Attack 2 Weeks Before It Happens

John Ericson: Hint at treatment for neurodegenerative disease that affects one in every 20,000 Americans

The Kosher Gourmet by Betty Rosbottom CRISPY SALMON CROQUETTES WITH CAJON REMOULADE SAUCE are a cinch to prepare and a savory, sumptuous main to delight in

Rabbi Abraham J. Twerski : The Mystery of Suffering

Maddie Hanna: Christie to address Adelson, GOP Jewish Pow-Wow in Las Vegas

Joe O'Connor: 'Never give up': Auschwitz survivor, 106, was a wonder of positivity who put horrors aside to raise a family

Lisa Gerstner: 6 Things to Know About Getting the Best Cell-Phone Deal

Sandra Block: Take Advantage of These Tax Breaks for Every Life Stage

Nicci Micco: What are good fats and bad fats?

Susan Scutti: Surgeons To Test New Technique For Saving The Almost-Dead

The Kosher Gourmet by Kim Ode A babka's distinctive swirls make this chocolate bread a spectacular treat (STEP BY STEP TECHNIQUES)

Kathleen Parker: Hobby Lobby case creates unexpected allies in Dershowitz and Starr

Steven Emerson: CAIR Criticizes Independent Investigation It Requested ... Again

Georgia Lee: How to be a 'good wife' without becoming a doormat

Matt Evans: 9 inexpensive, do-it-yourself projects that will make your life easier

Cameron Huddleston: Fabulous Freebies 2014

Kimberly Lankford: Don't Overlook the Retirement Savers' Tax Credit

Chris Weller: Nasal Spray to Treat Depression?

The Kosher Gourmet by Susan Selasky You've never had exotic soups like these! (5 EASY RECIPES!)

David Suissa: Hellooooooo, Jerry: Let's replace Foxman with Seinfeld

Joel Greenberg What Israel's quiet water revolution can offer states like California

Michael Doyle: Supreme Court on Tuesday will contemplate complicated role of public faith in the marketplace

Kim Giles: How to be more psychologically mature

Steven Goldberg : Nasdaq 5000 Here We Come

Robert Schmerling, M.D. : Ask the Harvard Experts: The dangers that bags under your eyes can reveal

Sharon Palmer, R.D.: Go ahead and snack between meals!

The Kosher Gourmet by Susan Selasky SHAVED ASPARAGUS WITH MUSHROOMS AND PARMESAN CRUMBLE: Doesn't this look delicious!?

Rabbi Avi Shafran: Our Increasingly Soulless Society

Caroline B. Glick Don't be scared to support a One State Solution

David G. Savage: Supreme Court faces wave of free-speech cases from conservatives

Julie Nelson: Is encouragement or praise better for your kids?

Scott Hammond: Career crisis? 5 strategies to keeping a job

Kathy Kristof: 9 Companies Poised to Ride the Energy Boom

Jessica L. Anderson: Best Values in Family Cars, 2014

The Kosher Gourmet by Susan Selasky Zen and the art of pancake making: Tested techniques and fun flavors for the ultimate flapjacks

Caroline B. Glick: If Putin remains anti-American, he need not worry about Obama

Susie Boyce Small house, big blessings: A look at what really matters

Heather Hale: Make your husband feel like the most attractive man on earth

Mark Johanson: Airplanes don't just vanish into thin-air? You bet they do!

Glenn Somerville: 6 Sectors Ripe for Business Consolidation in 2014

Cameron Huddleston: How to Save on Auto Repairs

John Ericson: REVEALED: The elusive secret to chocolate's health benefits

The Kosher Gourmet by Cathy Pollak A hearty stew for the last taste of winter

Rabbi Dr. Warren Goldstein: Purim: Cynicism v. Holiness

Avedis Hadjian Warning to West From Ex-President Kravchuk: Ukraine Crisis Could Spark World War III

Danica Trebel: Make your husband feel like the most attractive man on earth

Nancy Ott, M.D.: Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: How -- and when -- children outgrow food allergies

Jason Hardy : World Wide Web turns 25, but what will its future look like?

Cameron Huddleston: Which Tax Software Is Best for You?

Kevin McCormally :Why You Need a Roth IRA

The Kosher Gourmet by Joshua E. London and Lou Marmon A hearty stew for the last taste of winter

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