Jewish World Review
Thursday December 18, 2014

What is just is always right.
— Jewish saying


Victor Davis Hanson: Are drone strikes more defensible than torture? (STELLAR)

Mallard Fillmore

Argus Hamilton: The News in Zingers

News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd: Weird Scenes

Meghan Daum: Voicemail and mortality

Froma Harrop: Pottersville Goes Online (SAD, BUT TRUE!)

Bob Tyrrell: Bogus stories abound in our pathetic press

Laura Hollis: Accomplished, successful and 'white'? Feel guilty or else! (OUCH!)

Larry Elder: 'Racial' Cop Stories That Didn't Make the Cut

Blind boy's cane replaced with pool noodle by school as punishment

Michael Reagan: A Time for Torture

Debra J. Saunders: Some men think the Almighty talks to them; others hear scientific warnings

Paul Greenberg: When the big news isn't news (SUPERB)

Charles Hurt: Communism chic: Obama, with nothing to lose, embraces Cuba

Rusty Humphries: Sony needs 'Team America: World Police'

Cal Thomas: Why release a report on the CIA in wartime?

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano: President and Congress are heedless to the limits of their power

Ann Coulter: One in five people who write for Rolling Stone are morons

George Will: A license to debate: State takes aim at the First Amendment


Eric Allie

Lisa Benson

Joep Bertrams

Chip Bok

Cameron Cardow

Paul Combs

Bill Day

Matt Davies

John Deering

Bob Englehart

Jerry Holbert

Marian Kamensky

Steve Kelley

Jimmy Margulies

Rick McKee

Dana Summers

Gary Varvel

Gary Varvel BONUS!

Michael Ramirez

Is Chanukah a universal holiday?
By Rabbi Hillel Goldberg

Clearing up misconceptions

Swastika Supporters Want Hanukkah Wrapping Paper Back On Walgreens Shelves
By Zoe Mintz

Several religious groups are outraged after Walgreens decided to issue a national recall on Hanukkah wrapping paper that contained a subtle swastika pattern

Personal Growth
How to banish doubt and live a life you love
By Megan Shauri

The key to happiness lies within yourself, but doubts and fear can stand in our way. Here are ways to banish your doubts and help yourself to live a life you love.

Build a Better Child
Teaching your children the art of negotiation
By Becky Rickman

Life is sometimes about the art of negotiation. Why not teach your children that art to prepare them for the world?

REVEALED: An financial pundit divulges a dirty little secret
By Morgan Housel

You may never view 'expert' advice the same way again

Consumer Intelligence
How to Buy Discount Gift Cards
By Cameron Huddleston

You can save money by purchasing gift cards for less than face value online

Scientists Invent An Ingredient That Makes You Feel Full
By Samantha Olson

A new food ingredient that can make you feel fuller may be the solution for our obesity epidemic

Are you a Senior or Know One? Eye Vitamins Don't Do What You Think They Do
By Chris Weller

A new study finds 11 top-selling brands don't line up with the current recommendations for people hoping to prevent eye diseases like macular degeneration.

Ess, Ess/ Eat, Eat!
The Kosher Gourmet
By Diane Rossen Worthington

Crispy Potato Scallion Pancakes with Maple Pear Apple Sauce are Not Just for Hanukkah (Incl. time-tested tips, techniques)

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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

Robert Arial
Pat Bagley
Nate Beeler
Lisa Benson
Bill Day
Bob Gorrell
Rick McKee
Steve Sack
Adam Zyglis
Michael Ramirez

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Ben Carson: Dems' Wasteful Torture Report

News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd: The New Math; The Aristocrats!

Argus Hamilton: The News in Zingers

Ana Veciana-Suarez: Catalogs buy us our dreams

Kathleen Parker: A wildfire of corruption

John Stossel: Governing vs. Giving

Michelle Malkin: Jeb Bush: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Waterboy

Roger Simon: (Burp) Here Comes Mitt!

Nat Hentoff: When will court trials begin on CIA torturers and their government authorizers?

Charles Hurt : Welcome to lawless Obama's America, hombres!

Federal judge rules Obama amnesty order unconstitutional power grab

Mom calls into C-SPAN to scold on-air pundit sons: Stop arguing

Jonah Goldberg: Jonathan Gruber should've been Time's Person of the Year

Dana Milbank: Elizabeth Warren is not the Left's Ted Cruz. She is the Left's Jim DeMint

Dick Morris: Hillary fears Warren-ted

Walter Williams: Should Profiling Be Banned?

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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