Jewish World Review
Sunday December 28, 2014

Your past doesn't have to determine your future. In fact, your future can determine your past.
— Rabbi David Aaron


Victor Davis Hanson: A one-man revolution (STELLAR)

Mallard Fillmore

Argus Hamilton: The News in Zingers

News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd: Bright Ideas

Bob Tyrrell: New York promises more serious and silly stories in 2015

Greg Crosby: Amtrak Coming Back?

Linda Chavez: Balancing the Old and the New

John Kass: Gender selection in a brave new world (THOUGHT PROVOKING)

Cal Thomas: 'Unbroken' the film

Ron Hart: Outraged at paying $80 million to torture teachers

Larry Elder: Will Allred Offer the Cosby Deal to the Clintons?

Donald Lambro: Obama's Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year

Debra J. Saunders: She Is the Very Leader of the Democrat Minority

Mona Charen: Dems Can't Be Dad

Rich Lowry: Stop lying about the police

George Will: Cuba derangement: Rand Paul and Marco Rubio have been exposed


Nate Beeler

Daryl Cagle

John Cole

Bob Gorrell

Joe Heller

Chan Lowe

RJ Matson

Rob Rogers

Jeff Stahler

Dana Summers

Dana Summers BONUS!

Gary Varvel

Larry Wright

Adam Zyglis

Michael Ramirez

NOT satire
Obama: I'm Jewish 'in my soul'
By David Suissa

Offered without comment, but yours are most certainly welcome.

Heck, if they're good enough (no profanity!), I may even publish them as a separate article

Reality Check
A lesson in optimism from Israel
By Ben Carson

What the undeclared Republican presidential candidate learned on a fact-finding mission -- and pilgrimage -- to the Holy Land

Marriage Minded
5 reasons why trying to 'fix' your spouse is a recipe for disaster
By Susan Swann

Changing your own behavior is hard. Changing your spouse's behavior is next to impossible. Here's how to save your marriage from guaranteed calamity

Stock Watch
17 Stocks to Benefit From Consumer Confidence
By Anne Kates Smith

Americans are feeling more confident and are unlocking their wallets. That's bullish for these companies

Consumer Intelligence
Best Things to Buy at After-Christmas Sales
By Cameron Huddleston

You'll find deep discounts on apparel, holiday items and more

Weird Science
Scientists Are Working On Making You Part Pig
By Chris Weller

The the pioneer biologist and entrepreneur famous for sequencing the human genome is moving forward with a new groundbreaking project

How Does Red Wine Help You Live Longer?
By Susan Scutti

Add yet one more benefit to the -- no hyperbole! -- miracle drink

Ess, Ess/ Eat, Eat!
The Kosher Gourmet
By Betty Rosbottom

WARNING: Scrumptious Almond Shortbread Squares are decadent and addictive

4 books

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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

Eric Allie
Lisa Benson
Paul Combs
Bob Gorrell
Joe Heller
David Horsey
Chan Lowe
Jimmy Margulies
Jimmy Margulies BONUS!
Jack Ohman
Rob Rogers
Drew Sheneman
Jeff Stahler
Dana Summers
Dana Summers BONUS!
Michael Ramirez

[ L I F E S T Y L E S ]

Living Smart by Angie Hicks: Choose the Right Flooring for Rooms that Get Wet

Ask Doctor K by Anthony L. Komaroff, M.D.: Link between fats and heart disease not entirely clear

Bruce Williams on JWR: A little know-how will quiet fears of the stock market; gold, silver

Karen Feld: Appreciating The 'Free Speech' of Comedian David Brenner

Marilyn Penn: The Gray Lady Pot Calling the Kettle Black

[ I N S I G H T ]

Kathleen Parker: A holiday gift for all the wrong reasons

News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd: 'Offended!' (Tiptoeing in America)

Argus Hamilton: The News in Zingers

Ana Veciana-Suarez: Take it from Piglet, a little gratitude goes a long way

Michelle Malkin: All Life Matters: Jahi McMath's Journey

Nat Hentoff: Obama warmly legitimizes Cuban dictatorship

Charles Hurt: In hacked Hollywood, real heroes get smaller spotlights

John Stossel: Up-Lyft-ing Christmas Tale

Jonah Goldberg: Blame game in New York cop killings shows a demonization double standard

Jack Kelly: The politics of hate

Joseph Curl: Obama needs to wake up and smell the progress

Dick Morris: Bush Moves To Head Off Romney

Walter Williams: Black Progression and Retrogression

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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