Jewish World Review
Tuesday December 30, 2014

One devoid of sympathy is not a man, but a monster.
— Jewish saying


Dennis Prager: The Greatest Days of Your Life (THOUGHT PROVOKING)

Mallard Fillmore

Argus Hamilton: The News in Zingers

News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd: Cliches Come to Life

Gina Barreca: Thank-you rituals matter, so go write that note

Debra J. Saunders: Was there a need for 'The Interview' to diss women, too?

Tom Purcell: Thanks North Korea

David Limbaugh: A Hopelessly Biased Screed Against Alleged Bias

Mitch Albom: Real life intrudes on any sport you choose

Wesley Pruden: Technology breeding broken throwaway culture

Tammy Bruce: Before it's too late: Another Orwellian idea re-emergeing from its musty cave

Byron York: Will Obama defy Congress on Gitmo prisoners?

Michael Gerson: In 2016, clear choice, or clear trauma?

Cal Thomas: America interrupted (SPOT ON)

Dave Weinbaum: Dems running on stolen valor?

Rich Lowry: Year of the Fainting Couch

Alicia Colon: Barack and Michelle Obama Victims of Racism??? Ha ha (OUCH)

Thomas Sowell: Random Thoughts


Eric Allie

Chip Bok

Daryl Cagle

Joe Heller

David Hitch

David Hitch BONUS!

Taylor Jones

Mike Keefe

Chan Lowe

Gary Varvel

Dan Wasserman

Larry Wright

Michael Ramirez

Religious freedom, economic growth linked in 2014
By Mark A. Kellner

There may seem to be little, if anything, in the way of a connection, but it turns out that religious freedom and a healthy economy have a link, a leading researcher said this year

Reality Check
Why Do Palestinians Want Both Statehood and 'Occupation?'
By Jonathan S. Tobin

Mastering the method to the madness would go far in improving -- and saving -- countless lives

Marriage Minded
Make or break, 5 minutes is all it takes
By Aaron & April Jacob

Use of those moments could chart dramatically different paths for how your evening will play out. How to choose, and chart, wisely!

Stock Watch
Stock Market Outlook for 2015
By Anne Kates Smith

A conflicted bull market may be experiencing a late-life crisis, but it's not headed for a total breakdown --- yet

What you need to know now

Consumer Intelligence
Top Affordable Vacation Destinations for 2015
By Cameron Huddleston

Travelers will find good deals to these domestic and international hot spots

Use caution with fortified foods
By Marsha McCulloch, M.S., R.D.

What the experts believe you don't know

Baldness cured?
By Dana Dovey

In 2014, we are able to restore sight to the blind and hearing to the deaf, but still figuring out a way to reverse hair loss eludes us. Well, 2015 may prove otherwise

Ess, Ess/ Eat, Eat!
The Kosher Gourmet
By Hilary Meyer

4 Secrets to a Perfect Casserole (Incl. mouthwatering recipe)

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

John Darkow
Matt Davies
Randall Enos
Bob Gorrell
Walt Handelsman
Steve Kelley
Jeff Koterba
Jimmy Margulies
Gary McCoy
Dana Summers
Monte Wolverton
Michael Ramirez

[ L I F E S T Y L E S ]

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

Ask Doctor K by Anthony L. Komaroff, M.D.: Chelation therapy for heart disease deserves another look

Consumer Reports® on JWR: Surprising facts about common drugs

Monica Crowley: Suicide by political correctness

Marilyn Penn: Mr. Turner: A Review

[ I N S I G H T ]

Mark Steyn: It's Not an Either/Or Question

News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd: Chutzpah!

Argus Hamilton: The News in Zingers

John Kass: Send in the clowns?

Jeff Jacoby: Be less romantic about the past

Bernard Goldberg: White Libs and the New Racism

Jonah Goldberg: Dear GOP: Show, don't tell

Jay Ambrose: What about an Obama-Ryan team to save the poor?

Ann McFeatters: Happy thoughts about what we hope will happen in 2015

David M. Shribman: Should Presidents Put Parties Or People First?

David Ignatius: Why is Obama refusing to support Iraqi tribes in the fight against the Islamic State? (NEW CONTRIBUTOR; feedback appreciated)

Debra J. Saunders: The Deadbeat Candidate

Bruce Bialosky: Tortured Discussion about Torture

Robert J. Samuelson: 'Helping' the middle class won't fix its psychological problems (NEW CONTRIBUTOR; feedback appreciated)

Fred Barnes: He Never Learns: Obama's no-deal presidency

George Will: Jeb's hurdles

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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