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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 June 17, 2008 / 14 Sivan 5768

Eisenhower's Barbara Anne; bards; Lassie's hometown

By Gary Clothier

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http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | Q: During the presidency of Dwight Eisenhower, he frequently used the yacht Barbara Anne. Who was Barbara Anne? — J.B.M., Roseburg, Ore.

A: After taking office, Dwight Eisenhower changed the name of the yacht Lenore II to Barbara Anne, to honor his granddaughter. President John Kennedy renamed the yacht Honey Fitz after his maternal grandfather. Lyndon Johnson said he would no sooner change the name of the Honey Fitz than he would change the name of the Washington Monument. Finally, Richard Nixon did change the name — to Patricia, after his wife. However, the press and public continued to refer to the boat as the Honey Fitz. In 1970, the presidential yacht was sold. It remains in private hands.

Q: Robert Burns is known as the Bard of Ayrshire and Alexander Pope, the Bard of Twickenham. The most famous bard, of course, is William Shakespeare, the Bard of Stratford-upon-Avon. I know what a bard is, but where does the word originate? — C.C.V., Mansfield, Ohio

A: Bard comes from the Irish and Scottish Gaelic. According to my Merriam-Webster dictionary, the word dates to the 15th century. That source gives the following definition: "A tribal poet-singer skilled in composing and reciting verses on heroes and their deeds."

Q: In the TV series "Lassie," in which town did the family live? — A.J., Waco, Texas

A: The fictional town of Calverton.

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