In this issue

Jonathan Tobin: Defending the Right to a Jewish State

Heather Hale: Compliment your kids without giving them big heads

Megan Shauri: 10 ways you are ruining your own happiness

Carolyn Bigda: 8 Best Dividend Stocks for 2015

Kiplinger's Personal Finance editors: 7 Things You Didn't Know About Paying Off Student Loans

Samantha Olson: The Crucial Mistake 55% Of Parents Are Making At Their Baby's Bedtime

Densie Well, Ph.D., R.D. Open your eyes to yellow vegetables

The Kosher Gourmet by Megan Gordon With its colorful cache of purples and oranges and reds, COLLARD GREEN SLAW is a marvelous mood booster --- not to mention just downright delish
April 18, 2014

Rabbi Yonason Goldson: Clarifying one of the greatest philosophical conundrums in theology

Caroline B. Glick: The disappearance of US will

Megan Wallgren: 10 things I've learned from my teenagers

Lizette Borreli: Green Tea Boosts Brain Power, May Help Treat Dementia

John Ericson: Trying hard to be 'positive' but never succeeding? Blame Your Brain

The Kosher Gourmet by Julie Rothman Almondy, flourless torta del re (Italian king's cake), has royal roots, is simple to make, . . . but devour it because it's simply delicious

April 14, 2014

Rabbi Dr Naftali Brawer: Passover frees us from the tyranny of time

Greg Crosby: Passing Over Religion

Eric Schulzke: First degree: How America really recovered from a murder epidemic

Georgia Lee: When love is not enough: Teaching your kids about the realities of adult relationships

Cameron Huddleston: Freebies for Your Lawn and Garden

Gordon Pape: How you can tell if your financial adviser is setting you up for potential ruin

Dana Dovey: Up to 500,000 people die each year from hepatitis C-related liver disease. New Treatment Has Over 90% Success Rate

Justin Caba: Eating Watermelon Can Help Control High Blood Pressure

The Kosher Gourmet by Joshua E. London and Lou Marmon Don't dare pass over these Pesach picks for Manischewitz!

April 11, 2014

Rabbi Hillel Goldberg: Silence is much more than golden

Caroline B. Glick: Forgetting freedom at Passover

Susan Swann: How to value a child for who he is, not just what he does

Cameron Huddleston: 7 Financial Tasks You Should Tackle Right Now

Sandra Block and Lisa Gerstner: How to Profit From Your Passion

Susan Scutti: A Simple Blood Test Might Soon Diagnose Cancer

Chris Weller: Have A Slow Metabolism? Let Science Speed It Up For You

The Kosher Gourmet by Diane Rossen Worthington Whitefish Terrine: A French take on gefilte fish

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 Sept. 27, 2012/ 11 Tishrei, 5773

Another Reason for Barack Obama To Go Home

By Bob Tyrrell

http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | Now that Governor Mitt Romney has revealed the details of his tax returns, it is high time that Senate Leader Harry Reid reveal the details of his relationship with that cow that was linked to him in a world exclusive right here in this very column last month. Doubtless, I shall be nominated for yet another Pulitzer, but as always I shall chastely demur, insisting, as in the past, that I consider this column a public trust. No award or commendation is required. Fulfilling my public duty as a citizen is in itself reward enough.

Last month, I was only very sketchy about Reid's relationship with the cow. No names were included. No trysting places could be exposed. Yet, Reid claimed living, breathing sources had informed him that the Massachusetts governor had failed to file his income taxes. The Senate leader was adamant: no taxes had been paid by the governor over a 10-year period! Well, as with so many other things that the senator says, it was poppycock. So go ahead, senator, tell us all you know about the cow or I shall be compelled to tell all. Even the amusing story about where she got that cute bronze cowbell.

Interestingly, Romney and his wife's tax returns reveal that they donated 29.4 percent of their income to charity in 2011, giving away $4,020,772 out of income of $13,696, 951 — not bad. President Barack Obama and his wife donated only 21.8 percent of their income, despite all their claims to exemplary public-spiritedness. They donated $172,130 from earnings of $789,674. Still they were veritable philanthropists compared to the miserly Vice President Joe Biden. He and his wife gave 1.5 percent of their 2011 income, their generosity amounting to $5,540 from an income of $379,035. Once again, Joe, you are pathetic.

It is becoming clearer by the day that Barack Obama and Joe Biden are hypocrites of a classic sort. Mitt Romney is not the scoundrel he is being portrayed as by the Democrats but rather an exceedingly decent man and a perfect citizen. Dare I say it, a good neighbor? Moreover, he is a vastly more accomplished man in both the private sector and the public sector than either of these lifelong spongers at the public trough. As for Harry Reid, I am not quite sure how to describe him. Surely he had to know that there was at least a danger that his charges of tax evasion against Romney were open to being exposed as false at any moment. All that had to be done was for Romney to do what he did last week, reveal his taxes.

My guess is that Reid has believed that it did not matter if Romney opened his books and revealed the Senate leader as a liar and a fool. The senator believed that the mainstream media — the Democratic media, that is — would simply ignore his failed charge of tax evasion and move on. That is precisely what the media have done.

Yet in recent weeks, the Democratic media are having to ignore an awful lot of evidence that reveals the Obama record as a dangerous failure both domestically and in foreign policy. Domestically, he has resided over the weakest recovery in modern times, and this month's action by the Federal Reserve Board reveals still more. Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke has now announced that the economy is in need of his further ministrations, ministrations heretofore unthinkable. The recovery is in danger, and the lousy growth numbers and jobs numbers speak volumes.

Now the Obama foreign policy is in tatters. It was one thing to have the Russians and the Chinese giving Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton the back of their hands, but now the Arab world is too. The White House's initial story about the assault on the Benghazi consulate was false. It was not a local rampage but a well-coordinated military attack. Soon we shall recognize that three days before the attack took place, the American government was warned. Obama did nothing. American installations in Libya should have been prepared for the worst on September 11, as should American installations all around the world. Instead, embassies in Egypt, Sudan, Tunisia and Yemen were also attacked.

It is the end of President Obama's Cairo Doctrine. Delivered in Cairo in 2009, President Obama imagined the speech — the most breathtaking mea culpa delivered by an American president ever — would represent a new dawn of friendship and cooperation between the United States and the Arab world. It failed. Now, three years later, the Arab world is in ferment against the United States. The only good that can come of this foreign policy disaster is that it came at an opportune time, election time. It is one more reason that Barack Obama should be retired.

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