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April 21, 2014

Andrew Silow-Carroll: Passoverkill? Suggestions to make next year's seders even more culturally sensitive

Sara Israelsen Hartley: Seeking the Divine: An ancient connection in a new context

Christine M. Flowers: Priest's execution in Syria should be call to action

Courtnie Erickson: How to help kids accept the poor decisions of others

Lizette Borreli: A Glass Of Milk A Day Keeps Knee Arthritis At Bay

Lizette Borreli: 5 Health Conditions Your Breath Knows Before You Do

The Kosher Gourmet by Betty Rosbottom Coconut Walnut Bars' golden brown morsels are a beautifully balanced delectable delight

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

Take a swing at these ...

By George Will




JewishWorldReview.com | "Andre Dawson," Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully once said, "has a bruised knee and is listed as day-to-day. Aren't we all?" Yes, so use some of your remaining time constructively by identifying the player or players who:

(1) Won three batting titles by at least 44 points (two players).

(2) Hit more than 50 home runs in a season in which he had fewer than 50 strikeouts.

(3) Won a batting title hitting .361 but slumped to .243 the next season.

(4) Was the oldest MVP.

(5) Caught the most games.

(6) Was the first catcher to hit 40 home runs.

(7) Batted at least .300 and drove in at least 100 runs in each of his first 11 seasons.

(8) Hit 50 home runs in one season and stole 50 bases in another (two players).

(9) Had 3,000 hits and 1,500 walks (four players).

(10) Had 3,000 hits, 300 home runs and a career .300 average (four players).

(11) Received the most unintentional walks.

(12) Is the only American League player to have 100 walks, 70 extra-base hits and 30 stolen bases in a season.

(13) Are the only three National League players with such a season.

(14) Was the first lefthander to win 300 games.

(15) Won three ERA titles before age 26.

(16) Was the last player to have 600 hits with three teams.

(17) Is a Hall of Famer whose lowest winning percentage in 10 pitching seasons was .643.

(18) Had 10 consecutive 200-hit seasons.

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(19) Had eight league home run titles, ranking second to Babe Ruth's 12.

(20) Completed 237 of the 370 games he started in the 1950s.

(21) In 1968, the "year of the pitcher," hit 10 home runs in 20 at-bats in six games.

(22) Contracted tuberculosis, interrupting his Hall of Fame career at second base and perhaps costing his team a third consecutive pennant.

(23) Hit five home runs in a doubleheader (two players).

(24) Was the first African-American to win an American League batting title.

(25) Was an All-American basketball player (Duke) before being an MVP.

Bonus question: Who said, "The reason the Mets have played so well at Shea this year is they have the best home record in baseball."


Answers:

1) Rod Carew, Rogers Hornsby

2) Johnny Mize, 1947

3) Norm Cash, 1961-1962

4) Barry Bonds, 40 in 2004

5) Ivan Rodriguez

6) Roy Campanella

7) Al Simmons

8) Brady Anderson, Barry Bonds

9) Rickey Henderson, Stan Musial, Pete Rose, Carl Yastrzemski

10) Hank Aaron, George Brett, Willie Mays, Stan Musial

11) Rickey Henderson

12) Mike Trout

13) Bobby Abreu, Jeff Bagwell, Barry Bonds

14) Eddie Plank

15) Clayton Kershaw

16) Johnny Damon

17) Babe Ruth

18) Ichiro Suzuki

19) Mike Schmidt

20) Robin Roberts

21) Frank Howard

22) Red Schoendienst, 1959

23) Nate Colbert, Stan Musial

24) Frank Robinson, 1966

25) Dick Groat, 1960

Bonus answer: Ralph Kiner, of course.

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