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December 2, 2014

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 March 31, 2011/ 25 Adar II, 5771

Step up to the plate for a baseball quiz

By George Will



http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | A wit once said, "Finish last in your league and they call you Idiot. Finish last in medical school and they call you Doctor." Pass this baseball quiz and they will call you Doctor of Baseball. (You can check your answers by clicking the link at the end.)

(1) Which two players hold the record for the most seasons (23) played for the same team?

(2) Who hit 48 home runs beginning June 1, but only 51 in the season?

(3) Which two managers had six 100-win seasons?

(4) Who played the most regular-season games without ever playing a postseason game?

(5) Who has the best winning percentage among 300-win pitchers?

(6) Who had a 79-15 record over three years?

(7) Who was the player - and in what year - who led his league in home runs and RBIs, started every game of the World Series, and never crossed the Mississippi?

(8) Since Tris Speaker did it in 1912, who is the only player with 50 doubles and 50 stolen bases in a season?

(9) Which 10 Hall of Famers never played in the minor leagues?

(10) Who is the only catcher to lead a league in batting average, on-base percentage and slugging percentage in the same season?

(11) When the strike stopped the 1994 season on Aug. 11, what team had the best record? And what was Tony Gwynn's batting average?



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(12) In 1955, the year they won their only championship in Brooklyn, what was the Dodgers' average regular-season attendance?

(13) What two players share the record for most hits in a month?

(14) From 2000 through 2009, Roy Halladay pitched the most shutouts, 14. Who led the 1970s with 44?

(15) What pitcher won World Series games in three decades?

(16) Who won a batting title during the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s?

(17) Who was the youngest pitcher to win a Cy Young award?

(18) What two-time MVP and Hall of Famer won league fielding titles as a shortstop and center fielder?

(19) Since 1900, what two pitchers won at least 20 games in 13 seasons?

(20) Who is the only pitcher to have 20-win seasons with both the Yankees and the Mets?

(21) Who is the only pitcher to have 2,000 strikeouts with two different teams?

(22) Who had at least 200 hits and 100 walks in four consecutive seasons?

(23) Whom did the Reds intentionally walk five times in a 1990 game?

(24) Who is the only pitcher to twice pitch a complete game in a World Series seventh game?

(25) Who twice got 10 or more hits in a World Series, with different teams?

(26) What Hall of Famer got his 3,000th hit off a Hall of Famer?

(27) The Yankees' Bobby Richardson set a World Series record with 12 RBIs in the 1960 World Series. How many RBIs did he have during the regular season?

(28) What player, whose number 44 is retired by two teams, hit 44 home runs in four different seasons?

(29) What six pitchers had 3,000 strikeouts before (or without ever) allowing 1,000 walks?

(30) What team has won its last nine World Series games?

(31) Why was Roger Maris never intentionally walked in 1961 en route to 61 home runs?

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