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 June 10, 2005 / 3 Sivan, 5765

Current Events 101 Quiz

By Dave Weinbaum

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http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | Instructions: This is not just a test to gauge your current events knowledge, but attempts to have you do research. You can start right here on the JWR page. (Think they bought it boss?) Cheat as much as you like! (What a way to pick up women, men or metrosexuals!)

Grading Scale: Number wrong

0-1 Outstanding-Nancy Pelosi's shoe inventory specialist

2-3 Excellent-Chris Matthews teleprompter operator

4-5 Bill Clinton's "Spotter"

6-7 John Bolton's mustache waxer

8 or more New Secretary General to UN.

Good luck!!

1. Howard Dean will go down in history as: A. The dumbest politician since John Kerry reported for duty. B. A man whose criticisms of Republicans will drive moderate Democrats to vote conservative. C. The loudest screamer since Jamie Lee Curtis in Halloween. E. A &C. F. B &A.

2. If John Bolton gets voted down as US Ambassador to the UN, He'll: A. Be so depressed, he'll lose the 'stache. B. Become a spokesman for the "Got Milk" campaign? C. Take over interrogations at Gitmo, based on his grilling by the Senate. D. Go postal.

3. The results of John McCain's leadership in the recent Senate filibuster compromise will put him in position to: A. Replace Howie Dean as head of the DNC. B. Star as the lead in the newest Disney movie, "Pinhead and the 6 Dwarfs." C. Become President John McCain. D. Qualify him to clean up after the elephants as the parade passes him by.

4. Al Zarqawi will survive the insurgency by: A. Blowing up a look alike in a suicide bombing. B. Capturing Bin Ladin and collecting on $25 million reward. C. Becoming new Bush appointee to UN. D. Becoming Paula Abdul's lover.

5. Hillary Clinton's chances of being elected President in 2008 are: A. Higher than Ozzy Ozbourne on a Jamaican vacation. B. Lower than Whale feces. C. Better than Bill's odds of fending off any willing female above the age of 13. D. Better than John McCain's chances of growing a brain. E. None of the above.

6. Bill Clinton's chances of becoming first lady…I mean first Gigalo…I mean… (Oh forget it!). NEXT!!

7. Max Baer was: A. The only Jewish Heavyweight Boxing World Champion. B. Hitler's right hand man. C. The father of Jethro of the Beverly Hillbillies. D. The only Jewish UN Secretary General. E. A & D. F. A & C.

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8. The Supreme Court ruled against Medical Marijuana because. A. They have once again overstepped their constitutional obligations. B. Recently watched "Reefer Madness." C. Were protecting the liquor Cabal. D. All of the above. E. Got tired of Montel William's pleadings.

9. After this year, the Sopranos will: A. Sleep with the fishes. B. Continue as an animated cartoon. C. Become a McDonald's Happy Meal. D. Stay on for yet another gruesome season.

10. Gitmo will be turned into: A. The new headquarters of the DNC. B. Disney's newest theme park: "GULAGLAND". C. Imus's Caribbean "ranch" for sick children needing a dose of reality. D. Al Queda's version of Hotel Rowanda. E. None of the Above.

Answers: 1.F 2.C 3.D 4.B 5.C 6. (OOPS!) 7. F 8. A 9.D 10.E

How'd you do?

I'm going to be the first Jewish Secretary General to the UN!! Mom would have been prouder than John Kerry's Mom when he graduated from Yale with all those D's.

Hey, it could happen!

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