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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Cameron Huddleston: Best and Worst Buys of April 2014

Stacy Rapacon: Great Mutual Funds for Young Investors

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April 2, 2014

Paul Greenberg: Death and joy in the spring

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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

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The Kosher Gourmet by Steve Petusevsky Exploring ingredients as edible-stuffed containers (TWO RECIPES + TIPS & TECHINQUES)

Jewish World Review Oct. 11, 2005 / 8 Tishrei, 5766

Current Events Quiz 3

By Dave Weinbaum

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http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | Hurricanes, indictments, protestors, impeachment trial balloons, Supreme appointments, screaming from the left, and now Bush Bashing by the right, have occurred since our last quiz. Even MORE important, I got married a few days ago, and I'm worried my powers have been depleted. Therefore, I will accept no apples or fruit pies for bribes. I'm now holding out for Cialis or Viagra.

Pick the best answer. Those that cheat get no internet…2 days!!!

1. Rita and Katrina: A. The next Bush Supreme Court appointees after Harriet. B. Hurricanes maneuvered by the almighty Bush to make New Orleans a Republican stronghold. C. Is the soon to be released sequel to Thelma and Louise. D. Are Senator Chuckie Schumer's staffers sent to criminally destroy black Republican Michael Steele's Senate run in Maryland.

2. Louie Freeh: A. Was appointed FBI director by Bill Clinton. B. Had much of his time taken up with investigations concerning Bill and Hillary, many of which he inherited when he became the official FBI director. C. Took Clinton's blood sample to match up with semen evidence embedded in Monica's dress. D. Was disagreed with by Sandy Berger, Clinton's NSA, who was recently convicted of stuffing classified National Archives in his socks and underwear. Berger was so excited to defend Bill; he was cited for speeding in his rush to call Louie Freeh a liar. E. All of the above. F. None of the above.

3. The best Presidents: A. Are the ones that don't criticize the policies of their successors while they're trying to run the country. B. Are all dead. C. Were Lincoln, Reagan, Washington, and JFK. D. Are Martin Sheen and Geena Davis. E. A and B. F. C and D.

4. Osama: A. Is scoffing at our efforts to nail him. B. Laughed so hard after Clinton indicted him, he burst a kidney. C. Created Katrina and Rita to attack the USA in Allah's name. D. Has signed a deal with Nike for their "Terrorist on the run Marathon" Promotion complete with exploding swooshes on the shoes. E. All of the above.

5. Cindy Sheehan: A. Was an activist long before her son Casey was killed in the war on terrorism. B. Was ignored by Hillary when Cindy demanded she meet with her. C. Was subjected to the MIA of top Democrats in her march for peace in DC. D. Urged to stop what she was doing by most members of her family, because it demeaned Casey and encouraged the enemy to kill more GI'S. E. Demanded that American troops be taken out of Occupied Iraq and New Orleans. F. All of the above.

6. Ann Coulter blasted the appointment of Harriet Miers because: A. Bush didn't pick the obvious choice…Ann Coulter. B. Bush was a drunk in the 80's, as she so eloquently pointed out, proving that conservatives can use ad hominem attacks, but not Liberals. C. She isn't aware that the Constitution grants the president power to pick Supreme Court Justices and the Senate gets to advise, consent, and vote. D. Hated the Roberts pick and feels she must be consistent. E. Is coming out of the closet as a Bush hater, and possibly much worse, a Liberal.

7. Baseball: A. Fired an umpire when he demanded personalized home plates. B. Has become an entertaining distraction from hurricanes, high gas prices, political follies, terrorist attacks, and war as it always does this time of year. C. Will implode next year due to steroid scandals. D. Will replace Bud Selig with Jose "Shoot 'em up" Canseco as Commissioner. E. Will ban Mark McGwire, Sammy Sosa, Raphael Palmero, and Barry Bonds from becoming Bush Supreme Court Nominees.

8. According to some Muslim Clerics, Katrina was sent to America by Allah. If that's true, then the earthquake that took 20,000 Muslims and the tsunami that killed over 200,000 Muslims: A. Were freaks of nature. B. Were Zionist plots. C. Were tests of how many Muslims could be saved by America, so the Islamic terrorists could kill more Americans. D. Were Allah's way of separating the good Muslims from the bad. E. All of the above. G. None of the above.

9. Tom Delay: A. Is getting his just desserts for being such an effective Demo killer. B. Is getting a bum rap by a sleazy Demo prosecutor. C. Will spend 5 to 10 years getting his revenge. D. Will end up with a roommate ironically nicknamed, Bubba.

10. Bill Bennett: A. Should get his mouth washed out with soap. B. Is running for the head of the Grand Dragon of the KKK. C. Was right in what he said and should stand by it. D. Better hire his lawyer brother to defend him in the slander suits to follow. E. By virtue of his knowledge of his free speech, will be the next Bush nominee for the Supreme Court.

Answers: B, E, A, B, F, A, B, C, B, A.

0-1 Wrong: Bill Bennett's new PR agent. 2-3 wrong: New head of FEMA. 3-4 wrong: Kanye West's racial sensitivity consoler. 5-6 wrong: Replacement for Mayor Nagin as king of the Big Easy. 7-8 wrong: The Democrat's next Presidential Candidate.

How'd you do?

I'm goin' down to the land of crawfish and jambalaya…as soon as Bush sends me $250 Billion of your money I've got comin' to me…'er New Orleans I mean. It's good to be king…I mean mayor.

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