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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

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

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Chris Weller: Electric 'Thinking Cap' Puts Your Brain Power Into High Gear

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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

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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

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April 2, 2014

Paul Greenberg: Death and joy in the spring

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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

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

Jewish World Review Dec. 6, 2005 / 5 Kislev, 5766

How will we know when we've won?

By Dave Weinbaum

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http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | Victories often occur when you see no way to succeed, but refuse to give up anyway.

Kerry, Hillary, Murtha, Pelosi, Boxer, Levin, Edwards, Biden…Lieberman?

With Demos in super high whine gear, demanding we withdraw, send more troops, send less troops, saying the President was right, my vote for the war was a mistake, screaming he lied, he fooled us, stay the course, we've lost the war, Iraq is a mess, where's Bin Ladin, ?

What's a President to do?

We're in the fight of our lives. Islamic fanatics are determined to wipe out America, all of its allies, and Jews anywhere they find them. Right or wrong our government (Congress and the President) have picked Iraq as the focal point of this war. I think it was dead-on. We have been stunningly successful there because of the best trained, most effective volunteer army in the world. Our President has remained steadfast in the face of rising and falling, now rising again polls. The question remains on all minds is "How will we know when we've won?"


Those that throw the right punches have history on their side.

1. Letting those that would attack us know that it will not go unchallenged, no matter where they are or who finances and backs them.

2. Letting new and old friends know we'll stick by them and protect them when they bond themselves with our goals to defeat terrorism with democracy. Remember the slaughter of Iraqis by Saddam after Bush 1 abandoned them to look good for the UN.

3. Having enough confidence in the best troops in the world to let them finish their mission without caving to backstabbing flip-floppers encouraging and comforting our enemies.

4. Knowing we can win a war despite the treason of the Michael Moore's' and George Soros' of the far left.

5. Knowing that elections mean something in this country.

6. The 2 sprouting democracies continuing in Iraq and Afghanistan and others starting up in the area, imperfect as they may be.

7. Achieving a major settlement between the Israelis and ALL her Arab and Muslim neighbors.

8. Providing an understanding with potential loons that it would be fatal to attack the US or any of its allies. See Red China, N. Korea, Syria, and Iran.

9. Getting other enemies to become friends, like Libya and many of the former Soviet allies, like Bulgaria, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, and Poland.

10. A continuance of the all volunteer army to keep pros in and miscreants out.

11. The world should consider us a lion not a paper tiger

12. The realization of Europe that their payoffs from Saddam and coddling of their Muslim populations are meaningless in protecting them from terrorist attack.

13. Moderate Muslims and Mullahs coming out against fanatic Islamic terrorists, as they've done in Jordan and are beginning to do as Muslim on Muslim attacks increase.

The truth of the matter is we won the war the day President Bush stood up on the rubble of the thousands of blown up and burned American bodies, mixed in with the rubble of the two once proud WTC buildings and, arm draped around a heroic firefighter, "…The people who are responsible for this will hear us soon!"

All we need now to seal the deal is sacrifice, forbearance, understanding of the importance of winning this war. We need faith, not blind, but a little leeway that our leaders will get us there. Once we made the decision to go to war, the criticism should have focused on shared victory for our country, our allies and the world itself.

If you're convinced that you're right;

Never give up, never let up, and you'll never let your country down.

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