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 Oct. 11, 2012/ 25 Tishrei, 5773

We won the war in Iraq --- and then a a reckless, amateurish and lying administration put our soldiers in peril

By Jack Kelly

http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | “We’ve blunted the Taliban’s momentum in Afghanistan,” President Barack Hussein Obama said in his acceptance speech at the Democrat National Convention Sept. 6. “Al Qaida is on the path to defeat and Osama bin Laden is dead.”

Five days later, on 9/11/2012, Islamists murdered our ambassador to Libya and three other Americans and destroyed our consulate in Benghazi. In an attack on our embassy in Cairo the same day, the mob pulled down the American flag, burned it, and raised the black flag of al Qaida on the embassy flagstaff.

Al Qaida also was behind attacks on our embassy in Yemen Sept. 13, and Tunisia Sept. 14, said Thomas Joscelyn of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. Some “path to defeat.”

Al Qaida is back in Afghanistan and is teaming up with the Taliban, said CBS correspondent Lara Logan. Taliban guerrillas destroyed eight Marine Harrier jump jets Sept. 14, our largest loss of warplanes since the Vietnam war. Joint operations were halted temporarily after two British and four American soldiers were killed by their Afghan “allies.” Afghan soldiers killed two more Americans after joint operations resumed last week.

“We’re willing to sacrifice a lot for this campaign. But we’re not willing to be murdered for it,” Gen. John Allen, the U.S. commander, told Ms. Logan in an interview broadcast Sept. 30.

The Taliban is stronger than ever, the Pentagon told Congress in a report in April. American officials have written off hope of battering the Taliban into accepting a peace deal, a “cornerstone” of Obama administration policy, the New York Times reported Oct. 1.

“The war is adrift, and it’s hard to see how anyone can avoid a complete disaster at this point,” said Southwest Asia expert Joshua Foust.

If this is “blunting the Taliban’s momentum,” I’d hate to see what a Taliban surge looks like.

The war in Iraq was won before Barack Hussein Obama became president. But his diplomatic blunders and premature withdrawal of all U.S. troops have put that victory in jeopardy, the chief military correspondent of the New York Times said in a book published last month.

At the Democrat convention, the president said nothing about Iran, or about Middle East peace talks.

Iran will have enough weapons grade uranium to build a nuclear bomb “within two to four months,” a U.S. think tank estimated yesterday (10/08).

Mr. Obama’s tilt toward the Palestinians has produced only an escalation of their demands. (Is anyone surprised at this?)

The administration responded to the 9/11/2012 attacks with lies and a coverup. Officials knew within 24 hours al Qaida was behind the attack on the consulate, but insisted for more than a week it was a spontaneous protest generated by anger over a video.

Security at the consulate was “robust,” said Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. She knew it wasn’t. She lied through her teeth.

“Physical security was so substandard at the Benghazi consulate that it required a waiver,” signed by her, Fox News reported Sept. 28.

Just weeks before the attacks, despite the protests of Ambassador Chris Stevens, the State Department withdrew two security teams from Libya.

“We tried show them how dangerous and how volatile and just unpredictable that whole environment was over there,” LtCol. Andy Wood, who headed a Special Forces Site Security Team, told CBS News. “So to decrease security in the face of that is…just unbelievable.”

A coverup is in progress, career intelligence officers tell him, investigative reporter Bill Gertz wrote Oct. 5.

Claims of progress in Afghanistan are a “major lie,” Lara Logan said in a speech in Chicago last week.

Politics has precedence over America’s security in the Obama administration. Senior White House aides leaked sensitive intelligence to make Mr. Obama look good. His incessant “victory laps” put abullseye on the Navy SEALs who killed Osama bin Laden.

After the collapse of the president’s foreign policy, the only administration strategy in evidence is the effort to conceal the harm that’s been done, and the negligence that contributed to it.

Mr. Obama and his aides lack competence and integrity, but have plenty of chutzpah. On the eve of Mitt Romney’s foreign policy speech at the Virginia Military Institute Monday (10/08), Team Obama ran ads on local television stations claiming it’s Romney who is “reckless” and “amateurish” on foreign policy.

But as author Ed Klein explains so convincingly in his book on Obama, The Amateur , we’ve never had a more reckless and amateurish White House than now. Nor one more dishonest.

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JWR contributor Jack Kelly, a former Marine and Green Beret, was a deputy assistant secretary of the Air Force in the Reagan administration.

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