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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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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 Nov. 17, 2004 / 4 Kislev, 5764

Still no one Israel can do a deal with

By Sidney Zion

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The peaceniks still haven't learned — but it may not matter

https://www.jewishworldreview.com | Ten years ago, the Israeli peaceniks resurrected Yasser Arafat. Now, in death, he resurrects them. If the results are similar, untold numbers of Palestinians and Israelis will go to early graves.

The crowd that delivered Arafat up from the dung heap — back when he was stuck in Tunis and persona non grata in the Arab world for his backing of Saddam Hussein during the Gulf War — is now off life support.

Brave again, the usual suspects — like Yossi Beilin, the architect of the Oslo "peace" accords, and Yossi Sarid — are urging their countrymen and the world to embrace Arafat's successors, the "moderates" who will make peace with the Jewish state.

The Free World has heard that song before, but never without Arafat as bandleader. So now, new is good, as in sex, and once again on to Jerusalem, where all that needs to be done is to make Israel understand that peace is at hand on Arafat's grave.

The two men set to take over for Arafat — Mahmoud Abbas and Ahmed Qureia — were, respectively, the underboss and consigliere for his terrorist enterprise. They were with him on the mattresses, they were there when he killed the Olympic athletes in Munich, they were in the siege of Beirut, and they lived with him in Ramallah at the end.

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To say that these guys are moderates, that they are the hope of the future, is to say that when Carlo Gambino died, John Gotti was a peacemaker.

In my hometown, Passaic, N.J., we had Pop's Restaurant, where we loved the apple turnovers. Every August, for two weeks, Pop's closed for "redecoration" — but all they ever did was shave the waiters.

Abbas and Qureia do a little better. They wear Brooks Brothers suits, trim their beards, manicure their nails, maybe get pedicures. But check their words. They won't touch Hamas, they promote hatred against Jews and they plead with Tony Blair to correct the "historic mistake" that Britain made with the Balfour Declaration of 1917 that was the start of Israel.

Speaking of Blair, he came to Washington to urge President Bush to push Israel around. He apparently considers this his marker for supporting us in the Iraq war.

Blair has plenty of backing from peaceniks in Israel and America who apparently think that John Kerry was elected. They hope that Bush, no longer needing the so-called Zionist Christians as his base, will go along with the Brits and the United Nations and his own State Department.

Bush, after all, got no more than 25 percent of the Jewish vote, so what does he owe Israel?

I don't think he looks at it that way. This is the guy who once said, "It doesn't matter whether the Jews vote for me, I will stick with Israel."

Even if I'm wrong and Bush tries to push Israel into a deal with the Palestinians, it won't matter because it can't work.

Ariel Sharon won't deal unless and until the Palestinians destroy their terrorists. Arafat never let it happen — he was behind the whole operation, top to bottom. Had the Israelis left him in exile, he'd have died in Tunis, just an old hit man, no Kaddish.

Twenty-five years ago, I asked Egypt's Anwar Sadat what he thought of Arafat's Palestine Liberation Organization. "The PLO," he said, "is an umbrella with holes in it. One can't do business with that."

Nothing has changed.

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