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

Salena Zito Archives

12/28/21 America's Outdoor Awakening, Thanks to MeatEater's Approach to the Movement
12/14/21 Biden's surprise Christmas 'present'
12/14/21 Yet another state sends warning shot to Dems
12/07/21 Is the Rift Between the Public and the C-Suites Permanent?
11/30/21 Wake Up, Progressives: You're Lucky To Have Kyrsten Sinema
11/23/21 Bear Grease's Imprint on Our Culture Is Still Highly Relevant Thanks to Clay Newcomb
11/16/21 Who will notice? 2022 will be an inside-out midterm election
11/09/21 Pennsylvania Leapt Further Right on Election Night
11/02/21 Major League Baseball's C-Suite Cowardice
10/26/21 Virginia Delegate Races Could Reflect National Anti-Democratic Mood
10/19/21 Freedom Is Idealized But Also Messy
10/12/21 Where the Wave Begins
10/05/21 The Unbreakable Will of This Pennsylvania Town
09/14/21 Brother of Fallen Firefighter Has Made It His Life's Mission To Take Care of Those Who Serve Us
08/31/21 The Restorative Power of the American People
08/25/21 What Biden Doesn't Understand
08/24/21 In South Dakota, the Road Signs Lead To the Wall
08/17/21 Trevor Donovan's Approach to Hollywood and Celebrity Is a Much-Needed Throwback
08/10/21 The American labor crisis has hit all the small businesses on this one street
08/03/21 The Everett Railroad Brings Back the Magic of the Steam Engine
08/03/21 Where'd you go, Ohio? How a swing state went red
07/27/21 Violent destruction for a good cause
07/22/21 Embrace the Escapism of a Good Summer Read
07/20/21 How Bourbon Rose From a Humble Grain To Embody American Exceptionalism
07/13/21 Seeing America from the Ground
07/07/21 The American General Store is a Symbol of Enterprise and Exceptionalism
06/29/21 A labor dispute in which no one can win
06/15/21 Where's the beef? Thanks to Russian hackers, it's ever closer to home
06/08/21 There Are Deep Roots in These Mountains
06/01/21 Kevin McCarthy Wants to Arm His Caucus for the 2022 Battle
05/25/21 This Small Town's Sense of Community Is No Accident
05/19/21 Pennsylvania Town Saved By Fracking Fears Biden Will Kill Its Prosperity
05/11/21 In the Face of Most Dems' Opposition, U.S. Steel Cancels a Billion-Dollar Investment
05/04/21 The dirty secret about coal workers unions --- and their members
04/27/21 Ancient and Lonely Urban Monuments Evoke Today's Political Division
04/20/21 Trump Didn't Form a Populist Coalition; He Was the Result of One
04/13/21 The Day Lake Conemaugh Destroyed Johnstown
04/08/21 A Union's Support of Biden Does Little To Save Members' Jobs in Pennsylvania
04/06/21 Homeless but Dying With Dignity
03/30/21 Republican, black mayor rejuvenated his life, now he's doing the same for Rust Belt town
03/23/21 Ignoring Even One Shattered Norm Endangers the Civilian-Military Relationship
03/16/21 The Culture Curators Want To Think For You
03/09/21 Nothing Says 'America Is Back' Like Taking Someone's Job Away
03/02/21 As an Industry Faces Destruction, It Grows a Voting Coalition
02/23/21 These Girls Are Hurt by Transgender Competition
02/16/21 Homeless but Dying With Dignity
02/09/21 The Kids Aren't All Right
02/02/21 Conservative Distress Goes Way Beyond the Face on the $20 Bill
01/26/21 The Lone Wanderers of the Revolution
01/19/21 Our American Treasures Hidden in Plain Sight
01/12/21 How Mark Robinson Beat Bloomberg's Billions to Win North Carolina's Second-Highest Office
01/05/21 Authenticity Can't Be Purchased by the Foot
12/22/20 Our Hopes for 2021 Won't Be Fulfilled By a Politician, But By Us
12/22/20 Livelihoods and Liberty Left in the Lurch
12/15/20 Our Bender of Political Instability Shows No Signs of Stopping
12/01/20 Coming Home
11/24/20 Centrist Dem Tim Ryan Concerned About His Party: 'Our Brand Is Not Good'
11/17/20 When the NFL Plays Politics, Small-Business Owners Get Tackled, Too
11/10/20 The Red Wave No One Saw Coming
11/06/20 What's Old -- and Those Who Are Old -- Can Be Made New Again
11/03/20 Why it's hard to tell if a blue wave is coming
10/27/20 ACB's Memphis Liberal Arts College Fostered Diversity in Views
10/20/20 If Joe Biden lies and the media ignore it, does he make a sound?
10/13/20 No Matter Who Wins, There Is No Exit From the Roller Coaster Anytime Soon
10/06/20 Pennsylvania Manufacturer Thrives -- If Only It Can Find Good Workers
09/22/20 Key battleground state shifting --- yawn?
09/22/20 NFL's Social Justice Experiment Is No Touchdown
09/15/20 The Forgotten Counties Will Make Their Voices Heard
09/09/20 One Sign at a Time, this Veteran Makes the World a Better Place
09/01/20 Why Kenosha Riots Could Matter in November
08/25/20 A Historical City Went From Boom to Bust in the Blink of an Eye
08/18/20 The Epidemic Raging Within the Pandemic
08/11/20 The Economy Is Struggling, but Gun Sales Are Soaring
08/04/20 As MLB Restarts, Minor League Baseball Survives and Waits Its Turn
07/28/20 America's Mindset Recovered From Spanish Flu for 1 Reason
07/21/20 The Way to Prosperity Has Many Paths
07/14/20 May Religious Liberty Stand the Test of Time and Culture
07/07/20 Senior Citizens Will Be the 'Deciding Factor' in 2020 Election
06/30/20 Madonna of the Trail Defies Statue-Toppling Culture
06/23/20 For Now, an Unknown Monument Pivotal to Our History Is Safe From Historical Purges
06/16/20 'Ghostbusters', Drive-ins and Marching Forward Together
06/09/20 Revisiting William McKinley's Victory Through the Lens of 2020
06/02/20 Masks Made in America by an All-American Company
05/27/20 Racing's Colosseum Goes Dark Waiting to Welcome Its Family Back Home
05/19/20 'Joe Has Absolutely No Idea What's Happening'
05/12/20 The Natural: MLB Legend Recalls His 27-Strikeout Game
05/05/20 On Virginia-Tennessee Border, One Side Is Open for Business While the Other Is Still on Lockdown
04/28/20 Small-Town America: 'One Bad Season Away From Bankrupt'
04/21/20 While the Economy Goes Bust, Farm-to-Table Booms
04/14/20 American Truckers: Our New First Responders
04/07/20 Coronavirus Claims New Victims: Places and Pasts
03/31/20 Coronavirus Even Closed the Waffle House
03/24/20 Veterans Running for Office Put Pandemic Plight Before Politics
03/17/20 Portrait of an American City at the Dawn of a Pandemic
03/10/20 What We Lose By the Closing of Community Department Stores
03/03/20 Centrists Flirt With Dems, and the Party Rebuffs Them
02/25/20 Media Silence on Voter-Registration Attack Deepens Our Divide
02/18/20 The Reason They Support Trump Isn't About Trump
02/11/20 How Appalachia's Children Highlight the Region's Best Attributes
02/04/20 Fresh Fun for All the Pennsylvania Farm Show
01/28/20 Where Our Trust in News Lives
01/21/20 PA House Races Serve as 2020 Harbinger
01/14/20 Dollar General Is a Part of Americana Worth Saving and Celebrating
01/07/20 Tone-deaf Dems risk handing key strategic state to Trump
12/31/19 The Great Revolt Enters a New Phase: How the Populist Uprising of 2016 Will Reverberate in 2020
12/24/19 The Town That Wouldn't Be Passed by
12/17/19 A Different Kind of Celebrity on Twitter
12/10/19 He Makes a Village
12/03/19 In the 'Nicest Place in America,' Community Thrives
11/26/19 Dr. Laura's Lasting Truths
11/19/19 America's Troubled Waters
11/12/19 Pennsylvania 2020: It's Complicated
11/05/19 The Bellwether House Race for 2020 Is in . . .
10/29/19 Will the Dems Miss Middle America Again?
10/23/19 Why Mark Zuckerberg Wants to Recruit Outside the Ivy League Liberal Bubble
10/16/19 How Small Cities and Towns Can Right Their Ship
10/08/19 Our 90-Second Culture
10/02/19 Old-School House Dems Face Primary Challenges From Progressives Across the Country
09/24/19 Repurposing 'America's Hometown'
09/17/19 The Crackers and Frackers Could Hold the Keys to 2020
09/10/19 It Will Take Hometown Heroes to Fix Broken Towns
09/04/19 Cancel Culture Isn't Real Life --- Yet
08/27/19 Small-Business Men Get a Front-Row Seat for Everyday Life
08/20/19 The Perils of Trading Social Interaction for Social Media
08/13/19 The Death of a Local Newspaper Rocks America to Its Core
08/06/19 Rats Infest Our Cities, but There Are Bigger Barriers to a Better Life
07/23/19 Lara Trump Tries to Fix Her Party's Woman Problem
07/16/19 Party, Personality, a Big Name and a Primary in Western Michigan
07/02/19 In North Carolina Special, National Questions Intrude on Local Issues
07/02/19 'Real America' Inside the Beltway
06/25/19 Richard Trumka and Big Labor Try to Come Home
06/18/19 What Happens When Joe Stops Being Joe?
06/11/19 Finding America at a Back-Roads Gas Station
06/03/19 It Can Take a Foreigner to Teach Us the American Dream
05/28/19 Coming Home
05/21/19 Real America Sits at One End of the Potomac --- and at the Other
05/14/19 In Front of a Philadelphia Abortion Clinic, Democratic Lawmaker Shows Us the Darkness of the Cultural Divide
05/07/19 What's the Matter With Virginia?
04/30/19 Why Trump Is Bitter the Firefighters Endorsed Joe Biden
04/23/19 After Mueller, Who Has Changed Their Views on Trump?
04/16/19 An Answer to the Cost of College and Community Collapse
04/09/19 How Pete Buttigieg Could Hurt Trump in the Rust Belt
04/02/19 Blue-Collar Worker Bashed by Trump, Wooed by Beto O'Rourke in Same Week
03/26/19 Beto O': Late-term Abortions Are 'About Women Making Their Own Decisions About Their Own Body'
03/12/19 Losing a Hometown Hero
03/05/19 Trump's Anti-Socialist Strength Could Turn Venezuelan-Americans Into Republicans for Decades
02/26/19 While National Media Carried Water for Jussie Smollett, Local Media Did It Right
02/19/19 The Populist Sledgehammer Kills Amazon Jobs that Middle America Would Love to Have
02/12/19 A Surprise Virtual Visit From the President
02/05/19 Howard Schultz Unifies the Parties --- Against Him
01/29/19 Nostalgia and the American Dream Aren't Airy Fantasies
01/22/19 Amtrak Forgot Trains Aren't Planes
01/15/19 Rick Scott Chased the Hispanic Vote and Got It
01/09/19 From Tea Party Insurgent to Last Man Standing: Ron Johnson in Wisconsin
01/02/19 American Civic Life Tries to Make a Comeback
12/26/18 America's Love Affair With Small Business Rekindled
12/18/18 America Needs a Good Laugh
12/11/18 The Placed and the Placeless
12/04/18 These Swing Elections May Not Really Be Wave Elections
11/27/18 How One Man Is Teaching America to Speak Navajo
11/21/18 Our American Greatness Endures
11/14/18 The Right and Wrong Lessons From 2018
11/08/18 Conversation and Storytelling to Bridge the Partisan Divide
11/06/18 Dems poised to win governors races as 'eight-year itch' hits voters
10/30/18 Not About Left vs. Right, but Insider vs. Outsider
10/23/18 A 90-Minute Flight, 45 Presidents and an 8-Year-Old American Boy
10/18/18 Triumphal Trump: 'It Really Is All About Hope'
10/16/18 A Republican Red Tide Is Pushing Back Against the Dems' Blue Wave
10/09/18 Elites Are the Ones Who Are Dividing America
10/03/18 The Politicians We Deserve
09/26/18 The Luckiest Man in America
09/19/18 Sign of the Times: Texas' GOP Cavalry May Need to Stay Home to Guard Ted Cruz
09/12/18 The Happy Candymaker Vs. the Conventional Wisdom
09/04/18 Elvis' Cousin Worries That Other Pro-Life Dems Have Left the Building
08/21/18 Andrew Cuomo Doesn't See America's Greatness Because He Doesn't Know Where to Look
08/14/18 Trump Is Not the Reason the GOP Sputtered in Ohio
08/07/18 The Trump-Era GOP Faces a Test in Ohio Special Election
07/31/18 Steve Scalise, Walking Tall
07/24/18 Bulls, Horses, Competition and Camaraderie --- Without the Selfies
07/18/18 This House Race Could Be a Bellwether for the Midterms
07/10/18 Will the #Resistance Summer Dampen the Dems' Big Autumn?
07/03/18 America's Dearth of Civil Society
06/27/18 These Harvard Kids Got the Lesson of Their Lives in the Heartland
06/20/18 Populist Sherrod Brown Could Be the Perfect Dem for Trump Country
06/13/18 How Suicide Became My 'Family Secret' and Shaped Who I Am
06/05/18 Hollywood Desperately Needs to Fill the Hole Left by 'Roseanne'
05/23/18 Rise of the Rest in Appalachia
05/15/18 'The Great Revolt'
05/08/18 'We Knew Exactly Who He Was When We Voted for Him'
05/02/18 A Cop Carried an AR-15 at a Gun Control Rally. What Happened Next May Surprise You
04/24/18 Dems Try to Win Back Labor in Order to Win Back the House
04/18/18 Small-Town County Takes on the NRA Boycotters
04/10/18 The Keystone State Holds the Key to Congressional Control
04/03/18 The Middle of Somewhere
03/27/18 Amid a Nationwide Opioid Scourge, There's a Little Hope in a Small Town
03/20/18 Dear Abby: A Lesson for the Midterms
03/07/18 Everyone Will Misread the Results of This Special Election
02/26/18 A Marriage of the Rust Belt and Silicon Valley
02/20/18 The Most Important Man in American Politics for the Moment
02/13/18 Dems' Biggest Liability Wears 4-Inch Heels
02/09/18 Jeff Sessions: FBI Needs 'to Have a Fresh Start'
02/07/18 Rise of the Rust-Belt Dems
01/30/18 These Pols Aren't Feeling the Love. For Good Reason
01/24/18 Groundhog Day in America
01/17/18 Red-State Democrats Gamble
01/09/18 The Intersection of Tradition and Cronyism
12/19/17 Opioids: The Crisis of Our Lifetime
12/13/17 For Once, the Joke Is on Al Franken
12/05/17 In a Political World Gone Topsy-Turvy, Mike Pence Is the Party Leader
11/28/17 The Bonds of Traditions in America's Melting Pots
11/21/17 Erie Tells an Ominous Sign for Dems
11/15/17 Pennsylvania's Elections Tell Us How Worried Republicans Nationwide Should Be
11/07/17 Modernity and the Old Days Meet in a Model-Train Store
10/31/17 Appreciate What You Have, Instead of Believing You're Entitled to It
10/25/17 John James Could Be the Future Republicans Have Been Waiting for
10/17/17 The view from 2018's front-row seat
10/10/17 Where those who keep power in check go to die
10/04/17 The Creators Who Also Destroy
09/26/17 Lessons From the Center of the World
09/19/17 Look to the Many, Not the Few
09/12/17 The Dems' Increasing Catholic Problem
09/01/17 Remembering History With Herbert Hoover
08/29/17 We Are Our Better Angels
08/22/17 Thank Heaven He Was Carrying
08/15/17 A New Message Needed for Dems
08/09/17 Strong Values From Small Towns
07/25/17 Ingenuity in Connection From the Pony Express
07/19/17 Rick Perry: We Aim for Energy Domination
07/11/17 Something Bigger Than Themselves
07/04/17 The Opioid Crisis: No One's Fault and Everyone's Fault
06/27/17 The Fate of the Dems' Future May Lie in Georgia
06/21/17 They fear doom: Dem chairs across the country realize they have a very big problem
06/13/17 Respect for Community and the Flag Can Bring the Country Together
06/06/17: A Humble Model for Democratic Politicians in Small-Towns
05/30/17: Promised Land Lost
05/23/17: America's journaliam crisis is going to get worse. Unless ...
05/16/17: No Evidence of Impending 'Wave' Election
05/09/17: Hillary's Perfectly Crafted Untruths
05/03/17: Trump: 'You Make a Mistake Here, There Is Nothing to Work Out'
04/26/17: The Real Lessons of Special Elections Results
04/19/17: A Fragile Hope in America
04/13/17: Why the Dems Need the Mudcats of Their Party
04/11/17: This Is What Democracy Looks Like This Is What Democracy Looks Like
04/04/17: This Is What Democracy Looks Like