Archive for the 'General News' Category

A drone just flew over Auschwitz and captured something incredibly powerful

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

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Click Here to View:  A drone just flew over Auschwitz and captured something incredibly powerful on the Israeli Video Network on May 5, 2016.

Click Here to Read: On Holocaust Remembrance Day: What could be enough? by Ron Grossman in the Chicago Tribune on May 4, 3016.

Click Here to Read: On Holocaust Remembrance Day, anti-Semitism Remains a Scourge by by Michael M. Rosen in The National Review on May 4, 2016. (more…)

After 70 Years Of Searching, Families Of Brothers Separated During The Holocaust Reunite Online

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: After 70 Years Of Searching, Families Of Brothers Separated During The Holocaust Reunite Online “We cannot believe that we found each other.” on the Huffington Post Good News website on May 4, 2016.

Two brothers were separated by the Holocaust. After 77 years, their families just reunited. – The Washington Post

 

Holocaust Remberance Day: Begins the Evening of May 4th, 2016

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: On Holocaust Remembrance Day: What could be enough? by Ron Grossman in the Chicago Tribune on May 4, 3016.

Click Here to Read: On Holocaust Remembrance Day, anti-Semitism Remains a Scourge by by Michael M. Rosen in The National Review on May 4, 2016.

Click Here to Read: Life stories of the six survivors to light torches on Holocaust Remembrance Day The central theme for this year’s ceremony is “Everything is Forbidden to Us, and Yet We do Everything”: The Struggle to Maintain the Human Spirit during the Holocaust by Ilana Curiel and Reut Rimerman on the Ynet News website on May 2, 2016. (more…)

The Forced Heroism of the ‘Survivor’

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The Forced Heroism of the ‘Survivor’ By Parul Sehgal in The New York Times on May 3, 2016.

Illustration by Javier Jaén. Mannequin: Sandratsky Dmitriy, via Shutterstock.

‘Hey, where’d you go?’ 5 reasons people ghost

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read and View: ‘Hey, where’d you go?’ 5 reasons people ghost By Lisa Bonos in The Washington Post on April 11, 2016.

Democracies end when they are too democratic

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Democracies end when they are too democratic. And right now, America is a breeding ground for tyranny and Adrew Sullivan in the New York Magazine on May 1, 2016.

Trump Plays the Man’s Card

Sunday, May 1st, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Trump Plays the Man’s Card by Nicholas Kristof in The New York Times on April 30, 2016.

CreditEric Thayer for The New York Times

Real-life basis for ‘Rose Garden’ psychiatrist dies

Friday, April 29th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: This Day in Jewish History: 1957: Real-life basis for ‘Rose Garden’ psychiatrist dies: In her earlier years, Frieda Fromm-Reichmann ran a “Torah-peutic” sanatorium together with husband Erich Fromm by David B. Green on the on the Haaretz website on April 27, 2016.

Photographic postcard of Chestnut Lodge, Rockville, Maryland, 1909.Wikimedia Commons

A Tribute to Fanya Gottesfeld-Heller by Jacqueline Heller

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  A Tribute to Fanya Gottesfeld-Heller by Jacqueline Heller at Museum of Jewish Heritage November 7th, 2013.

by Jacqueline Heller, M.D.  LOS ANGELES
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For Police, a Playbook for Conflicts Involving Mental Illness

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: For Police, a Playbook for Conflicts Involving Mental Illness: In response to high-profile shootings of people with mental illness, police departments around the country are turning to crisis intervention training By Erica Goode in The New York Times on April 25, 2016.

Officers from Portland’s Behavioral Health Unit with an individual they interact with on a regular basis who was later taken to the hospital. Credit. Amanda Lucier for The New York Times

Sigmund Freud Opens a Psychiatric Office in Vienna

Monday, April 25th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  This Day in Jewish History 1886: Sigmund Freud Opens a Psychiatric Office in Vienna. At first, the father of psychoanalysis was so frustrated by his lack of clients that he considered moving to New York by David B. Green on the Haaretz website on April 24, 2016.

Sigmund Freud and his daughter Anna. Credit: Corbis

China and Russia Revisited

Sunday, April 24th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: China and Russia Revisited by Jeffrey Wasserstrom on the Dissent website on April 23, 2016.

Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping at the 2015 BRICS summit (Wikimedia Commons)

Why Mass Incarceration Doesn’t Pay

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Why Mass Incarceration Doesn’t Pay By Jason Furman and Douglas Holtz-Eakin in The New York Times on April 21, 2016.

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Mary Beard and Her ‘Battle Cry’ Against Internet Trolling

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Mary Beard and Her ‘Battle Cry’ Against Internet Trolling By Matthew Schneier in The New York Times on April 16, 2016.

Mary Beard in New York. Credit Alex Welsh for The New York Times

Příbor named Historic Town of the Year 2016

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Příbor named Historic Town of the Year 2016 by Ruth Fraňková on the Radio Prague website on Arpil 20, 2016.

Pribor, Photo: CTK

Yiddish may be a TURKISH dialect

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Yiddish may be a TURKISH dialect: DNA study suggests it was invented by Jews as they traded on the Silk Road By Sarah Griffiths in the Daily Mail on April 29, 2016.

Researchers say the DNA of Yiddish speakers may have originated from four ancient villages in north-eastern Turkey. This stock image shows a Yiddish man in Jerusalem.
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From Theater to Therapy to Twitter, the Eerie History of Gaslighting

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  From Theater to Therapy to Twitter, the Eerie History of Gaslighting by Katy Waldman on the Slate website on April 18, 2016.

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Honoring the Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising: April 19, 1943

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: April 19, 1943: The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising By Erica Terry This Day in Jewish History on the JSpace News website on April 17, 2014.

Click Here to Read: Postcards Sent from Warsaw Ghetto Gifted to Jewish Institute By JTAH istoryJudaism on the JSpace News Website on November 4, 2015.

Click Here to Read: Purim Book of Esther Scrolls Found in Hidden Synagogue in Warsaw Ghetto By Jewish News Service on the JSpace News Website on March 24, 2016.

Click Here to Read: Unearthed Skeletons Believed to Date to Warsaw Ghetto Uprising By Erica Terry JSpace News Website onDecember 10, 2013.

Click Here to Purchase: City Within a City by Basia Tempkin Berman on IPBooks.net

Behind the New German Right

Monday, April 18th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Behind the New German Right by Jan-Werner Müller in The Nenw York Review of Books on April 14, 2016.

Supporters of Pegida (Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of the West) with versions of the imperial war flag, the Wirmer flag, and the German flag, protesting the New Year’s Eve assaults against women in Cologne, Germany, January 9, 2016

April 16, 2007 Virginia tech

Sunday, April 17th, 2016

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Click Here for: The Virginia Tech Review Panel Final Report

Click Here for: Yale Kramer’s Article and Others’ Comments on this website.

Click Here to Read:  Martin E.P. Seligman on “Crazy or Evil: Classing the Virginia Tech killer among them is an insult to the insane” on this website.