Archive for the 'General News' Category

Some male sexual assault victims feel left behind by #MeToo

Friday, April 20th, 2018

Click Here to Read:  Some male sexual assault victims feel left behind by #MeToo; “As a male survivor you’re always an adjunct… You’re never the leading subject of a conversation.” by Associated Press on the NBC News website on April 19, 2018.

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Israeli Independence Day April 17-18 , 2018

Friday, April 20th, 2018

Click Here to Read: Israel’s Success Has Surprised Everyone by Daniel Gordis on the Mosaic website on April 20. 2018.

Click Here to Read: How Harry Truman Crossed His Own State Department to Recognize Israel in 1948 Eraim Karsh on the Mosaic website on April 16 2018.

Click Here to Read: Israel proves exceptional, once again by Evelyn Gordon on her website on April 14, 2018.

Click Here to Read: The famous city of Achashverosh revealed. Ruins of ancient Susa (Shushan), Persia By Prof. Lawrence H. Schiffman in AMI magazine February 21, 2018 // 6 ADAR 5778.

Flaglettes and banner of the Flag of Israel decorate a house during Israel’s Independence Day, 2007 by MathKnight. Public Domain via Wikmeida Commons

The holiday village run by spies

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Click Here to Read:  The holiday village run by spies By Raffi Berg on the BBC News website on April 19, 2018.

Map of Sudan by Muhammad Daffa Rambe. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

France’s autism problem – and its roots in psychoanalysis

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Click Here to Read: France’s autism problem – and its roots in psychoanalysis on the Brinkwire website on April 18, 2018.

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‘We’re kids, but we’re also journalists’

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

Click Here to Read: ‘We’re kids, but we’re also journalists’ Parkland students cover the shooting they survived and the classmates they lost By Whitney Shefte and Alice Li in The Washington Post on April 12, 2018.

With Eternity in their Hearts

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

Click Here to Read:   With Eternity in their Hearts: The story of young women at the outset of their lives who, when challenged by history, responded with remarkable courage. The Jewish “Couriers” who were real life “Wonder Women” Daniel Seaman on the Mida website on April 15, 2018.

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Michael Cohen and the End Stage of the Trump Presidency

Monday, April 16th, 2018

Click Here to Read: Michael Cohen and the End Stage of the Trump Presidency By Adam Davidson in The New Yorker on April 14, 2018.

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What would Freud say?

Thursday, April 12th, 2018

Click Here to Read: What would Freud say? by Mark Liberman on the Language Log website on April 12, 2018.

Why Does Fake News Spread Faster than Real News? It’s all about pleasure

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

Click Here to Read:   Why Does Fake News Spread Faster than Real News? It’s all about pleasure by Luba Kessler on the American Psychoanalytic Association Psychoanalysis Unplugged blog on the Psychology Today blogs on April 10, 2018.

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9 essential lessons from psychology to understand the Trump era

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

Click Here to Read:  9 essential lessons from psychology to understand the Trump era by Brian Resnick on the Vox.com website on April 11, 2018,

Legacy of Childhood Trauma: I never got any help, any kind of therapy. I never told anyone

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

Click Here to Read:  Legacy of Childhood Trauma: I never got any help, any kind of therapy. I never told anyone By Junot Díaz in The New Yorker in the April 16th, 2018 Issue.

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The Last Frontier for Gay Rights

Sunday, April 8th, 2018

Click Here to Read:   The Last Frontier for Gay Rights: A powerful liberal activist, a rural conservative town and a debate that won’t end by Tiffany Stanley in the Washington Post on April 2, 2018.

Taylorsville Main Avenue Photo: Gerry Dincher from Hope Mills. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

How an ex-Boca school counselor used exotic dancer, models to push fentanyl

Sunday, April 8th, 2018

Click Here to Read: How an ex-Boca school counselor used exotic dancer, models to push fentanyl by John Pacenti in the Palm Beach Post om April 4, 2018.

Why do men sexually assault women?

Sunday, April 8th, 2018

Click Here to Read: Why do men sexually assault women? by Don Greif on the Guardian website on April 7, 2018.

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Top French Writer Pays Tribute to Slain Holocaust Survivor Mireille Knoll in Emotional Poem on National TV by Ben Cohen

Friday, April 6th, 2018

Click Here to Read:  Top French Writer Pays Tribute to Slain Holocaust Survivor Mireille Knoll in Emotional Poem on National TV avatar by Ben Cohen on the Algemeiner website on April 5, 2018.

Michel de Ligne and Holocaust Survivors ארק ניימן Government Press Office of Israel Photo: Mark Nayman. Public Domain Via Wikimedia Ccommons

The Buried, Raging Sermons of the Warsaw Ghetto Rabbi

Thursday, April 5th, 2018

Click Here To Read:  The Buried, Raging Sermons of the Warsaw Ghetto Rabbi: Sermons from the Years of Rage, 1939-1942, hidden during the war and now released in a new edition, is a rabbinic work unlike any since the destruction of the First Temple by James A. Diamond on the Mosaic website on April 5, 2018.

Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.  Photo: Jürgen Stroop. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

King:  A Special Issue of the Atlantic Monthly

Thursday, April 5th, 2018

Click Here to Read:  King:  A Special Issue of the Atlantic Monthly.

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Homework Therapists’ Job: Help Solve Math Problems, and Emotional Ones

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

Click Here to Read:  Homework Therapists’ Job: Help Solve Math Problems, and Emotional Ones By Kyle Spencer In The New York Times on April 4, 2018.
rittany Robinson gets tutored by Rollie Berbe in Spanish at the Tutoring Center. Photo: Tulane Public Relations

Jews Are Being Murdered in Paris. Again.

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

Click Here to Read:   Jews Are Being Murdered in Paris. Again. By Bari Weiss in The New York Times on March 30, 2018.

Marche blanche pour Mireille Knoll le 28 mars 2018 à Paris Date 28 March 2018. Photo: Olevy

Martin Luther King: January 15, 1929 to April 4, 1968

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

Click Here to Read  50 Years Later, Remembering King, and the Battles That Outlived Him: In his last years, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King was grappling with many issues: workers’ rights, a sprawling protest movement, persistent segregation and poverty. We inherited them all by Rachel L. Swarns on April 4, 2018.

Click Here to Read and View: The question that haunts Martin Luther King’s last day in Memphis By John Blake on the CNN website on April 3, 2018.

Click Here to Read and View:  Martin Luther King Jr. on the History Channel Website. (more…)