Archive for the 'General News' Category

WMO report: Greenhouse gas levels accelerating at record pace

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  WMO report: Greenhouse gas levels accelerating at record pace By Daniel de Vries on the World Socialist Web Site on September 17, 2014.

For Sigmund Freud’s 80th Birthday, Virginia Woolf, Thomas Mann, and Others Wrote Him This Open Letter

Sunday, September 14th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: For Sigmund Freud’s 80th Birthday, Virginia Woolf, Thomas Mann, and Others Wrote Him This Open Letter. Not a bad way to celebrate a birthday. by Thomas Mann, Romain Rolland, Jules Romains, H.G. Wells, Virginia Woolf, Stefan Zweig, This piece originally appeared in The New Republic on June 17, 1936.

The Havoc of the Unrestrained Drug Industry

Sunday, September 14th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: The Havoc of the Unrestrained Drug Industry on the Nader page website.

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Psychodynamic Psychiatry

Sunday, September 14th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Psychodynamic Psychiatry.Vol. 42, Issue 3 on the Guilford Press Website..

Scientists Trace Jewish History Using DNA

Friday, September 12th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Scientists Trace Jewish History Using DNA by Stephen Luntz on the IFL Science website on September 11, 2014.

Photo credit: The Grand Choral Synagogue of St Petersburg, like the rest of Jewish culture in Eastern and Central Europe came from a population descended from 350 ancestors

Closing the Circle: A Memior of Finding a Father by Janet Lee Bachant

Friday, September 12th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Closing the Circle: A Memior of Finding a Father by Janet Lee Bachant.

Reliving Tragedy Was My Job at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Reliving Tragedy Was My Job at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum How under the weight of history, all memory becomes holy—even the memory that should not By Julia Bosson on the Tablet website on September 11, 2014.

From the series 9.11 redux, in which the photographer returned a decade later to locations in lower Manhattan where he was on assignment in the days following the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. (Jason Florio)

Memorializing a Tragedy

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Memorializing a Tragedy in the Monitor on Psychology Digital Edition.

Lena Dunham Is Not Done Confessing

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:   Lena Dunham Is Not Done Confessing By Meghan Daum in The New York Times on September 10, 2014.

Ashkenazi Jews Descend From 350 People, Scientists Say Geneticists Believe Community Is Only 600-800 Years Old

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Ashkenazi Jews Descend From 350 People, Scientists Say Geneticists Believe Community Is Only 600-800 Years Old By Ruth Schuster on the Jewish Daily Forward website on September 9, 2014.

A Fresh Look At Flight Safety Instructions

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: A Fresh Look At Flight Safety Instructions on the Jefferson Radio Website on By September 9, 2014.

Oy Vey: Yiddish Has a Problem

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Oy Vey: Yiddish Has a Problem The language is mostly spoken by Orthodox Jews who want to set themselves apart from the modern world. Is there a future for Yiddish in other communities? by Tanya Basu in the Atlantic Monthly on September 9, 2014.

What Will Doom the Death Penalty: Capital Punishment, Another Failed Government Program?

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  What Will Doom the Death Penalty: Capital Punishment, Another Failed Government Program? by Daniel LaChance in The New York Times on September 8, 2014.

Michael John Burlingham talks about The Last Tiffany and 4,000 Mil

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Dining with Anna Freud: Michael John Burlingham talks about The Last Tiffany and 4,000 Miles By Isaac Tylim in the Miami Herald on October 26, 2011.

Tracing Jewish History Along the Rhine

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Tracing Jewish History Along the Rhine by Peter Wartsman in The New York Times on September 7, 2014.

Hebrew letters inspired the configuration of this synagogue and community center in Mainz, Germany. It was erected in 2010 at the site of the old synagogue destroyed by the Nazis.
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When Jews — and Everyone Else — Learned How To Have Fun

Monday, September 8th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  When Jews — and Everyone Else — Learned How To Have Fun Pleasure Requires Plenty of Leisure Time, and the Words To Describe It By Philologos on The Jewish Daily Forward website on September 7, 2014.

Love Jones: A scene from Henry Fielding’s ‘Tom Jones,’ which features a character who was ‘a great lover of what is called fun.’

How Psychology can Help Ferguson Heal

Sunday, September 7th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  How Psychology can Help Ferguson Heal by by Nadiue J. Kaslow and Norman N. Anderson on the St.Louis Dipatch website on September 5, 2014.

Hackers threaten health care industry’s patient records

Sunday, September 7th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Hackers threaten health care industry’s patient records By Jessica Meyers in Rhe Boston Globe n September 06, 2014.

Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s Dr. John D. Halamka, shown amid rows of servers in the hospital’s data center, is cochair of a federal IT group that advises the government.

Resignations at Center for Jewish History Stir Speculations About Financial Health

Sunday, September 7th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Resignations at Center for Jewish History Stir Speculations About Financial Health:  Steinberg and Ackman Resign — ‘Transparency’ Cited By Paul Berger on the Forward Mobile website on August 28, 2014,

Why the IOC will never memorialize the ’72 Munich massacre

Sunday, September 7th, 2014

Click Here to Read:  Why the IOC will never memorialize the ’72 Munich massacre By Guri Weinberg on July 27, 2012.

Click Here to Read:   The real reason the Olympic Committee refuses to commemorate the Israeli athletes murdered in Munich and reviews of Munich by Arlene Kramer Richards and Yale Kramer on this website