Archive for the 'General News' Category

Invasion of Poland, Fall 1939

Monday, September 1st, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Invasion of Poland, Fall 1939 on the Holocaust Encyclopedia website.

German troops parade through Warsaw after the invasion of Poland. Warsaw, Poland, September 28-30, 1939.— National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Md

ISIS: The Psychology of Our Fears

Sunday, August 31st, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  ISIS: The Psychology of Our Fears by Max Dorfman on the Huffington Post Website on August 30, 2014.

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Freud’s City, From Couch to Cafes

Saturday, August 30th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Freud’s City, From Couch to Cafes by Stephen Heyman in The New York Times on August 29, 2014.

Café Landtmann, Freud’s go-to coffee house. Credit Josef Polleross for The New York Times        

New Yorker Faces His Phobia, One Stroke at a Time With Intensive Swim Lessons, a Man Attacks His Fear of Water

Saturday, August 30th, 2014

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Click Here to Read and View: A New Yorker Faces His Phobia, One Stroke at a Time With Intensive Swim Lessons, a Man Attacks His Fear of Water By N. R. Kleinfield in The New York Times on August 29, 2014.

Federal Judge Approves California Plan to Reduce Isolation of Mentally Ill Inmates

Saturday, August 30th, 2014

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Click Here to  Read:  Federal Judge Approves California Plan to Reduce Isolation of Mentally Ill Inmates By Erica Goode August 29, 2014.

And a Box of Tissues

Saturday, August 30th, 2014

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Click Here to Order:  50 shrinks by Sebastian
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Billionaire Chairs Quit Center for Jewish History: Steinberg and Ackman Resign

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Billionaire Chairs Quit Center for Jewish History: Steinberg and Ackman Resign — ‘Transparency’ Cited by Paul Berger in the Jewish Daily Forward on August 28, 2014.

 

Expansion of Mental Health Care Hits Obstacles

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

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Click Here to Read  Expansion of Mental Health Care Hits Obstacles By Abby Goodnough in The New York Times on August 28, 2014.

Terri Hall talks about her struggles with depression, and the care she has been receiving since she signed up for health insurance. Video Credit By Abby Goodnough on August 28, 2014.

Jewish Identity: Heine and Freud

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Chapter 15 from: The Faith of Fallen Jews: Josef Hayim Yerushalmi and the Writing of Jewish History edited by David N. Myers, Alexander Kaye.

This chapter originally appeared as Myers, David N. & Kaye Alexander. (2013). Chapter 15: The Purloined Kiddush Cups Reopening The Case on Freud’s Jewish identity in: The Faith of Fallen Jews: Josef Hayim Yerushalmi and the Writing of Jewish History . New York: Brandeis, p. 333-342.

Click Here to Read:  Heinrich Heime;  Flight and Return:  The Fallacy of Being Only a Human Being by Martin Greenberg. (more…)

France’s Troubled Liberation

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: France’s Troubled Liberation By Alan Riding in The New York Times on August 24, 2014.

Girls top adoption preference among foreign couples

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Girls top adoption preference among foreign couples on the Z News website on August 10, 2014.

When a Change in Talk Therapy for Depression Is Needed

Monday, August 25th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  When a Change in Talk Therapy for Depression Is Needed Talk therapy is an effective treatment for major depression, but not without the right type of therapy and therapist. Here’s how to know if it’s time for a change. By Marie Suszynski Medically reviewed by Farrokh Sohrabi, MD on the Every Day Health website on July 30, 2014.

Study hints of jealousy in dogs

Monday, August 25th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Study hints of jealousy in dogs By Sue Manning in the Southeast Missourian on August 24, 2014.

Emotion researcher Christine Harris, professor of psychology at the University of California-San Diego.
(Steve Harris/University of California-San Diego ~ Associated Press)

 

Do we need to change the way we are thinking about mental illness?

Monday, August 25th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Do we need to change the way we are thinking about mental illness? Experts on both sides of the debate over the classification of mental disorders make their case by Simon Wessely in The Observer May 11, 2013.

Psychiatrists under fire in mental health battle

Monday, August 25th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Psychiatrists under fire in mental health battle British Psychological Society to launch attack on rival profession, casting doubt on biomedical model of mental illness by Jamie Doward in The Observer, May 11, 2013.

British psychologists are to say that current psychiatric diagnoses such as bipolar disorder are useless. Photograph: Justin Paget/Fuse/Getty

Trial Testimony in Brown et Al. V Board of Education of Topeka: Louisa Holt

Sunday, August 24th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Trial Testimony in Brown et Al. V Board of Education of Topeka: Louisa Holt United States Dictrict Court District of Kansas.

Click Here to Read:  Psychology Sunday: Kenneth B. Clark, Mamie Phipps Clark and Stuart W. Cook on this website.

Click Here to Read: The Rapaport/Holt Letters on InternationalPsychoanalysis.net on this website. . Louisa Holt was Bob Holt’s first wife.

Click Here too Read: Psychology Sunday: Robert Holt on this website.

YIVO Digital Archive on Jewish Life in Poland

Sunday, August 24th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: YIVO Digital Archive on Jewish Life in Poland.

Portrait of Four Sisters:  Maza, Berta,  Fanya and Sonia Lewin in Bialystock 1915.

The Body in the Street

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The Body in the Street By Charles P. Pierce in Esquire Magazine on August 22, 2014

A tour of a little Catskills resort with a large heart

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read: A tour of a little Catskills resort with a large heart. As the last of the great Borscht Belt hotels is demolished, a look at the working-class ‘kochelein,’ where punchlines were in Yiddish by Uriel Heilman in The Times of Israel on August 22, 2014.

The Islamic State isn’t just killing people. It’s destroying a culture

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

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Click Here To Read: The Islamic State isn’t just killing people. It’s destroying a culture By Aki Peritz on The Washington Post website on August 22, 2014,

Iraq’s cultural treasures are threated by Islamic State militants. (Ali Al-saadi/AFP/Getty Images)