Archive for the 'General News' Category

Complexities of Choosing an End Game for Dementia

Friday, January 30th, 2015

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Click Here To Read: Complexities of Choosing an End Game for Dementia By Paula Span in The New York Times on January 19, 2015.

Mr. Medalie said, “I don’t want any church, the government, any doctor or hospital or even any member of my family to contradict what I want for my death.”Credi tKayana Szymczak for The New York Times

Writing Your Way to Happiness

Friday, January 30th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Writing Your Way to Happiness By Tara Parker-Pope In The New York Times on January 19, 2015.

Auschwitz: ‘I had to survive to tell the world’

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

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Click Here to View: How I witnessed Auschwitz’s medical experimentation video with survivor Motti Alon on the BBC  News Website on January 27, 2015.

The BBC Flew a Drone Over Auschwitz — And the Result Is Haunting

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The BBC Flew a Drone Over Auschwitz — And the Result Is Haunting: Jordan Valinsky’s avatar image By Jordan Valinsky on the World.Mic website on January 27, 2015.

Research Links Childhood Abuse with Depression

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Research Links Childhood Abuse with Depression By Gerald Schoenwolf PH.D. on his Psychoanalysis Now blog on the PsycheCentral website.

International Holocaust Remembrance Day: January 27, 2015

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Seventieth Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz on the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Website.

Click Here to Read: A journey to Auschwitz with Renee by Amanda Borschel-Dan in the Times of Israel on January 22, 2015,

Click Here to Read:  The voices of Auschwitz:The 70th anniversary of the liberation of the notorious Nazi concentration camp could mark the last major commemoration (more…)

Jewish outrage as ship named after SS war criminal arrives in Europe

Monday, January 26th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Jewish outrage as ship named after SS war criminal arrives in Europe: As Holocaust day nears, anger erupts at arrival in Rotterdam of the Pieter Schelte, the world’s largest vessel by Ed Vulliamy in the Guardian on January 24, 2015,

Bread and Jam: A Story of Two Families for Holocaust Remembrance Day

Monday, January 26th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Bread and Jam: A Story of Two Families for Holocaust Remembrance Day by Ellen Cassedy on the ReformJudiasm.org website on January, 22 2015.

Big Pharma’s nightmare: Study shows people on psychedelics more emotionally healthy, less suicidal

Monday, January 26th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Big Pharma’s nightmare: Study shows people on psychedelics more emotionally healthy, less suicidal in Newsweek Magazine in the January 25, 2015 Issue on the RawStory Website.

Your Childhood Is Crucial to How You’ll Age

Monday, January 26th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Your Childhood Is Crucial to How You’ll Age: Early relationships with your parents have a profound impact on your health and outlook on life posted by George Vaillant on the nextavenue website on November 15, 2013.

The Jewish Journey

Monday, January 26th, 2015

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Click Here To Read:  The Jewish Journey: America Premieres March 2015 on PBS .  Press Release from Two Cats Productions.

AMIA prosecutor accuses CFK, Timerman of ‘covering up’ Iran’s involvement in bombing

Monday, January 26th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Something Is Rotten in Argentina The sudden death of Alberto Nisman, lead prosecutor of the AMIA bombing, deepens the culture of impunity By Natasha Zaretsky on the Tablet Website on January 21, 2015

Click Here to Read: AMIA prosecutor accuses CFK, Timerman of ‘covering up’ Iran’s involvement in bombing  in the Buenos Aires Herald on January 18, 2015. (more…)

The Haftarah Reading That Inspired Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘I Have a Dream’

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The Haftarah Reading That Inspired Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘I Have a Dream’: King’s speech draws on a part of Isaiah that Jews recite after Tisha B’Av—offering a model for revitalizing his mission By Charles Kopel on the Tablet Website on January 13, 2015.

People walk past a stone marking the spot where Martin Luther King Jr. made his 1963 speech on the steps on the Lincoln Memorial. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Click Here to Read: The Plot for America: Remembering Civil Rights Leader Joachim Prinz: The influential Newark rabbi was a confidante of Martin Luther King, but he’s been all but ignored by history By Allan Nadler on the Tablet Website on nFebruary 25, 2011,

Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Action

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Posts on the Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Action blog by The Contemporary Psychoanalysis Group on the Psychology Today blogs.

France: The Ground Shifts

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

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Click Here to Read: France: The Ground Shifts by Mark Lilla in The New York Review of Books.

Demonstrators on the Triumph of the Republic statue at Place de la Nation, during the march in support of Charlie Hebdo, Paris, January 11, 2015.

The Charlie Cover: Slander, ridicule, and terror in post-1968 France

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  The Charlie Cover: Slander, ridicule, and terror in post-1968 France By Paul Berman on the Tablet website on January 14, 2015.

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Why the modern world is bad for your brain: In an era of email, text messages, Facebook and Twitter, we’re all required to do several things at once. But this constant multitasking is taking its toll. Here neuroscientist Daniel J Levitin explains how our addiction to technology is making us less efficient by Daniel J Levitin on the Guardian Website on January 18, 2015.

Daniel J Levitan: ‘When trying to concentrate on a task, an unread email in your inbox can reduce your effective IQ by 10 points.’

Do Dancing Genitalia Belong on a Children’s TV Show? In Sweden, the answer is “maybe.”

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Do Dancing Genitalia Belong on a Children’s TV Show? In Sweden, the answer is “maybe.” by Sonaii Kohli January 15 2015.

Boarded to Death — Why Maintenance of Certification Is Bad for Doctors and Patients

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Boarded to Death — Why Maintenance of Certification Is Bad for Doctors and Patients by Paul S. Teirstein, M.D. New England Journal of Medicine 2015 372:106-108 January 8, 2015

La Viena de Sigmund Freud, por Moisés Kijak

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  La Viena de Sigmund Freud, por Moisés Kijak 18 de Septiembre de 2013. This article is in Spanish.