Archive for the 'General News' Category

Trump’s Travel Bans—Look Beyond the Text

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Trump’s Travel Bans—Look Beyond the Text by David Cole in The New York Review of Books n the May 11, 2017 Issue.

Protesters demonstrating against President Trump’s first travel ban, Los Angeles International Airport, January 2017

“I Want to Hate and Always Will”: The Psychoanalytic Writing of Donald J. Trump

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  “I Want to Hate and Always Will”: The Psychoanalytic Writing of Donald J. Trump by Evan Malater on the ctheory website.

A Personal History Of Holocaust Remembrance

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   A Personal History Of Holocaust Remembrance by David G. Roskies on the Forward Website on April 25, 2017.

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Yom Hashoah April 23- 24, 2017

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Click Here to Read: “This Justifies a Life: Lanzmann’s Memoir and Yom HaShoah” By Nathan Szajnberg, MD by April 17, 2012

Click Here to Read: Yom HaShoah: Whole Truth by Jonathan Kirsch in the Jewish Journal on April 26, 2011.

Click Here to Read: Yom HaShoah 2016: Remembering the 6 million Jewish people killed during the Nazi Holocaust By Amy Willis on the  Metro website on May 4, 2016.

Click Here to Read and View:  Yom Hashoah: Holocaust Memorial Day: This annual venue for remembering the victims falls on April 24 By the My Jewish Learning Staff om the My Jewish Learning website. (more…)

Rising anti-semitism in the UK fuelled by social media, report finds

Monday, April 24th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Rising anti-semitism in the UK fuelled by social media, report finds by Olivia Rudgard on the Telegraph News website on April 23, 2017.

Jewish people are increasingly victims of anti-Semitic comments online, the report said CREDIT: OLI SCARFF/GETTY IMAGES

The Persistence of Trump Derangement Syndrome

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

Click Here to Read:  The Persistence of Trump Derangement Syndrome By Adam Gopnik in The New Yorker on April 21, 2017.

With Donald Trump as President, we owe it to our country and to our sanity to refuse to succumb to the urge to turn politics into a series of set responses.

PHOTOGRAPH BY MARK PETERSON / REDUX

 

Do Not Be Fooled, Psychoanalysis Is Still The One

Friday, April 21st, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Do Not Be Fooled, Psychoanalysis Is Still The One by Lisa T. Schlesinger on the Huffington Post on April 13, 2017.

Warsaw Ghetto Uprising: April 19, 1943 – May 16, 1943

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Click Here to Read: The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, by Marek Edelman “The Ghetto Fights,” by Marek Edelman published in a pamphlet called The Warsaw Ghetto: The 45th Anniversary of the Uprising Interpress Publishers, pp. 17-39 on the Literature of the Holocaust website.

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. (more…)

Understanding decisions: The power of combining psychology and economics

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Understanding decisions: The power of combining psychology and economics by Shilo Rea on the Phys Ord on April 18, 2017.

Credit: Carnegie Mellon University

 

The ‘untranslatable’ emotions you never knew you had

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Click Here to Read: The ‘untranslatable’ emotions you never knew you had: From gigil to wabi-sabi and tarab, there are many foreign emotion words with no English equivalent. Learning to identify and cultivate these experiences could give you a richer and more successful life By David Robson on the BBC website on January 26, 2017.

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America’s New ‘Anxiety’ Disorder

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  America’s New ‘Anxiety’ Disorder By Nitsum Aabele in The New York Times on April 18, 2017,

Illustration by Javier Jaén

Prince Harry Says He Sought Counseling Over His Mother’s Death

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Prince Harry Says He Sought Counseling Over His Mother’s Death By Hannah Olivennes in The New York Times on April 17, 2017.
Prince Harry at a service in London this month honoring victims of the terrorist attack outside Parliament. Credit Pool photo by Eddie Mulholland.

Prince William gets emotional after watching BBC documentary on mental health as he says his grief over his mother’s death sparked his desire to campaign on the issue

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017


Click Here to Read:
 Prince William gets emotional after watching BBC documentary on mental health as he says his grief over his mother’s death sparked his desire to campaign on the issue by Rebecca English and James Dunn April 18, 2017

Prince William today admitted he was ’emotional’ and needed ‘a minute to calm down’ as he bravely spoke about how grief over his mother’s death sparked his desire to campaign on mental health issues

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New Documents Reveal Allies Knew of Holocaust Years Before Previously Assumed

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Click Here to Read and View:  New Documents Reveal Allies Knew of Holocaust Years Before Previously Assumed By Daniel J. Roth in the Jerusalem post on April 18, 2017.

Bipartisan Letter from Over 150 Members of Congress Urges More Money for the NEA

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Bipartisan Letter from Over 150 Members of Congress Urges More Money for the NEA: While President Trump has called for the agency’s elimination, more than 150 members of Congress want to increase funding to the National Endowment for the Arts by Claire Voon on the HyperAllergic website on April 12, 2017,

Members of the Congressional Arts Caucus Louise Slaughter (D-NY) and Leonard Lance (R-NJ) (public domain photos)

10 Extremely Precise Words for Emotions You Didn’t Even Know You Had

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Click Here to Read: 10 Extremely Precise Words for Emotions You Didn’t Even Know You Had By Melissa Dahl on the Science of Us website on June 15, 2016.

Le Pen Criticized for Denying French Blame in WWII Roundup

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Le Pen Criticized for Denying French Blame in WWII Roundup on the NewsMax website on April 10, 2017.

Now Is the Moment to Tackle Mental Illness Across the Globe

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Now Is the Moment to Tackle Mental Illness Across the Globe Dr David Nabarro in Time magazine in the April 07, 2017 Issue.

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The Analysed Self

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  The Analysed Self: Psychoanalyst Stephen Grosz on how we lose and find ourselves by Tim Black on the Spiked Review on in January 2017.

No One to Blame But Trump

Sunday, April 9th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  No One to Blame But Trump by Elizabeth Drew in the New York Review of Books on April 5, 2017.
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President Donald Trump, Tampa, Florida, November 5, 2016