Archive for the 'General News' Category

At a Catskills Reunion, a Bungalow Colony’s Past and Present Come Together

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: At a Catskills Reunion, a Bungalow Colony’s Past and Present Come Together Decades ago, they spent summers together. Last month, dozens gathered again to see what had become of their mountain retreat.By Roslyn Bernstein on the Tablet on October 6, 2014.

At the reunion, from left: Arline Jacoby, Sue Young (Buffalo Colony president), Isa Jacoby, Annice Jacoby. (Shael Shapiro)

Take Back the Right Katha Pollitt’s ‘Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights’

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Take Back the Right Katha Pollitt’s ‘Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights’by Clara Jeffrey in The New York Times on October 8, 2014.

Expanding the shrinks: The popularity of CBT is freezing out more traditional forms of therapy

Monday, October 13th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Expanding the shrinks: The popularity of CBT is freezing out more traditional forms of therapy on the Economist Website on October 11, 2014.

My mother says I should do CBT

Some Yiddish understood the world over

Monday, October 13th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Some Yiddish understood the world over By Dan Bloom on The San Diego Jewish World website on October 9, 2014.

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Life of a Controversial Psychoanalyst

Friday, October 10th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Life of a Controversial Psychoanalyst By Anjali Sharma on the The New Indian Express Website on October 9, 2014.

Jonathan Lear named Roman Family Director of Neubauer Collegium

Friday, October 10th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Jonathan Lear named Roman Family Director of Neubauer Collegium By Susie Allen on the UChicago News Website on October 6, 2014.

Prof. Jonathan Lear is the newly appointed Roman Family Director of the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society.

 

Mari Frank Interviews Dr. Deborah Peel on Medical Privacy

Friday, October 10th, 2014

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Click Here to View:  Mari Frank Interviews Dr. Deborah Peel on at TEDxTraverseCity on “Designing Technology to Restore Privacy” on October 10, 2014.

When It Comes to Sleep, Timing Is Everything

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  When It Comes to Sleep, Timing Is Everything By CLAIRE Maldarelli in The New York Times on October 6, 2014.

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Scientists reveal distant origins of the AIDS pandemic

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Scientists reveal distant origins of the AIDS pandemic By Terrence McCoy In the Washington Post on October 6, 2014.

The Psychological Affects of Bullying

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: The Psychological Affects of Bullying on the Riggs Blog on the Austin Riggs website on October 3, 2014.

Alexander the Great: History’s Superstar

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Alexander the Great: History’s Superstar By C.J. Polychroniou on the Truthout Website on October 4, 2014 09:37,

An open letter to President Bollinger and the board of trustees

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: An open letter to President Bollinger and the board of trustees By Sandra Leong and Kerry J. Sulkowics In the Columbia Spectator on October 2, 2014.

CARRY THAT WEIGHT | Emma Sulkowicz, CC ’15, has gained widespread attention for her performance art-protest, “Carry That Weight,” which seeks to raise awareness about sexual assault on campus.

Split Up by Holocaust, Top Collection of Yiddish Works Will Reunite Digitally

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

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Click Here To Read: Split Up by Holocaust, Top Collection of Yiddish Works Will Reunite Digitally By Joseph Berger October 2, 2014.

Jonathan Brent, the executive director of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, in the institute’s archives in Manhattan. CreditMichael Appleton for The New York Times

Class 3 of Theory Course by Drs. Martin Blum and Jonathan Easton

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Class 3 on Erotic Narcissism of the Theory Ii: Beyond Wish and Defense Course by Drs. Martin Blum and Jonathon Easton.

Click Here to Read:  Class 2 of Theory Course by Drs. Martin Blum and Jonathan Easton on this website.

Battle of the brain

Saturday, October 4th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Battle of the brain: Psychotherapists still divided on what’s best for you  The gap dividing psychoanalysts and cognitive-behavioral therapists and researchers is wide and growing. But it needn’t be this way By Yoram Yovell on the Haaretz website on October 2, 2014.

Psychiatry’s Underground Economy

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Psychiatry’s Underground Economy By Michael H. Levinson, MD in the Psychiatric Times on October 01, 2014.

The Politics of Unreason and the Boogey-Man of “Cultural Marxism”

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The Politics of Unreason and the Boogey-Man of “Cultural Marxism” on The Chrysalis on August 3, 2011.

Welcoming Myself Back to My Journalistic Roots

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Welcoming Myself Back to My Journalistic Roots I got my start in a contentious corner of the Jewish press. It’s good to be here again. By Paul Berman on the Tablet website on September 30, 2014.

Hirohito: String Puller, Not Puppet

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Hirohito: String Puller, Not Puppet By Herbert P. Bix in The New York Times on on Septmber. 29, 2014.

Vanderbilt study of Effects of Pre-K: No effects after 1-2 years.

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

This careful study of over 700 children shows that pre-K shows no sustained academic improvement. This recent study confirms earlier studies. A summary from the Executive summary appears here and the link to the full report below.
N. Szajnberg, MD

“… we found that the effects of TN‐VPK on the WJ achievement measures observed at the end of the pre‐k year had greatly diminished by the end of the kindergarten year and the differences between participants and nonparticipants were no longer statistically significant. The only exception was a marginally significant difference on Passage Comprehension with nonparticipants showing higher scores at the end of the kindergarten year than TN‐VPK participants. Similarly, at the end of first grade, there were no statistically significant differences between TN‐VPK participants and nonparticipants on the WJ (more…)