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For Police, a Playbook for Conflicts Involving Mental Illness

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: For Police, a Playbook for Conflicts Involving Mental Illness: In response to high-profile shootings of people with mental illness, police departments around the country are turning to crisis intervention training By Erica Goode in The New York Times on April 25, 2016.

Officers from Portland’s Behavioral Health Unit with an individual they interact with on a regular basis who was later taken to the hospital. Credit. Amanda Lucier for The New York Times

Sigmund Freud Opens a Psychiatric Office in Vienna

Monday, April 25th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  This Day in Jewish History 1886: Sigmund Freud Opens a Psychiatric Office in Vienna. At first, the father of psychoanalysis was so frustrated by his lack of clients that he considered moving to New York by David B. Green on the Haaretz website on April 24, 2016.

Sigmund Freud and his daughter Anna. Credit: Corbis

China and Russia Revisited

Sunday, April 24th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: China and Russia Revisited by Jeffrey Wasserstrom on the Dissent website on April 23, 2016.

Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping at the 2015 BRICS summit (Wikimedia Commons)

Why Mass Incarceration Doesn’t Pay

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Why Mass Incarceration Doesn’t Pay By Jason Furman and Douglas Holtz-Eakin in The New York Times on April 21, 2016.

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Mary Beard and Her ‘Battle Cry’ Against Internet Trolling

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Mary Beard and Her ‘Battle Cry’ Against Internet Trolling By Matthew Schneier in The New York Times on April 16, 2016.

Mary Beard in New York. Credit Alex Welsh for The New York Times

Příbor named Historic Town of the Year 2016

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Příbor named Historic Town of the Year 2016 by Ruth Fraňková on the Radio Prague website on Arpil 20, 2016.

Pribor, Photo: CTK

Yiddish may be a TURKISH dialect

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Yiddish may be a TURKISH dialect: DNA study suggests it was invented by Jews as they traded on the Silk Road By Sarah Griffiths in the Daily Mail on April 29, 2016.

Researchers say the DNA of Yiddish speakers may have originated from four ancient villages in north-eastern Turkey. This stock image shows a Yiddish man in Jerusalem.
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From Theater to Therapy to Twitter, the Eerie History of Gaslighting

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  From Theater to Therapy to Twitter, the Eerie History of Gaslighting by Katy Waldman on the Slate website on April 18, 2016.

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Honoring the Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising: April 19, 1943

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

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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.

Click Here to Read: Purim Book of Esther Scrolls Found in Hidden Synagogue in Warsaw Ghetto By Jewish News Service on the JSpace News Website on March 24, 2016.

Click Here to Read: Unearthed Skeletons Believed to Date to Warsaw Ghetto Uprising By Erica Terry JSpace News Website onDecember 10, 2013.

Click Here to Purchase: City Within a City by Basia Tempkin Berman on IPBooks.net

Behind the New German Right

Monday, April 18th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Behind the New German Right by Jan-Werner Müller in The Nenw York Review of Books on April 14, 2016.

Supporters of Pegida (Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of the West) with versions of the imperial war flag, the Wirmer flag, and the German flag, protesting the New Year’s Eve assaults against women in Cologne, Germany, January 9, 2016

April 16, 2007 Virginia tech

Sunday, April 17th, 2016

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Click Here for: The Virginia Tech Review Panel Final Report

Click Here for: Yale Kramer’s Article and Others’ Comments on this website.

Click Here to Read:  Martin E.P. Seligman on “Crazy or Evil: Classing the Virginia Tech killer among them is an insult to the insane” on this website.

Transgender Online Sites

Sunday, April 17th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Trans-gressive Community on Facebook.

Click Here to Read: Discussing gender critical & gender identity on Facebook.

Click Here to Read: One psychologist who gets it: “Trans” kids and their parents deserve better on the 4th Wave Now website on July 30, 2015.

Click Here to Read:  First, Do No Harm: Youth Trans Critical Professionals Professionals Thinking Critically about the Youth Transgender Narrative on The Youth Trans Critical Professionals website.

Remembering Archivist and Warsaw Ghetto Survivor Rose Klepfisz

Sunday, April 17th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:   Remembering Archivist and Warsaw Ghetto Survivor Rose Klepfisz by Jordan Kutzik in the Forward on April 15, 2016.

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On Training by Ahmed Fayek

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  On Training by Ahmed Fayek.

Click Here to Read: Updating The Eitingon Model: 5. The Inadequacies of Institutes of Psychoanalysis by Amhemd Fayek.

Click Here to Read: The IPA model of training and its buried mistake, Op-Ed by Ahmed Fayek.

Click Here to Read: The alternative to IPA training by Ahmed Fayek.

Click Here to Read:  Further comments on the Eitingon Model by Ahmed Fayek.

 

 

President Franklin D. Roosevelt dies at age 63, April 12, 1945

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: President Franklin D. Roosevelt dies at age 63, April 12, 1945 By Andrew Glass on the Politico website on April 12, 2016.

Click Here to Read:  Franklin D. Roosevelt: Death of the President on The Miller Center website.

Click Here to Read:  Franklin D. Roosevelt on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Roosevelt’s Last Days: Did cancer kill FDR? By Barron H. Lerner on The Slate website on November 24, 2009.

Grieving My Patient’s Friend

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Grieving My Patient’s Friend By Galit Atlas in The New York Times on April 12, 2016.

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Suicides Plague Attawapiskat First Nation in Canada

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Suicides Plague Attawapiskat First Nation in Canada By Ian Austen in The New York Times on April 11, 2016.

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When Parents Have a Favorite Child

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: When Parents Have a Favorite Child By Perri Klass, M.D. in The New York Times on April 4, 2016.

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Teaching Men to Be Emotionally Honest

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Teaching Men to Be Emotionally Honest By Andrew Reiner in The New York Times on April 4, 2016.

Double Agent Kim Philby Bragged of How Easy Spying Was in 1981 Lecture

Monday, April 4th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Double Agent Kim Philby Bragged of How Easy Spying Was in 1981 Lecture By Steven Erlarnger in The New York Times on April 4, 2016.

Kim Philby in 1955.CreditAssociated Press