Archive for the 'General News' Category

Gautama Buddha the Unique Psychotherapist

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Gautama Buddha the Unique Psychotherapist by Ruwan M Jayatunge M.D.on the LankaWeb website on August 21, 2014.

ISIS Savagery Explained

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: ISIS Savagery Explained: Five reasons why human beings are capable of savage inhumanity. Ian H. Robertson, Ph.D. on his The Winner Effect effect blog on the Psychology Today blogs on August 18, 2014.

Why the Holocaust Occurred in Germany, and Why So Few Resisted

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Why the Holocaust Occurred in Germany, and Why So Few Resisted (REVIEW) on the Algeminer website on August 11, 2014.

Barbed wire inside Auschwitz camp. Photo: Wiki Commons.

 

 

The Haskalah today

Monday, August 18th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: The Haskalah today By Peter Schattner on the Galus Australus website on August 18, 2014.
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In Ferguson, three minutes — and two lives forever changed

Sunday, August 17th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: In Ferguson, three minutes — and two lives forever changed By Manuel Roig-Franzia, DeNeen L. Brown and Wesley Lowery in The Washington Post on August 16, 2014,

People gather Saturday next to a makeshift memorial for Michael Brown, located at the site where Brown was shot by police a week ago in Ferguson, Mo. (Charlie Riedel/Associated Press)

 

Robin Williams: Genius and Depression from the Same Well?

Saturday, August 16th, 2014

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Click Here to Read  Robin Williams: Genius and Depression from the Same Well? For Robin Williams, genius and depression may have sprung from the same well by Jonathan Shedler on his Psychologically Minded blong on the Psychology Today blogs on August 15, 2014.

Robin’s Pain: The Mystery of Suicide — and How to Prevent It

Friday, August 15th, 2014

robinwilliams3Click Here to Read: Robin’s Pain: The Mystery of Suicide — and How to Prevent It on Jeffrey Kluger on the Time Magazine website on August 13, 2014.

Click Here to Read: Mork Talking About Loneliness Seems Incredibly Poignant After Robin Williams’ Death on this website.

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‘Coming Out’ About Depression

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: ‘Coming Out’ About Depression by Susan Donaldson James on the NBC news website on August 14, 2014.

Hit the Reset Button in Your Brain

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:   Hit the Reset Button in Your Brain By Daniel J. Levittin in The New York Times on August9, 2014.

Is Freud Still Dead?

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:   Is Freud Still Dead? by Jeremy D. Safran, Ph.D. on his Straight Talk blog on the Psychology Today Blogs on November 13, 2013.

Defeat Depression

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Defeat Depression by Dr. Julie Jaffee Nagel on her website.

Mork Talking About Loneliness Seems Incredibly Poignant After Robin Williams’ Death

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

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Click Here to Read and  Listen To: Mork Talking About Loneliness Seems Incredibly Poignant After Robin Williams’ Death: The dialogue from this scene from the first season of Mork & Mindy has been shared widely following the beloved comedian’s death on  by Francis Whittaker  on the Buzzfeed Website on  August 12, 2014.

Click Here to Read: Robin Williams and the dark side of comedy on this website.

To Eat, or Not to Eat

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

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Click here to View: To Eat, or Not to Eat BY David Frank om The New York Times on August 11, 2014.

Sophie Scholl and the White Rose

Monday, August 11th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Sophie Scholl and the White Rose by Margie Burns on the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation website.

Portland’s Jews Celebrate Century of Sephardic Heritage From Izmir to the Pacific Northwest

Sunday, August 10th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Portland’s Jews Celebrate Century of Sephardic Heritage From Izmir to the Pacific Northwest By Martin Rosenberg on the Forward Mobile website on August 7, 2014,

Effort To Preserve Yiddish Works Not ‘Bupkes’

Sunday, August 10th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Effort To Preserve Yiddish Works Not ‘Bupkes’ by Jon Kalish on the NPR Radio website on August 09, 2014.

Visitors look at an exhibit at the National Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Mass.

The Body Politic: Hitler, Paranoia, and “the Jew” in Modern Germany

Sunday, August 10th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The Body Politic: Hitler, Paranoia, and “the Jew” in Modern Germany by Geoffrey Cocks on the Library of Social Science website.

The Milstein Family Jewish Communal Archive Project

Saturday, August 9th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: The Milstein Family Jewish Communal Archive  Project on the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research website.

Troeltsch in Context

Friday, August 8th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Troeltsch in Context by Constance L. Benson.

This Article originally appeared as Bemson, Constance L. (2002). Troeltsch in Context.  British Journal  of the History of Philosophy 10(4): 653-664 and appears here with all requisite rights and permissions.

Note from Brian D’Agustino: Anti-Semitism in American academia has a long history.  Constance L. Benson is a religion scholar who exposed anti-Semitic skeletons in the closet of (more…)

Combat Stress Among Veterans Is Found to Persist Since Vietnam

Friday, August 8th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Combat Stress Among Veterans Is Found to Persist Since Vietnam by Benedict Carey in The New York Times on August 7, 2014.

A veteran visited the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in November. A study funded by the Department of Veterans Affairs tracked post-traumatic stress disorder among veterans of the era. Credit Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images