Archive for the 'General News' Category

Oy Vey: Yiddish Has a Problem

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Oy Vey: Yiddish Has a Problem The language is mostly spoken by Orthodox Jews who want to set themselves apart from the modern world. Is there a future for Yiddish in other communities? by Tanya Basu in the Atlantic Monthly on September 9, 2014.

What Will Doom the Death Penalty: Capital Punishment, Another Failed Government Program?

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  What Will Doom the Death Penalty: Capital Punishment, Another Failed Government Program? by Daniel LaChance in The New York Times on September 8, 2014.

Michael John Burlingham talks about The Last Tiffany and 4,000 Mil

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Dining with Anna Freud: Michael John Burlingham talks about The Last Tiffany and 4,000 Miles By Isaac Tylim in the Miami Herald on October 26, 2011.

Tracing Jewish History Along the Rhine

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Tracing Jewish History Along the Rhine by Peter Wartsman in The New York Times on September 7, 2014.

Hebrew letters inspired the configuration of this synagogue and community center in Mainz, Germany. It was erected in 2010 at the site of the old synagogue destroyed by the Nazis.
BENJAMIN KILB FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES

 

When Jews — and Everyone Else — Learned How To Have Fun

Monday, September 8th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  When Jews — and Everyone Else — Learned How To Have Fun Pleasure Requires Plenty of Leisure Time, and the Words To Describe It By Philologos on The Jewish Daily Forward website on September 7, 2014.

Love Jones: A scene from Henry Fielding’s ‘Tom Jones,’ which features a character who was ‘a great lover of what is called fun.’

How Psychology can Help Ferguson Heal

Sunday, September 7th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  How Psychology can Help Ferguson Heal by by Nadiue J. Kaslow and Norman N. Anderson on the St.Louis Dipatch website on September 5, 2014.

Hackers threaten health care industry’s patient records

Sunday, September 7th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Hackers threaten health care industry’s patient records By Jessica Meyers in Rhe Boston Globe n September 06, 2014.

Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s Dr. John D. Halamka, shown amid rows of servers in the hospital’s data center, is cochair of a federal IT group that advises the government.

Resignations at Center for Jewish History Stir Speculations About Financial Health

Sunday, September 7th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Resignations at Center for Jewish History Stir Speculations About Financial Health:  Steinberg and Ackman Resign — ‘Transparency’ Cited By Paul Berger on the Forward Mobile website on August 28, 2014,

Why the IOC will never memorialize the ’72 Munich massacre

Sunday, September 7th, 2014

Click Here to Read:  Why the IOC will never memorialize the ’72 Munich massacre By Guri Weinberg on July 27, 2012.

Click Here to Read:   The real reason the Olympic Committee refuses to commemorate the Israeli athletes murdered in Munich and reviews of Munich by Arlene Kramer Richards and Yale Kramer on this website

 

 

A Message to the Last Single Lady in the San Francisco

Friday, September 5th, 2014

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Click Here  to Read: A Message to the Last Single Lady in the San Francisco by Tiffany McLain on the Psyched Magazine website on September 4, 2014/

Are Antidepressants Safe During Pregnancy?

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Are Antidepressants Safe During Pregnancy? By Roni Caryn Rabin in The New York Times on September 1, 2014.

Monument Seeks to End Silence on Killings of the Disabled by the Nazis

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Monument Seeks to End Silence on Killings of the Disabled by the Nazis By Melissa Eddy In The New York Times n September. 2, 2014.

In a view through its centerpiece blue glass wall, a monument in Berlin to some 300,000 mentally ill and intellectually disabled people put to death by the Nazis.CreditMarkus Schreiber/Associated Press

Invasion of Poland, Fall 1939

Monday, September 1st, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Invasion of Poland, Fall 1939 on the Holocaust Encyclopedia website.

German troops parade through Warsaw after the invasion of Poland. Warsaw, Poland, September 28-30, 1939.— National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Md

ISIS: The Psychology of Our Fears

Sunday, August 31st, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  ISIS: The Psychology of Our Fears by Max Dorfman on the Huffington Post Website on August 30, 2014.

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Freud’s City, From Couch to Cafes

Saturday, August 30th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Freud’s City, From Couch to Cafes by Stephen Heyman in The New York Times on August 29, 2014.

Café Landtmann, Freud’s go-to coffee house. Credit Josef Polleross for The New York Times        

New Yorker Faces His Phobia, One Stroke at a Time With Intensive Swim Lessons, a Man Attacks His Fear of Water

Saturday, August 30th, 2014

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Click Here to Read and View: A New Yorker Faces His Phobia, One Stroke at a Time With Intensive Swim Lessons, a Man Attacks His Fear of Water By N. R. Kleinfield in The New York Times on August 29, 2014.

Federal Judge Approves California Plan to Reduce Isolation of Mentally Ill Inmates

Saturday, August 30th, 2014

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Click Here to  Read:  Federal Judge Approves California Plan to Reduce Isolation of Mentally Ill Inmates By Erica Goode August 29, 2014.

And a Box of Tissues

Saturday, August 30th, 2014

ArnieRichardsOfficeClick Here to Read:  And a Box of Tissues By John Leland in The New York Times on August 29, 2014.

Click Here to Order:  50 shrinks by Sebastian
Zimmerman on IPBooks.net

Billionaire Chairs Quit Center for Jewish History: Steinberg and Ackman Resign

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Billionaire Chairs Quit Center for Jewish History: Steinberg and Ackman Resign — ‘Transparency’ Cited by Paul Berger in the Jewish Daily Forward on August 28, 2014.

 

Expansion of Mental Health Care Hits Obstacles

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

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Click Here to Read  Expansion of Mental Health Care Hits Obstacles By Abby Goodnough in The New York Times on August 28, 2014.

Terri Hall talks about her struggles with depression, and the care she has been receiving since she signed up for health insurance. Video Credit By Abby Goodnough on August 28, 2014.