Archive for the 'General News' Category

When Freud Came to America

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  When Freud Came to America: Freud’s Visit to Clark U. By Russell Jacoby on the Chronicle of Higher Education, Chronicle Review website on   September 21, 2009.

Clark U. At Clark U. in 1909, from left (front): Sigmund Freud, G. Stanley Hall, Carl Jung; (back): Abraham A. Brill, Ernest Jones, and Sandor Ferenczi.

Discussing the 40 maps that explain the world

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: Discussing the 40 maps that explain the world By Max Fisher in the Washington Post on August 13, 2013.

Is Diagnosis Destiny?

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Is Diagnosis Destiny? Presentation by Annita Sawyer  at the 9th Annual NEA-BPD Conference on YouTube.

Bad Genius: The Link Between Arrogance and Creativity

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Bad Genius: The Link Between Arrogance and Creativity. Is there a link between creativity and arrogance? by Mark Banschick, M.D. on his  The Downside of Genius blog on the Psychology Today blogs on May 5, 2012.

For Marilu Henner, it’s like her entire life happened yesterday

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  For Marilu Henner, it’s like her entire life happened yesterday by Carrie Golus in The Core, The University of Chicago College Magazine.

A Glut of Antidepressants

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  A Glut of Antidepressants By Ronit  Caryn Rabin in The New York Times on August 12, 2013.

How Yiddish Could Save the Jewish People

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  How Yiddish Could Save the Jewish People: Language, Not Marriage or Religious Practice, Is Key to Community In The Jewish Daily Forward on By Jordan Kutzik on August 13, 2013.

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Passport to Peoplehood: Learning Yiddish gave Jordan Kutzik a better crash course on being Jewish than any day school could offer.

 

Mother’s perceived social status affects child’s brain development and stress level

Monday, August 12th, 2013

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Click to Read Here: Mother’s perceived social status affects child’s brain development and stress level By Teresa Tanoos  on August 12, 2013.

When Canada Kept Jews in Internment Camps

Monday, August 12th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  When Canada Kept Jews in Internment Camps By Michael Kaminer in The Jewish Daily Forward on August 8, 2013.

California Could Be In Big Trouble For The Way It Treats Crazy Inmates

Sunday, August 11th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  California Could Be In Big Trouble For The Way It Treats Crazy Inmates by Erin Fuchs on the Seattle PI website on August 10, 2013.

Study Links Maternal Self Perception to Child’s Brain Development and Stress Level

Sunday, August 11th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Study Links Maternal Self Perception to Child’s Brain Development and Stress Level  by Benita Matilda on the Science World Report website on August 10, 2013.

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What “Orange Is the New Black” Gets Right about the Prison System – and What It Leaves Out

Sunday, August 11th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: What “Orange Is the New Black” Gets Right about the Prison System – and What It Leaves Out By Jesse Lava on the Truthout website on August 10, 2013.

Suicide Rates Are High Among the Elderly

Friday, August 9th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Suicide Rates Are High Among the Elderly By Paula Span in The New York Times on August 7, 2013.

Greacian Goeke and her father, Joseph Goeke, at their New Jersey home in an undated family photo.

An Unexpected Family Reunion, Seven Decades After the Holocaust

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  An Unexpected Family Reunion, Seven Decades After the Holocaust My husband’s grandmother’s family was decimated by the Nazis. But at 95, she discovered relatives she never knew. By Jennifer Mendelsohn on The Tablet website on August 8, 2013.

Bessie and Rachel. (Courtesy of the author)

This day in Jewish history / Eastern European Jewish culture gets a life preserver

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: This day in Jewish history / Eastern European Jewish culture gets a life preserver. A conference kicked off on this day that established the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research – which still plays an important role in documenting Jewish life and culture By David B. Green in Ha’artetz on August 8, 2013.

Confessions of an Application Reader

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Confessions of an Application Reader By Ruth Starkman in The New York Times on August 1, 2013.

Brian Cronin for The New York Times.

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, 88th Anniversary

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: YIVO entry in the YIVO Encylopedia of Eastern European Jews by Cecile Kuznitz on the YIVO Encylopedia of Eastern European Jews website.

The dais and part of the audience at the first YIVO Conference, Vilna, 1929. Among the scholars and communal leaders on the stage are (seated, center) Tsemaḥ Szabad, (second to Szabad’s right) Max Weinreich, (second to Szabad’s left) Perets Hirshbeyn, (standing, third from right) Zelig Kalmanovitsh, and (seated, second from right) Eliyahu Tsherikover. (YIVO)

Mental illness, not combat, causes soldier suicides

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Study: Mental illness, not combat, causes soldier suicides By Jen Christensen on the CNN website on August 6, 2013.

At Home in This Village: Yiddish Speakers

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  At Home in This Village: Yiddish Speakers by Sam Roberts in The New York Times on August 6, 2013.

5 tips for recovering from emotional pain

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: 5 tips for recovering from emotional pain By Guy Winch on CNN website on August 2, 2013.

When you brood over something, you’re simply replaying the same thoughts without gaining new insights.