Archive for the 'General News' Category

Vatican II at 50

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Vatican II at 50: Assessing the impact of ‘Nostra Aetate’ on Jewish-Christian relations By David Berger on the Tablet website on December 15. 2015.

Why Jews Are Leaving France (Again)

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

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Ckick Here to Read: Why Jews Are Leaving France (Again) by Michel Gurfinkiel on the Middle East Forum on
October 22, 2015.

Liberal French novelist and playwright Christine Angot recently recounted the “menacing” harassment and intimidation she experienced at the hands of Muslim immigrants in her hometown of Chateauroux.

Killing Them Safely: The big business of police tasers

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Killing Them Safely: The big business of police tasers By Kevin Martinez on the World Socialist Web Site on December 15, 2015.
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Baseball Player & Spy

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Baseball Player & Spy: Moe Berg was a second-rate baseball player but a first-rate spy for America and its Allies by Unknown on the AISH website on June 14, 2014.

Yearning for the Angry Father: Donald Trump and ISIS Atrocities by Volney Gay

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Yearning for the Angry Father: Donald Trump by Volney Gay on the Huffington Post Website on December 14, 2015.

Click Here to Read: ISIS Atrocities: Inducing Conviction by Volney Gay on the Huffington Post website on December 7, 2015.

The fascinating history of how Jefferson and other Founding Fathers defended Muslim rights

Monday, December 14th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The fascinating history of how Jefferson and other Founding Fathers defended Muslim rights
By Elahe Izadi in the Washington Post on December 11, 2015.

Thomas Jefferson, lithographed and published by H. Robinson, N.Y., created between 1840 and 1851. (Library of Congress)

All Politicians Lie. Some Lie More Than Others

Monday, December 14th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: All Politicians Lie. Some Lie More Than Others By Angie Drobnic Holan in The New York Times on December 11, 2015.

The Words That Killed Medieval Jews

Sunday, December 13th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  The Words That Killed Medieval Jews by Sara Lipton in The New York Times on December 11. 2015.

The Center for Jewish History Statement on Intolerance

Sunday, December 13th, 2015

The Center for Jewish History preserves and offers access to the original evidence of a thousand years of Jewish experience. Long the targets of intolerance and bigotry, the Jewish people are especially sensitive to prejudice directed against others, and we oppose it without qualification.

The toxic virus of Islamophobia now threatening to infect American politics and society is an offense to Jews. Our history reminds us that we, too, have long been objects of racism and bigotry. We also remember that when we faced annihilation in Europe, we were excluded from entry into the United States solely because of our religious beliefs.

We call upon candidates for public office and our fellow citizens to reject racism and prejudice. We urge them to insist upon those most genuine of American and Jewish values: religious freedom, human equality and inviolable (more…)

Living in a World of Diverse Religions

Sunday, December 13th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Living in a World of Diverse Religions: Statement of Board of Directors American Psychological Association on December 10, 2015.

How Your Job Can Make You Smarter

Sunday, December 13th, 2015

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Click Here to Read and View: How Your Job Can Make You Smarter: Different benefits for managers, paramedics, programmers, teachers by Sue Shellenbargee in the Wall Street Journal on December 8, 2015.

Psychoanalyst Michael Eigen on Violence: An Interview

Friday, December 11th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Psychoanalyst Michael Eigen on Violence: An Interview by Pythia Peay on her America On The Couch blog on the Psychology Today blogs on December 10, 2015.

Network of former Nazis in German Interior Ministry

Friday, December 11th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Network of former Nazis in German Interior Ministry By Sibylle Fuchs and Verena Nees on the World Socialist Web Site on December 11, 2015.

Neuroscience explains why ISIS attracts psychopaths

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Neuroscience explains why ISIS attracts psychopaths by Bobby Azarian on the Raw Story website on December 9, 2015.

AFP/Welayat Homs/AFP – An Austrian Islamic State (IS) group fighter, identified as Mohamed Mahmoud (R) (aka Abu Usama al-Gharib), and his German comrade, named in the video as Abu Omar al-Alamani, speaking in German prior to executing two non-identified men

The end of chattel slavery in American history

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  The end of chattel slavery in American history By Tom Mackaman on the World Socialist Web Site on December 8, 2015.

Abraham Lincoln in November, 1863

How To Choose A Therapist Who Will Understand You

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: How To Choose A Therapist Who Will Understand You: What are the most important factors? By Philip J. Rosenbaum, Ph.D.on the Psychology Today Website on December 06, 2015.

Born to Be Conned

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Born to Be Conned By Maria Konnikova in The New York Times on December 5, 2015.

The Phaedra Syndrome: Desire, denial, and the making of compelling TV

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The Phaedra Syndrome: Desire, denial, and the making of compelling TV By André Aciman on The American Scholar website on December 7, 2015.

Click Here to View: In Treatment: Season 3 Trailer (HBO) posted by Alex Em on the Vimeo website.

Click Here To View: to the Monday shows of the first season of both Israeli series Be’tipul as well as the HBO Intreatment series. (more…)

How ISIS Makes Radicals

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  How ISIS Makes Radicals by David Brooks in The New York Times on December 8, 2015.

ISIS Atrocities: Inducing Conviction

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  ISIS Atrocities: Inducing Conviction by Volney Gay on the Huffington Post website on December 7, 2015.