Archive for the 'General News' Category

Psychoanalysis seeing rapid rise in popularity

Sunday, February 14th, 2016

sigmundFreud2

Click Here to Read: Psychoanalysis seeing rapid rise in popularity by a Staff Writer on the Brock Press.conm website on January 12, 2016

From Worldview to Worldstorm

Sunday, February 14th, 2016

hitler-stalin

Click Here to Read: From Worldview to Worldstorm: Review of the Soviet Story Directed by Edvīns Šnore, Reviewed by Jason Walker on The Atlas Society website on June 27, 2010.

Kirk and Spock bonded over real life anti-Semitism

Sunday, February 14th, 2016

Leonard_Nimoy_William_Shatner_Star_Trek

Click Here to Read: Kirk and Spock bonded over real life anti-Semitism.  In a new book, William Shatner says his longtime friend and colleague Leonard Nimoy was profoundly affected by anti-Jewish sentiment BYThe Times of Israel Staff in The Times of Israel on February 12, 2016.

Leonard Nimoy (left) and William Shatner in a ‘Star Trek’ poster, 1968 (photo credit: Wikimedia Commons) (more…)

Paternity Leave Offers A Surprising Benefit To Women, New Study Finds

Friday, February 12th, 2016

MarkZuckerberg

Click Here to Read: Paternity Leave Offers A Surprising Benefit To Women, New Study Finds.  by Emily Peck on the Huffington Post website on February 7, 2016.

BLOOMBERG VIA GETTY IMAGES

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg took two months off after his wife, Priscilla Chan, gave birth at the end of 2015

Has Holocaust history just been rewritten?

Friday, February 12th, 2016

holocaust

Click Here to Read: Has Holocaust history just been rewritten? Astonishing new research shows Nazi camp network targeting Jews was ‘twice as big as previously thought’ Researchers have now catalogued more than 42,500 institutions used for persecution and death by Cahal Milmo On the Independent website on March 3, 2013.

Meet the Igbo, Nigeria’s Lost Jewish Tribe

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

bar-mitzvah-buddies

Click Here to Read: Meet the Igbo, Nigeria’s Lost Jewish Tribe by Sam Kestenbaum on The Forward website on January 24, 2016.

TV: The Shame of Wisconsin

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

StevenAvery

Click Here to Read: TV: The Shame of Wisconsin, Review of Making a Murderer, a Netflix documentary series directed by Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos, Reviewed by Lorrie Moore in the New York Review of Books on February 25, 2016 Issue.

Steven Avery after his arrest in 1985 for a crime he did not commit, and for which he spent eighteen years in prison; from Making a Murderer

Triumphalist Religiosity: The Unanticipated Problem of the 21st Century

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Triumphalist Religiosity

Click Here to Read: Triumphalist Religiosity: The Unanticipated Problem of the 21st Century: Why the key to the great civilizational clash of our time is understanding faithful people of all religions who must dominate non-believers to uphold their own truth By Richard Landes on the Tablet Website on February 10, 2016.

Is U.S. ‘presidentialist’ democracy failing?

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

sanderstrump

Click Here to Read: Is U.S. ‘presidentialist’ democracy failing? By Charles Lane in the Washington Post on February 10, 2016.

Bernie Sanders, left, and Donald Trump. (Getty Images; Associated Press)

How Yiddish Blossomed After the Holocaust

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

YiddishBlossomed

Click Here to Read: How Yiddish Blossomed After the Holocaust by Alyssa Quint on the Forward website on February 8, 2016.

Image: Samuel Bak

David Astor and psychoanalysis

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

DavidAstor

Click Here to Read: David Astor and psychoanalysis: how the personal became political: This extract from Jeremy Lewis’s biography of the great postwar Observer editor explores Astor’s lifelong near-religious belief in psychoanalysis by Jeremy Lewis on the Guardian Website February 7, 2016.

We Are Hopelessly Hooked

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

weisbergcellphones

Click Here to Read: We Are Hopelessly Hooked by Jacob Weisberg in The New York Review of Books on February 25, 2016 Issue.

Photograph by Eric Pickersgill from his series ‘Removed,’ in which he shows his subjects’ attachment to their cell phones and other handheld devices by asking them to ‘hold their stare and posture’ as he removes the devices from their hands and then takes their portrait

This Day in Jewish History 1872: The Jew Who Coined the Phrase ‘Jewish Self-hatred’ Is Born

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

TheodorLessing

Click Here to Read: This Day in Jewish History 1872: The Jew Who Coined the Phrase ‘Jewish Self-hatred’ Is Born David B. Green on the Ha’artz website on February 08, 2016.

Psychoanalysis.Today

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

PsychoanalysisToday

Click Here to Read: Psychoanalysis.Today website.

This Day in Jewish History 1870: The Psychiatrist Who Invented ‘Inferiority Complex’ Is Born

Sunday, February 7th, 2016

AlfredAdler

Click Here to Read: This Day in Jewish History 1870: The Psychiatrist Who Invented ‘Inferiority Complex’ Is Born
Therapy today is heavily influenced by Alfred Adler’s insights into relationships, rather than Freudian sexuality, as key to human psychology by  David B. Green on the Ha’aretz website on February 7, 2016.

Alfred Adler Ixitixel at German Wikipedia

Dear Google, Is There a Shrink for That?

Saturday, February 6th, 2016

ShrinkforThat

Click Here to Read: Dear Google, Is There a Shrink for That? By Casey Sschwartz February 6, 2016.

Jon Han

Revealed at Last! Inside the Kibbutz Where Bernie Sanders Lived and Learned Socialism

Saturday, February 6th, 2016

bernie-chicagostudent

Click Here to Read: Revealed at Last! Inside the Kibbutz Where Bernie Sanders Lived and Learned Socialism by Naomi Zeveloff on the Forward website on February 4, 2016.

How to Move from Allies to Accomplices

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

JimWallisAcomplices

Click Here to Read: How to Move from Allies to Accomplices By Jim Wallis on the Sojourners website on February 4, 2016.

A New Deal for Europe

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

pikettynewdeal

Click Here to Read: A New Deal for Europe by Thomas Piketty in The New York Review of Books on February 25, 2016 Issue.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President François Hollande at a summit of the European Union, Brussels, February 2013

Intimate Portrait: Martin S. Bergmann, PhD

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

MartinBergman

Click Here to Read:  Intimate Portrait: Martin S. Bergmann, PhD By Sebastian Zimmerman, MD in the Psychiatric Times on October 08, 2012.