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.
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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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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.
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.
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)
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.
Click Here to Read: Confessions of an Application Reader By Ruth Starkman in The New York Times on August 1, 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)
Click Here to Read: Study: Mental illness, not combat, causes soldier suicides By Jen Christensen on the CNN website on August 6, 2013.
Click Here to Read: At Home in This Village: Yiddish Speakers by Sam Roberts in The New York Times on August 6, 2013.
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.
Click Here to Read: Seeing Narcissists Everywhere By Douglas Quenqua in The New York Times on August 5, 2013.
Jean M. Twenge finds fault with the culture of self-esteem in the United States, in which parents praise every child as “special.”
Click Here to Read: The Woman Who Ate Cutlery By Christine Montross in The New York Times on August 3, 2013.
Click Here to Read: Lawyers of Sound Mind? By Melody Moezzi in The New York Times on August 5, 2013.
Click Here to Read: The Trauma of Being Alive By Mark Epstein in The New York Times on August 3, 2013.
Click Here to Read: Is the current epidemic of depression and hyperactivity the result of disease-mongering by the psychiatric profession and big pharma? Does psychiatry have any credibility left at all? Will Self on The Guardian website on August 2, 2013.
Click Here to Read: The Whistle-Blower’s Quandary By Adan Waytz, James Dungan and Liane Young in The New York Times on August 2, 2013.
Click Here to Read and View: Castro’s victims resilient after years of abuse By Ben Brumfield on the CNN on August 2, 2013.
Click Here to Read and View: Climate Change And Violence Linked, Breakthrough Study Finds By Robin Wilkey on The Huffington Post website on August 01, 2013.
The spring 2013 allergy season could be one of the worst ever, thanks to climate change. Experts say that increased precipitation, along with an early spring, late-ending fall and higher levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide may bring more pollen from plants and increased mold and fungal growth.
Click Here to Read: A Freudian analysis of sexting: Sexting isn’t a poor imitation of sex — it’s a whole different form of it By Sand Avidar-Walzer on the Salon website on August 1, 2013.
Sigmund Freud, Sydney Leathers (Credit: Wikimedia/Reuters)