Click Here to Read: Mozilla’s Chief Felled by View on Gay Unions By Nick Bilton and Noam Cohen in The New York Times on April 3, 2014.
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Click Here to Read: Police Confront Rising Number of Mentally Ill Suspects by Fernanda Santos and Erica Goode in The New York Times on April 1, 2014.
Investigators with the Albuquerque Police Department on the scene after a homeless man was shot and killed on March 16. ROBERTO ROSALES/THE ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL, VIA ASSOCIATED PRESS
Click Here to Read: Entire New 13-Story Building Tips Over in Shanghai, China on the Obscure Vision website on March 20, 2014.
Click Here to Read: Choosing Psychotherapy Today: One Size No Longer Fits All by Deborah Cabaniss on the Huffington Post website on March 31, 2014.
Click Here to Read: The other Queen mother: She spent two years in an asylum, then became a nun. A new documentary explores the unconventional life of the Queen’s mother-in-law, Princess Alice By Mary Greene On the Mail Online website on August 17, 2012.
Prince Philip with his mother Princess Alice of Greece in 1957. TopFolo
Click Here to Read: Smart psychoanalysis: What your metadata can tell the NSA about you on the RT website on March 31, 2014 03:59 Get short URL
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Click Here to Read: Nuclear Disarmament, the State of Play by Peter Weiss on the Huffington Post Website on March 05, 2014.
Click Here to Read: The Devil That Never Dies, Transcript of an Interview with Daniel Jonah Goldhagen on Richard Heffner’s The Open Mind TV show on Richard Heffner’s website.
Photo of Daniel Jonah Goldhagen Courtesey of JTN Productions.
Click Here to Read: The importance of psychiatry If more people knew what psychiatrists really do, there would be more of them and better health care for everyone by Marnin E. Fischbach on doximity website on March 22, 2014.
Click Here to Read: China’s portraits of grief by Evan Osnos on The New Yorker Magazine website on March 21, 2014.
Click Here to Read: Sarajevo: the crossroads of history By Simon Kuper on the FT Magazine website on March 21, 2014
Click Here to Read: Want to shift your end-of-winter blues? Studies show that KNITTING can cure depression – and even Ryan Gosling’s a fan! By Aannabel Fenwick Elliott on the Mail Online website on March 25, 2014.
Stress relief? Cara Delevingne was spotted taking up her new hobby backstage at this year’s London Fashion Week
Click Here to Read: Mothers of Children With Autism Earn Less by KJ Dell’Antonia in The New York Times on March 23, 2012.
Merle and I were at a gathering this weekend where a band was performing Yiddish songs and we started dancing and got into a discussion about Yiddish culture and language. With her permission, I wanted to share her follow-up note below. – Molly
Here’s a quick review of the history of languages spoken by Jews:
Hebrew: Hebrew is a Semitic language, the same language family as Aramaic and Arabic. There is evidence of Hebrew as a written language about 10,000 BCE. The ancient Israelites — the ancient Jews — spoke Hebrew. The entire Five Books of Moses — the Torah, the Jewish Bible — are written in Hebrew. The English word “Hebrew” comes from the Hebrew word “Ivrit”, meaning the Hebrews who spoke Hebrew, and the language itself. (more…)
Click Here to Read: Trying to Close a Knowledge Gap, Word by Word By Motoko Rich March 25, 2014.
Credit Katherine Taylor for The New York Times. A Gadget to Close the Language Gap. An intervention program in Providence, R.I., uses a digital word counter to track language use in families, in an effort to close the “word gap” between children from low-income and affluent families.
Click Here to Read: Review: ‘Story of the Jews’ is also story of writer Simon Schama Television Review: Simon Schama’s British documentary covers 3,000 years of the Chosen People in 5 hours, and as host he also shares a bit about himself by Robert Lloyd in The Los Angeles Times on March 25, 2014.
Click Here to Read: How Simon Schama wants us to think about Jewish history, and a Jewish future BY Alyssa Rosenberg in The Washington Post on March 25, 2014.
Click Here to Read: Simon Schama Moderates a Moderate History of Moderate Jews ‘The Story of the Jews’ is the most important TV documentary about Jewish history since Abba Eban’s famous ‘Heritage’ series By Adam Kirsch on Tablet website on March 20, 2014.
Click Here to Read: The Most Important 10 Minutes of a Child’s Day by Kenneth Barish, Ph.D on the Huffington Post website on March 21, 2014.
Click Here to Read: ‘He’s Not Motivated’: How Can We Strengthen a Child’s Effort and Motivation to Learn? by Kenneth Barish, Ph.D on the Huffington Post website on February 27, 2014.
Click Here to Read: Missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 by Kerry Malawista in the Huffington Post on March 21, 1914.