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13 posts from April 2014

On March 24, 1942, Rena Kornreich turned herself in to go to a Nazi work camp. Nobody could know then what Auschwitz would become. This Holocaust Remembrance Week, Heather Dune Macadam remembers Rena, who along with her sister survived more than three years in the brutal inhumanity of Auschwitz-Birkenau and were finally liberated by the 82nd Airborne on May 2, 1945. Read more →

Conservative mouthpiece Phyllis Schlafly recently claimed that the best way to improve women's economic prospects is to pay men more. Dr. Carole Joffee, author of 'Doctors of Conscience' and 'Dispatches from the Abortion Wars,' explains just how wrong Schlafly is. Read more →

For Autism Awareness Month, we spoke with Dr. Enrico Gnaulati, clinical psychologist and author of the recent book Back to Normal: Why Ordinary Childhood Behavior Is Mistaken for ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, and Autism Spectrum Disorder, about the explosion of autism cases over the past twenty years, and some common factors that lead to the misdiagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Read more →

The process of reconciliation, like the celebration of Passover, requires a leap of imagination, asserts Louise Steinman, author of THE CROOKED MIRROR: A Memoir of Polish-Jewish Reconciliation. Read more →