Remembering Henry Krystal, Pioneer in Trauma Therapy

In December 1976, thanks to my therapy experience with young adult children of Holocaust survivors, I found myself attending a workshop with Dr. Henry Krystal, the psychoanalyst who virtually created trauma therapy as a specialized field. I knew, of course, that Krystal was himself a Holocaust survivor and that he had initiated the psychoanalytic study group I was attending. But I was nevertheless unprepared for the question he approached me with after the discussion.

Jordan Agreement Says Israel Will Uphold Temple Mount Exclusivity

John Kerry says that Israel has promised to maintain the tradition that only Muslims are allowed to pray at a holy site in Jerusalem.


BDS Battle at Brooklyn College Is Written in Chalk

Just a trace of the chalk slogans is all that remains on the sidewalk outside the entrance to the West Quad section of Brooklyn College. But the slogans, part of a form of protest and expression that has surfaced on the Midwood campus this past month, are yet another indication of the longstanding tensions between students over the Middle East conflict.


So, Who Was Haj Amin al-Husseini Actually?

When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed Haj Amin al-Husseini, the mufti of Jerusalem prior to the establishment of Israel, for inspiring Hitler to exterminate the Jews of Europe, he meant to show the long history of Palestinian anti-Semitism.


African Immigrants Decry Killing at Poignant Tel Aviv Memorial

Hundreds of African immigrants grieved on Wednesday night at an Israeli memorial service for an innocent Eritrean man killed when he was mistaken for a terrorist in Beersheba earlier this week.

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