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Perspectives on the War

It is more than 100 days since the start of the Israel-Hamas war, and the daily news bulletins of destruction raise painful emotions. For me, it was an additional shock to learn from an article in a [...] Continue Reading

Holocaust Museum Exhibit in Fresno

A traveling exhibition from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum will be at the Central Library in Fresno from Nov. 5 to Dec. 30. “Americans and the Holocaust” examines this country’s slow response to [...] Continue Reading

Making Sense of Mental Illness

There are so many ways we are confused about mental illness. What is going on in the minds of people whose words and behavior don’t make sense? Where can a family turn for help when a loved one shows [...] Continue Reading

Dar Sentido a la Enfermedad Mental

Hay muchas cosas que no sabemos o entendemos sobre las enfermedades mentales. ¿Qué está pasando en la mente de las personas cuyas palabras y comportamiento no tienen sentido? ¿A dónde puede acudir una [...] Continue Reading

Deconstructing Antisemitism

It is shocking to watch the rise of antisemitism in America these days. As an American Jew who escaped from Nazi Europe in the 1930s, my first thought is “Not here too!” My next thought, which might [...] Continue Reading