You’re Being Prejudice: And Other Familiar Tales

It started benignly enough, a passing comment about an email that my mother received from a far-away cousin. And then instantly it changed. You see, that far-away cousin forwarded a ‘news’ story portraying a subversive take over within American culture. His warning was that there is an incoming storm wai ……

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Stephen Hawking Speaks Up About Israel

Stephen Hawking has decided to pull out of an invitation to a conference hosted by Israel’s Shimon Peres for the Israeli President’s 90th birthday. Mr. Hawking has made it clear over the past number of years that he will not condone the way Israel treats Palestine, and has advocated for real…

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Can We Break Stereotypes?

A lot of speculation goes into what makes a racist’s mind…well, racist. A study done at Tel Aviv University found some connections between those who are categorical thinkers, a type of “creative stagnation,” and stereotypical thinking. These minds tend to be fixated, more comfortable…

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Can We Break Stereotypes?

A lot of speculation goes into what makes a racist’s mind…well, racist. A study done at Tel Aviv University found some connections between those who are categorical thinkers, a type of “creative stagnation,” and stereotypical thinking. These minds tend to be fixated, more comfortable…

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U.S. Troops To Turkey Amid Concerns Over Syria’s Missiles

By: Courtney Kidd,LMSW                                                                                                        SJS Staff Writer
The U.S. is sending 400 troops to Turkey, as part…

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Palestine Granted Non-Member Observer State Status in the United Nations

By Georgianna Reilly, LMSW
SJS Staff Writer
In a historic, although mostly symbolic, move the United Nations Assembly has granted Palestine “Non-Member Observer State” status in the UN Body in a 138 for and 9 against vote (with 41 absentees). This approval came on the day in which…

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Bus Bombing Brings Israel & Palestinians To Brink

By Courtney Kidd, LMSW
SJS Staff Writer
A bus bombing has brought the 8 day escalating conflict in the Middle East between Palestine and Israel to a tipping point.  Quelling what was hopeful truce talks and tentative peaceful relations from 2009, this bomb may prolong the deadly battles before…

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