Recovering from Genocidal Trauma: Book Review and Author Interview

Recovering from Genocidal Trauma: An Information and Practice Guide for Working with Holocaust Survivors
by Myra Giberovitch, MSW, PSW

Book Review and Interview

While the book focuses primarily on Holocaust Survivors, it can be used and associated with other individuals who experienced genocide or mass atrocity crimes. Mass atrocity crimes include genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes. Acts include: murder, extermination, enslavement, deportation or forcible transfer, imprisonment, torture, rape, prostitution, or persecution based on gender, religion, race or culture. If we fast forward to modern times, examples of this would be Rwanda, Darfur, and the current situation in Syria and Iraq….

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Sequestration Cuts Even Deeper

Military tuition isn’t the only thing on the line as sequestration cuts hits our defense budget. Although some aspects have been exempt, such as pay and health, many are finding that the budget is going to target their everyday lives, making things almost impossible to manage while balancing a…

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Drones In America: Who’s The Target

Drones have become a household name in the past few years. Drone strikes seem to be the new face of modern warfare, allowing unmanned aircraft to eliminate determined threats without risk to military personnel. The Obama administration has become synonymous with the use of drones, although they…

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Ted Nugent Gets “Twisted” By Dee Snider On Draft Dodging

Perhaps it is because I have a soft spot for Dee Snider, given how much I admire him as a person… and the fact that he once yelled at another customer for being mean to me and another cashier at one of my college jobs(the guy’s face when he realized who yelled at him was priceless), but this…

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