Nature is the overbearing factor in our behavior but nurture also has a role that cannot be neglected. Early exposure to violence, combined with poverty and abuse can shape our attitudes and behavior in such a way that the damage to the psyche will contribute to the manifestation of violence in thoughts and actions throughout our lives and can result in mental illness. Continue reading “Children Do What They See Done”
The days of making homemade Christmas cards and writing Christmas letters on store bought cards to send them off to others by mail are fast disappearing.
Statistics are showing that, even more so than other years, Christmas greetings 2010 are increasingly being sent via ecards due to convenience and the instantaneous communication that internet provides.
I considered sending you all ecards and decided against it. Instead I opted to post my Christmas wishes here in my blog.
Dear readers — thank you so much for your brilliant writing and thoughtful comments in 2010. May your light continue to shine brightly in 2011.
Let’s celebrate . . .
the tradition of friendship,
the beauty of the Season,
the opportunity of the New Year.
At a ceremony opening Holocaust Remembrance Day on Monday night, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed that Israel would “not allow the Holocaust deniers to carry out another Holocaust against the Jewish people.” Continue reading “Yom HaShoah: Holocaust Remembrance Day”