Michele Chabin |
Jaffa, Israel — The children at the Arabic-speaking Ofek preschool in Jaffa have spent a lot of time this month thinking about a mouse named Soumsoum, the character of a picture book all the kids read with their parents at home.
Adam Dickter |
Assistant Managing Editor
To Dr. Rashi Shapiro, a Brooklyn psychologist with many Orthodox patients, Call of the Shofar “can be highly influential in helping people change their thinking.” But the program is not a cult, he says in an open letter about the program.
Shapiro, who says he has deprogrammed cult victims for more than 35 years, said the techniques...
As a court Tuesday gave Hadassah Medical Center a 90-day reprieve from creditors and appointed trustees to develop a bailout plan, Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, which owns the hospital, blamed the mounting debt on administrators who were not forthcoming.