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Is Mark Zuckerberg Jewish?

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Yes Mark Zuckerberg is a Jew. He was named Time Magazine’s man of the year for 2010.

He was born in White Plains, New York to Karen, a psychiatrist, and Edward, a dentist. He grew up in Dobbs Ferry, New York.

Zuckerberg was raised Jewish. He had a bar mitzvah when he turned 13.  He describes himself now as an atheist.

At Ardsley High School he excelled in the classics. In his junior year he …

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George Bush to Mark Zuckerberg: you know what it’s like to be a president

Bush to Mark Zuckerberg: you know what it's like to be a president

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What does Mark Zuckerberg, the creator and president of Facebook, have in common with that other president, George Bush? Quite a lot, apparently.

At least, Bush seems to thinks so. He spent an hour in discussion with Zuckerberg in a Facebook interview streamed live from Palo Alto on Monday night, comparing his time in the White House with Zuckerberg’s leadership of the social networking site.

They …

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The £9BILLION man: Mark Zuckerberg’s fortune set to double as Facebook raises £323m in deal

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s fortune has doubled to £9billion overnight after a huge cash injection from Goldman Sachs.

The bank has invested £291million in the social networking site with Russian investment firm Digital Sky Technologies putting in a further $32million, the New York Times reported.

Facebook is now valued at £32billion catapulting 26-year-old Zuckerberg from 212 into the top 40 of …

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Facebook Is No Friend

Facebook Is No Friend

If Mark Zuckerberg tries to friend me, I will decline. Nothing personal. His vision just doesn’t resonate with me, so why let him into my social network?

Zuckerberg, in case your cave isn’t wired, is Time Magazine’s Person of the Year. He is 26 years old, and a billionaire for inventing Facebook, where people share personal information, photos, and random thoughts with people of their …

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Dear Rabbi, Dear Doctor

… understands their spiritual aspirations and seeks to connect them to Torah-based solutions. As a psychiatrist and addictions specialist, he understands the human capacity for misperception and self-deception and helps the reader achieve clarity about the real issues which often masquerade behind the “presenting problem”. As a descendant of an illustrious Chassidic dynasty, he flavors his answers with the intergenerational wisdom of sages who have guided, inspired and helped people for …

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It’s Not As Tough As You Think

… Abraham J. Twerski is not your typical rabbi. And Abraham J. Twerski, M.D. is not your typical psychiatrist. Since these two Twerskis are one and the same, this is far from your typical self-help book.

Thanks to Dr. Twerski’s unique approach, which combines sensitivity and practical psychiatric insight, you’ll achieve a unique perspective and a refreshing approach as to how to deal with life’s inevitable problems, both big and small.

Case in point: stress. Through proven …

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Mind, Body and Judaism: The Interaction of Jewish Law With Psychology and Biology

… the issue of psychology and religion through a series of responses to a fictional case in which a psychiatrist unfamiliar with Orthodox Judaism attempts to treat an “obsessed” religious personality. The final sections deal with the interface between biology and religion. The symposium on “Judaism, Genetic Engineering and the Cloning of Humans” explores such issues as, What are the moral and religious limits of the new technologies, their appropriate and inappropriate uses? Are these …

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Not Just Stories

Not Just Stories

… richness of Chassidic tradition. As an outstanding Torah scholar, master of homiletics, pioneering psychiatrist, and healer of torn psyches, he understands people’s hurts and needs.

In his hands, stories are “not just stories” — they are precision tools that teach and enlighten, that heal and encourage.

This book is a masterpiece on many levels. It is a superb collection of stories, chassidic and otherwise, told by a master. It is a thoughtful and provocative exposition of great …

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Windows to the Soul - Bereshis, Shomos, Vayikra, Bamidbar, Devarim

… in their inquiries. This is such a book.

Rabbi Michael Bernstein, M.D. is a practicing child psychiatrist. His is a craft that teaches its practitioners to notice things that others overlook. In this book, he turns his skills to the Chumash and, like an explorer stripping away covers from ancient treasures, he reveals wisdom and insights that may well have escaped even lifelong students of the Torah. By combining his knowledge of Rabbinic literature and the classic commentaries with his …

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