Undue Influence: Former Cult Member Extends Activism to ISIS

By Matt Robinson

Author Steven Hassan of Newton released a new, 2015, updated edition of his book, “Combating Cult Mind Control,” that provides a game plan for dealing with the threat of cult indoctrination.Read More

From Tampico to Television

By Amy Forman

After his role with “Royal Pains” ended, Dr. Irv Danesh tried his own hand at writing, starting first with a screenplay about his unusual medical school experience.Read More

Thrills and Chills Abound at the JCCNS’s Jewish Book Month

It’s time for the 21st Annual Jewish Book Month at the Jewish Community Center of the North Shore.Read More

A Bridge to the Sun

By Deahn Berrini Leblang

Michael Gruenbaum says he is “not much of a believer,” adding, “I don’t know too many Holocaust survivors who are.”Read More

Every Day Remembrance Day

By Joshua Resnek

A book by Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal chronicles Jewish martyrdom through the ages.Read More

The Wide World of Sports

By Deahn Berrini Leblang

The new textbook, “The Principles of Sport Marketing,” for which Gary Bernstein, former executive director of the JCCNS in Marblehead, was editor-in-chief and wrote five of the chapters, was written to address topics in the field “no one else talks about.” The textbook includes discussion of sport marketing and social media, as well as a section on non-profits.Read More

Dutch Social Scientist Casts Fresh Eye on Genocide

By Mark Arnold

Mark Arnold reviews the book by Abram de Swaan on the mentality of mass murder.Read More

Novel by North Shore Author Shortlisted for Hoffer Award

An award-winning writer and journalist, compared by critics to John le Carré and the late Tom Clancy.Read More

Social Worker Shares Tips on Becoming a Successful Single Parent

By Deahn Berrini Leblang

Bette J. Feedson’s new book hares tips on being a successful single parent.Read More

Ellen Blumsack Rodman and Her Amazing Tales of Jews of the Far East

By Sheila Barth

Ellen Blumsack Rodman, originally from Medford, is the co-author of a new book about Jews of the Far East.Read More

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