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  • Solitary Confinement -When Solitude Is No Longer a Virtue

    May 17, 2011 | 5:58 pm

    Last week, there was a major Congressional briefing on the effects of long-term solitary confinement.

    Experts demonstrated that prolonged, isolated confinement causes serious psychological damage. Yet, most courts and legislatures have been unwilling to declare this harsh practice...

  • Israelis Sue Over Sept. 11 Arrests

    By Uriel Heilman

    September 23, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Paul Kurzberg, an Israeli from Pardess Hanna, was in the office of his New Jersey moving company on Sept. 11, 2001, when the first plane hit the World Trade Center.

    Like many Israeli movers in the New York area, Kurzberg, who was in his late 20s, was not legally authorized to work...