Archive for April 2011

Taiji Helps Depression in the Elderly

Recently a medical study indicated that practicing Taiji [1] can help to relieve depression among the elderly.  The study was published in the March 6, 2011 issue of the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry [2].  According to the study’s first author Dr. Helen Lavretsky, a UCLA professor-in-residence of psychiatry, “This is the first study to […]

Jewish-Chinese Connection During WWII: How a Chinese Diplomat Saved Thousands of Jews

Tens of thousands of Jews living in Austria wanted to leave their country after Germany annexed Austria in March 1938 and started persecuting the Jews.  The persecution of Jews in Austria (and in Europe in general) came to a peak on November 9-10, 1938 with a series of attacks on Jews known as “Kristallnacht” (also […]