Robert David Jaffee

Robert David Jaffee

http://www.robertdavidjaffee.com

Robert David Jaffee is a journalist, novelist and mental-health activist, based in Los Angeles. Diagnosed with schizophrenia in the late 1990s, Robert has recovered from two psychotic breaks and psychiatric hospitalizations. Since 2000, he has written roughly 300 articles for publications including Thrive Global, the Huffington Post, the L.A. Times, L.A. Weekly, and the Jewish Journal. He is a graduate of Yale College and the Yale School of Management.

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Creativity and Strength on the Anniversary of Barbara’s Passing

by Robert David Jaffee
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Eve of Barbara Bunny’s Yahrzeit

by Robert David Jaffee
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Kamala Harris: A Brilliant, Fierce Vice-President for the American People

by Robert David Jaffee
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Lessons from Kindergarten During the Civil Rights Era

by Robert David Jaffee
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Learning About Racial Injustice as a Young Man in the 1980s

by Robert David Jaffee
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Punching Above His Weight

by Robert David Jaffee
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Remembering Richard Albero, Who Walked 1,200 Miles To Honor the Wounded Warriors

by Robert David Jaffee
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Mental Illness, Imagination and Perseverance

by Robert David Jaffee
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Matt Lieberman Will Bring Compassion, Wisdom and Integrity to the People of Georgia

by Robert David Jaffee
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Society Didn’t Make Them Do It

by Robert David Jaffee
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Violence Is Not an Option

by Robert David Jaffee
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Thank You, Nicholas Kristof, for Your Piece on Loneliness

by Robert David Jaffee
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Language, Old Movies and Magical Thinking Can Elevate Us

by Robert David Jaffee
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Shadowboxing with Bob Dylan in Kansas City

by Robert David Jaffee
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Remembering Harold Bloom, Literary God

by Robert David Jaffee
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Eulogy for Barbara Bunny

by Robert David Jaffee
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Barbara, My Muse and Angel, Has Saved Me Forever

by Robert David Jaffee
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College Admissions Committees and the Rest of Us Need To Look Beyond the Numbers

by Robert David Jaffee
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The Book of Job in the Trump Era

by Robert David Jaffee
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Listening to Toni Morrison as well as Prozac

by Robert David Jaffee
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Mass Shootings Are Not a “Mental Illness Problem”

by Robert David Jaffee
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My Best Job Ever — At the New York City Parks Department

by Robert David Jaffee
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Mass Shootings and Stigma Against the Mentally Ill

by Robert David Jaffee
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Barack, Baruch and Blessings for the Holidays

by Robert David Jaffee

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