Archive for August, 2016

A Rite of August Shrinks Away for Some New Yorkers Big City

Sunday, August 28th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: A Rite of August Shrinks Away for Some New Yorkers Big City By Giania Bellafante in The New York Times on August 26, 2016.

In Woody Allen’s “Annie Hall,” Diane Keaton in the title role and Mr. Allen as Alvy Singer with their nalysts.

Credit: United Artists/Photofest

Protect Syria’s doctors: an open letter to world leaders

Saturday, August 27th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Protect Syria’s doctors: an open letter to world leaders on the Lancet website August 26, 2016.

Syrian doctor holding a sign reading “Let me treat my patients” (Image supplied by Physicians for Human Rights)

From Alice Guy-Blaché to Barbara Kopple: the Pioneering Women of Documentary Film

Saturday, August 27th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: From Alice Guy-Blaché to Barbara Kopple: the Pioneering Women of Documentary Film by Maryann Johanson on the PBS 13 Independent Lens website on July 11, 2016.

Stop The Trumpian Calamity

Saturday, August 27th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Stop The Trumpian Calamity by Michael S. Roth on the Huffington Post website on August 24, 2016.

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Austin, Texas, U.S., August 23, 2016.

New York Through an iPhone’s Lens

Saturday, August 27th, 2016

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Click Here to View:  New York Through an iPhone’s Lens in The New York Times on August 28, 2016.

Aug. 11, 8:25 a.m. Natty Dr. Harvey Bezahler is a psychiatrist. “In German, the name means ‘to pay.’”

The Goan of Modernity

Friday, August 26th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The Goan of Modernity, Review of:  The Genius: Elijah of Vilna and the Making of Modern Judaism by Eliyahu Stern, Reviewed by Shaul Magias in Jewish Review of Books Summer 2013.

The Story of a Life by Aharon Appelfeld

Friday, August 26th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The Story of a Life by Aharon Appelfeld, Reviewed by Merle Molofsky.

Fall 2016 Continuing Education Workshops for Licensed Social Workers at AIP

Friday, August 26th, 2016

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Fall 2016 Continuing Education Workshops for Licensed Social Workers:
Psychopharmacology for Psychotherapists
Presenter: Jeffrey Rubin, MD
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Avi Hoffman discusses Yiddish take on Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman

Friday, August 26th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Avi Hoffman discusses Yiddish take on Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman by
Brad Wheeler in The Globe and Mail on August 25, 2016.

Anne Frank Today Is a Syrian Girl

Friday, August 26th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Anne Frank Today Is a Syrian Girl by Nicholas Kristof in The New York Times on August 25, 2016.

Anne Frank, left. At right, Rouwaida Hanoun, a Syrian 5-year-old who was wounded during an airstrike on Aleppo last week.
LEFT, ANNE FRANK FONDS — BASEL, VIA GETTY IMAGES

Philosophy Thursday: Slavoj Žižek

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Slavoj  Žižek on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Slavoj Zizek: In the Wake of Paris Attacks the Left Must Embrace Its Radical Western Roots: Zizek responds to his critics on the refugee crisis BY Slacoj ŽiŽek on the In These Times website on November 16, 2015.

Click Here to Read:   Slavoj Zizek: I am not the world’s hippest philosopher! The coolest and most influential leftist in Europe tells Salon he battles depression — and those who worship him By Katie Engelhart on the Salon website on December 29, 2012. (more…)

Beyond Trump: Where will the Republican Party go after 2016?

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Beyond Trump: Where will the Republican Party go after 2016? by Leigh Ann Caldwell & Bennjy Sarlin with Photographs Mark Peterson and Videos by Matt Rivera on the NBC News.com website on August 25, 2016.

Toots Thielemans: 1922-2016

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Toots Thielemans: 1922-2016 “That little space between a smile and a tear” By James Brewer on the World Socialist Web Site on August 25, 2016.

Toots Thielemans [PHOTOS: Jos Knaepen from tootsthielemans.com]

Review of The Jewish World Of Sigmund Freud

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Review of The Jewish World Of Sigmund Freud edited by Arnold D. Richards, reviewed by Yves Laberge in German Studies Review, p. 201-202, Vol. 35, No. 1 February 2012.

 

Writer’s Wednesday: Amos Oz

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

עמוס עוז סופר  עטיפת ספר ערבית אילן אסייגClick Here to Read:  Amos Oz on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: The Spirit Level: Amos Oz writes the story of Israe. By David Remnick in The New Yorker in the November 8, 2004 Issue.

Click Here to Read: Amos Oz, The Art of Fiction No. 148 Interviewed by Shusha Guppy in the Paris Review Fall 1996 No. 140. (more…)

Scientists say they’ve found a planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, our closest neighbor

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Click Here to ReNewPlanetad: Scientists say they’ve found a planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, our closest neighbor By Rachel Feltman in the Washington Post on August 24, 2016.

Click Here to Read:  Potentially Earth-like planet found in habitable zone of nearest star
By Don Barrett on the World Socialist Web Site on August 27, 2016.

Artist’s impression of the planet orbiting Proxima Centauri. (ESO/G. Coleman)

A Graphic Novel Chronicles Woody Guthrie’s Dust Bowl Years

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: A Graphic Novel Chronicles Woody Guthrie’s Dust Bowl Years by Allison Meier on the HyperAllergic website on August 23, 2016.

Click Here to Read: Woody Guthrie’s lyrics about Donald Trump’s ‘racist’ father discovered by Will Kaufman ZAPIT website on Jannuary 22, 2016.

Click Here to Read: Donald Trump and Hugo Chavez: Demagogues who come to Destroy by Daniel Benveniste, Ph.D. on August 16, 2016.

A Public Manifesto Citizen Therapists Against Trumpism

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: A Public Manifesto Citizen Therapists Against Trumpism on the Citizen Therapist website.

The Right’s Favorite Anti-LGBT Doctor Strikes Again

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  The Right’s Favorite Anti-LGBT Doctor Strikes Again: Dr. Paul McHugh has a long history of anti-science, anti-LGBT stances. That doesn’t stop conservative media from lauding his work by Samantha Allen on the Daily Beast Website on August 23, 2016,

Explore the Harvard Art Museums’ Massive Bauhaus Collection Online

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Explore the Harvard Art Museums’ Massive Bauhaus Collection Online by Claire Voon on The HyperAllergic website on August 22, 2016.

Marianne Brandt, “Untitled [with Anna May Wong]” (1929) (Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Purchase through the generosity of the Friends of the Busch-Reisinger Museum and their Acquisitions Committee, Richard and Priscilla Hunt, Elizabeth C. Lyman, Mildred Rendl-Marcus, and Sylvia de Cuevas, 2006.25. © Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. photo: Harvard Art Museums, © President and Fellows of Harvard College)