Click Here to Read and View: In Performance: A Yiddish ‘Waiting for Godot’ By Erik Piepenburg in The New York Times on October 1, 2013.
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New Yorker Faces His Phobia, One Stroke at a Time With Intensive Swim Lessons, a Man Attacks His Fear of WaterSaturday, August 30th, 2014
Click Here to Read and View: A New Yorker Faces His Phobia, One Stroke at a Time With Intensive Swim Lessons, a Man Attacks His Fear of Water By N. R. Kleinfield in The New York Times on August 29, 2014.
Click Here to Read: HBO’s True Detective: Gruesome doings and deep-going pessimism By Christine Schofelt on the World Socialist Web Site on August 28, 2014.
Click Here to Read Expansion of Mental Health Care Hits Obstacles By Abby Goodnough in The New York Times on August 28, 2014.
Terri Hall talks about her struggles with depression, and the care she has been receiving since she signed up for health insurance. Video Credit By Abby Goodnough on August 28, 2014.
Click Here to View: Deli Man Sizzle Reel Video on Vimeo.
Alan Desrshowitz, Esquire
Song of the Murdered Jewish People:
Looking for the “Real” Yitzkhak Katzenelson
Poet and playwright Yitzkhak Katzenelson (1885-1944) was known chiefly for his work in Hebrew before World War II, especially in Lodz, where he helped found Ha-Bamah ha-‘Ivrit (The Hebrew Stage) Theater Company. But when he was incarcerated in the Warsaw Ghetto, he turned to Yiddish poetry as a way of reaching more readers. Read more…
YIVO Public Program Video and Audio Archive (more…)
Click Here to Read: ‘Coming Out’ About Depression by Susan Donaldson James on the NBC news website on August 14, 2014.
(First published on Clio’s Psyche)
I well remember when Bel Kaufman’s book came out, in the 1960’s, with that evocative title, “Up the Down Staircase, a title that somehow encapsulated everything about school as I knew it. I had three marvelous years at P.S. 208 in Brooklyn, fourth, fifth, sixth, and all the rest was up the down staircase….
The stories of Sholem Aleichem, which I read when I was very young, were a major influence on my worldview, my perspective, and my sense of my ethnic identity.
My favorite story was “A Yom Kippur Scandal”. I found two videos on YouTube, Part 1 and Part 2, a telling of the story in Yiddish, with English subtitles. Here are the links, for the curious. If the links don’t work, go to YouTube, type in Sholem Aleichem, A Yom Kippur Scandal, and you will have access to the videos.
Click Here to View: Sholem Aleichem A Yom Kippur Scandal, Part 1
Click Here to Listen to The Jews and the Great War: European Leo Baeck lecture Series London. 2014 on the Backdoor Broadcasting Company Website.
Click Here to Listen to: Beth Israel Opens Mental Health Notes To Some Patients by Sacha Pfeiffer on Wbur Website on July 21, 2014.
Click Here to Listen to: Unlocking The Brain: Are We Entering A Golden Age Of Neuroscience? by Carey Goldberg on the Wbur Website on the June 12, 2014.
July 10, 2014
We are pleased to announce the full video for the Third Annual Solange Skinner Conference is now available on the BPSI website. Please share this video with those who might be interested. Watch for more video posts in the future.
Click Here to View: Rikers: Where Mental Illness Meets Brutality in Jail by Micheal Winerip and Michael Schwirtz in The New York Times on July 14, 2014.
Video | A Beating at Rikers Andre Lane talks about a confrontation he had with correction officers at Rikers. This incident is one of 129 documented cases of beatings that resulted in severe injuries to inmates.
Click Here to View: Helix Center Videos on the Helix Center website.
Click Here to Read: The art of the metaphor – Jane Hirshfield a Ted Ed Originals Talk on The Ted Website.
Click Here to View: Tum &Tam Balalaika in Beijing on YouTube.
Click Here to Listen To: The Little Stamp That Became the Most Valuable Thing in the World on the BBC Radio 4 website on June 23, 2015.
Click Here to Read and View: Methodist pastor who officiated son’s same-sex wedding is reinstated By Rande Iaboni on the CNN website with Video on June 25, 2014.
Click Here to View: The Neanderthal Inside Us, Video with Svante Paabo Swedish biologist who studies evolutionary genetics By Erik Olsen on The New York Times Website.
Click Here to Read: This Is What 500 Years of Female Portraits in Under 3 Minutes Looks Like [VIDEO] on the Goodnet website on May 6, 2014.