Click Here to Read: Keeper Of Her Grandfather’s Memory: Remembering Bel Kaufman, author of influential city schools novel and diplomat-at-large for the iconic Sholem Aleichem by Sandee Brawarsky in The Jewish Week on July 29, 2014.
Archive for the 'Obituaries' Category
Click Here to Read: Nadine Gordimer, Novelist Who Took On Apartheid, Is Dead at 90 By Helen T. Verongos in The New York Times on July 14, 2014.
Clck Here to Read: Eli Wallach (1915-2014): Major character actor of stage, screen and television By Fred Mazelis June 27, 2014.
Click Here to Read: Prolific composer and master jazz pianist Horace Silver dies at 85 By John Andrews on the World Socialist Web Site on June 24, 2014.
Click Here to Read: 1928-2014: Maya Angelou, writer, performer and participant in the civil rights movement By Isaac Finn and Sandy English on the World Socialist Web Site on June 18, 2014.
Click Here to Read: Maya Angelou, writer and poet, dies at age 86 on this website.
Click Here to Read: Poetry Monday: June 2, 2014 on Maya Angelou on this Website.
Click Here to Read: Ruby Dee, American actress and activist, dead at 91 By David Walsh on the World Socialist WEb Site on June 14, 2014.
Ruby Dee in 1972
Click Here to Read and View: Maya Angelou, writer and poet, dies at age 86 by Emma Brown in The Washington Post on May 28, 2014.
Video: Maya Angelou, one of America’s most celebrated poets, novelists and civil-rights activists has passed away. Angelou, who served on two Presidential committees and was awarded numerous awards, was 86 years old.
Click Here to Read: Maya Angelou, Lyrical Witness of the Jim Crow South, Dies at 86 By Margalit Fox in The New York Times on May 28, 2014.
Click Here to Read: Sidney J. Blatt Dies at 85; Developed ‘Double Helix’ Theory of Depression by Benedict Carey in The New York Times on May 18, 2014.
Credit Charles Gershman/Yale School of Medicine
Click Here to Read: Dr. Eric Nuetzel dies; championed talk therapy over drugs and electroshock by Michael D. Sorkin on the St. Louis Dispatch website on May 16, 2013.
Dr. Eric J. Nuetzel
Click Here to Read: Gabriel García Márquez: A giant in the literature of the Americas By Rafael Azul on the World Socialist Web Site on May 14, 2014.
Gabriel García Márquez in 2002
Click Here to Read: The brash matinee idol who treated life as a metaphor Assi Dayan, the son of a revered general, wanted to show that Israel was more than just ‘grapefruit and soldiers’ BY Jessica Steinberg on the Times of Israel website on May 1, 2014.
Assi Dayan, in 2013, still working, staging, directing (photo credit: Moshe Shai/Flash 90)
Click Here to Read: Thomas Szasz, Relentless Freedom Fighter, Dead at 92 by Jacob Sullum on the Reason.com website on September 11, 2012.
Click Here to Read: Mickey Rooney, popular film star of the 1930s and 1940s, dies By David Walsh on The World Socialist Web Site on April 8, 2014.
Mickey Rooney in 1945
Click Here to Read: Jim Hall Memorial Concert Coming to Blue Note April 18-20 Bill Frisell, Julian Lage, Scott Colley, Joey Baron & more to play By Jeff Tamarkin on the Jazz Times website on March 18, 2014.
THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 2014 | 7pm
מיקראָפֿאָן דכל דכפֿין
Open Mic in Yiddish!
אַ חול-המועד-הוליאַנקע! פֿאַרברענגט אַן אָוונט פֿון ייִדישע פֿאָרשטעלונגען מיטן באַקאַנטן שטערן פֿון דער ייִדישער בינע שיין בייקער, מרים־חיה סגל, שיינדל ראָמיין און חנה טעמפּל, און ווײַזט אַרויס אײַער ייִדישן טאַלאַנט בײַ אונדזער טאַלאַנטאַרניע. ברענגט אײַערע מוזיקאַלישע אינסטרומענטן, אײַערע לידער, מאָנאָלאָגן, מאַניפֿעסטאָס, פֿילמען – אַלץ אויף ייִדיש. מע דאַרף זיך פֿאַרשרײַבן 7 אַ זייגער, די טאַלאַנטאַרניע הייבט זיך אָן 7:30.ו
Click Here to View: Martin Bergmann Memorial 3-9-2014 from Michael Bergmann on Vimeo. This Memorial to Martin S. Bergmann was held at the New York Psychoanalytic Society, March 9, 2014.
Click Here to Read George Devereux: In Memorial by Benjamin Kilborne in the Psychoanalytic Study of Society, Volume 17, pp. xi – xxxix, Part 1.
Click Here to Read: George Devereux: In Memorial by Benjamin Kilborne in the Psychoanalytic Study of Society, Volume 17, pp. xi – xxxix, Part 2.
Click Here to Read: Jimmy P. on this website.
A Note from the Poetry Editor:
It came to my attention recently that some of you may have missed the news that one of America’s most celebrated and beloved poets, Maxine Kumin, died in February of this year, at age 88, at her home in Warner, New Hampshire. An almost full-page obituary appeared in the New York Times on February 8. (more…)