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The stunning tale of the escape of Aleppo’s last Jews

Posted November 12th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: The stunning tale of the escape of Aleppo’s last JewsHow Israeli-American businessman Moti Kahana arranged a secret operation to transport the Halabi family from Syria to Turkey, and why one member is ineligible to make aliyah alongside her mother and sisterBY Cathryn J. Prince on the Times on Israel website on November 12, 2015,

Psychiatry’s Mind-Brain Problem

Posted November 12th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Uncategorized

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Click Here to Read: Psychiatry’s Mind-Brain Problem By George Makari in The New York Times on November 11, 2015.

Jim McAuley for The New York Times

Philosophy Thursday: Isaiah Berlin

Posted November 12th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Philosophy Thursday

Isaiah-BerlinClick Here to Read: Isaiah Berlin on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Isaiah Berlin on the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy website.

Click Here to Read: Isaiah Berlin on the New York Review of Books website.

Click Here to Read: A Message to the 21st Century by Isaiah Berlin on the New York Review of Books website in the October 23, 2014 Issue. Read the rest of this post »

The Leo Baeck Institute at 60

Posted November 11th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: The Leo Baeck Institute at 60 by Roger Cohen in the Leo Baeck catalogue.

Fields Medal mathematics prize won by woman for first time in its history

Posted November 11th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read: Fields Medal mathematics prize won by woman for first time in its history Maryam Mirzakhani, who was born and raised in Iran, has been awarded the highest honour a mathematician can attain by Ian Sample on the Guardian Website on august 12, 2014.

Iranian-born mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani, who has become the first woman to win the Fields Medal, the most prestigious prize in mathematics. Photograph: Stanford University

Soul Machine: The Invention of the Modern Mind

Posted November 11th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: Reviews of  Soul Machine: The Invention of the Modern Mind by George Makari on his website.

The great Hebrew-Yiddish rivalry

Posted November 11th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: The great Hebrew-Yiddish rivalry By Norman Berdichevsky on the Heritage Florida Jewish News Website on November 6, 2015.

Andre Green – The Work of the Negative

Posted November 11th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Uncategorized

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Click Here to Read: Andre Green – The Work of the Negative by Dr. Mark Winborn on the Psychoanalytic Muse websit on February 1, 2012.

Writer’s Wednesday: Aeschylus

Posted November 11th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Writers Wednesday

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Click Here to Read:  Aeschylus on Wikipedia.

Click Here To Read: Works by Aeschylus on The Internet Classics website.

Click Here to Read: Prometheus Bound derived from Aeschylus by Robert Lowell in the New York Review of Books in the JULY 13, 1967 Issue

Click Here to Read: Oresteia review – a terrifying immediacy: An exhilarating present-day reworking of Aeschylus gives free rein to female power by Susannah Clapp on the Guardian website on June 7, 2015. Read the rest of this post »

Robin Williams’s Gift

Posted November 11th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Letters To Editors

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Click Here To Read: Robin Williams’s Gift, Letter to the Editor of the New York Times by Ronnie Stangler on November 10. 2015.

Even Worse Than We Thought

Posted November 11th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read:  Even Worse Than We Thought Review of The Crime and the Silence: Confronting the Massacre of Jews in Wartime Jedwabne by Anna Bikont, translated from the Polish by Alissa Valles Reviewed by by Julian Barnes in The New York Review of Books in the Nnovember 19, 2015 Issue.

Laski Diffusion/East News/Getty Images The synagogue in Jedwabne, Poland, before World War II

Avi Hoffman and Suzanne Toren on ‘Death of a Salesman’ and Yiddish

Posted November 11th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Plays

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Click Here to Read: Avi Hoffman and Suzanne Toren on ‘Death of a Salesman’ and Yiddish by Laura Collins-Highes in The New York Times on November 10, 2015.

Avi Hoffman and Suzanne Toren, who star in the New Yiddish Rep’s production of “Death of a Salesman.”
IAN DOUGLAS FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES Read the rest of this post »

Adventures in Psychoanalytic Concepts and Treatment

Posted November 11th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read:  Adventures in Psychoanalytic Concepts and Treatment: Review of A Psychoanalytic Odyssey: Painted Guinea Pigs, Dreams and Other Realities by Eugene Mahon in the The Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 2015 Volume LXXXIV, Number 3: 745-773.

Open Forum: Discussion of Mark Solms’ recent presentation “Consciousness and the Unconscious” at NYPSI

Posted November 11th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

EW YORK PSYCHOANALYTIC SOCIETY & INSTITUTE:
Arnold Pfeffer Center for Neuropsychoanalysis
Marianne and Nicholas Young Auditorium
247 East 82nd St., between 2nd & 3rd, NY, NY 10028
212-879-6900
www.psychoanalysis.org
www.nypsi.org

Saturday, December 12, 2015, 10 am – 12 pm
Open Forum: Discussion of Mark Solms’ recent presentation “Consciousness and the Unconscious” Read the rest of this post »

2015-2016 SEMINAR SERIES Presentations on Sexuality and the Social Link at Après-Coup

Posted November 11th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Après-Coup Psychoanalytic Association presents
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2015-2016 SEMINAR SERIES
Presentations on Sexuality and the Social Link

November 4, 2015
Martin Winn: The Subject and the Social Link Read the rest of this post »

Savoir-faire and the Frame of the Cure, Part III with Paola Mieli at Après-Coup

Posted November 10th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

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Après-Coup Psychoanalytic Association presents
Savoir-faire and the Frame of the Cure, Part III
Paola Mieli
Friday, November 13th, 2015
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The School of Visual Arts
136 West 21st Street, Room 408, New York, NY

Clinical understanding and the direction of the cure in psychoanalysis differ from those of all other clinical practices. Based on selected readings of Freud’s and Lacan’s texts, this seminar addresses the specificity of clinical analysis and its aim, and reflect on savoir-faire in the transference. Read the rest of this post »

Assaults on the Psyche from Within/Without NAAP Conference

Posted November 10th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

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Click Here to Read:  Assaults on the Psyche from Within/Without NAAP Annual Conference on November 14th on the NAAP website.

A Cultural History of the Humanistic Psychology Movement in America

Posted November 10th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: A Cultural History of the Humanistic Psychology Movement in America by Jessica Lynn Grogan: book and a dissertation for the University of Texas.

Erotic Revelations: Clinical Applications and Perverse Scenarios

Posted November 10th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: Erotic Revelations: Clinical Applications and Perverse Scenarios by Andrea Celenza, Reviewed
by Anne Wennerstrand on the New Books in Psychoanalysis website on November 10, 2015.

The forgotten whistle-blowers who saved Jewish lives

Posted November 10th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Uncategorized

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Click Here to Read: The forgotten whistle-blowers who saved Jewish lives By Amanda J. Rothschild in the Boston Globe on November 01, 2015.