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Website Task Force

Posted November 6th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

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Dear IPA Members,

The IPA Administration, in agreement with the Board, has created a Task Force to develop a new, wide-reaching Communication Plan. This Communication Plan will encompass both the IPA’s relationship with the external world and the numerous internal relationships within our institutional community. Work is currently underway and the Task Force will report to the Board during their next meeting in January 2014 in Boston.

In the meantime, we are pleased to inform you that the Board has nominated a Website Task Force, Chaired by Romolo Petrini, with a temporary mandate. Their task is to create a website that can better respond to the needs of a wider-reaching, more articulated communication plan. In particular, we want a website that is capable of showing the general public the cultural wealth and Read the rest of this post »

In a Rediscovered Trove of Art, a Triumph Over the Nazis’ Will

Posted November 6th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art, Photography

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Click Here to Read:  In a Rediscovered Trove of Art, a Triumph Over the Nazis’ Will By Michael Kimmelman In The New York Times on November 5, 2013.

Click Here to Read:  German Officials Provide Details on Looted Art by Melissa Eddy, Alison Smale, Patricia Cohen, Randy Kennedy in The New York Times on  November 5, 2013.

A painting by the German Expressionist Franz Marc, projected during a news conference, was among hundreds of works discovered by German authorities in a Munich apartment during a tax investigation.

Hard Feelings: The Moral Psychology of Contempt

Posted November 6th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: Review of Hard Feelings: The Moral Psychology of Contempt by Macalester Bell, Reviewed by Matthew Van Cleave on the Metapsychology Reviews website.

The Surrealists: Works from the Collection

Posted November 6th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art

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Click Here to Read:  The Surrealists: Works from the Collection   Special Exhibitions Gallery, Perelman Building November 3, 2013–March 2, 2014 on the Philadelphia News Website.

About a Girl: Coy Mathis’ Fight to Change Gender

Posted November 6th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: About a Girl: Coy Mathis’ Fight to Change Gender By the time Coy Mathis was four years old, he knew one thing was for sure: that he wasn’t a boy By Sabrina Rubin Erdely in Rolling Stone on October 28, 2013.

Coy Mathis at home in Colorado, October 4th, 2013

Psychoanalysis, Exiled in the Jewish Homeland

Posted November 6th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: Psychoanalysis, Exiled in the Jewish Homeland: An Interaction of Freud’s Theories and Students With Zionism and the New Jewish Identity, Review of Freud in Zion: Psychoanalysis and the Making of Modern Jewish Identity by Eran J. Rolnik, Reviewed by Zev Jacob Alexander in PsyCritiques: July 24, 2013, Vol. 58, Release 30, Article 4.

 

Texting And Relationships: Lessons From Young Lovers (For The Rest Of Us)

Posted November 5th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Texting And Relationships: Lessons From Young Lovers (For The Rest Of Us) by Todd Essig on the Forbes Magazine website on October 31, 2013.

The Preschool Payoff

Posted November 5th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Business and Finance, General News

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Click Here to Read:  The Preschool Payoff By Kimberly Palmer on the US News on October 24, 2013.

Jumper Cables for the Mind

Posted November 5th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Jumper Cables for the Mind By Dan Hurley in The New York Times on November 1, 2013.

Where Mental Asylums Live On

Posted November 5th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Where Mental Asylums Live On By John Rudolf in The New York Times on November 1, 2013.

Mindfulness: Getting Its Share of Attention

Posted November 5th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Mindfulness: Getting Its Share of Attention By David Hochman in The New York Times on November 1, 2013.

Annette Overby Conference at NPAP

Posted November 5th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

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Click Here to Read:  Flyer for Annette Overby Conference on November 17, 2013 with NPAP at the New School for Social Research.

Max-Art featuring Arlene Shechet

Posted November 5th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art

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Click Here to Read:  Max-Art featuring Arlene Shechet at Sikkema Jenkins thru November 16 on the Tublr blog website.

The Possibility of Ghosts by Arlene Shechet.

Arnold Richards’s IFPE Plenary Address and Loewald Award

Posted November 5th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

This past weekend, in Philadelphia,  Arnie Richards gave the plenary address on the history of left leaning, as well as members of the communist party, who were practicing psychoanalysts in American during the thirties, forties and fifties. It was well received, informative, enlightening as well as surprising – given some of the analysts he discussed. Arnie received the Hans Loewald award from the International Forum for Psychoanalytic Education, an organization that welcomes anyone with a commitment to psychoanalysis, Read the rest of this post »

YIVO Mourns the Passing of Chana Mlotek, 1922-2013

Posted November 5th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Music, Obituaries

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Click Here to Read:  YIVO Mourns the Passing of Chana Mlotek, 1922-2013 on the YIVO website.

Click Here to Read: A Yiddishe Momme of Music, Chana Mlotek, Dies at 91 By Joseph Berger in the New York Times on November 4, 2013.

Chana Mlotek with Max Weinreich, 1951

The Humans of New York Website

Posted November 5th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art, Photography

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Click Here to Read:  The Humans of New York Website on the Tumblr blogs.

Sebelius defends Obamacare site’s security, but questions mount

Posted November 5th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Sebelius defends Obamacare site’s security, but questions mount by Michael Isikoff on the NBC News website on September 30, 2013.

Shawn Thew / EPA US Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on the failures of the Affordable Care Act enrollment website on Oct. 30, 2013

 

Upcoming Events at the Leo Baeck Institute

Posted November 5th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books, Movies

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Click Here to Read: Upcoming Events at the Leo Baeck Institute, including Art Exhibit and Talk on the 75th Anniversary of Kristallnacht Date/Time: Thursday, November 7, 2013, 6:30 PM  Location: Museum of Tolerance.

The Man Who Loved Cemeteries

Posted November 5th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Editorials

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Click Here to Read: The Man Who Loved Cemeteries by By Allan Gurganus in The New York Times on  October 30, 2013.

Was Stalin Necessary for Russia’s Economic Development?

Posted November 5th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Business and Finance

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Click Here to Read: Was Stalin Necessary for Russia’s Economic Development? by Anton Cheremukhin, Mikhail Golosov, Sergei Guriev and Aleh Tsyvinski on  from National Bureau of Economic Research.

Click Here to Read:   Was Stalin Necessary for Russia’s Economic Development? Anton Cheremukhin, Mikhail Golosov, Sergei Guriev, Aleh Tsyvinski from the Voxeu.org website on October 10, 2013.