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Vigor Juice

Posted December 15th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: Vigor Juice: Jews and Booze, a fascinating new history of Prohibition-era bootleggers, barmen, rabbis, and cops, picks up where HBO’s Boardwalk Empire leaves off By Allan Nadler on the Tablet Website on February 7, 2012.

Izzy Einstein (left) and Moe Smith sharing a toast in a New York bar, 1935. (Library of Congress)

Why Jews Are Leaving France (Again)

Posted December 15th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Ckick Here to Read: Why Jews Are Leaving France (Again) by Michel Gurfinkiel on the Middle East Forum on
October 22, 2015.

Liberal French novelist and playwright Christine Angot recently recounted the “menacing” harassment and intimidation she experienced at the hands of Muslim immigrants in her hometown of Chateauroux.

A Nazi Legacy: Depositing, Transgenerational Transmission, Dissociation, and Remembering Through Action

Posted December 15th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: Review of A Nazi Legacy: Depositing, Transgenerational Transmission, Dissociation, and Remembering Through Action by Vamik D. Volkan, Reviewed by Richard Brouilette on the New Books in Psychoanalysis website on December 15, 2015.

Pregnancy and the Capacity to Permit the Emergence of a State of “Primary Maternal Preoccupation” with Ellen Hirsch at CFS

Posted December 15th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Pregnancy and the Capacity to Permit the Emergence of a State of “Primary Maternal Preoccupation”: The Opportunity to Work Through Early Issues as an Opportunity to Effect Both Mother and Infant

One-Session Program (2 Contact Hours)
Instructor: Ellen Hirsch, LCSW
Date: Friday, January 22, 2016
Time: 10:30am-12:30pm
Location: TBA
Seating is limited

Shifting from being the child of ones ‘parents to becoming the parent of ones’ child is an enormous developmental leap. Before the 1950’s when Grete Bibring and her research group recognized the enormous special anxieties of Read the rest of this post »

Killing Them Safely: The big business of police tasers

Posted December 15th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Killing Them Safely: The big business of police tasers By Kevin Martinez on the World Socialist Web Site on December 15, 2015.
Directed by Nick Berardini

A ‘Golden’ Revival—and Party to Boot

Posted December 15th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Uncategorized

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Click Here to Read:  A ‘Golden’ Revival—and Party to Boot: The National Yiddish Theatre revival of ‘The Golden Bride’ is an energetic operetta now playing at New York’s Museum of Jewish Heritage By Tess Cutler on the Tablet website on December 14, 2015.

Baseball Player & Spy

Posted December 15th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Baseball Player & Spy: Moe Berg was a second-rate baseball player but a first-rate spy for America and its Allies by Unknown on the AISH website on June 14, 2014.

Yearning for the Angry Father: Donald Trump and ISIS Atrocities by Volney Gay

Posted December 15th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Yearning for the Angry Father: Donald Trump by Volney Gay on the Huffington Post Website on December 14, 2015.

Click Here to Read: ISIS Atrocities: Inducing Conviction by Volney Gay on the Huffington Post website on December 7, 2015.

Psychoanalytically-informed Guided Activity Workbooks

Posted December 15th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Guthrie Centenary

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Click Here to Read: Psychoanalytically-informed Guided Activity Workbooks for Children and Teens Traumatized by: School shootings, Homelessness, Deportations, multiple Foster Placements; Natural Disasters such as hurricanes or tornadoes; or by terrorist attacks or living in conditions of war on the Children’s Psychological Health Center website.

Political Freud: A History by Eli Zaretsky

Posted December 14th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: Review of reviewed by Richard Bouilette on the New Books in Psychoanalsyis website on December 2, 2015.

Review of Brooklyn by Selma Duckler

Posted December 14th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies

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Click Here to Read:  Review of the movie Brooklyn by Selma Duckler

Unforbidden Pleasures, by Adam Phillips

Posted December 14th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: Review: Unforbidden Pleasures, by Adam Phillips The psychoanalyst and writer explores the everyday delights we often take for granted by Anne Haverty on the Irish Times website on December 12, 2015.

Immigrant Story: The Value of Anzia Yezierska’s ‘Bread Givers’

Posted December 14th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: Immigrant Story: The Value of Anzia Yezierska’s ‘Bread Givers’: At New York’s Tenement Museum, panelists discussed the still-relevant meaning of Yezierska’s novel about an immigrant Jewish family on the Lower ast Side By Erika Dreifus on the Tablet website on December 10, 2015.

Psychotherapy: there’s an app for that

Posted December 14th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video, Editorials

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Click Here to Listen To: Psychotherapy: there’s an app for that by Nora Young on the CBC Radio website on December 13, 2015.

Click Here to Read: Talkspace Tarnishes Promise Of Telehealth With Extravagant Claims by Todd Essig on Forbes Magazine website on December 14, 2015.

Evgeny Kissin Will Indulge His Love of Yiddish Poetry at Carnegie Hall

Posted December 14th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Poetry

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Click Here to Read: Evgeny Kissin Will Indulge His Love of Yiddish Poetry at Carnegie Hall By Vivien Schweitzer in The New York Times on December 13, 2015.

Evgeny Kissin, shown in Central Park, will play works by Jewish composers and recite poetry Wednesday at Carnegie Hall. Credit Sasha Arutyunova for The New York Times.

The fascinating history of how Jefferson and other Founding Fathers defended Muslim rights

Posted December 14th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: The fascinating history of how Jefferson and other Founding Fathers defended Muslim rights
By Elahe Izadi in the Washington Post on December 11, 2015.

Thomas Jefferson, lithographed and published by H. Robinson, N.Y., created between 1840 and 1851. (Library of Congress)

All Politicians Lie. Some Lie More Than Others

Posted December 14th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: All Politicians Lie. Some Lie More Than Others By Angie Drobnic Holan in The New York Times on December 11, 2015.

In ‘Mark Rothko: From the Inside Out,’ a Son Writes About His Father

Posted December 14th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art

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Click Here to Read: In ‘Mark Rothko: From the Inside Out,’ a Son Writes About His Father by Randy Kennedy in The New York Times on December 11, 2015.

Christopher Rothko, the son of the painter Mark Rothko. SAM HODGSON FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES

Accused of Supporting Torture, DePaul University Dean Faces Calls For Resignation

Posted December 14th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: APA Ethics and Torture

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Click Here to Read: Accused of Supporting Torture, DePaul University Dean Faces Calls For Resignation Like others who had a hand in the Bush-era torture programs, activists say, Gerald Koocher is facing virtually no consequences for his role in allowing psychologists to participate in “enhanced interrogation” techniques by Tom Ladendorf on the In These Times Website on December 11, 2015.

DePaul University College of Science and Health Dean Gerald Koocher. (Jeff Carrion/DePaul University)

Movies Monday: The General

Posted December 14th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies Monday

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Click Here to Read:  The General on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  The General Review by Roger Ebert on the Roger Ebert.com website.

Click Here to Read: The General Review on the Filmsite.org website.

Click Here to Read:  Buster Keaton – The General (1926) on the YouTube website.

Click Here to Read: Buster Keaton’s The General Yeah, it’s silent. So what? You’ll barely notice. It’s that good By Gary Giddins on the Slate Website on November 8, 2008. Read the rest of this post »