On Isaac Bashevis Singer’s 30th yortsayt, hear his speech about Yiddish

Written on:August 2, 2021
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Click Here to Read: and View On Isaac Bashevis Singer’s 30th yortsayt, hear his speech about Yiddish דזשאָרדין קוציקon the Forward website on July 22, 2021
Isaac Bashevis Singer Image: Dan Hadani collection  Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.  

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NASA’s InSight Lander Gives First Look at Mars Interior, Yielding a Big Surprise

Dropped on:August 2, 2021
NASA’s InSight Lander Gives First Look at Mars Interior, Yielding a Big Surprise

Click Here to Read: NASA’s InSight Lander Gives First Look at Mars Interior, Yielding a Big Surprise: Analysis of marsquakes detected by space agency reveals a planet with a large molten region and inner structures markedly different from Earth’s By Robert Lee Hotz  and Merrill Sherman on the Wall Street Journal website on July 22, […]

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Uncovering My Confederate Roots

Dropped on:August 2, 2021
Uncovering My Confederate Roots

Click Here to Read: Uncovering My Confederate Roots: Learning the truth about my great-great-grandfather made me commit to writing about African American history and battling racism by Amy Cohen  on the Tablet website on July 27, 2021. Cemetery for Hebrew Confederate Soldiers at Hebrew Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia. Image: Bohemian Baltimore.  Public Domain via Wikimedia […]

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Tough Jews, Las Vegas, and the Legacy of Meyer Lansky

Dropped on:August 2, 2021
Tough Jews, Las Vegas, and the Legacy of Meyer Lansky

Click Here to Read: Tough Jews, Las Vegas, and the Legacy of Meyer Lansky: He left a disturbing legacy of inexcusable violence, but endures as a humanized figure of intense fascination for the American public by Larry Greenfield on the Jewish Journal website. Meyer Lansky in 1958, cropped. Image: Al Ravenna, World Telegram staff photographer. […]

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POETRY MONDAY: August 2, 2021

Dropped on:August 2, 2021
POETRY MONDAY: August 2, 2021

Good morning, everyone.  It’s not often that I introduce a brand-new poet to you in this column; in fact, this may be the very first time. Felicity Sheehy’s name was sent to me by one of her former teachers, who offered high praise, so I took a look for myself and found it to be […]

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Groundbreaking Sleep Researcher J. Allan Hobson Dies at 88

Dropped on:August 1, 2021
Groundbreaking Sleep Researcher J. Allan Hobson Dies at 88

Click Here to Read: Groundbreaking Sleep Researcher J. Allan Hobson Dies at 88: He famously contradicted Sigmund Freud’s views on the meaning of dreams by Lisa Winter on the Scientist Website on July 29, 2021. 

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A Dangerous Method

Dropped on:July 29, 2021
A Dangerous Method

Click Here to Read: A Dangerous Method: Jamieson Webster on Louise Bourgeois and psychoanalysis on the Art Forum website on July 28, 2021 .  “Mother” by sculptor Louise Bourgeois at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Spain. Image: Fernando Pascu…

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Are Syrian Jews Arabs?

Dropped on:July 29, 2021
Are Syrian Jews Arabs?

Click Here to Read: Are Syrian Jews Arabs? Our History Detective columnist traces the story of Syrian Jews, and Jews from Syria BY Dan Shapira on the Tablet Website on July 28, 2021.|Chief Rabbi Jacob Saul Dwek, Hakham Bashi of Aleppo, Syria, 1908. Pho…

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After 49 years, Israeli victims of 1972 Olympic massacre honored at Tokyo opener

Dropped on:July 26, 2021
After 49 years, Israeli victims of 1972 Olympic massacre honored at Tokyo opener

Click Here to Read:  After 49 years, Israeli victims of 1972 Olympic massacre honored at Tokyo opener For first time, moment of silence held at start of Games for 11 Israeli athletes slain by Palestinian terrorists; victims’ widows: ‘This is the moment we’ve waited for’ By Toi Sfaff and AgenciesS23 on the Time of Israel […]

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Wilhelm Reich Museum online summer conference this August

Dropped on:July 25, 2021
Wilhelm Reich Museum online summer conference this August

Click Here to Read:  Wilhelm Reich Museum online summer conference this August:  The Wilhelm Reich Museum is closed this summer due to Covid-19, but is sponsoring an online summer conference with international reach: Wilhelm Reich and Psychoanalysis will run live on Zoom video for 3 days in August, 2021 on the Sun Journal website on […]

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