A Hasidic therapist in Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn, has found herself experiencing secondary trauma while in sessions with minority patients.6
In 2018 Canada’s currency will feature a woman who isn’t the Queen of England for the first time ever - could she be a Jewish sports hero?
In “Mifune: The Last Samurai” a new documentary by director/producer Steven Okazaki [at the IFC Center through December 1] he cites Steven Spielberg: “Without Akira Kurosawa and Toshiro Mifune, there would be no “Magnificent Seven”, Clint Eastwood wouldn’t have “A Fistful of Dollars” and Darth Vader wouldn’t be a Samurai…. Toshiro played a wild character…from the earth itself, as if he’d been created by forces of seismic activities underground. We don’t make the heroes—It’s up to the audience to turn a character into a hero and the power is in the performance of the actor even more than the director.”
The first spin-off from the Harry Potter film series, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” is an allegory of the perils of anti-Semitism, xenophobia and a general fear of the other.3
Why is the world more forgiving of its Rory Gilmores than its Hannah Horvaths?
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