A Jewish Therapist Asks: ‘How Can I Treat Patients When the World is Spinning Out of Control?’

A Hasidic therapist in Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn, has found herself experiencing secondary trauma while in sessions with minority patients.


Will The New Canadian Currency Feature a Jewish Sports Hero?

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?

Conversation With Steve Okazaki Director of “Mifune: The Last Samurai”

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.”

Why ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ is an Allegory About Anti-Semitism and Fear

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.


Why We Forgive Rory Gilmores and Ivanka Trumps but not Hannah Horvaths and Hillary Clintons

Why is the world more forgiving of its Rory Gilmores than its Hannah Horvaths?

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