Thursday, August 16, 2018

Misc

Shalom: At Home in Berlin

17:31 14 May in Arts & Culture, Culture, Misc
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Germany's multicultural capital is becoming a center for Jewish life and culture. With thousands of young Israelis choosing to settle in Berlin, Jewish culture is once again flourishing in the city’s majestic synagogues and vibrant community gatherings, enriching its art scene and turning it into...

Escape from Freedom?

15:56 04 April in History, Misc, Politics, topics
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By Martin Berman-Gorvine As Passover approaches, I have been reading the psychologist Erich Fromm’s 1941 work, Escape from Freedom. Writing when Nazi Germany was at its height, Fromm sought the reasons why so many people felt their freedom to be “an intolerable burden” that they wished...