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Brush up on your history and learn more about the nominees

A Contemporary Freudian Slip

After a controversial but predictable debate, a leading New York psychoanalytic society changes its name

Sundown: Rumor Has It McCartney Will Convert

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Unzipped: Those who do and those who don’t—frank talk about Jews and sex

Suicidal Secret

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Love and Death

In An Exclusive Love, Johanna Adorján tries to make sense of how her Hungarian Jewish grandparents took their own lives—together—decades after having survived the Holocaust

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A death becomes a rebirth, and more

Force of Nature

The artist Avigdor Arikha, who died in 2010, lived—and painted—with gusto

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Merkin delves into a psychologist’s past, and more in the news

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Waving ‘The White Ribbon,’ of God and video games, and more

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Trouble JTS, preparing for Valentine’s Day, and more

Dolled Up

American Girl teaches the economic realities of the old Lower East Side—and of today

Resolved

Rosh Hashanah resolutions from Matisyahu, Michael Showalter, Ayelet Waldman, and others

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