A writer’s journey to discover her father’s family leads her to the father of psychoanalysis
A Louise Bourgeois show at the Jewish Museum and a new biography of Lucian Freud may provide the answer
When a bunch of psychoanalysts try talking about the Jewish state, they reveal a lot about their own repressed feelings
‘Love and Treasure’ weaves a multigenerational tale through World War II back to a lost European paradise
Talking with Daphne Merkin about ‘American mishegas’
Room 237 uses Talmudic exegesis to uncover whether Kubrick’s film is about Indians, the Holocaust, or bears
The new modern translation of Likutey Moharan shows why the Hasidic master is relevant today
After a controversial but predictable debate, a leading New York psychoanalytic society changes its name
The Auschwitz survivor known as Ka-Tzetnik 135633 wrote lurid novels derided as pornography when they were published. Now he’s Israel’s Elie Wiesel.
A nice Jewish boy with an Ivy League degree tells his parents that he has moved to L.A. to make porn. An excerpt from the memoir American Gangbang.
Doreen Seidler-Feller, a Los Angeles psychologist, observant Jew, and rabbi’s wife, has a thriving practice as a sex therapist to the Orthodox
As Egyptians rejoice in toppling the Mubarak regime and rebel forces in Libya threaten Qaddafi’s hold on power, a writer wonders: What will the next revolutions be?
Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung, and the woman who brought them together
Why are American psychologists wary of transforming your soul? Andrew Heinze makes explicit an unspoken connection.