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Book Club 2021 - Shared screen with speaker view
Diane Tickton Schuster
29:42
Oz’s reflections about himself as a writer reminded me of the writer in House on Endless Waters.
Jacqueline Schenkein
50:32
his sense of the potential power of his writing is based on European romanticism
Leonie Kramer
01:10:17
Interesting mention of Schubert, a composer who tragically died very young.
Joani Katz
01:21:00
i don't agree with naming Amos misogynist from the passages in this book. I find the relationship with narrator and Amos is clever.
Heather Silverman
01:21:30
Also, he’s not mysogynistic about Tita. She has a lot of rachmones for Albert
michael newman
01:21:45
p 72 Synopsis -Oz writes “Even the Narrator himself is somewhere between the mystical and the mischivieous”
michael newman
01:25:28
Also family therapy reflects the legacy of family of origin and the multiple voices. This is Oz telling the triads, dyads of relationships that are family heredity which is transmitted for generations.
laurieweinberg
01:27:30
There is a special torture of being willfully abandoned by the one’s most core relationship- that is a trauma that one never stops dealing with
Dr. Dorothy Greenbaum
01:29:44
AndDita is not hung up on sex. She has a natural ease with it and an honesty which frees her to be honest
Mona Fishbane
01:35:44
We can’t ditch our parents. We can try to understand their story, and our story, with greater compassion.
Heather Silverman
01:36:13
So many insightful comments today.
Claudia
01:37:27
good to hear all this this week because last time it was predominantly judging her free sexuality that I heard
Heather Silverman
01:37:45
I don’t remember that as strongly
rheadorn
01:38:55
Wonderful session. Thank you everyone for the many insights.
Deborah Chodrow
01:38:56
I agree with Heather about the discussion last week being judgmental.
Claudia
01:41:08
there are many aspects of Dita that are not appealing but for me her sexuality was neutral
Claudia
01:42:35
does anyone know how old he was when his mom died?
Audrey Asher
01:42:45
12
Heather Silverman
01:42:47
about 12
Cristyne Porile
01:43:09
So sorry. I have a community engagement that I need to “show up” for today. Thank you and looking forward to next time!
Naomi Charnov
01:43:13
12 The year before his Bar Mitzvah!
Claudia
01:43:22
did she have chronic depression?
Heather Silverman
01:44:02
Yes. it’s a long story. You should read “Love and Darkness” to find the roots of her depression
Claudia
01:44:14
yes I will
Audrey Asher
01:44:38
her mother's death may have been an accidental overdose and not a suicide.
laurieweinberg
01:44:42
She never adjusted to the loss of her life in Europe and the hardships of Israel at that time
Dr. Dorothy Greenbaum
01:44:55
Are there recordings of Rachel’s teaching of Love and Darkness?
Heather Silverman
01:44:57
All that is correct
Audrey Asher
01:45:34
yes there are recordings
Susan Boer
01:48:38
Isn’t death something we typically begin to think about seriously when we turn 60
Mona Fishbane
01:49:53
Fabulous class!!