Jews in the tin pans alley

Tin Pan Alley sounds like this in English, this is the New York area of ​​28-th Street between Broadway and Sixth Avenue, where at the beginning of the 20 of the 20th century the offices of music publishers and songwriter offices were concentrated. When once a journalist and musician Monroe Rosenfeld came there to ...

TWO PEGGY GUGGENHEIM COLLECTIONS

When the famous 20 century art collector Peggy Guggenheim, who supported the unrecognized artists: surrealists, cubists, abstractionists, asked: “Mrs Guggenheim, how many husbands have you had?” She replied witty: “Do you mean my own, or other people's. ”...

Anarchism and WikiLeaks

I’ll start with a long quote from the article by David Greber and Andrei Grubachich in LiveJournal, which is called “Anarchism or the revolutionary movement of the 21 century.” “It is becoming clearer that the century of revolutions is not over. And it also becomes clear that the global revolutionary movement of the 21 century will be ...

Edith Stein, Simone Weil, Hannah Arendt

All of them are famous philosophers, whose works and names are known throughout the world, all three are Jewish women, almost the same age, all three lived in Europe in the terrible era of the arrival of the Nazis, the growth of anti-Semitism and slogans like those that appeared in France:

Furious red Emma

In September and November 1922, on two German steamers (which received the collective name “Philosophical Steamship”) at the suggestion of Lenin, more than 160 people were expelled from Russia, among them were famous Russian philosophers and other representatives of the enlightened Russian intelligentsia, who ...

The famous muse, unconventional in all respects

Gertrude Stein was not distinguished by the beauty and femininity that attracted outstanding creative men to women such as Mysia Sert or Alma Mahler, whom I wrote about in previous essays. She was an open lesbian and did not need such attention from ...

THE PARADOXAL MUSE OF JEWISH GENIUS

Alma Mahler, whom one of her biographers described as a symbolic image in the history of 20, and Klaus Mann compared with the intellectual muses of German romance, devoted her entire life to supporting outstanding writers, poets, and artists. who found inspiration in her beauty and intelligence ...

The famous muse of the beautiful era

Dictionaries remind that the word “muse” has two meanings: first, in Greek mythology, one of the 9 goddesses is the patroness of art and science, and the second is the source of poetic or artistic inspiration in the image of a woman. A stunning woman who became the muse and patroness of many geniuses ...

Famous Jews on Broadway

America gave the world two undoubted achievements in the field of culture: this is jazz, and this is a musical. The role of the Jews in both cases is significant. I already wrote about the Jewish stars of American jazz in the Forum (No. 177). Jazz was born in New Orleans. Musical-New York on Broadway ...

Song of the murdered Jewish people "

This is the name of the tragic requiem poem for the victims of the Holocaust, written by a Jewish poet, playwright and teacher, a participant in the battles in the Warsaw ghetto, Yitzhak Katsenselon (1886-1944). He wrote it at the transit camp Vittel in France before being sent to Auschwitz, where he died with his son 3 ...

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