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LESSONS FROM THE CHAIN GANG, REFLECTIONS ON THE PAST, by Art Smukler

I belong to Plato, a group in Los Angeles devoted to learning. As the editor of the monthly newsletter, I was called upon to write my bi-monthly editor’s note. Given that today is Yom Kippur, a day of reflection, I … Continue reading

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WHAT DOES A PSYCHIATRIST THINK ABOUT YOM KIPPUR? by Art Smukler, author & psychiatrist

I think a reprise is in order. Yom Kippur is the Jewish day of atonement, the day when God will either write you into the “Book of life” or not. Holy Moses! (To coin an appropriate cliche). This is serious … Continue reading

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