Psychoanalytic thinking: culturally, historically, and conceptually
A lecture series and online conversation devoted to the interface between Jewish and
Psychoanalysis in Israel :
Trauma, Anti-Semitism and Victimization
The 2019 Jewish Thought and Psychoanalysis lecture was held on May 6th at 7 PM at Beth Zion - Beth Israel, 18th and Spruce in Philadelphia.
The speaker was Dr. Eran Rolnik from Tel-Aviv.
The video of his lecture is available at the drop-down tab above.
Videos of prior lectures are available on the Archives Video tab. These include A Conversation with Ruth Calderon; Unconscious Communication, Psychoanalysis and the Religious Experience - Prof. Marsha Hewitt; The Jewish Body Image and Psychoanalysis -Prof. Sander Gilman;
Forgiveness in Judaism and Psychoanalysis - Prof.Stephen Frosh;
Freud, Moses and the Holocaust- Prof. Eli Zaretsky
Eran J. Rolnik is a training and supervising psychoanalyst, psychiatrist and historian. He is on the faculty of the Max Eitingon Institute for Psychoanalysis and Tel-Aviv University Medical School program for postgraduate training in psychotherapy. He also heads the medical department at the Office for Personal Compensation from Germany at the Israel Ministry of Finance.
Dr. Rolnik has written extensively on the history of psychoanalysis. He translated and edited numerous volumes of Freud's essays, and is well known in Israel for his commitment to sensitizing the general public to the value of transposing psychoanalytic thinking onto daily social and political reality. His book Freud in Zion: Psychoanalysis and the Making of Modern Jewish Identity (2012) won critical acclaim as an essential book on the history of psychoanalysis. He recently co-edited the volume Freud, Einstein and the Wars to Come. His forthcoming volume of Freud's letters is due to appear in early 2019.
Dr. Rolnik has a private practice in Tel-Aviv.