Auditory vs. Visual Media

It is because sound and the human voice are so fundamental to our nature that auditory media are able to affect us so deeply. The last decade has seen such a proliferation in online visual media that it’s easy to forget that pure sound dominated mid-century Western culture, in both the informational and entertainment spheres…

The Birnbaums’ Life Story – Part 2

We’re continuing to tell you the story of Ervin and Hadassa Birnbaum and their family. In the last episode, we heard how Ervin and Hadassa survived WWII, Ervin in Europe and Hadassa in New Jersey. We continue our story after the war, when both Ervin and Hadassa wanted to move to Palestine, which was still under British mandate. But they had different ways of reaching the same conclusion.