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Number our days

by Barbara G. Myerhoff

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Simon and Schuster in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Venice (Los Angeles, Calif.),
  • California,
  • Venice,
  • Venice.
    • Subjects:
    • Jews -- California -- Venice -- Social life and customs,
    • Social work with older people -- California -- Venice,
    • Older people -- California -- Venice,
    • Venice (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- Social life and customs

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBarbara Myerhoff.
      SeriesA Touchstone book
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF869.V36 M9 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 318 p. ;
      Number of Pages318
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4423727M
      ISBN 100671254308
      LC Control Number79028368

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Number our days by Barbara G. Myerhoff Download PDF EPUB FB2

Number Our Days is an amazing and often touching ethnographic and anthropological study of a Jewish community center in California.

Myerhoff offers a ° view of every aspect of their lives, which is a window into not only the Jewish community, but the aged Jewish community, the community of the elderly, the relationships within a system of /5.

The chairperson of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Southern California, Dr. Myerhoff collaborated on a film about her work while she was doing the research for Number Our Days. It won the Academy Award for best short documentary. Her last book, Peyote Hunt, was nominated for a National Book Award/5(24).

The chairperson of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Southern California, Dr. Myerhoff collaborated on a film about her work while she was doing the research for Number Our Days.

It won the Academy Award for best short documentary. Her Number our days book book, Peyote Hunt, was nominated for a National Book Award.5/5(2). number our days by Barbara Myerhoff ‧ RELEASE DATE: Feb. 28, He that would avoid old age must hang himself in youth,"" the Yiddish proverb goes, but for the vital, feisty corps at the Aliyah Senior Citizens' Center in Venice, California, old age is Author: Barbara Myerhoff.

Prior to the publication of her book Number Our Days, Barbara Myerhoff made a documentary film about the Jewish seniors with filmmaker Lynn Littman. The film, also entitled Number Our Days, was awarded a Oscar for best short documentary film and two Emmys. Her book was deeply appreciated by both scholars and ordinary readers.

(12) Number our daysThis verse as it stands literally gives to allot, or in allotting (see Isaiah ), our days, so teach, and we will cause to come the heart wisdom. The last clause, if intelligible at all, must mean "that we may offer a wise heart," and the natural way to understand the verse is to make God, not man, as in the Authorised Version, the reckoner of the days.

"When you're dumb enough for long enough, you're gonna meet someone too smart to love you, and they're gonna love you anyway, and it's gonna go so poorly," Neil Hilborn writes in his debut full-length collection, OUR NUMBERED DAYS.

InHilborn's poem "OCD" went viral, and has amassed over 11 3/5(3). Biography. Born in Cleveland Ohio, Myerhoff's work with the Jewish community in Venice, California was documented in the ethnographic film Number Our Days, directed by Lynne Littman. Number Our Days was published in book form inand performed as a play at the Mark Taper Forum in She served as the department chair of anthropology at the Alma mater: University of California, Los Angeles.

My Days Are Numbered. All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be. (Psalm ) How many days do I have left. I don’t know. No one does, except God. He knows the exact number of years, days, hours and seconds that I will occupy my address on Planet Earth; the exact moment that my death will occur.

(16) This difficult verse, rendered word for word, gives--"My f?tus (literally, rolled) saw thine eyes, And on thy book all of them were written; Days were formed, and not (or, as the Hebrew margin, to him) one in them." The reading "substance yet being imperfect" of the Authorised Version follows the LXX.

and Vulg., and (Symmachus, "shapeless thing") periphrastically denotes the. Directed by Lynne Littman. With Harry Asimow, Barbara Myerhoff, Lynne Littman.

A documentary study of a community of elderly Jews in Venice, California/10(3). In his book Teach Us to Number Our Days, David Roper shows you why and how this season of your life can truly be the best.

Offering biblical wisdom and reassurance for you as you mature, Roper invites you to travel with him on his own “journey to maturity.” Calling you to both frank self-reckoning and joy, Roper presents an uplifting look /5(25).

Psalm reminds us, “Teach us to number our days that we may apply our hearts to wisdom”. Life is filled with opportunities, but the big question is what we do with them. Do we let them. Our Numbered Days is a slam poetry collection about mental illness.

My top three poems are OCD, Joey and The Sadness 's a short book and the poems are powerful and achingly beautiful.

The line that struck me the most was from Not Dead; "I'm not going to tell you how to live your life, but maybe you should listen to your feet when they tell you to run the fuck away."/5. Psalm Teach us to number our days that we may gain a heart of wisdom. This is one of the most neglected verses of the Bible, yet it is one of the most important.

We do not know how to number our days, at least from the ways we live on daily basis, it shows clearly that despite our education, civilization, and computerized knowledge of.

What is Number Our Days. An investigation of a specific community and its culture A manual for old age - 'career aging' Memorial for the people who are gone An account of how Myerhoff's life was changed by her subjects - her personal spiritual journey An examination of (secular).

“Teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom.” (Psalm 12) This verse is often treated as if it were a proverb that means, “Life is short, so live wisely.” But in the context of the whole psalm, it means much more than that, as we will see. It is a key part of a meditation on God and on living as the people of : W.

Robert Godfrey. Job New Life Version (NLV). 5 A man’s days are numbered. You know the number of his months. He cannot live longer than the time You have set. 6 So now look away from him that he may rest, until he has lived the time set for him like a man paid to work.

7 “For there is hope for a tree, when it is cut down, that it will grow again, and that its branches will not stop growing. In Psalm 90 Moses focuses on God’s greatness, our human weakness, and our need for the Lord to provide grace for our daily needs.

We are to seek wisdom and to live each day to its fullest for the glory of God. Of great importance is Moses’ emphasis to “number our days.” While this poetic psalm may not literally mean we are to count each.

International journalist-author, Pierre van Paassen, weaves together a lifetime of phantasmagorical personal stories, ostentatious tall tales and deliciously embellished memories as a travel corespondent in his epic memoirs, 'To Number Our Days' ( pages), published in by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York.

Teach Us to Number Our Days New Year regular size bulletin features a sun dial and the Scripture verse Psalm (KJV): So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.

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InNeil Hilborn’s performance of his poem “OCD” went viral. To date, it has been watched over million times. Our Numbered Days is Neil’s debut full-length poetry collection, containing 45 of Neil’s poems including “OCD”, “Joey”, “Future Tense”, “Liminality”, “Moving Day”, and many, many never-before-seen poems/5().

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Readers will be enriched.