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  • At end of life, Oliver Sacks craved gefilte fish, and Judaism

    September 11, 2015 | 10:56 am

    On August 30, at age 82, noted neurologist and author Dr. Oliver Sacks died after succumbing to a cancer that first plagued him nearly a decade ago, paused, and recently reappeared.

    One of his last essays, published posthumously, appears in the September 14 issue of The New...

  • Oliver Sacks, neurologist and ‘Awakenings’ author, dies at 82

    August 30, 2015 | 3:06 pm

    Dr. Oliver Sacks, a noted neurologist and the best-selling author of “Awakenings,” has died.

    Sacks died Sunday of cancer at his home in New York City, according to The New York Times. He was 82.

    He gained prominence from his work as a clinical neurologist, as well as from the...

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    By Ryan Torok

    November 8, 2012 | 1:39 pm

    SAT NOV 10

    “The Unbreakable Project”

    Artist and former Israel Defense Forces soldier Tomer Perez’s new exhibition features installations depicting terrorist attacks, scenes from the battleground, life-size soldier artworks created from metallic remains such as shrapnel and...