Diasporic Memories of a Jewish Family

Diasporic Memories of a Jewish Family

By Allison Schottenstein

Strangers in a strange land has been the universal theme of the Jewish story. Roger Cohen's 'A Girl from Human Street' provides an emotional account of his family's diasporic journey. 5 May 2015 // 7:00 AM

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What must it feel like to be so insignificant in the world's eyes that your systematic extermination scarcely warrants attention?"

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Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)

More evocative of Fred Astaire than James Bond, John's killer athleticism reflects a general quickness of mind.

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Marie never comes to understand her part in the violence of looking, the violation it represents.

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Robert Rodriguez is at his enfant terrible game again, for the second time this year.

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Third in the popular series combining traditional African styles and European house suffers from a universal problem: It can't transcend the dancefloor often enough.

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The Best and Worst Films of Spring 2015

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"January through April is a time typically made up of award season leftovers, pre-summer spectacle, and more than a few throwaways. Here are PopMatters' choices for the best and worst of the last four months.

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