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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//Recent Reviews

16 Aug 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Ox: Dust Bowl Revival

Ox tries its luck at quoting Americana and fails miserably, proving English teachers right: quotations should support an argument, not fill up space to meet a length requirement.

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	Salim Nourallah: Beautiful Noise

Grown-up pop that tackles the Big Issues, Beautiful Noise is more the former than the latter.

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	I Am Kloot: Gods and Monsters

I Am Kloot is a good band, and Bramwell has the skills at the page/keyboard /mic/whatever to put together a classic. It doesn't exist yet.

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16 Aug 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Paul Brown: The City

A package hackneyed Smoove clichés, Mr. Brown's sophomore release is just the thing for all you cognac-smooth, French wine collectin', high stakes poker playin', condo livin' cats out there.

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16 Aug 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Art Blakey: Drum Suite

Blakey's Afrobeat-inspiring excursion: Thrilling percussion meets irresistible hard bop. And that's just the beginning.

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16 Aug 2005 // 12:00 AM

Sticky proves worthy of attention even if you aren't looking for sexual stimulation.

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How hard can it be to create enjoyable hook-filled pop-rock? I mean really...

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16 Aug 2005 // 12:00 AM

Tommy Lee Goes to College

Tommy Lee Goes to College makes higher education look like a series of senseless classes followed by evenings of underage drinking.

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Born of the Fourth of July by Ron Kovic

The story is desperate, it's harrowing, and in light of current events, it's as timely now as it was when it first arrived.

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16 Aug 2005 // 12:00 AM

Sin City (2005)

Like the guys, the girls are undone by their reliance on conventional male power signs.

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//Blogs

The Best and Worst Films of Spring 2015

// Short Ends and Leader

"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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