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

28 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

Supernanny

Jo Frost is light on the British bluster, heavy on the Mary Poppins charm.

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28 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

Showbiz Tonight

Showbiz Tonight covers less ground in an hour than Extra does in five minutes.

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28 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

Project Greenlight 3

The drama that erupts when these high-profile overachievers are put in the same room is far more entertaining than the movies they produce.

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28 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Michael Jackson Trial: E! News Presentation

The Michael Jackson trial reenactments are slightly more stimulating than a Jermaine Jackson ballad, but nowhere near as compelling as a LaToya Jackson psychic infomercial.

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28 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

Kojak

With another 40 minutes or so to fill, the pilot lets loose with the other, meaner, scarier Kojak, plying his vengeance for the good of the community.

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28 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

Family Business

Seymore Butts may not have invented gonzo pornography, but he's one of its most energetic purveyors.

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	Yann Tiersen and Shannon Wright: self-titled

Amélie with dark eyeliner? Ill-conceived notion, mon freur. Tiersen and Wright found a mutual respect for care and craft, and resonated that feeling throughout their self-titled collaboration.

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27 Mar 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Shearwater: Thieves

Five songs that will make you a Shearwater fan...

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27 Mar 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Siberia: Harm’s Way

A dark, stylish album that is both haunting and gorgeous. Airy vocals and distant guitars combine to forge an assault on the imagination.

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27 Mar 2005 // 10:00 PM

	The Priests: Tall Tales

Sometimes it's a case of trying too hard or not trying hard enough for this garage rock band.

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

"Island of Lemurs: Madagascar" Is Cute but Spooky

// Short Ends and Leader

"This flick is a superficial but eye-popping survey for armchair nature tourists.

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