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

11 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

30 Days

Honestly, no one does sympathetic smarm better than this mustachioed master (Morgan Spurlock).

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11 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

Dancing with the Stars

More than anything, Dancing with the Stars highlights the questionable use of the term 'star'.

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11 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

Table For Five (1983)

Watching this 1983 tearjerker anew is a jarring, surprising experience.

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11 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

Gunner Palace (2004)

'Maybe this whole war thing wasn't even true,' says Spc. Wilf. 'Maybe it's all burned into my mind now.'"

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	Various Artists: Kalk Seeds: A Karaoke Kalk Compilation

Quite possibly the single most eclectic label compilation ever in the history of the human race.

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10 Jul 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Xiu Xiu: La Foret

Trust Jamie Stewart to deliver the Feel-Bad Hit of the Summer.

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	Bobby Valentino: self-titled

Don't mistake this Valentino for the old-time heartthrob named Rudy. The less than talented Bobby doesn't deserve to be mentioned in the same sentence.

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	Nine Black Alps: Nine Black Alps EP

The NEXT next big thing in Rock? I doubt it.

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	Ted Nash & Odeon: La Espada de la Noche

A state-of-the-art jazz saxophonist tackles tango and swamp music. Who says jazz all sounds the same?"

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	Kanda: All the Good Meetings Are Taken

How refreshing: A synth-pop band that treats itself as more than simply '80s throwback.

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//Blogs

Adventure Games As Theater and 'the Charnel House Trilogy'

// Moving Pixels

"The Charnel House Trilogy casts the player as an actor in a performance where the script is uncovered as performed. In doing so, it's throwing off an older design paradigm and creating a better work for it.

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