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

21 Jun 2004 // 10:00 PM

	John Abercrombie Quartet: Class Trip

One of the most striking, distinctive characteristics of John Abercrombie’s guitar tone is its lithe suppleness. Listen to hundreds of jazz guitarists, and you’

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21 Jun 2004 // 12:00 AM

The Simple Life 2

In addition to diversifying their resumes, the series gives Hilton and Richie multiple opportunities to show off their 'spoiled, rich girl' personas.

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21 Jun 2004 // 12:00 AM

Quintuplets

The current ubiquity of fertility-drug-induced multiple births makes the Chase family seem a very modern clan.

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21 Jun 2004 // 12:00 AM

Joe Schmo 2

Tim and Ingrid must also contend with a pretentious host who, with deadly seriousness, delivers the most hackneyed speeches this side of Jeff Probst.

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	Puerto Muerto: See You in Hell

In 2001, husband and wife duo, Tim Kelley and Christa Meyer, dropped their impressive Puerto Muerto debut, ...Your Bloated Corpse Has Washed Ashore. Brimming with funeral

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	Piebald: All Ears, All Eyes, All the Time

Provided it hasn’t already started, let’s call an official start to the Summer Music Season with the release of All Ears, All Eyes,

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20 Jun 2004 // 10:00 PM

	Pedro the Lion: Achilles Heel

It’s no accident that so many of our favorite musical artist’s live desperate existences built around pain. They wear the blues on their

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	Abdullah Ibrahim: African Suite

Matthias Winckelmann of Enja records “had always been sensing chamber musical and orchestral colours in Abdullah Ibrahim’s music”, according to Daniel Schnyder’s intriguing

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20 Jun 2004 // 10:00 PM

	Cliff Hillis: Better Living Through Compression

Sometimes, subtle is the way to go. It would seem to be the key behind the pleasant pop of Cliff Hillis. At first listen, it

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	Broken Spindles: Fulfilled: Complete

Landscapes in the United States are changing at an increasingly rapid rate. Entire mountaintops are sheared off to gain access to coal, city buses are

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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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