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
	The Flatlanders / Susan Tedeschi / Robert Earle Keen / Steve Earle: Live from Austin TX [CD and DVD

Live from Austin TX was first broadcast as a 30-minute segment on the acclaimed television show Austin City Limits, a program that initially aired as

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1 Nov 2004 // 12:00 AM

The West Wing

The West Wing has locked itself into philosophical stasis, determined to air its liberal credentials via Bartlett and his staff yet equally determined never to challenge the status quo.

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1 Nov 2004 // 12:00 AM

Stargate SG-1: Season 7

Colonel O'Neill's principal interest is neither exploration nor humanitarian support, but the search for novel weapon technologies.

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1 Nov 2004 // 12:00 AM

Harsh Realm

Harsh Realm lacks sci-fi gadgetry, set in shantytowns where people have handguns and old hoopty cars that look like prime candidates for Pimp My Ride.

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1 Nov 2004 // 12:00 AM

Boston Legal

The first episode of David E. Kelley's Boston Legal bubbled like vintage pink champagne.

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1 Nov 2004 // 12:00 AM

Walking Tall (2004)

Kevin Bray sees his Walking Tall as a series of fight sequences, a simplification that leaves it open to interpretation as a barometer of our political climate.

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1 Nov 2004 // 12:00 AM

Unprecedented: The 2000 Presidential Election (2003)

Under these conditions, the film suggests, another Florida is not only likely, but probable.

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The Untouchables: Special Collector’s Edition (1987)

It's a story of a (nearly lone) lawman standing up against the bad guys, replete with a High Noon type showdown.

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1 Nov 2004 // 12:00 AM

Michael Moore DVD Collector’s Set (2004)

Bowling for Columbine's most effective device is Moore's own lack of answers; he sets up argument after argument, only to see each one crumble in the face of evidence and reality.

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1 Nov 2004 // 12:00 AM

National Lampoon Presents: Dorm Daze (2003)

Plays like the last two minutes of all the worst episodes of Frasier stitched together.

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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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