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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Re-release consisting of original album and EP that will send Belle and Sebastian fans looking for their, well, Belle and Sebastian records.

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One of the best and most comprehensive breakbeat compilations in years.

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This is prime B.B. King, and you'd be hard pressed to find anything better, either in his catalog or anywhere else in the blues.

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	The Juan MacLean: Less Than Human

Juan MacLean. Juanita MacLean. Juan's gay robot best friend. Hilarity ensues.

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If the cover of your diary or is woefully lacking in angsty quotes, or your yearbook entry has room for a few quick jabs at your ex, have I got the album for you.

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Co-ed garage poppers deliver too much of a good thing on their sophomore album.

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	Devo: Devo - Live 1980 [DVD]

In spite of the poor video quality, the new Dual Disc release is a historical document worth preserving, remarkable for the fact that a record of the show even exists.

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A satisfying start for a punk rock band that just may soon become a household name.

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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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