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

5 May 2005 // 12:00 AM

Beaches: Special Edition (1988)

Beaches is the Goliath of those epic '80s melodramas, squashing patience and dignity and tact.

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4 May 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Various Artists: Alt+F4

Many of these tracks seem to take glee in merely annoying the listener.

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	The Russian Futurists: Our Thickness

You want hooks? Matthew Adam Hart's got your hooks, right here. Honest, he really does.

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	Mike Doughty: Haughty Melodic

Former Soul Coughing singer's first full-length release coins a method to his madness, fleshing out his more traditional songs with Technicolor embellishments.

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	Mark de Clive-Lowe: Tide’s Arising

Mark de Clive-Lowe demonstrates deft skill on the MPC, and shiny chords on the keys. There's something in between that's missing, though.

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	Joe Cocker: Heart & Soul

Even with a little help from his friends, Joe Cocker doesn't provide much more than an honest effort with his latest recording.

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4 May 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Blackfield: self-titled

Porcupine Tree's Steven Wilson meets Israel's Aviv Geffen in a bleak, electro-acoustic chamber-prog gem.

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4 May 2005 // 12:00 AM

These Qawwali masters are breathtaking in their ability to speak with glottal groans and graceful glissando.

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Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition

This game was clearly made for all those bandwagon-jumping casual gamers.

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4 May 2005 // 12:00 AM

God of War

God of War is also a cinematic feast, with cutscenes blending together to provide a complete story even without a game.

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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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