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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