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Review: Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness

Not many these days are familiar with Aleichem's own story, or his other work, or his impact on Jewish culture and literature in general.
Joseph Dorman's portrait of Aleichem
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 02, 2011
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Review: The Kindly Ones

Those put off by the soft-pedaling of the SS in the movie adaptation of Bernhard Schlink's The Reader might be wary of Jonathan Littell's memoir of fictional war criminal Maximilien Aue.
Inside the Reich
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 10, 2009

You could look it up

This article originally appeared in the February 8, 1983 issue of the Boston Phoenix.

The all-star alternatives


By ALAN LUPO  |  February 07, 2008

A child of Hitler

This article originally appeared in the February 1, 1983 issue of the Boston Phoenix.

Growing up in the Third Reich (a memoir)


By ALFONS HECK  |  January 30, 2008
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Bands of Gypsy

The explosion of neo-Gypsy-hybrid music started, you might say, with a cleverly worded flyer spied years ago by Eugene Hütz.
Gogol Bordello and Balkan Beat Box
By FRANKLIN SOULTS  |  September 25, 2007
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Blood, sweat, and jeers

Back 1966, when the World Cup was held in England, the Italian team was knocked out in the first round.
The US squad shows its scrappy side in the World Cup
By CHIP YOUNG  |  June 21, 2006


Flashbacks, March 10, 2006

These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Chris Brook and Jessica McConnell.
The Boston Phoenix has been covering the trends and events that shape our times since 1966.  
By EDITORIAL  |  March 08, 2006

A good girl's guide to feasting on culture

EAT YOUR WAY AROUND THE WORLD
EAT YOUR WAY AROUND THE WORLD
By BY ASHLEY RIGAZIO  |  January 01, 1900