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The section of Brooklyn when young Daud lives with his family is like a mini Israel except the ’wall’ that divides the Jewish and Moslem communities is not physically visible.  He’s a very serious introspective 12-year-old boy and as the son of the local Imam reads his Koran religiously and even helps teach it to … Continue reading


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  In this decidedly old-fashioned movie British filmmaker John Goldschmidt lays on the schmaltz with a charming wee tale of how a small part of a traditional Jewish bakery struggles to adapt to the demands of contemporary life in London’s East End. Sixty-something-year-old widower Nat Dayn (an excellent Jonathan Pryce) is something of a curmudgeon who … Continue reading

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