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  • How the Other Half Lives

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    September 11, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Call it "Trading Places." In Shakir Yusif Farsakh's surreal "Convergence," an Israeli commander and a Palestinian suicide bomb squad leader dream about the pain their acts inflict.

    Farsakh, 41, is uniquely qualified to write the story: He is the son of a Brooklyn Jewish mother and a...