This is a conversation with Cindy Milstein, editor of the book “There is Nothing so Whole as a Broken Heart: Mending the World As Jewish Anarchists“
What we talked about:
- Displacement as part of the Jewish experience
- Being diaspora (Jewish and Arab)
- Having communities without states
- Politics of language (Hebrew, Yiddish, Ladino etc)
- Authoritarianism and flattening our differences
- Jewish anarchism
- Hegemonic narratives in Europe (Examples of Dreyfus affair, Alsace, Berlin, Spain)
- Oral histories
- Tisha B’av, 1492, Tree of Life massacre and needing a language for grief
- Wrestling with difficulties
- Antisemitism on the right and the left
- An Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers Solomon
- The Four Profound Weaves by R.B. Lemberg
- Pet by Akwaeke Emezi
And as promised in the episode:
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