Colors of Jews: Racial Politics and Radical Diasporism

TUE, OCT 23, 2007 (1:01:54)

Melanie Kaye-Kantrowitz raises questions about our assumptions about race, identity and justice. She pays close attention the meaning of history as it pertains to Jews and Jewishness, including the immensely complicated issue of Jewish relatedness. The tidy conventions of tribalism and nationalism, with their carefully patrolled borders, are revealed to be defensive and aggressive fantasies, beneath which a marvelously detailed, rich, dynamic complexity is roiling.

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