Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Monday, January 2, 2017: Cultures of Resistance: The Canadian Jewish Left

Ester Reiter, Senior Scholar in the School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at York University in Toronto, talks about her new book, A Future Without Hate or Need: the Promise of the Jewish Left in Canada. It's a fascinating history of an immigrant community where culture and politics were intricately linked.

Listen now or Get MP3. 35:53 min

About A Future Without Hate or Need:

Driven from their homes in Russia, Poland, and Romania by pogroms and poverty, many Jews who came to Canada in the wave of immigration after the 1905 Russian revolution were committed radicals. A Future Without Hate or Need brings to life the rich and multi-layered lives of a dissident political community, their shared experiences and community-building cultural projects, as they attempted to weave together their ethnic particularity—their identity as Jews—with their internationalist class politics.

purchase at your local bookstore, find at your library or
order online at https://btlbooks.com/book/future-without-hate-or-need

Click here to listen to entire show. 59:50 min

Also on today's show:
The Dance Brigade

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